Word on the Street 2008

Devon wrote a great summary of the joint effort between the Intellectual Freedom and Information Policy Committee on the IPC blog.   So, I’m just going to post some photos from the day. It was a great day, and a fun and interactive way to talk to people about serious issues like net neutrality, right…

my picks for Word on the Street

Last night I read the program for Word on the Street (WOTS), which is happening Sunday, September 28th from 11-5pm at Library Square in Vancouver.  Here are some of my picks for this year. 11am-5pm IFC/IPC table in the Village The Intellectual Freedom and Information Policy Committees are doing a table again this year.  We’ll…

folks from word on the street

Heather noticed that perhaps because of the rain there were less people, but the people who did come by our booth wanted to talk a little more. Here are some of them. First, there was Robert Chaplin. I bought two copies of his independently published book Ten Counting Cat. I love picture books that look…

Word on the Street

Yesterday 11 members of the Intellectual Freedom and Information Policy Committees braved the cold, wet, windy weather to entertain and educate at the Word on the Street literacy and book festival. Everyone had their own unique way of drawing people in.  Sylvia was like a carnival barker, or the guy who demonstrates super absorbent towels…

word on the street

Look for our booth (with the Information Policy Committee) at Word on the Street. Spin the wheel, answer an information policy or intellectual freedom question and get some candy. Get there early to buy a treasure hunt book bag for $18 at the information tent. We are one of the booths that is giving away…