The decline in support for school libraries is not unique to Arizona, or to Yavapai County. In an effort to solve this problem, the Yavapai County Free Library District created a program to support school libraries throughout Yavapai County. This session will give the details of how this program was established and how it continues to generate great success.
Suzie Roth received an MLS from Emporia State University. She is currently serving in the 10th year on local School Board, Jewish Community Foundation Board Member, and Imagination Library of Prescott Area Board Member. She created Bring on the Books program as unique way to add books to school library collections.
Corey Christians started his library career as in intern for the South Dakota Library Network in 1998. He graduated with his MLIS from the University of Arizona. He managed the Yavapai Library Network (currently a 57-member multi-type library consortium) from 2002 to 2016. He was appointed to be Yavapai County Librarian in 2017 and still serves in this capacity.
7760 E State Route 69
Ste C5 #385
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314