Amy Forrester

Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Collection Development for K-3rd Graders

  • With Amy Forrester & Sarah Dutelle
  • Scheduled for 09/24/2019 at 12:00p - 1:00p, Mountain Time
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Part 3 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3.

Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the five Grade Level Reading Skills. Selecting, cataloging, and shelving books for developing readers presents a number of unique challenges. We’ll talk about ways DPL has evaluated and enhanced their collection to make developing reader titles more accessible. Information on DPL’s recent diversity audit will be shared

Missed the first 2 parts of this series? View the archives listed below!


About Amy Forrester & Sarah Dutelle

Amy Forrester is a Children’s Librarian at the Denver Public Library. She thinks it’s an especially fascinating twist of fate that she’s become so passionate about materials and services for developing readers because she didn’t read until she was 9. In addition to working on DPL’s Grade Level Reading Team, Amy served on the 2016 Geisel Award Committee and is a co-host for Guessing Geisel, a mock blog.