Schedule

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Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, March 29, 2017  
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Registration
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Willkommen to Frankenmuth!
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Evening with an Author Fundraising Reception
  Ticketed event - $10.00 each
   
Thursday, March 30, 2017  
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Registration
  Continental Breakfast
  Exhibits Open
   
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Announcements
   
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Opening Keynote with Francis Vallejo
   
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Book Signing with Francis Vallejo
  Exhibits Open
   
11:00 a.m.  -12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  Collaboration, Conversation and Costumed Characters
  Get Your Geek On
  Shelf Ready STEAM Kits on Any Budget
  Let’s Chat:  Serving Those with Mental Illness @ Your Library
   
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Eric Ode, Sponsored by Usborne Books & More
   
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Book Signing with Eric Ode
  Exhibits Open
   
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  School Outreach on a Shoestring and Beyond
  Uke Can Make Music
  Using Design Thinking to Create a Teen Services Vision
  Let’s Chat:  Makerspace Idea Swap
   
3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Exhibits Open
  Afternoon Refreshments
   
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Book Trends General Session
   
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Cool Things My Library Does Reception, Sponsored by Vox Books
  Prize Drawings
   
Friday, March 31, 2017  
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
  Continental Breakfast
   
9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Frances H. Pletz Award
   
9:10 – 10:00 a.m. General Session: Change Made Positive with Pinky McPherson
   
10:10 – 11:10 a.m. Breakout Sessions
  Rants and Raves
  Teen Programs in a Box
  Yes, Even in My City
  Let's Chat:  Mentor in a Minute
   
11:20 a.m.  – 12:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  Black and White and Read All Over
  Brookie Says
  LapTime to StoryTime – Part1
  Let’s Chat:  Summer Learning
   
12:20 – 1:50 p.m. Just Lunch - Trivia Challenge
   
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  Get Noticed
  LapTime to StoryTime – Part 2
  Making Space for Makerspace
  Let’s Chat:  Social Justice
   
3:10 – 4:10 p.m. Closing Keynote with Cory Doctorow
   
4:10 – 4:30 p.m. Book Signing with Cory Doctorow