Erin Downey Howerton is passionate about the intersection of libraries, education, and technology. As a librarian, teacher and youth advocate, she has worked with young people over the last 10+ years in both library and school settings to help them discover new interests, develop digital literacy skills, and connect with powerful stories. Currently, Erin is the Children's Manager at the Wichita Public Library and serves on the Booklist Editorial Advisory Board. She enjoys facilitating learning opportunities for library professionals around the country. Tweet with her: @hybridlib or drop her a line via email: erindowney[at]gmail.com.