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2020 Youth Literature Seminar

Fri, November 13, 2020 @ 8:30 am3:30 pm

Registration Required

Featuring Award-Winning Authors Candace Fleming, Varian Johnson & Paula Yoo.

The 2020 Youth Literature Seminar is online and FREE to attend. Please register at the link below.

The Time is Now

The traumatic events that have occurred during most of 2020 have drawn many comparisons to similar events in U.S. history. A pandemic, racism, political and civil unrest, and a floundering economy have not only caused many people to experience severe emotional and mental distress but have also torn open old scars for those who have survived similar events.

This year’s Youth Literature Seminar will focus not only on how our present echoes our past, but also how historical trauma affects how we respond to current tragedies. Join us as we examine our past, its impact on our present and our future, and how books can help guide us through a process of healing, growth, and unity.

Visit the 2020 Youth Literature Seminar webpage to learn more about our featured speakers, breakout sessions, and schedule. Please register below to receive the link to attend.

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Fri, November 13, 2020
8:30 am–3:30 pm
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All Kalamazoo Public Library events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated in the event description. A library card is not required to attend. Events where space is limited may require prior registration or a free ticket to attend. Registration and ticket requirements are indicated in the event description. Patrons who require special accommodations can submit their request to the event coordinator by calling 269-553-7800 or emailing [email protected].

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