July 29, 2014

A Weekend of Youth Services Events in May

“A literary trifecta in Rochester during Children’s Book Week!”

 yss_logo   THURSDAY, May 16 – 7 PM

    Youth Services Section and Nazareth    College Chosen as Hosts for 2013 Arbuthnot Lecture

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced that the 2013 May Hill Arbuthnot Committee has chosen the Youth Services Section (YSS) and Nazareth College as the hosts and site for the 2013 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture which will be delivered by Michael Morpurgo in Rochester May 16, 2013.  With more than 100 titles for young people, Morpurgo served as Britain’s third Children’s Laureate from 2003 to 2005.

Tickets are free and available on a first-come-first served basis.  Send registration with YSS Conference registration.  (print and mail)  Ticket requests open to the general public Mar 1.


    yss_logoFRIDAY, May 17 – 8-4:30

    YSS Spring Conference

Keynote Speaker: Amy Dickinson, author of The Mighty Queens of Freeville: a Mother, a Daughter and the People Who Raised Them and founder of the grass roots initiative, “A Book on Every Bed”
Luncheon Speaker:  Margaret Peterson Haddix, author of Running Out of Time, Game Changer, Among the Hidden and many other teen and middle-grade novels

And a wide selection of interesting workshops!
Download and mail your registration.  Overnight accommodations are available at the Holiday Inn Rochester Airport.


TBF Roch

    SATURDAY, May 18 – 9AM-5PM

    Rochester Teen Book Festival


Authors and books, authors and books, authors and books – check out the website!