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Save the Date for the 2019 Fall Conference

The New York City School Library System is hosting our 30th Annual Fall Conference on November 5, 2019 at Citi Field. Join us for a day filled with concurrent sessions, author and illustrator panels, author signings, networking opportunities, and over 50 plus exhibitors. Our keynote speaker is Donalyn Miller, an award-winning teacher, author, and staff developer. Our closing speaker is beloved children's author Jon Scieszka.

2019 Fall Conference 

Register for School Libraries Are Game Changers! 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

School Libraries are Game Changers Conference Program Cover showing game changing inventions plus the school library services team's names


Donalyn Miller - Opening Keynote

Donalyn Miller is a leading expert on independent reading, children’s literature, and the author of two bestsellers, The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild. She is the founder of the annual #bookaday event, co-founder with Colby Sharp of The Nerdy Book Club, and co-host of the monthly Twitter chat, #titletalk. Her most recent book is co-authored with Colby Sharp, Game Changer! Book Access for All Kids. Her articles have appeared in Education Week Teacher, The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadership, The Washington Post, and other prominent periodicals. Find her on Twitter @donalynbooks


Jon Scieszka - Closing Keynote

Jon Scieszka is known for his bestselling picture books including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Stinky Cheese Man. He is also the founder of and a champion force behind, and was the first National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature. He lives in Brooklyn.

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