Young Adult and Children’s Services at UCLA

YACS Meeting Notes – January 14, 2009 January 16, 2009

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YACS Meeting 1/14/09


*Youth Services Panel (part of the ALA Career Fest)

     -February 18th, 12:30-1:30 – upstairs in the IS Salon

     -Panel Participants:        

  • Laura Henry, manager young reader’s department PV
  • Shawn Thrasher, Monrovia Senior Librarian -Youth   Services
  • Erica Cuyugan, YA Librarian Santa Monica
  • Michelle Simon, Head Librarian Wildwood School Secondary School

     –Email any questions you have for our guests or topics you would like  to see covered to us:

 *A possible game night is still in the works.



     –Don’t forget to sign up for the RORA Doodle

     –There is a box of books behind the front desk in the lab that you can take with you or bring books from the library.

     –They have a few flannel boards available onsite, too. Look for one of the UCLA volunteers to unlock the cabinet.


*Author appearance: Francesca Lia Block
     -Saturday, January 17th 2pm, Barnes & Noble at The Grove

     –If anyone is interested in going, email Erin 


*Movie Night!

     –Possible dates: 1/26 or 1/29- if interested, email to let us what day is best for you

     –Any recommendations for a children’s or teen DVD to watch?

*Book Talks

     –Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley

     –Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

     –Alice in Wonderland retold by Jon Scieszka

     -Hansel and Gretel retold by Cynthia Rylant

     -Le Petit Chien/The Little Dog (bilingual French/English)

     -Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs by Giles Andreae

     -The Radioactive Boyscout by Ken Silverstein


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