Professional Associations:

  • Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Capitol Choices
  • Children's Services Division (CSD) of the Maryland Library Association
  • Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

Select Presentations:

  • "Fairy Tales, Myths, and Fantasy, Oh My!: Programming for Kids Ages 5-10" in Madison, WI (11/19)
  • "Books in Motion" for Youth Services Retreat in Lititz, PA (11/18)
  • "Nonfiction in Motion" at the Oil City, PA library (10/18)
  • "SummerQuest" for the National Families Learning Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL (9/18)
  • "Nonfiction in Motion" for Loudoun County Children's Retreat (12/17)
  • "SummerQuest" - Training to help PA public librarians shift from Summer Reading to Summer Learning in 7 locations across the state (11/17)
  • "Nonfiction in Motion" at Hollidaysburg Library training (9/17)
  • "Books in Motion" for The Nursery Kindergarten Association of Delaware (NKAD) (4/17)
  • "Just the Facts: Using Nonfiction in Storytime" for Read Aloud Delaware (3/17)
  • "Just the Facts: Using Nonfiction in Storytime" for Baltimore County Public Library staff meeting (2/17)
  • "Books in Motion" and "Nonfiction in Motion" at the Early Childhood Education Summit, State College, PA (10/17/16-10/19/16)
  • "Books in Motion" at Read Aloud Delaware 2016 Annual Conference (3/12/16)
  • "Books in Motion" and "Just the Facts" at the 2016 Children's Services Workshop sponsored by the Arkansas State Library (3/11/16)
  • "On Your Mark, Get Set, Prepare for Summer Reading 2016" - Summer reading training for public librarians in 8 locations across Arizona (2/16 & 3/16)
  • "Books in Motion" at the North Dakota Library Association Conference, Jamestown, ND (9/19/15)
  • "Just the Facts: Tips on Using Nonfiction Books with Preschoolers" at the 53rd Annual Early Childhood Education Conference, Sponsored by The Christian Educators Fellowship & The Preschool Directors Roundtable of the Baltimore-Washington UMC Conference, Bowie, MD (8/11/15)
  • "Books in Motion" for children's librarians at 5 locations sponsored by the Indiana State Library (7/15 and 8/15)
  • "Books in Motion" as part of the Nurture the Nurturer Workshop sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Health in 4 locations across Pennsylvania (5/15 and 6/15)
  • "Books in Motion" at the Maryland Family Network "Bridges" Spring Training & Staff Development Conference (5/15/15)
  • "Be a Hero This Summer - Make Your Library a Destination" - Summer Learning training for children's library staff in 8 locations across Pennsylvania (1/15 and 3/15)
  • “Books in Motion” at the Spartanburg County Public Libraries Children’s Staff Development Meeting, Spartanburg, SC (11/11/14)
  • “Books in Motion” at the Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, Lancaster, PA (9/27/14)
  • “Books in Motion” at the 52nd Annual Early Childhood Education Conference, Organized by The Christian Educators Fellowship & The Preschool Directors Roundtable of the Baltimore-Washington UMC Conference, Eldersburg, MD (8/14/14)
  • “Books in Motion” at Growing Wisconsin Readers, Sponsored by Arrowhead, Mid-Wisconsin, South Central and Southwest Library Systems, Madison, WI (10/11/13)
  • “Storytime Bootcamp” (with co-presenters Betsy Diamant-Cohen and Melanie Hetrick) at the Texas Library Association Conference, Fort Worth, TX (4/25/13)
  • “Books in Motion” at the Kids Are Customers, Too conference, Organized by the Children’s Services Division of the Maryland Library Association, Westminster, MD (10/18/12)
  • “Book Discussion Groups for Everyone” at the Enoch Pratt Free Library Staff Training Day, Baltimore, MD (10/10/11)

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Special Projects:

  • Substitute Librarian at Cesar Chavez Public Charter School for Public Policy, Parkside Campus
  • Management Consultant for Enoch Pratt Free Library for Children’s Services Office during staff transition period

Julie Dietzel-Glair

Work Experience:

  • Freelance Writer and Library Consultant
  • Early Literacy Programming Assistant for Baltimore County Public Library
  • Assistant Children's Services Coordinator and Acting Children's Services Coordinator for the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
  • Children's Librarian and Acting Branch Manager for the Frederick County Public Library, Frederick, MD
  • Library Associate for the Prince George's County Memorial Library System