Reference Round Table Presents:

Ready for Oregon Reads 2009: Resources for Librarians.


With the selection of Stubborn Twig, Bat 6 and Apples to Oregon, Oregon Reads 2009 will no doubt increase public awareness of the Japanese American Internment during World War II.  With this increase, it is safe to assume there will be more internment related reference questions and excited patrons looking for more to read.


The program will be held on February 6th from 10:30am-2:30pm at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center in Portland.


10:30am - 10:45am: Welcome and introduction to the Oregon Nikkei Legacy     Center.


10:45am - 11:15am: Individuals will share stories from their time at an     internment camp.


11:15am - noon: Patti Sakurai will give a brief overview on the history of the     Japanese American internment.


Noon - 12:45pm: Nicole Bouche will share information on special     collections/exhibits at the University of Washington.


There will be a 30 minute break for lunch.  Please bring your own sack lunch.     Some refreshments will be provided.


1:15pm - 2:00pm: Tour of the Nikkei Legacy Center.


A drawing will be held for Ansel Adams' book; Free and Equal: The Story of Loyal Japanese Americans.


Cost for OLA RRT members will be $27.  The fee for nonmembers will be $37. Space will be limited to 30 participants.

Fee includes Museum admission and tour.


Register for RRT Ready for Oregon Reads 2009