Renata Sancken

Renata Sancken



M.S. in Library and Information Science

B.A. in English and history

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Work Experience

Teen Services Librarian

New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, New Albany, IN

June 2012-June 2016

Reference Assistant

Funk ACES Library, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

February 2011-May 2012


New York Public Library, Bronx, NY

March 2012

Practicum Student

Champaign Public Library (Adult and Teen Services), Champaign, Illinois

June 2011-August 2011

Paid Blogger

November 2011-May 2012

Program Director

Camp Kiwanis, Mahomet, Illinois

June 2010-August 2010

Information Technology for Education Volunteer

United States Peace Corps, Cabarete, Dominican Republic

February 2008-May 2010

Units Director

Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard, Massachusetts

June 2007-August 2007

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Publications and Presentations

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Volunteer Work

Co-Host, The Worst Bestsellers

September 2014-present

Content Editor, No Flying No Tights

December 2013-present

Technology Assistance Volunteer Program, Urbana Free Library, Urbana, Illinois

September 2010-May 2012

Center for Children's Books, Champaign, Illinois

September 2010-May 2012

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, Champaign, Illinois

September 2010-May 2012

Extending Library Services to Empower Youth, Champaign County Juvenile Detention Center, Urbana, Illinois

September 2011-December 2011

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Computer Skills

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Language Skills

Fluent in Spanish
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Professional Memberships

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Conferences Attended

Indiana Library Federation Conference

Indianapolis, IN, November 17-19 2014

PLA Conference

Indianapolis, IN, March 11-15 2014

ALA Annual Conference

Chicago, IL, June 27-July 2 2013

Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference

Indianapolis, IN, November 12-14 2012

Indiana Library Federation Children & Young People's Division (CYPD) Annual Conference Annual Conference

Indianapolis, IN, August 26-27 2012

ALA Annual Conference

New Orleans, LA, June 23-28 2011


Dominican University, River Forest, IL, September 8-9 2011

Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Boston, MA, April 4-7 2007

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Renata Sancken