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Charlesbridge Publishing Storytelling Math Symposium 10-24-20

October 21st 2020

FYI,   VOICES BEHIND CHARLESBRIDGE PUBLISHER’S STORYTELLING MATH Join us on October 24th from 1 pm to 5 pm EST to celebrate math, diversity, and the power of story. Storytelling Math books combine joyful stories, characters of color, and rich math to empower young children. Developed by Charlesbridge in partnership with TERC and the Heising-Simons Foundation. *Click here for the event program!* Hosted by *Executive Editor Alyssa Mito Pusey* and *Senior Scientist Ma ...Continue Reading

Free Latinx KidLit Book Festival Dec. 4-5

October 21st 2020

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   The Latinx KidLit Book Festival is a virtual celebration of Latinx KidLit authors, illustrators, and books for all readers and educators. The festival will open its virtual doors from December 4-5, 2020, and present two free days of keynote sessions, Q&A events, and panels with your favorite Latinx authors and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, young adult, graphic novel, and poetry. The sessions are geared towards readers and educators everywhere. Everyone is w ...Continue Reading

Free SLJ Summit 2020 Sat. Oct. 24th

October 20th 2020

Please excuse cross postings   FYI, *SLJ Summit 2020: Culture Shift* Join us Saturday, October 24 for the SLJ Summit: Culture Shift. Now in its 16th year, this national convening will focus on creating a culture that promotes an equitable world and closes the opportunity gap for all children. In this free, day-long event, you’ll gain skills, ideas, and support in leading the change you want to see in your library, school, and community. The day will host three concurrent tracks, with sessi ...Continue Reading

Fwd: [alsc-l] ALSC Relief Renewals for BIPOC Members

October 19th 2020

Please see below for an exciting opportunity... If you have any questions, please let me know!  - Jackie  ---------- Forwarded message ---------From: Tanya Prax <als...@lists.ala.org>Date: Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 12:23 PMSubject: [alsc-l] ALSC Relief Renewals for BIPOC MembersTo: ALSC-L Listserv <als...@lists.ala.org> Hi all! Please pass this opportunity on to anyone you know who may need it. We know that many ALSC members have been laid off, furloughed, or otherwise find themselves unemployed du ...Continue Reading

Citizen Science Webinar for Libraries Oct. 21st

October 19th 2020

This webinar will be on October 21st from 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET and will cover how libraries can encourage their communities they serve to become involved in tracking plastic pollution and how this information assists with research on how to manage pollution worldwide.   For more information and to register: https://nnlm.gov/class/citizen-science-libraries-fight-plastic-pollution-through-citizen-science-online-presentation   For other free webinars from the (NNLM), Network of the National Library of Medicine: ht ...Continue Reading

AILA American Indian Youth Literature Awards: Discussion and Reflection webinar 10-22

October 19th 2020

FYI,   Please find information on an upcoming free webinar presented by the American Indian Library Association (AILA).  All registrants will receive a copy of the recording 7 days after recording. You are encouraged to register even if you know you can't attend the webinar live. Title: The American Indian Youth Literature Awards: Discussion and ReflectionDate: October 22, 2020Time: 11 a.m. CST, 12 noon ESTRegister Indigenous stories are all around us, but fewer than 1% of books ...Continue Reading

Fwd: [NJLA Diversity and Outreach] [PAPUBLIB] "Tackling Racism in Classic Children's Literature" Webinar Opportunity on 10/27/2020

October 18th 2020

See webinar opportunity below. Thanks for sharing, Tanya! ~Sharon 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 - phone 609-278-2650 - fax /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message: *From:* Tanya Finney Estrada <Dive...@njla.memberclicks.net>*Date:* October 18, 2020 at 10:56:19 AM EDT*To:* Sharon Rawlins ...Continue Reading

FW: STEAM Readiness Survey from STAR Net

October 16th 2020

FYI,   STAR Net would appreciate it if public library staff would complete this survey (information below) from them regarding STEAM programming in your library. It takes about 8-15 minutes to complete. STAR Net has been a CSLP summer reading program partner for a few years now (and they were the ones who distributed the solar eclipse glasses in 2017!). Thanks.   ~Sharon   All the best,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS, she/her/hers Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning NJ State Library 185 West Stat ...Continue Reading

Grant Opportunities

October 16th 2020

Please excuse cross postings * * *FYI,* * * *ALSC Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant* The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is accepting applications for the Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant. The Summer Reading Program Grant is designed to encourage reading programs for children in public libraries by providing $3,000 in financial assistance, while recognizing ALSC members for outstanding program development. Due to COVID-19, the ALSC Programs and Services Recognit ...Continue Reading

REMINDER: Thursday, Oct. 15th SLJ Day of Dialog

October 14th 2020

Will I “see” some of you tomorrow at SLJ’s Virtual Day of Dialog? I hope so! In case you haven’t registered: */SLJ Virtual Day of Dialog/* */ /* ~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 / / ...Continue Reading
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