When: Thursday, Feb 01 | 2:50 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: tbd

Days: Thursday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: School Libraries. Subjects: Children's Services, Collections, Diversity, and LGBTQ.


Description:

The library offers a safe space for creative thinking, flexible learning, and social justice advocacy. Librarians have a responsibility to build and promote a collection that fosters human rights for all. It’s essential that the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ families and youth be embedded in our collection and daily practice.

Outcomes:
To empower librarians and teacher librarians to consciously include and promote children’s and YA literature that reflects the LGBTQ+ community in order to design and create a safe space for all.