Little eLit goes Legit

I’m going to be presenting some fantastically interesting stuff soon. Confirmed dates are at CLA in San Jose on November 4th. Still awaiting details on Internet Librarian.

12:30 Poster Session

Growing a New Model for Digital Publishing for Children
Cen Campbell, Children’s Librarian and Editor at LittleeLit.com; Chiara McPhee, Co-Founder at readIMAGINE

Become part of a creative collaboration that brings together librarians, business school students, animators, authors and illustrators to develop a sustainable, affordable model for publishing and distributing digital stories in public and school libraries! The partnership will involve collaborative programming in a number of different library systems in California, the development of a distribution platform and original interactive story apps.

2:45 Session

Read, Interact, and Play in the Digital Age

Paige Bentley-Flannery, Deschutes Public Library; Cen Campbell, Mountain View Library & Santa Clara County Library District; Genesis Hansen, Newport Beach Public Library

Children’s librarians are experts in evaluating and selecting good quality media, and as libraries adopt emerging technologies, those same skills apply. There are thousands of eBooks and Apps for kids. How can libraries help parents provide their children with high quality digital media? How can we use our storytelling and collection development skills and apply them to the digital world? Discover ways to incorporate book apps with children’s books and share your ideas with librarians, teachers and patrons.

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