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RART Spring Retreat: WTF?-RARART presents WTF?-RA (What’s the Future of Readers’ Advisory?), featuri
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When: 4/20/2013
10:00 AM
Where: Roseville Library
2180 Hamline Ave N
Roseville, MN  55113

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RART presents WTF?-RA (What’s the Future of Readers’ Advisory?), featuring:

  • Jody Wurl
  • Anna Haase Krueger
  • LeAnn Suchy
  • Hans Weyandt (author of Read this!: handpicked favorites from America’s indie booksellers)
  • Peter Geye (author of The Lighthouse Road and Safe From the Sea)
  • Lunch catered by D’Amico & Sons
  • ...and so much more!

​This RART Spring Retreat will benefit MLA members and beyond.

10:00-10:10Registration and morning refreshments
10:10-10:30Icebreaker: Bring the name of your favorite book blog and why you love it
Use of Social Media in Doing RA
(presented by Anna Haase Krueger and LeAnn Suchy)
ALA’s Reading List
(presented by Jody Wurl)
What Makes for an American Classic?
(presented by Peter Geye and Hans Weyandt)

About the Presenters

Peter Geye (photo by Matthew Batt; from Geye is the author of the Lighthouse Road and Safe from the Sea. He holds a PhD from Western Michigan University, where he was editor of Third Coast. He was born and raised in Minneapolis and continues to live there with his wife and kids.
Anna Haase KruegerAnna Haase Krueger is a librarian, blogger, and SLJ picture book reviewer. A recent Wisconsin export, she has joined the stellar group of children’s librarians at Ramsey County Library. She blogs at Future Librarian Superhero and can be found on Twitter as @opinionsbyanna.
LeAnn SuchyLeAnn Suchy is a librarian at Metronet, where she trains librarians, media specialists, and teachers around the metro area on integrating information literacy and web 2.0 and new technologies into their classrooms and curriculum. She can be found on Twitter as @lovelyleann.
Jody WurlJody Wurl is a YALSA volunteer and member. She has participated in the Web Advisory Committee as both member and chair, as well as being a member of the ABC-CLIO/Greenwood/YALSA Services to Young Adults Achievement Award jury. In 2012, she joined the panel for choosing RUSA’s Reading List, a list made up of librarians’ top picks in adrenaline, mystery, romance, sci-fi, women’s fiction, and other genres. She can be found on Twitter as @Jodyth.
Hans WeyandtHans Weyandt is co-owner of Micawber’s Books in Saint Paul and the author of Read This! Handpicked Favorites from America’s Indie Bookstores.

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