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Thank you for the amazing people who joined the 2019 Youth Literature Festival Committees   

2019 Core Committee 

Carol  Scharlau

Karla Jean Moller

Linda Tammen

Nancy  O'Brien

Victor H Perez

Violet J Harris

Vivian Felicio Dixon

William Trent

 

2019 Planning Committee 

Community Day Diane Gustafson
Kathy Bennett
Betsy Su, retired Library
Shih-Mei Carmody
Hospitality Nancy O’Brien
Lekisha Hall
School Engagement / PreparednessChristine Cahill
Tiffanie Bui
Melissa Payne
School Scheduling and Volunteer Drivers Linda Tammen
Deb Newell 
Alexandra Bell
 
Entertainment
Mike Rogalla,
Kathie Kading
Amanda Raklovits
Publicity & Marketing

Kimberlie Ann Kranich
Elaine Bearden
Ashley Lawrence

 

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Check this Out:

The Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL) is pleased to present an exhibit in celebration of the biennial Youth Literature Festival.  This display, featuring the themes and books of the 17 authors and illustrators who will participate in the event, honors the use of youth literature as a powerful tool for education and recognizes the importance of reading in development. 

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The month-long exhibit is located in the North-South Corridor, Marshall Gallery, and SSHEL North and South in the Main Library building, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana.

 

        

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Students lend a hand at just the right moment

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Alex Aguillon, Nora Guerrero, and Camille Ruiz-Funes at their Community Day Celebration display

Three Illinois students in graphic design—Alex Aguillon, Nora Guerrero, and Camille Ruiz-Funes—assisted the College of Education greatly by creating two additional Youth Literature Festival posters just days before the event took place.

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