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ALSC Virtual Institute

Event date: 
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 5:00pm

ALSC 2020 Virtual National Institute
Red Balloon Bookshop is honored to partner with the Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) for their 2020 Virtual Institute! 

The ALSC National Institute is a biennial intensive learning opportunity and one of the only conferences devoted solely to children's librarianship, literature, and technology.

The 2020 ALSC Virtual Institute welcomes anyone interested in developing their skills, competencies, and awareness of issues in children's literacy and library service, including front-line youth librarians and library workers; children's literature experts and practitioners; education and library school faculty; and other interested adults. Register and learn more here.

This year's schedule includes six general sessions of authors, illustrators, and thought leadership in children's literacy and development; a robust slate of education programs; and virtual networking opportunities! Click on any of the events below to learn more and shop books by featured authors. Events include:

Family Matters: Sharing Generational Love in Children's Literature

General Session: "We Are Water Protectors"

General Session: "Diving Into Identity: Amplifying Own Voices"


Check out the full schedule here.