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Workshop: Engaging the Bookend Generations

May 6, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 am

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Workshop at the Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference

“Engaging the Bookend Generations: Programs that Reach the Youngest and Oldest Patrons”

More and more librarians are creating intergenerational opportunities specifically for seasoned adults and children to engage with each other in meaningful ways. Andrea Weaver, founder and executive director of Bridges Together Inc., a not-for-profit dedicated to intergenerational programming, will explain why these programs are beneficial and will lay out the key components of strong programs. Intergenerational programs from multiple libraries will be showcased.

Presenters:

  • Andrea Weaver, Intergenerational Specialist, Founder & Executive Director of Bridges Together Inc.
  • Nori Morganstein, Assistant Director & Youth Services Librarian, Brewster Ladies Library, Brewster, MA
  • Monica Romig, Bridges Together Intern Volunteering at Chelmsford Public Library

To register, visit www.masslib.org.

Details

Date:
May 6, 2015
Time:
8:15 am - 9:30 am
Cost:
See conference website
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Website:
http://www.masslib.org

Organizer

Massachusetts Library Association
Website:
http://www.masslib.org

Venue

DCU Center
50 Foster St
Worcester, MA 01608 United States
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Phone:
(508) 755-6800
Website:
http://www.dcucenter.com

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