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Friday, April 22 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Find the Fun in Government: Free Resources for Children and Teen Programming

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Government information isn't just boring statistics and research reports! This session will highlight free resources from federal and state government agencies that can be used to support children and teen programming in your library. Learn about do-it-yourself activities to support STEM topics and collections of informational text to support Common Core. Learn how to locate local experts to highlight health and wellness topics. Discover free information for teens exploring career opportunities. Be amazed by quality online games and apps. We will uncover some hidden gems that can help you plan for next year's summer reading topic and beyond!

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Valery King

Business/Government Information Librarian, Oregon State University Libraries
Government information, maps, and business reference/instruction at OSU Libraries
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Dotty Ormes

Government Information & Instruction Librarian, Southern Oregon University
I am Government Information/Instruction Librarian at SOU's Hannon Library. I also teach research sessions for the following subject specialties: Political Science, Theatre, Art, English and Shakespeare Studies.
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Arlene Weible

Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator, State Library of Oregon
I am the Electronic Services Consultant and Federal Regional Depository Coordinator at the State Library of Oregon. Please talk to me about the Statewide Database Licensing Program, the Federal Depository Library Program, or if you just want to figure out what is happening at the... Read More →


Friday April 22, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
Sisters, Room A