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LC - Librarian in Residence Program for New Grads

October 20th 2017

*Librarian in Residence program for new grads - with compensation!* The Library of Congress will hire on a temporary appointment up to four recent graduates from American Library Association-accredited master’s programs who received their degrees after December 2016 and before June 2018. The selections will be made via a non-competitive hiring process with the start date of June 2018. The participants will be hired at the GS-9 level for an initial six-month appointment, with a possible extension of up to four more m ...Continue Reading

CSLP Newsletters and 2018 Manual Information

October 13th 2017

Hi, Everyone, As the State Rep for the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) I try to share information of interest to all the public libraries in NJ, since all of you are members of CSLP, whether you are using the materials or not. You won’t be getting a 2018 / Libraries Rock/ print manual this year, only online access to it through the CSLP website. I will let you know when the manual is live and provide instructions via this listserv on how to access it online. The print incentives catalogs for CSLP ...Continue Reading

Award-winning author Sharon Draper at Princeton Public Library Tuesday Oct. 24

October 10th 2017

Dear Friends, Please join us for a special evening at the Princeton Public Library and meet author Sharon Draper, the five-time Coretta Scott King Book Award-winner and former National Teacher of the Year recipient on Tuesday October 24, 2017 at 6 pm. As one of the community partners in Princeton University's Princeton & Slavery Project, the library is presenting a series of programs this fall. The centerpiece of this series at the library is this appearance by Ms. Draper. She will discuss her histori ...Continue Reading

Anthony Horowitz at Books & Greeetings (Northvale, NJ)

October 9th 2017

Please excuse any cross-postings. Please see message below from a fellow youth services librarian who also works at Penguin. Wednesday, October 11 Anthony Horowitz will be at BOOKS & GREETINGS for the release of his brand new Alex Rider book, NEVER SAY DIE 271 Livingston Street, Northvale, NJ 4:00 PM The program flyer is attached Ann-Marie Aymer Head of Youth Services Summit Free Public Library (908) 273-0350 ext. 807 a...@summitlibrary.org...@summitlibrary.org> Begin forwarded message: --------------------- ...Continue Reading

Disregard any messages from me with invoice in the subject line

October 4th 2017

Please excuse cross postings Hi, Everyone, I was hacked by some company with the email cont...@sporteus.eu *Disregard any messages from me that include an invoice and a reminder that payment is needed* in the subject line. IT says they didn’t come from our computer’s server. Thanks and sorry for any inconvenience. ~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 609-27 ...Continue Reading

Deadline Extended to Apply for the Miss Rumphius Award

October 3rd 2017

Apply for the Miss Rumphius Award!* The New Jersey Center for the Book is currently seeking nominations for its Miss Rumphius Award. __ Based on the title character of Barbara Cooney’s wonderful book, Miss Rumphius/, which won the National Book Award in 1983, this Award honors public librarians, school media specialists, and educators who are stellar in spreading ideas and literacy. __ *The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, November 6, 2017**.* The nominee must be empl ...Continue Reading

Connecting Libraries and Populations with Hidden Disabilties

October 2nd 2017

FYI, Hello: The Targeting Autism grant project is seeking librarians and disabilities stakeholders who would be interested in participating in a future Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant proposing to develop libraries as community anchors in serving individuals and families with hidden disabilities.  The project plan will be to organize multi-stakeholder teams from across the nation to receive training in a variety of formats beginning with one intensive three day in-person workshop.&nb ...Continue Reading

Youth Services Reminders and Updates

October 2nd 2017

Please excuse cross postings *REMINDER: Deadline to submit your 2017 Summer Reading Program Statistics is October 13, 2017* Please use _Google Forms_ to report your summer reading statistics for your public library summer reading  programs. Don't forget to print a copy of your statistics for your own records before submitting it! The link for this survey is also posted on the main page of the  _NJ Summer  Reading website_. Our final report of all the public libraries' statistics require ...Continue Reading

Register for the Youth Services Forum Oct. 23

September 25th 2017

Please excuse cross postings *REMINDER:* *Youth Services Forum, Monday, October 23, 2017 – Online Registration Open!* * *The /Annual Youth Services Forum: Libraries Evolve/, 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 23, 2017 at the Monmouth County Library – Headquarters, Manalapan from&n ...Continue Reading

Princeton Children's Book Festival Sept. 23rd

September 18th 2017

FYI, This is being sent out again in hopes it works this time.   *PRINCETON CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL SATURDAY SEPT. 23, 2017*** The 12th annual Princeton Children’s Book Festival takes place this Saturday, Sept. 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine on Hinds Plaza next to the library. More than 80 of the most acclaimed authors and illustrators in children’s literature will participate in the festival, one of the largest of its kind on the East Coast. During the Festival, fans of ...Continue Reading
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