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FW: Join First Book for 2 Free Webinars for Educators on Critical Topics

August 4th 2020

FYI,   Forwarding information about these upcoming webinars.   ~Sharon   All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS, she/her/hers 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 / / *From:* First Book Partnerships <part...@firstbook.org> *Sent:* Tuesday, August 4, 2020 2:05 PM*To:* Sharon Rawlins <sraw...@njstatelib.org>*Subject:* Join First Book f ...Continue Reading

SLJTeen Live! Free Virtual Event Wed. August 5th

July 31st 2020

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   (Just in case you haven’t already registered for this….I attend every year and it’s one of the highlights of the summer for me).   *_SLJTeen Live,  Our Voice, Our Time - Free Virtual Event, Wednesday, August 5th_*   Often thought of as quiet places, libraries are, in fact, hotbeds of passionate communication, dialogue, and activity. Young adult fiction has always been about finding and raising your voice. Like Greta Thunberg, Emma González, and other ...Continue Reading

CORRECTED DATE: Virtual ALSC 101 Live! August 1th 7 PM ET

July 28th 2020

Sorry, about that. The correct date is this Saturday, August 1, 2020.   ~Sharon All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS, she/her/hers 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 / / *From:* Sharon Rawlins *Sent:* Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:33 PM*To:* NJ YAC <njy...@njstatelib.org>*Subject:* Virtual ALSC 101 Live! August 8th 7 PM ET FYI,   The ALSC Membership c ...Continue Reading

Virtual ALSC 101 Live! August 8th 7 PM ET

July 28th 2020

FYI,   The ALSC Membership committee invites you to join us this Saturday, Aug 1. at 4 PM (PST), 7 PM (EST) for Virtual ALSC 101, via Zoom!  ALSC 101, which is usually held every June at ALA Annual, is a great opportunity to learn more about ALSC, our current projects, and connect with others! This virtual event is free and you don't need to be a current member to attend.    You can register here and find more information about Saturday's event in this ALSC Blog Post.   Please fe ...Continue Reading

Free webinar: We Are the Alexandria Library Sit-In 8-5-2020

July 24th 2020

FYI,   In 1939, five Black men walked into the all-white Alexandria (Va.) Library and asked for library cards. When they were turned down, each of them silently took a seat and began reading. Learn how the library commemorated the 80th anniversary of this historic protest in a free webinar from ALA’s Public Programs Office / Programming Librarian.   *“ALA’s Excellence in Library Programming Award Presents: We Are the Alexandria Library Sit-In”* *Wednesday, August 5* *1-2 p.m. CT, 2-3 pm ET* *Cost: Free* &mi ...Continue Reading

Webinar: LibraryReads in Conversation: Actively Anti-Racist Readers’ Advisory 8-7-2020

July 23rd 2020

FYI, LibraryReads in Conversation: Actively Anti-Racist Readers’ Advisory Featuring: Robin Bradford; Annabelle Mortensen, and Becky Spratford Please join us for this live event! Moderated by LibraryReads Executive Director, Rebecca Vnuk, the first hour will be a panel discussion while the second hour will be interactive audience conversation via chat feature. The event will be recorded for future viewing. Topics covered will include: Creating an EDI mission statement Challenging yourself (and others) to read widely Co ...Continue Reading

DOE survey about student support during COVID-19

July 23rd 2020

FYI, The Department of Education is collecting information about the many ways school and public librarians continued to offer book access to students during quarantine.  I know many of us established or strengthened library partnerships and got creative in order to bring books to our students (both in print and digitally). Please take a few minutes to complete the brief survey and share your story. Thanks! ~Sharon   All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS, she/her/hers Youth Services Specialist for Lifelon ...Continue Reading

REALM Project update: August 4 webinar open for registration

July 23rd 2020

Please excuse cross postings   FYI, REALM webinar scheduled for August 4  Through the REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project, OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle are conducting research on how long the COVID-19 virus survives on materials that are commonly handled in archives, libraries, and museums. Join staff from OCLC, IMLS, and Battelle for a free WebJunction webinar to learn more about the te ...Continue Reading

Webinar today from CDC on supporting children and adolescents during COVID-19

July 22nd 2020

Please excuse cross postings   Sorry for the short notice:   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a webinar today on   *Supporting Children and Adolescents During COVID-19* Children and adolescents may worry about themselves, their families, and their friends getting ill with COVID-19. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children and adolescents make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and ...Continue Reading

Virtual performer if you're looking for suggestions

July 21st 2020

Hi, Everyone,   Emily Vorp is a NJ performer who wanted me to remind you that she’s available to present virtual programming for this summer. Here’s her information:   Contact Name: Emily Vorp Company Name: Stage a Story, LLC Website: www.stageastory.com Email: stag...@gmail.com Phone: 609-791-9789 Fee: Starts at $85/workshop Audience age range: 0 - 14 years Viewing Options: Stage a Story Zoom Account (or your library’s video conferencing account) Description of programs: Stage a Story delivers live, intera ...Continue Reading

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