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YLG National Conference - Reading the Future

A conference exploring the importance of reading as a key plank in library provision, the impact it is able to have on children, young people and their life chances and challenges and changes that affect its future through provision and practice.

 Export to Your Calendar 21/09/2018 to 23/09/2018
When: 21/09/2018
13:30
Where: Mercure Hotel
Portland Street
Piccadilly
Manchester M1 4PH
Contact: Jake Hope
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Youth Libraries Group Conference 2018

Reading the Future

September 21st - 23rd, Manchester

The Youth Libraries Group National Conference will return in September 2018 and be held in Manchester, one of the newest UNESCO Cities of Literature. 

 

Taking place from 21st -23 September at the Mercure Hotel, Piccadilly the Reading the Future conference will explore the importance of reading as a key plank in library provision, the impact it is able to have on children, young people and their life chances and challenges and changes that affect its future through provision and practice. 

 

Research will be presented by key agencies including BookTrust and the National Literacy Trust and a selection of exciting and innovative authors and illustrators will provide their ideas.

 

The conference will also include the gala dinner for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals making this an unmissable opportunity for all interested in libraries and children's literature. 

 

Keep your eyes peeled for news about bursaries and the official release of this year's conference programme. We look forward to welcoming you!


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