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4th Annual Nonfiction Read-In + Graphic Novels

$30 and up, register by March 15th for $5 off! - Join us for the annual Nonfiction Read-In. Titles published in 2018 and early 2019 will be available, including nonfiction and graphic novels for PreK thru 12. Catch up on trends and improve your reader's advisory!

 Export to Your Calendar 4/4/2019
When: 04/04/2019
9 - 4 pm
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Kenton County Public Library
401 Kenton Lands Road
Bronte Hall
Erlanger, Kentucky  41018
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422

Online registration is available until: 3/22/2019
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Nonfiction Read-In +Graphic Novels is a program for Collection Development staff, Youth Services Librarians, Children's and Teen services staff, teachers, childcare workers... in short, anyone who selects and/or reads books for children and Young Adults. We have thousands of recent (published around the last two years) titles loaned to us for this event, all from local and leading public library systems. Each attendee will get a listing of all of the books. 

The day includes time for selecting and binge-reading nonfiction books and graphic novels, discussing possible story time options with your peers and two presentations. 

Competencies Covered:

  • Reader's Advisory for Children's Literature
  • Collections for Children
  • Children's Programming


9:00-9:30 - Breakfast, Intro, & Logistics

9:30-10:30 - Presentation TBA

10:30-3:00 - Reading Time

     12:00: Lunch catered for those who purchased the boxed lunch.

3:00-4:00 - Presentation TBA

4:00-4:15 - Prizes & Feedback Forms

Programs and Presenters:

More information to come!


OLC accepts 6 CEUs.

KDLA accepts up to 6 CEUs. 

ISL accepts up to 6 LEU/TLEUs.


Employees of Supporting Member Institutions - $30
Geographic Members in our Ohio service area - $40
Everyone Else - $55
Box Lunch - $15
Early Bird Special - Receive $5 off your ticket price when you register before March 15th!

"Grab and Go" Breakfast and Box Lunches:

Breakfast is included in the cost and a separate box lunch can be purchased, otherwise you are free to bring your lunch or go to one of the many nearby restaurants. We can accommodate most special food requests. When you register, you will be given food choice options and a write-in area if you need to explain more.

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