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Re: NJ Teen Advisory Board Summit Invitation

March 23rd 2018

Re: NJ Teen Advisory Board Summit Invitation Hi all, we are officially past the deadline. Thank you all for your interest! I wanted to ask those of you who are maybe's, probably's, still checking with the teens, etc, to please let me know even if you're not sure yet so I can plan accordingly. Thanks!!-JeffOn Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 1:48 PM, Jeff Cupo <jcu...@montvillelibrary.org> wrote:Hi all, sorry for any cross-posting! I just wanted to remind everyone that there's only a little over a week left to register. Than ...Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed for Youth Services Planning Committee

March 20th 2018

Please excuse cross-postings * * *Seeking Volunteers for the annual Youth Services Forum Planning Committee  - Deadline to Confirm Your Interest April 16, 2018* Have you attended the Youth Services Forum in the past and felt the desire to have more of an impact on the programs offered? The Youth Services Forum, an annual conference for youth services librarians, is looking for volunteers for the Forum’s planning committee (you must be a member of NJLA). You would be working closely with Sandi Cronce, Pr ...Continue Reading

2018 National Teen Lock-In

March 20th 2018

FYI, I know some NJ public libraries have participated in this in the past. Here’s the information for this summer’s National Teen Lock-In. National Teen Lock-in is a grassroots collaborative of teen library services staff who coordinate activities on the final Friday night of July. This summer, NTL: Rock Your World will happen on Friday, July 27, 2018.  It is free to sign up and open to all libraries regardless if your library is participating in CSLP or iRead summer reading programs. The length of progr ...Continue Reading

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

March 16th 2018

Please excuse cross postings The New Jersey State Library and LibraryLinkNJ are co-sponsoring this training. Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulation ...Continue Reading

SYNC: Free Audiobooks for Teen Encourages Listening

March 15th 2018

FYI, * * *GET READY FOR 2018 SYNC AUDIOBOOKS FOR TEENS * SYNC Audiobooks for Teens kicks off its ninth year on April 26th. It’s a free summer audiobook program sponsored by AudioFile Magazine/ /and powered by OverDrive that pairs YA books with classics for teens aged 13+. Teens, librarians, club leaders, and educators may sign up for email or text alerts about these FREE offerings and can learn more at www.audiobooksync.com. SYNC also has a toolkit you can use to publicize it with your teens at http://w ...Continue Reading

Workshop for aspiring writers of animal books

March 14th 2018

FYI, I’m sending this information for informational purposes only. Author Loren Spiotta-DiMare who writes books about animals for children is coordinating a special program for animal lovers and aspiring authors. The *By The Book:  Animal Writers' Workshop* will take place on April 28th in Oldwick (Hunterdon County), NJ. A registration flyer is attached. Any questions should be addressed to the author: Loren Spiotta-DiMare www.LorensReadingRoom.com Thanks. ~Sharon Best regards, Sharon Rawlins, MLS ...Continue Reading

Block Booking for Flow Circus

March 14th 2018

Hi,                                I am looking to have Flow Circus perform on August 2nd and wondered if any libraries in central NJ are interested in block booking. The cost of each show/library would be $450. Those interested can either contact me or  Dawn Daria [mailto:d...@flowcircus.com]. Thank you.Sincerely, Ellie StrboYouth Services Department Mana ...Continue Reading

Re: NJ Teen Advisory Board Summit Invitation

March 12th 2018

Re: NJ Teen Advisory Board Summit Invitation Hi all, sorry for any cross-posting! I just wanted to remind everyone that there's only a little over a week left to register. Thanks!On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 7:22 PM, Jeff Cupo <jcu...@montvillelibrary.org> wrote:*_NJ Teen Advisory Board Summit Invitation_*Whether your teens are organized into a formal TAB or not, you and your teens are cordially invited to this year’s TAB Summit!The purpose of this Teen Advisory Board Summit is to allow teens from libraries across Ne ...Continue Reading

Call for Slogans for Upcoming CSLP Summer Reading Programs

March 12th 2018

Please excuse cross postings Hi, Everyone, Your creative help is needed in selecting SLOGANS *for the 2020, 2021*, and 2022 Collaborative Summer Library Program* (CSLP) Summer Reading Programs in public libraries*.  Please suggest a catchy slogan (or 5!) for the all ages themed programs that work for early literacy, children, teens, and adults and return your suggestions to me, Sharon Rawlins, sraw...@njstatelib.org by March 22, 2018. Please be mindful of copyright and be inclusive to all. Upon submis ...Continue Reading

Girls Who Code Deadlines

March 9th 2018

FYI,  Girls Who Code has been able to launch 187 Clubs in New Jersey this school year – surpassing their goal of 100 new Clubs.  The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program for 10th and 11th grade girls has a deadline for applicants of March 16th.  Please share this information with anyone you think may be interested. This FREE 7 week program will take place in Newark, Jersey City and Hoboken. A few last things to note: If you still plan on launching a club *this school y ...Continue Reading
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