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REMINDER: CSLP Summer Symposium Registration Opens Today!

December 1st 2022

Just a reminder that the CSLP Summer Symposium is next Thursday, Dec. 8th. Last year’s was a great program and I know this years’ will be too.   ~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 Street P.O. Box 520, Trenton, NJ  08625 *From:* Sharon Rawlins *Sent:* Monday, November 14, 2022 11:55 AM*To:* NJ YAC ...Continue Reading

FW: [Children's Services Section] Consider applying or nominating a colleague for these ALSC Awards!

December 1st 2022

See message below.   ~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 Street P.O. Box 520, Trenton, NJ  08625   *From:* n...@memberclicks-mail.net <n...@memberclicks-mail.net> *On Behalf Of *Elizabeth Burns*Sent:* Thursday, December 1, 2022 10:49 AM*To:* Sharon Rawlins <sraw...@njstatelib.org>*Subje ...Continue Reading

Take Your Child to the Library Day - February 2023

December 1st 2022

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   New Jersey libraries are invited to participate in Take Your Child to the Library Day!  It’s a CT based project but they are hoping to grow the program for 2023 and are looking for more of the libraries in the tri-state area to participate. About 1500 libraries participate each year but only a handful of New Jersey libraries have participated in the past.     Take Your Child to the Library Day (TYCLD) has grown to be an international initiative th ...Continue Reading

We Need Diverse Books to Launch "Books Save Lives" Grant Initiative

November 30th 2022

*We Need Diverse Books To Launch “Books Save Lives” Initiative* * * SLJ reported on Nov. 28th that, in response to book banning attempts that are disproportionately impacting diverse books and authors, *We Need Diverse Books* is launching "Books Save Lives," a new initiative to fight back against censorship and support students and authors. The initiative launching on Thursday, December 1 includes grants of up to $10,000 to purchase banned and challenged titles for underserved schools and ...Continue Reading

ALSC and YALSA Updates

November 23rd 2022

FYI,   Notable Children’s Books Discussions – November 29 & 30, 2022 This year, the 2023 Notable Children’s Books committee will be meeting on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 and Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022. Each session will begin at 1:00 PM (Central Time) and will be approximately four hours long. Observers can join in at any time throughout the sessions. View their discussion list and register in advance to observe their meetings!   *ALSC/Candlewick Press "Light the Way" Grant* The ALSC/Candlewick Press &q ...Continue Reading

Safety on Spotlight: Addressing Threats in Public Libraries Free Webinar 11-30

November 23rd 2022

*FYI,* * * *Safety on Spotlight: Addressing Threats in Public Libraries* *Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 2:00 – 3:00 ET *   This free virtual town hall is presented by the Public Library Association (PLA) in collaboration with the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) and the Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL)   Public libraries are increasingly responding to violent and inflammatory speech and targeted attacks on their buildings, workers, and patrons. Over the last two weeks of September, libr ...Continue Reading

RSV resources & Survey about important aspects of MLIS grad program

November 15th 2022

FYI,   You and your library patrons are probably hearing and reading about an increase in RSV cases. We have put together some free, evidence-based resources to help you and your patrons better understand and prevent the spread of RSV. Including printable and Spanish language materials.   https://news.nnlm.gov/region_6/2022/11/resources-on-rsv-respiratory-syncytial-virus-infections-for-library-patrons/ Resources on RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections) for Library Patrons | Midwest Matters - news.n ...Continue Reading

Leap into Science Virtual Training December 15, 2022 from 2 pm - 4 pm

November 14th 2022

Hello, Colleagues,   Are you interested in being trained to provide STEM/STEAM workshops for children ages 3 – 10 who you serve in your library? The State Leadership Team for Leap into Science is doing a virtual training on the Leap into Science curriculum “Light and Shadow” on December 15, 2022 from 2:00-4:00 pm. Developed by the Franklin Institute, Leap into Science integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books, designed for children ages 3-10 and their families.   Three different workshop ...Continue Reading

CSLP Summer Symposium Registration Opens Today!

November 14th 2022

Please excuse cross postings   FYI, CSLP’s Virtual Summer Symposium will be December 8, 2022! 11 am to 4:30 pm EST / 10 am to 3:30 pm CST / 9 am to 2:30 pm MST / 8 am to 1:30 pm PST Link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PwswKL3JQhKi_mmKzeBQPw * * Sessions include: ·       Keynote Speaker is *Tracie D. Hall, Executive Director of ALA!* She will address /The Library as a Civic Bridge and Community Learning Hub/. ·   ...Continue Reading

Save the Date - CSLP Summer Symposium Registration opens November 14th

November 10th 2022

CSLP’s Virtual Summer Symposium will be December 8, 2022! 11 am to 4:30 pm EST / 10 am to 3:30 pm CST / 9 am to 2:30 pm MST / 8 am to 1:30 pm PST *Registration Opens on this site Monday, November 14, 2022* Sessions include: ·         Keynote Speaker is *Tracie D. Hall, Executive Director of ALA!* She will address /The Library as a Civic Bridge and Community Learning Hub/. ·         /Summer Library Outreach t ...Continue Reading
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