February 21, 1-2 pm in the Will Eisner Seminar Room (Rm.205)
Incarcerated youth are a special population not often recognized in a positive light, but with education and great literature, all Is not lost. Please join us in a meaningful discussion about the “Great Stories” programming and collaboration between the Scioto Juvenile Correctional Facility and Delaware County District Library. The presenters will share their expertise working with the Scloto Advisory Board to promote and advocate for relevant and high quality Young Adult literature for children that reflect the cultural differences, experiences, and Issues surrounding diverse readers/learners.
Join us for a reception with food and a tour of the Windows on Death Row exhibition following the program.
Chuck Stelnbower never thought he would become a Prison Librarian, but after completing a Masters In Library Science from Kent State University in 1982, and receiving his Bachelor of Science degree In Education from The Ohio State University In 1985, that all changed. He began his career as a Librarian at the Scioto Juvenile Correctional Center until It closed In 2014. He Is currently employed as a Librarian at the Correctional Reception Center In Orient, Ohio.
Amanda Henning is a teen librarian for the Delaware County, District Library In Delaware, Ohio. She has been working with teens since 2005 and worked with institutionalized teens for 10 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan Unlversity and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Kent State University.