CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein will be participating in the second annual Librarian & Educator Day at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival this weekend! On Friday, May 10, you can join Brownstein and a panel of library all stars for Comics Defense 101, a discussion of the library concerns particular to comics. From the TCAF website:
9:45 a.m.: Session C: COMICS DEFENSE 101
This panel will look not only at content concerns and challenges, but also at how to advocate for the inclusion of comics in collections and curricula. Brookline Public Library librarian Robin Brenner will moderate the discussion, which will include librarian and author Gene Ambaum, children’s librarian and former chair of the ALA/YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens committee Eva Volin, teacher-librarian Diana Maliszewski, manga editor and former Beguiling Library Services Coordinator Rebecca Scoble and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Charles Brownstein.
For more on TCAF’s Librarian & Educator Day, visit the TCAF website.