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CSLP Summer Reading Champion Alumni Jenna Bush Hager Partners with CSLP for New Reading List

May 28th 2024

FYI, *CSLP Summer Reading Champion Alumni Jenna* *Bush Hager Partners* *with CSLP* *for New Reading List* CSLP's 2023 Summer Reading Champion, Jenna Bush Hager, has once again partnered with the Collaborative Summer Library Program for her Read with Jenna Junior's 2024 Summer Reading List! Check out the picks, announced on the "Today Show" the morning of May 23! ...Continue Reading

Barnes and Noble Children's and Young Adult Book Award Winners

May 21st 2024

FYI,   Just sharing this for informational purposes only.   2024 Barnes and Noble Children’s and Young Adult Book Award Winners ·         Picture Book: I Lived Inside a Whale/ /by Xin Li ·         Young Reader: The Misfits written by Lisa Yee and illustrated by Dan Santat ·         Young Adult: /Powerless/ by Lauren Roberts This year’ ...Continue Reading

Every Child Ready to Read Digital Edition

May 16th 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI, Every Child Ready to Read® Goes Digital   The Public Library Association (PLA) and ALSC have jointly launched the first-ever digital edition of the Every Child Ready to Read® (ECRR) Second Edition toolkit, an early literacy resource for public libraries and other early literacy centers. This new, digital edition includes all the same content and resources as the original paper ...Continue Reading

Early Literacy and the Science of Reading: Brooklyn Public Library’s Early Childhood Symposium 2024

May 13th 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   *Early Literacy and the Science of Reading: Brooklyn Public Library’s Early Childhood Symposium 2024* * * Brooklyn Public Library's Annual Early Childhood Symposium started last week and it is open to all! This year the theme of the virtual, four-session symposium is *Early Literacy and the Science of Reading*. Virtual sessions are scheduled for May 8 at 7:00 PM EST, May 15 at 4:30 PM EST, May 22 at 7:00 PM EST, and May 29 at 4:30 PM EST.  While it is ge ...Continue Reading

CSLP Summer Reading Champion Announced and PSA Now Available

April 30th 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   Here are some updates from the April Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) online newsletter. (You can subscribe to it yourself by clicking here). 2024 CSLP Summer Reading Champion - Smokey Bear! In honor of the 80th Birthday of Smokey Bear, CSLP has partnered with the USDA Forest Service to appoint Smokey as the 2024 Summer Reading Champion (https://www.cslpreads.org/nationalsummerreadingchampion/). Many libraries across the US are en ...Continue Reading

Zena Sutherland Lecture Featuring Meg Medina May 3rd

April 25th 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   I’m passing this along from on behalf of ALA’s ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children):**   You are invited to attend the 2024 Zena Sutherland Lecture, presented by Meg Medina, on Friday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Harold Washington Library Center Cindy Pritzker Auditorium or via Zoom.  Meg Medina is the current National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and an award-winning author of numerous books including Newbery Medal winner Merci&nbs ...Continue Reading

April 26 free webinar: Serving Families of Young Children with Disabilities

April 24th 2024

FYI,   Passing this information along:   Please join us April 26 at 1pm (EDT) for the *More Than Welcome: Libraries Serving Families of Young Children with Disabilities* presentation. The attached flyer contains additional details for this exciting event. Registration link: https://uky.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkcemtrDsoE9TStYnVOKf4MVIBLVlJVTrb ------------------------------ Maria Cahill Professor University of Kentucky School of Information Science ------------------------------   Forwarded ...Continue Reading

2024 Coretta Scott King Book Awards John Steptoe Winners virtual celebration webinar

April 12th 2024

FYI, Just passing this along. ~Sharon ------------------------------------- Literature lovers everywhere are invited to join as the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Round Table (CSKBART) as we celebrate the 2024 John Steptoe New Talent Award winners Jade Adia and Briana Mukodiri Uchhendu.  Jade Adia is the John Steptoe Author Award winner for her debut novel There Goes the Neighborhood (Disney Hyperion) and Briana Mukodiri Uchendu is the John Steptoe Illustrator Award winner for illustration ...Continue Reading

FW: Thomas Edison NHP Press Release: Black Maria Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday, April 20, 2024

April 11th 2024

Forwarding Frances’ email because I don’t think it reached everyone who might be interested in doing programming related to the Black Maria Grant Re-Opening or Thomas or Mina Edison.   ~Sharon     All the best, *Sharon Rawlins, MLS (she/her/hers)*/Youth Services Specialist/ /Library Development Bureau/*New Jersey State Library* *P.*  609-278-2640 x116    *E.*  sraw...@njstatelib.org*W. * www.njstatelib.org   185 West State StreetP.O. Box 520, Trenton, N ...Continue Reading

Thomas Edison NHP Press Release: Black Maria Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday, April 20, 2024

April 10th 2024

FYI,   *Thomas Edison National Historical Park News*   Release Date:  Immediately Contact:           Thomas E. Ross, Superintendent                           thom...@nps.gov   *Grand Re- Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Black Maria, the World’s First Motion Picture Studio* /First Public Access to the Black Maria in 40 Years, New Exhibits to Experience /   West Orange, NJ - Join T ...Continue Reading

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