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APRIL 20, 2022

Building Inclusive Library Collections: What You Can Learn from an AASL Award-Winning Program


PRESENTER: JENNIFER STURGE AND CASEY GRENIER OF CALVERT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


Developing an inclusive collection takes time, effort, and skill.

This useful and inspiring webinar, hosted by the recipients of the 2021 AASL Program of the Year Award, is focused on how school librarians can curate collections that are student-driven, needs-driven, and inclusive.

Collection development is as much an art as it is a science. Developing an inclusive collection takes time, effort, and skill. This useful and inspiring webinar, hosted by the recipients of the 2021 AASL Program of the Year Award, is focused on how school librarians can curate collections that are student-driven, needs-driven, and inclusive. With the tips shared by these amazing librarians, attendees will learn how to help nurture a new generation of students to discover and value who they are. 

Join Jennifer Sturge and Casey Grenier of Calvert County Public Schools as they share their experiences in creating inclusive school library curriculum, programs, and collections, as well as the lessons they have learned along the way. You’ll quickly see why their library program was voted the best in 2021 by AASL.

Attendees will: 

  • Understand how collection development promotes an inclusive library collection and atmosphere.
  • Explore how diverse collection development can meet the needs of students by integrating the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Six Shared Foundations and the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards.
  • Identify ways in which conducting a diversity audit can increase the librarian's understanding of what is in the collection.

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