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FW: A Message from the NJ State Librarian

March 26th 2020

Hi, Everyone,   Just forwarding this message.   Stay safe!   ~Sharon All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS 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 /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ *From:* New Jersey State Library <mark...@njstatelib.org> *Sent:* Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:20 PM*To:* Sharon Rawlins <sraw...@njstatelib.org>*Subject:* A Message from the NJ ...Continue Reading

Sandra Boynton's Facebook post giving permission to read her books

March 26th 2020

Hi, Everyone,   Great news! Here’s the Facebook post that I saw yesterday from Sandra Boynton and her publisher Workman Publishing and Little Simon giving permission to read any of her books to your virtual community. https://www.facebook.com/114554295246149/posts/3201584273209787/?d=n   The permission covers all of the methods available for sharing audiovisual content, whether live-streamed or recorded, or both. NOTE: It says that: 1.      You may not alter the words or illustrati ...Continue Reading

FW: Updated Federal and R2 Jurisdiction Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

March 25th 2020

Please excuse cross postings   I’ve been on the NIH’s listserv for a while but haven’t been sharing the information with you. But, I thought these COVID-19 resources might be helpful.   ~Sharon All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS 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 /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ *From:* ACF R02 Family <R02F...@LIST.NIH.GOV> *On Behalf Of *A ...Continue Reading

Copyright articles on virtual storytimes & other resources

March 24th 2020

Hi, Everyone,   Here are some article links on copyright/fair use in virtual storytimes. I’m sharing them with you just in case you haven’t seen them. The State Library is also maintaining an ongoing LIBGUIDE on COVID-19 that can be found here:  https://libguides.njstatelib.org/covid2019   I’m also attaching my list of resources for home activities for all ages now since I could just keep adding and adding to it forever at this point. Sorry it’s a bit messy and there are duplicates. I will keep adding to ...Continue Reading

FW: STEAM Ahead @ Home Initiative

March 24th 2020

Hi again,   I’m passing along resources from Star Net that you, or parents, can do at home with kids. I love Star Net’s resources. They also included a survey if you’re willing to fill it out that asks what types of resources you’d like to see. If you’re not familiar with Star Net, they are the ones who offered the free Solar Eclipse glasses in 2017.   Thanks.   ~Sharon All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning NJ State Library 185 West State St. P.O. Box 5 ...Continue Reading

Digital escape room activities

March 24th 2020

Hi, Everyone,   I’m working on compiling resources for you and for you to share with students and parents on activities to do at home for children, teens and adults.   There’s so much out there that it’s taking me a while but I will send the documents out to you soon. In the meantime, here are some fun links to digital escape rooms I’ve come across. You may have seen them already, but just in case you haven’t….   Hogwarts Escape Room: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflNxNM0jzbZJjUqOcXkwhGTfii4 ...Continue Reading

Booklist and Book Links content freely available until further notice

March 23rd 2020

Please excuse cross posting FYI, All /Booklist/ and /Book Links/ content on www.booklistonline.com is now freely available until further notice. “The COVID-19 threat is unprecedented and will continue to cause extreme disruption, both personally and professionally,” said George Kendall, editor and publisher of /Booklist Publications/. “At /Booklist/, published by the American Library Association, we want to help minimize these disruptions where we can for all library staff along with their students and patrons. With ...Continue Reading

FW: [WEBCAST 3/24] Quarantined? Meet Aiden Tyler, Quaran-TEEN!

March 23rd 2020

YALSA Excellence in NF award winning author is offering a weekly webcast serial for middle school aged kids.   ~Sharon All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS 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 /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ *From:* Junior Library Guild <juni...@juniorlibraryguild.com> *Sent:* Monday, March 23, 2020 9:32 AM*To:* Sharon Rawlins <sraw...@njstateli ...Continue Reading

Resource list for disinfecting library materials

March 19th 2020

Hi, Everyone,   Please see attached resource list for disinfecting library materials.   Stay healthy!   ~Sharon All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS 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 /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ ...Continue Reading

Tumblebooks free to public libraries until at least August 31st

March 17th 2020

FYI, March 15, 2020 TumbleBooks, a world leader in online children’s book databases, announced today it will make its family of online libraries available for free to all public libraries until at least August 31. Its flagship product, TumbleBooklibrary ( www.tumblebooklibrary.com [gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com]) is a collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games which is used by thousands of schools and public libraries in over 100 ...Continue Reading

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