Thursday, August 7, 2008

* Library Services to Multicultural Populations * Lunchtime lecture and also Sunset Lecture"* ‘If I can read, I can do anything’ *"

Take the opportunity to hear a great speaker on reading and library services for indigenous populations. Loriene Roy is a Native American who is visting Darwin after speaking at Dreaming 08 in Alice Springs.

Loriene Roy, Immediate Past President of the American Library Association, is proactive in bringing reading, libraries and people together. Her work is centred on developing and promoting library services and cultural heritage initiatives with and for indigenous populations. She has many awards for her successful work in this area.
Loriene founded and directs ‘If I can read, I can do anything’, a USA National Reading Club for indigenous children. The number of schools, libraries and children involved is growing each year.

Darwin City Council Function Room

Monday 8 September 12pm to 1pm

BYO lunch $5 members
$10 non-members

RSVP 5 September 2008
Frances O’Reilly 89300238 (remove the nospam!!)
and also
Sunset lecture

Northern Territory library Balcony

Tuesday 9 September

5.30pm drinks and nibbles
6.30pm lecture
$40 members
$50 non-members

RSVP 5 September 2008
Frieda Evans 89 996585

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