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Friday, September 20 • 3:20pm - 4:10pm
Fighting Childhood Food Insecurity @ Your Library

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As community hubs, libraries are ideal partners to address childhood hunger year-round. This session will provide a brief overview of out-of-school time meal programs. A panel of librarians who work with mealtime programs, both Metro and Greater Minnesota, will share their experiences. There will be time for Q & A.


Leah Larson

Leah administers the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants and oversees statewide library projects benefiting youth, with a particular focus on grades 4-12. She especially supports the work of school media specialists, as she spent many years working as both a teacher... Read More →

Jenny Butcher

Jenny Butcher is Lead for Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and At-Risk Afterschool Meals Outreach at the Minnesota Department of Education, Community Nutrition Programs. She conducts outreach and provides technical assistance to expand these child nutrition programs statewide to... Read More →
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Jenna Kahly

Program Coordinator, Lake Agassiz Regional Library
Youth Services, Legacy Programming, Marketing

Kate Buechler

Kate Buechler is currently a Patron Services Librarian for Great River Regional Library. Since receiving her MLIS from St. Kate's in 2013, she has also been an independent bookseller at Red Balloon Bookshop and a Youth Services Librarian in Clinton, Iowa, but none of those will ever... Read More →

Friday September 20, 2019 3:20pm - 4:10pm
Owatonna 2

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