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Summer Readings and Partnerships Webinar
Wednesday, May 01, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: FLA Training and Informational Webinars


Summer Reading and Partnerships


FLA Continuing Education Webinar
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
12pm (ET)

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This workshop will present an example of a successful summer reading partnership mode between a public and academic library. Participants will get tips on creating partnerships, reaching different populations, sharing resources, and keeping the lines of communication open year round.

Presented by Janelle Gonzalez (MDPLS) and Nora Morales.

Janelle Gonzalez Janelle Gonzalez is the Branch Manager of the West Flagler Branch Library and the Fairlawn Branch Library of the Miami Dade Public Library System. She has worked for MDPLS for over 10 years. Throughout her career she has served on numerous special committees and been a children’s librarian and a YA librarian hosting many special teen and children’s events. She has served in supervisory and management roles, as a system-wide trainer and international delegate representing MDPLS in Madrid, Spain. She holds a Master’s degree from University of South Florida and is a current member of the Dade County Library Association and serves on committees of the Florida Library Association.

Nora Morales is the Associate Director for Learning Resources at Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus. Nora began her library career in 2001 working for the Miami Dade Public Library System where she served in various roles including reference librarian, children’s librarian, young adult librarian, assistant branch manager, branch manager, and Library Services Specialist. Nora holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science and is working on obtaining a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Management. She serves on committees of the Florida Library Association, Association of Florida Colleges, and as a board member of the Dade County Library Association.