Monday, July 1st, 8:45am-12:30pm: Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center tour
For the ALA Annual Conference 2013 in Chicago, LSYC is sponsoring a tour of Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center including its library, operated by Nancy B. Jefferson Alternative School, located on the west side of Chicago. Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center is one of the largest youth detention centers in the country. The school and library are operated by Chicago Public Schools and the library is staffed by a full-time, certified school library media specialist. The tour is co-sponsored by Library Services for Youth in Custody and ASCLA and run by Megan Cusick, Nancy B. Jefferson School Librarian, and Camden Tadhg, Logistics Team Chair of Library Services for Youth in Custody.
All attendees must register by 5pm on June 15th by filling out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1aJLi5cWkKeQVdVEHkn7vYTTID3kMbhXs3T3yeiPb0fU/viewform