Welcome to the 2017 MLA Annual Conference! This year’s theme is Radical Librarianship - the power of libraries to provide access to the truth, strengthen our community voices, create opportunity for exploration and innovation, and assist our patrons to build a better future. Libraries have always been radical, but what does Radical Librarianship mean for us today? Join us at the 2017 MLA Annual Conference to help shape that conversation!
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Friday, October 6 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Blinded Me With Science!: STEAM-based programs for toddlers & preschoolers

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Early literacy is often viewed as simply being the act of recognizing letters and reading. However, so many factors contribute to early literacy, and hands-on science and engineering can make learning fun for you and your patrons. This session will give you program ideas and useful tips so you can start your own STEAM programs for both toddlers and preschoolers.


Tricia Wehrenberg

Youth Services Librarian, Winona Public Library
Tricia has worked in libraries since before she could drive. Starting her professional career in a small library gave her the chance to see all the different pieces that make up youth librarianship. She enjoys providing services for toddlers through teenagers, but especially likes... Read More →

Friday October 6, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am CDT
Meeting Room 112