Reading the Region 2019-2020: Award -Winning Titles from Around the Region is a poster in the 2020 PNLA Virtual Poster Session. We encourage you to engage in discussion by leaving a comment on the page. The author of the poster will respond to comments the week of August 4-7, 2020.
- Alaska Julie Niederhauser, Alaska PNLA Representative, Public Library Coordinator, Alaska State Library, Juneau (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Alberta Jocie Wilson, PNLA YRCA Chair, Manager, Collections and Resource Sharing, Yellowhead Regional Library, Spruce Grove (email@example.com)
- BC Barbara Weston, Manager of Programming and Community Connections, Coquitlam Public Library (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Idaho Ellie Dworak, Idaho PNLA Representative, Associate Professor, Scholarly Communications and Data Management Librarian, Albertsons Library, Boise State University (email@example.com)
- Montana Jan Zauha, Past PNLA President, Humanities & Outreach Librarian, Archives & Special Collections, Montana State University, Bozeman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Washington Jane Lopez-Santillana, Washington PNLA Representative, Interim Managing Librarian, Oak Harbor Library (JLopez-Santillana@sno-isle.org)
- Regional Rick Stoddart, PNLA Co-President, Library Assessment Coordinator, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene (email@example.com); Jocie Wilson; & Jan Zauha
Track: Public & School Libraries
Abstract: Overwhelmed by your reading list? Shocked by how minuscule your collections budget is? As readers and as stewards of library collections, we want to spend our book budgets and our time wisely on the very best titles. Join PNLA’s leadership (past and present) to explore award-winning book titles for 2019-2020 from Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, and Washington. Books for all ages and interests will be reviewed in this program. You’ll come away with a great reading list for yourself and your patrons!
About the Presenter: Jan Zauha, Humanities & Outreach Librarian in Archives & Special Collections, has been a faculty member at Montana State University for 25 years. Her background is in English Lit and her goal is to increase reading in the community. She has led PNLA’s presentation about regional book awards since 2006.