2023 Youth Services Institute (Virtual)

An annual day of professional development covering topics such as anti-racism, climate action, and literacy. With speakers including Dr. Harini Rajagopal, Katłįà Lafferty, Power of Discourse (EDI consulting), AIDE Canada (Autism and/or Intellectual Disability Knowledge Exchange Network), and CWILL BC (Children’s Writers & Illustrators of BC). Open to anyone interested in library services for children, teens, and families.

WHEN: Thursday, April 20th, 2023, from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm (Pacific time)

WHERE: Virtual via Zoom

BCLA Individual Members: $20
BCLA Individual Non-Members: $30
Students: $10

9:25 – 9:35 Check-in
9:35 – 10:00 Welcome, Land Acknowledgement, and Ice Breaker
10:00 – 11:00 First Guest Speaker
11:00 – 11:10 Break
11:10 – 12:10 Second Guest Speaker
12:10 – 12:20 Break
12:20 – 1:20 Third Guest Speaker
1:20 – 1:35 Break
1:35 – 2:15 Lunch and Learn featuring CWILL BC and AIDE Canada
2:15 – 2:30 Reflection and Closing

Stay tuned for more information about our speakers on YAACS channels and the BCLA forum.

Registration closes on Monday, April 17.


Please note, this event does not include a refund if registration is cancelled.

For questions about the event, please email Rhiannon Wallace.