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Thursday, September 19 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Racial Equity in Programming and Collection Management : Libraries Are for Everyone

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How can libraries better serve their communities in relation to people of color or indigenous backgrounds? Our urban library system will present some strategies and tips about increasing representation and equity in collections and programming, highlighting areas where we have been the most successful and made real changes for the better.

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Jennifer Dietrich

Children's Librarian II, Ramsey County Libraries
children's librarian. nature girl. sighthound & cat owner. average knitter. kitten and wildlife volunteer. tall. inked. introverted. hates crowds. bird nerd. loves the Cubs, Saints and coffee. loves to talk, work with, listen to, introduce reading and the outdoors to children even... Read More →

Anna Haase Krueger

Anna Haase Krueger is a children's librarian, picture book reviewer for School Library Journal, and an active participant in ALSC. Anna was active in the library blogging community for many years, but lately she has been too distracted by the small new human living in her home. Anna... Read More →

Ann Wahlstrom

Ann Wahlstrom has been a children's librarian with Ramsey County Libraries for over 13 years and the RCL Children's Facilitator/Branch Manager for less than 1. In past lives, she has worked as a substitute teacher, a church secretary, a camp counselor, several times as an office manager... Read More →

Thursday September 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:20am CDT
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