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Welcome to Reading: Amp Up Your Services for Beginning Readers (ALSC Virtual Institute Archive)—GROUP RATE

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From campaigns to coalitions, the entire nation is talking about third grade reading. While many struggle to move the dial, the real asset not being discussed is public libraries. What is the role of public libraries in supporting children learning to read? How can we build on Every Child Ready to Read to continue skill building? Multnomah County Library reports results from their recent Paul Allen Family Foundation grant that investigated how libraries can better support our youngest readers.

Learn what kindergarten through third grade teachers say is the greatest need for new readers and how you can answer their call, hear how the library re-envisioned the collection and services to address this, and come away with new messaging any public library can share with early grade stakeholders to create deeper connections between beginning readers and the public library.

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Katie O'Dell

Katie O'Dell is usually the Youth Services Director at Multnomah County Library, but this year she is coordinating the capital planning project and emergency management process for the organization. While her days are filled with building planning and disaster hacking, her heart is always with kids and teens.

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