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Thursday, April 21 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New Adults in the Library: Vibrant Programs and Materials to Pique the interest of College Age through 30-Somethings

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With teen programs thriving, libraries are faced with a new challenge - how to keep the connection going as teens graduate into new adulthood. Presenters will highlight a number of innovative and successful programs that got college-age to 30-somethings excited about spending a night out at the library. Reviews of the best of the emerging New Adult Fiction genre will also be included.

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Hillary Ostlund

Library Manager -- Cultivate!, Hillsboro Public Library
Hillary works at the bustling Hillsboro Public Library where she works hard on matching people's strengths to positions in library service, staff training and development, and employee culture. Hiring has become her middle name :-)
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Sonja Somerville

Teen Services Librarian, Salem Public Library
Sonja Somerville is a recovering journalist and erstwhile grant developer and marketing specialist who finally decided what she really wanted to be was a librarian. She has her MLIS from Drexel University and The Funnest Job Ever getting teens excited about books, planning wildly... Read More →


Thursday April 21, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Deschutes South