Mark your calendar!

October 19, 2013 is the big day!


Less Than Three is a YA Lit/Anti-Bullying conference that will bring about teens, tweens, booksellers, teachers, administrators, parents, librarians, authors and more to rally against bullying. It will feature panels which focus on the various effects of bullying and positive approaches to tackling the issue. Less Than Three will bring people together, and get a dialogue going about bullying and how it affects everyone.

Many thanks to Saint Charles City-County Library District’s Spencer Road Branch Library for hosting this important event!


What’s on the Schedule?

8am: Badge pick-up opens

9:30am – 10:30am: Panels 1 & 2

10:40am – 11:40am: Panels 3 & 4

11:50am – 12:50pm: Break for lunch (boxed lunch available for purchase in advance HERE)

1pm – 2pm: Keynote address (Heather Brewer, with special guest)

2:10pm – 3:10pm: Panels 1 & 2

3:20pm – 4:20pm: Panels 3 & 4

4:30pm – 6:30pm: Social Hour (aka Less Than Three Mix-and-Mingle-with-the-Authors Party Time!)


More Details on the Panels

Please note: no recording will be allowed at any of the panels. Photography is welcome.

Panel #1 -
BULLYING IN SCHOOL: When a safe haven turns into a waking nightmare.
Jody Feldman - moderator
Panelists: Susane Colasanti, Jennifer Brown, Alethea Kontis, Dale E. Basye

Panel #2 -
What to do when the voices in your head are out of control.
Cole Gibsen - moderator
Panelists: Cheryl Rainfield, T.M. Goeglein, Ellen Hopkins, Rachel Caine
Panel #3 -
CYBER-BULLYING: What to do when bullying follows you home.
Sarah Bromley - moderator
Panelists: Carrie Jones, Mari Mancusi, Lisa McMann, Shannon Messenger
Panel #4 -
Bullies & LGBTQ: Walking tall in the face of adversity.
Antony John - moderator
Panelists: David Levithan, A.S King, Carrie Ryan, Andrew Smith

Join us on October 19, 2013 at the Spencer Road Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library:

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427 Spencer Road
St. Peters, Missouri

Phone: (636) 447-2320 or (636) 441-0522

Main Street Books will be selling books at the conference and will donate 10% of all sales to the library.