Looking for fresh ideas to meet the needs of your community? Come hear about some exciting organic partnerships: Community Gardening and Education Initiative, See Hear, Feel Film, a children’s visual literacy program, Books and Brew, Family Literacy Fun, Lunch Bunch, and an Art Walk. Maeleah Carlisle of the Forest Park/East Forest Park libraries in Springfield, Caitlin Kelley and Ellen Sulzycki of the Mason Square Library in Springfield, and Michelle Leonard of Faith Church in Springfield will share how these programs developed and why they were successful. Participants will learn how to identify community connections and meet the needs of their own neighborhood.
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