2014 Conference

Keynote by Dr. Karen Riley

The Library Has Moves Like Jagger

​Andrea Cleland- Clearview Library District

Kristen Bodine- Louisville Public Library

Amy Ortiz- Centennial Park Library


Taking Baby Storytime from Good to Great

Abby Marcy- Westminster Public Library

Colleen Spahr- Westminster Public Library


Play: A Serious Business

Alberto Pellicer- Denver Public Library


Puppets in Storytime: There's a Reason the Muppets Are Still Popular

Mary Schadler- Denver Public Library


10 Ways to Promote Early Literacy on Your Library's Website

Vivienne Houghton- Health Science Library at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus


Hearing Loss @ Your Library (Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child)

Deborah Dauenheimer- Jefferson County Public Library


Music and Movement in Storytime: An Interactive Experience

Becky Steenburg- Alamosa Public Library


The Basics of Baby Storytime

Kristen Bodine- Louisville Public Library

Jeannine Stickle- Garfield County Library District

Other Materials


Early Literacy Summer Reading Programs

Krissy Jensen- Boulder Public Library


The What, How and Why of Play and Learn Kits

Lisa Dengerink- Denver Public Library

Mary Schadler- Denver Public Library

Kristin Roper- Denver Public Library




Thrive: Self-Care for Library Staff

Ann Schwab- Denver Public Library

Matt Bennett- Coldspring Center for Social and Health Innovation


Family Place Libraries

Betsy Brainerd- Arapahoe Library District

Elisabeth Wright- Arapahoe Library District

Sarah Masselink- Pikes Peak Library District

Michelle Archambault- Pikes Peak Library District

Lesley Clayton- Mamie Doud Einsenhower Public Library

Sarah Johnson- Mamie Doud Einsenhower Public Library

Kathy Klatt- Mamie Doud Einsenhower Public Library


The ABC's and 123's of Preschool Storytime

Andrea Cleland


STEM Storytimes

Amy Reyes- Eagle Valley Libary District



Migrant Education Program

Tomas Mejia- Colorado Department of Education


Making 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Work for You

Laura McConnell- East Morgan County Library

Christy Bellis- East Morgan County Library


Rock the Bells

Mary Pearl- Denver Public Library

Regina Renee Ward- Denver Public Library


Literacy Make and Takes for Parents and Caregivers of Children 0-5

Pam Grover- Arapahoe Library District


Guerrilla Storytime