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Free StoryWalk®

May 6th 2021

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   I’m passing this information along from ALA Connect:   Hello Outdoor Literacy Lovers, I am thrilled to share that we are offering another free StoryWalk® signage download. The sixteen 24" x 18" PDF's each feature a spread of a picture book and movement and reader engagement prompts. This time we are featuring a forthcoming picture book Big Dance (Child's Play, 7/21). This quirky, marvelous story follows Pippa (a hesitant dancer) watching his whole co ...Continue Reading

CALA/ALSC/YALSA Joint Booklist Taskforce Created

May 5th 2021

Please excuse cross-postings   FYI,   CALA/ALSC/YALSA Joint Booklist Taskforce   The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Board of Directors is excited to announce the formation of the Chinese American Library Association (CALA), Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) and YALSA Joint Booklist Taskforce. This collaboration will produce a new booklist to highlight and promote Chinese American creators and characters in young adult literature. The taskforce is expected to b ...Continue Reading

A note about unauthorized CSLP merchandise

May 5th 2021

Please excuse cross postings   Hi, Everyone,   You might have seen some of the "imitation Tails and Tales" gear being sold by non-affiliated companies of the Collaborative Summer Reading Program (CSLP). We have a lawyer that sends cease and desist letters to vendors. But, I’m sharing this information with you to ask your help if you see anyone promoting knock off merchandise. Having companies cash out on CSLP’s hard work has a negative impact on the CSLP program.   Any company selling merchand ...Continue Reading

FW: Register for SLJ Picture Book Palooza Free!

May 3rd 2021

Please excuse cross postings FYI, ~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:* School Library Journal Events <slje...@schoollibraryjournal.com> *Sent:* Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:10 AM*To:* Sharon Rawlins <sraw...@njstatelib.org>*Subject:* Register for SLJ Picture Book Palooza Free! ...Continue Reading

SLJ Day of Dialog May 20th

May 3rd 2021

FYI,   SLJ Day of Dialog Join us May 20 for SLJ Day of Dialog, the most anticipated librarian gathering of the spring 2021 publishing season—fully virtual and free to attend. Our daylong program of author panels, in-depth conversations, and keynote talks will keep you informed, inspired, and entertained, and provide insight into industry trends as you work to grow and diversify your collections. Come hear about the latest and most exciting forthcoming titles for children, tweens, and teens, from picture ...Continue Reading

FW: 25% off upcoming online trainings for library staff!

April 29th 2021

FYI,   Passing the information below along for informational purposes only.   ~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:* Kathy MacMillan <i...@storiesbyhand.com> *Sent:* Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:59 AM*To:* Kathy MacMillan <i...@storiesbyhand.com>*Subject:* 25% off upcomi ...Continue Reading

CSLP Seeking Artwork Committee Applicants for 2023 Program Year - Public Library Staff Only

April 29th 2021

FYI,   CSLP is seeking applicants for an Artwork Committee consisting of both State Representatives and frontline librarians in *public libraries* who can evaluate and offer thoughtful criticism of sketches.   Committee makeup:  8-12 members, both State Reps and frontline librarians from public libraries   Charge: CSLP is looking for people to volunteer for the 2023 Artwork Committee. Committee members will be expected to look at sketches for program year 2023 (Friendship and kindness, /All Together ...Continue Reading

Sharing performer for summer reading for informational purposes only

April 29th 2021

FYI,   I know some of you may have had this performer for summer reading. They’re not listed on the NJ Statewide Summer Reading website in the performers list so I thought I would share their information with you for informational purposes only.   www.rocknessmusic.com 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 /&nbs ...Continue Reading

REFORMA Colorado is Seeking Conference Presenters

April 27th 2021

FYI,   Just passing this along.   REFORMA Colorado, a local chapter of the national association to promote library and information services to Latinos and the Spanish speaking, is looking for presenters for our 2021 virtual conference. Please feel free to spread this widely to any colleagues who may be interested in presenting! The virtual conference will be held Friday May 21, 2021. We are looking for presentations on a wide range of topics that pertain to REFORMA CO's mission a ...Continue Reading

PT Children's Library Assistant Position West Milford Public Library

April 26th 2021

FYI, The West Milford Township Library is searching for a dedicated Children’s Library Assistant. If you are friendly, customer-focused, and passionate about helping, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Key duties of the position include performing circulation functions, shelving and organizing materials, assisting patrons with materials location and selection, and assisting the Children’s Librarian with programming and other tasks as needed/assigned. The candidate must possess at minimum, a high school diploma an ...Continue Reading

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