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Additional Summer Meal Resources

June 13th 2017

FYI, Here are some resources that may be useful to libraries that are serving summer meals, interesting in doing so, or those who just want to promote it. The toolkit at this site Lunch at the Library has all the information you  need to operate or promote a summer meal site. 1.       The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) also developed this one pager: http://frac.org/wp-content/uploads/fracfacts-libraries-summer-afterschool-meals.pdf 2.       ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Review

June 9th 2017

Fwd: Review ---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Mary DeNunzio* <mary...@uppersaddleriver.bccls.org>Date: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 9:15 PMSubject: Fwd: ReviewTo: ---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Mary DeNunzio* <mary.denunzio@uppersaddleriver.bccls.org>Date: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 9:12 PMSubject: Fwd: ReviewTo: ---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Mary DeNunzio* <mary.denunzio@uppersaddleriver.bccls.org>Date: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 9:10 PMSubject: ReviewTo: Mary DeNunzio <mary.denu ...Continue Reading

Research professor seeks information from teen librarians for project

June 7th 2017

Please excuse any cross postings Hi, Everyone, I was asked to share this information with you. Professor & Research Librarian Michele D. Behr from Western Michigan University is conducting a research project concerning library involvement in college readiness for teens, as well as “life after high school” programming.  She would like to find out more about the kinds of things libraries are engaged in in this area. She’s interested in hearing about any or all of the following: -- Library programming o ...Continue Reading

FW: Many Paths, One Future Career Awareness Day

June 5th 2017

Please excuse cross postings FYI, Please share as needed: The New Jersey Department of Education’s (NJDOE) Office of Career Readiness, in collaboration with Kean University, will hold the /Many Paths, One Future Career/ /Awareness /Event/ /on June 7, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the New Jersey Center for Science, Technology & Mathematics at 1075 Morris Avenue in Union, New Jersey. This event is open to parents of middle and high school students. Thanks. ~Sharon Best regards, Sharon Rawlins, ML ...Continue Reading

Job Posting: F/T Youth Services Librarian (Scotch Plains Public Library)

June 1st 2017

Job Posting: F/T Youth Services Librarian (Scotch Plains Public Library) F/T Librarian I, Youth Services Description: The Scotch Plains Public Library is seeking a full-time Youth Services Librarian. This position is available immediately. In addition to being comfortable working with younger children, our ideal candidate is innovative and passionate about teen services. Public desk hours may include working at the adult and children services desks. *The successful candidate will:*[*]Provide expert reference service t ...Continue Reading

Job Posting: PT Children's Services Librarian (Piscataway Public Library)

May 31st 2017

Job Posting: PT Children's Services Librarian (Piscataway Public Library) Please excuse cross posting.  Children’s Services Librarian (Part-Time) Description: We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated candidate to fill a part-time Children’s Services Librarian position. Under the supervision of the Head of Children’s Services, the Children’s Services Librarian will work with the Children’s Services staff to manage our dynamic children’s spaces . About Piscataway Public Library:Piscataway Townshi ...Continue Reading

Writing & Comic Book workshop presenters

May 22nd 2017

Writing & Comic Book workshop presenters Hi all, I'm looking for leads on writing, comic book, illustrator and book making presenters for ages 6-12.  I am located in Rahway, Union County but all leads/contact info appreciated.   Thanks in advance! Liz Liz Hoens Children's Librarian Rahway Public Library 2 City Hall Plaza Rahway, NJ 07065 732-340-1551 ext. 204 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ The following information is a reminder of your current mailing ...Continue Reading

re: Looking for Books Geared to the "Terrible Twos" or Slightly Younger But Just as "Terrible"

May 18th 2017

re: Looking for Books Geared to the "Terrible Twos" or Slightly Younger But Just as "Terrible" Hi Janice, Here's a few I like very much, especially the illustrations: No! by Tracey Corderoy  No by Claudia Rueda  And these by Rosemary Wells: Sophie's Terrible Twos  Time Out for Sophie  Max's Breakfast   Best, Elka  *From*: "Janice Greenberg jgre...@jclibrary.org" <njy...@njstatelib.org> *Sent*: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 4:15 PM *To*: "NJYAC" ...Continue Reading

Re: Looking for Books Geared to the "Terrible Twos" or Slightly Younger But Just as "Terrible"

May 17th 2017

Re: Looking for Books Geared to the "Terrible Twos" or Slightly Younger But Just as "Terrible" I often get requests on this very same topic from my patrons.  Here is a short list that I usually suggest that covers various oppositional behaviors in picture book form.  Hope it helps.[*]No! by Tracey Corderoy (My personal favorite) and here is a video showing the author reading the book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvA4oHGZ6FA [*]Jilly's Terrible Temper Tantrums: And How She Outgre ...Continue Reading

Looking for Books Geared to the "Terrible Twos" or Slightly Younger But Just as "Terrible"

May 17th 2017

Greetings! My 18 month old great-niece is at that stage where she is refusing to cooperate with her parents and uses the “No” word with growing frequency. Could anyone please come up with recommendations for books suitable for that age group which deal with the “terrible twos” and model appropriate behavior? Her father and I would greatly appreciate any suggestions. Thanks! Janice ------------------------------------------------------------------------ The following information is a reminder ...Continue Reading
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