Monday, October 1, 2012

Cornucopia of Rhode Island Annual Fall Conference 2012


What About Our Students?  A Community Conversation

Cornucopia of Rhode Island Annual Fall Conference

Please join us for an insightful and exciting discussion of what is happening in our schools and colleges and how can libraries and librarians address the needs of our student in today's economic, political environment and social media movement.

Friday, November 2, 2012 - 8:45 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Registration & Continental Breakfast - 8:00 A.M. – Networking Opportunities
Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Campus, Room 1134, 400 East Avenue, Warwick, RI  

Closing Session and Keynote Speaker: Barbara K. Stripling
2013 President-elect, American Library Association; Assistant Professor of Practice at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York

Opening Remarks: Susan D. Ballard
President, American Association of School Librarians; Co-Chair; ALA Presidential Task Force on School Libraries

Greetings: Howard Boksenbaum, Chief Library Officer, Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS), State of RI

Moderator: Maria Cotto, Children’s Librarian, Providence Community Library, Knight Memorial Branch


Brenda M. Andrade, Professor; Reference Librarian/ Coordinator, Library Instruction
Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick Campus

Stefanie Blankenship, Youth Services Librarian
Cranston Public Library, Auburn Branch

Robert W. Britto-Oliveira, Academic Advisor for Returning Students Talent Development (TD) Program
University of Rhode Island

Aaron Coutu, Assistant Director/Tech Coordinator
Cumberland Public Library

Andrew P. Jackson, (Sekou Molefi Baako)
Executive Director - Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center-Queens Library, Corona, NY

Dr. Cheryl A. McCarthy, Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
University of Rhode Island

Keith Oliveira, Board President, Providence School Board
Providence Public Schools

 Alvin T. Riley, Jr., Director
Proactive Learning Assistance Network, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA; Pastor, Mt. Zion AME, Newport, RI

Registration is free and open to the public.   
So that we have enough coffee please RSVP by 10/19/12.

RSVP: Ida D. McGhee, MLS