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Re: Quick question for everyone who might have READsquared

October 18th 2019

Hello, We used it for the first time this past summer.  Overall, I'd say it was a success.  My quibbles with it:   -It doesn't have any sort of instructions you can look up - there are videos, and they are helpful if you e-mail, but I like some sort of available FAQs. -It had a ton of features we didn't need or want, and they were rather in the way at times -At busy times of day it would get very slow, and get stuck at times.  You'd think it hadn't updated the data, and re-enter it, and then both en ...Continue Reading

Quick question for everyone who might have READsquared

October 17th 2019

Hi, Everyone,   How  many of you in public libraries are using READsquared for your summer reading programs – or even for other reading programs? If you are, do you like it? Your input is greatly appreciated. Thanks.   ~Sharon   Best regards,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning NJ State Library 185 West State St. P.O. Box 520 Trenton, NJ 08625-0520 sraw...@njstatelib.org 609-278-2640 ext. 116 609-278-2650 – fax /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ ...Continue Reading

Afterschool Tech Tool Kit

October 17th 2019

Thought this perhaps could be useful to some (if you have not seen or used it already) .. https://naaweb.org/afterschooltechtoolkit   Doug BaldwinHead of Technology Piscataway Public Library dbal...@piscatawaylibrary.org 732-463-1633 x4114 ...Continue Reading

New Jersey Makers Day EdCamp / Wed, Nov. 13th

October 8th 2019

Good afternoon and please excuse cross-posting : The New Jersey Makers Day Site Support Committee is excited to announce a unique free Continuing Education opportunity taking place on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019. The New Jersey Makers Day Edcamp is an opportunity to build a sense of community among makers and educators. Discuss projects, share ideas, ask questions, and network with your colleagues. The New Jersey Makers Day Edcamp will be held on *November 13th, 2019 from 9:30 am-12:30 pm at the East Bru ...Continue Reading

Apply for the Maureen Hayes Author-Illustrator Award

September 25th 2019

Please excuse cross postings   From ALSC: * * *Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award*   This $4,000 award was established with funding from Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, in honor of Maureen Hayes, to bring together children and nationally recognized authors/illustrators by funding an author/illustrator visit to a library. *Check out our** 2019 recipients** and submit** your application for the 2020 award **by November 15!* Forwarded by:   Sharon Rawlins, MLS Youth Services Speciali ...Continue Reading

Macmillan eBook Letter from ALA President Wanda Brown

September 25th 2019

Hi, Everyone,   FYI,   I’m sharing the letter that ALA President Wanda Brown sent to ALA membership regarding Macmillan Publishing’s ebook embargo. You can also view it as a web page here:  https://ala.informz.net/informzdataservice/onlineversion/ind/bWFpbGluZ2luc3RhbmNlaWQ9ODgzMDI2NiZzdWJzY3JpYmVyaWQ9MTExMTgwMjY5Mg==   ~Sharon Best regards,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning NJ State Library 185 West State St. P.O. Box 520 Trenton, NJ 08625-0520 sraw...@njs ...Continue Reading

REMINDER: Deadline to register for Youth Services Forum is 9-27-19

September 24th 2019

From: sraw...@njstatelib.org *Youth Services Forum, Monday, October 7, 2019 – Deadline to register is this Friday, September 27th!* **The /Annual Youth Services Forum: Youth Services are Lit!/, is a/ /day of hot topics and issues in library services to children and young adults, sponsored by The NJ State Library, The New Jersey Library Association and New Jersey Association of School Librarians. It will be held on Monday, October ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Registration is now open for the 6th Annual New Jersey Makers Day!

September 16th 2019

Please excuse cross posting Just forwarding this along. ~Sharon Best, Sharon Rawlins, MLS Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning NJ State Library 185 West State St. P.O. Box 520 Trenton, NJ 08625-0520 sraw...@njstatelib.org 609-278-2640 ext. 116 - phone 609-278-2650 - fax /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message: *From:* Kate-Lynn Brown <kbr...@piscatawaylibrary.org>*Date:* September 16, 2019 at 10:38:49 AM EDT*To:* njla...@njlamembers.org*Subject:* *[njla-ya] ...Continue Reading

Job Position Open for CSLP Office Administrator

September 13th 2019

FYI, _Employment Opportunity_ _Job Description: Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) Office Administrator_ We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed individual who is excited to join a hard-working, mission-driven team. This is a challenging position involving strong customer service skills, planning, office skills, technology, and financial knowledge. You must act as a positive agent of change and consistently demonstrate the ability to adapt to the changes; juggle and manage competing tasks and dema ...Continue Reading

Registration open for Youth Services Forum 10-7-19

September 12th 2019

*Youth Services Forum, Monday, October 7, 2019 – Online Registration Open!* **The /Annual Youth Services Forum: Youth Services are Lit!/, is a/ /day of hot topics and issues in library services to children and young adults, sponsored by The NJ State Library, The New Jersey Library Association and New Jersey Association of School Librarians. It will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Monroe Township Public Library from 8:45 am - 3:00 pm.   Some of the scheduled sessions in ...Continue Reading
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