RA in a Day

RA in a Day is a one-day conference that brings some of the best readers’ advisory advocates together to share their knowledge and expertise on meeting the needs of adult readers. During the day, participants will learn about the latest RA trends and look at how to best serve those who visit our libraries every day, either in-person or virtually.


Registration is now open for RA in a Day 2021: Register Here

RA in a Day – A Conference for Readers’ Advisory Advocates

Tuesday April 20, 2021. 9:30am – 4:15pm.  Hosted on Zoom.

RA in a Day is a one-day conference that brings some of the best readers’ advisory advocates together to share their knowledge and expertise on meeting the needs of adult readers. During the day, participants will learn about the latest RA trends and look at how to best serve those who visit our libraries every day, whether online or in-person.

Thank you to our event sponsor Library Bound.

Speakers include: 
Debbie Reese
Becky Spratford
David A. Robertson
Dewey Divas
Glad Day Bookshop

Members of the OLA Readers’ Advisory Committee


Pricing:
Members $75
Non-Members $125
Non-Member PLUS $150 (includes a one year membership)
Staff at First Nations Public Libraries – Free

Program
Actively Anti-Racist Library Service to Leisure Readers
Bibliotherapy
Stop Scrolling! Level Up Your Library’s Social Engagement
Dewey Divas Best Reads
Oh the Titles You’ll Pull! A Discussion About Readers Advisory, Collections and Responding to the Latest Controversies
Not Just on Holidays: Diversity and Inclusion Titles for Your Library
RA Open Forum
Indigenous Representation and Critical Analysis in Literature
Author Presentation: David A. Robertson

View Full Program Descriptions Here

Chair: Jeff Dodge, Vaughan Public Libraries

Vice-Chair: Emma Primeau, Oakville Public Library

Members:

Reagan Kapasi, Toronto Public Library

Kat Drennan-Scace, Hamilton Public Library

Elizabeth Campbell, Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Sarah Bonish, Mississauga Public Library