Best Children’s & YA Books


Monday, January 9th, 2012


Come talk about the best books of 2011 with other Children's, Young Adult & School Librarians, Authors, Illustrators, Publishers & lovers of Literature during an evening of books, food & fun.


WHEN: Monday, January 9th, 2012 from 5:30 – 7:45pm*

WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601


Network over salad/pizza dinner. Join one of two breakout groups: Children's and Young Adult and present your favorite book published in 2011. Be prepared to make a ONE minute presentation about your book.



5:30 – 6:30pm: Network over salad/pizza dinner.

6:30 – 7:45pm: Breakout sessions pick ONE of the TWO groups, Children's and Young Adult. Remember to bring you favorite books of 2011 to share. Be prepared to talk for only ONE minute.


Please RSVP to Z by Friday January 6, 2012 via email: or phone: 914-375-7967.

*Join us for as much of the evening as you can. If you come after 6:30pm you can take food into the breakout sessions and join in the sessions in progress. Please email Z ( a short blurb, with title, author, and a very short one sentence summary of the book. Lists compiled will be edited and posted on WLS Wikis and WLA Youth Services Section webpage.

This event is co-sponsored by the WLA Youth Services Section and WLS.