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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

REMINDER: BookLinx Book Evaluation Meeting May 16, 2017 at Rahway Public Library

May 11th 2017

FYI, Melody Connell and Sally Roessler, the coordinators of the BookLinx Book Evaluation Program, endorsed by LibraryLinkNJ, and located in Central Jersey, but comprised of reviewers from all over NJ,  continues to thrive and grow. They asked me to send out a reminder to participants and to invite any new reviewers who might be interested in reviewing for future meetings. Please find attached a document with information on how to participate as a reviewer. This meeting announcement is also on their websi ...Continue Reading

Call for program proposals for fall Youth Services Forum

May 8th 2017

Please excuse cross postings Hello, Everyone!  Do you have a great idea/program/experience that you would like to share with your fellow Youth Services Librarians?  The 2017 Youth Services Forum planning committee is soliciting for program proposals. The Forum will be held on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 at the Monmouth County Library in Manalapan. If you’d like to submit a proposal, please fill out the  GOOGLE FORMS   If you don’t have all the information, such as the speakers’ names, ple ...Continue Reading

Stop&Shop free nutritional tools for kids

May 5th 2017

FYI, I don’t know if all of you got the same brochure from Stop&Shop Supermarkets at your library that I got at the State Library so I’m sharing the information with you. Stop&Shop has two free tools for teachers, group leaders, and other educators (which includes us!) to help kids learn healthier choices during the summer. 1.       Passport to Nutrition Teach kids ages 8-12 about the importance of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, with a kit delivered right to your classroom or or ...Continue Reading

Deadline extended to apply for the Fade to Books Grant

May 3rd 2017

*FYI,* *_NEW DEADLINE to apply for /Fade to Books /Grant_* *_Grant Opportunity: _**/Fade To Books/**_ – Guidelines and Application Available Now_* (updated 3/1/2017) The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with the Long Branch Public Library and the Bridge of Books Foundation, is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity for public libraries who join with their local barbershops in an effort to promote youth literacy in their communities. Begun as a pilot project in Lon ...Continue Reading

Job Posting: Youth Services Consultant at the Texas State Library

April 27th 2017

FYI, Texas children need a new champion at their State Library. I’m passing this along to youth services staff that might be interested. The Texas State Library has a wonderful team and supportive leadership, and Austin is a great place to live. *Youth Services Consultant * First review date: *May 19th* The Youth Services Consultant takes a leadership role to ensure Texas libraries are knowledgeable about, and implement, children’s and teen services to meet the needs of their communities. The Youth Services ...Continue Reading

Harp artists in NJ for festival--interested in booking any of them?

April 20th 2017

Hello Everyone: I am the director of the Somerset Folk Harp Festival which takes place in Parsippany July 20-23 this year. Like last year,  I’m reaching out to many of my contacts in the NJ library world to see if they might want to take advantage of so many artists from around the country and the world who are coming to Parsippany for the Harp Festival.  A number of libraries on this list did so last year. You  get the opportunity to present some top, world-class players while they are in NJ and at the ...Continue Reading
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