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Re: RE: NJLA Conference

March 17th 2020

I suggest anyone with questions about the NJLA Conference contact the 2020 Conference Co-Chairs Rich Loomis, Kate Angelo, and Thalia Sweet. They can be reached at njla...@njlamembers.org 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 On Mar 17, 2020, at 9:10 AM, NJ ...Continue Reading

RE: NJLA Conference

March 17th 2020

Hi Sharon, I am contacting you at this time to let you know that I will not be able to attend the 2020 NJLA Conference. I had registered for the conference and 2 luncheons on March 10 prior to the escalation of the pandemic. I was not sure who to notify regarding my cancelation. Can you please provide me with the email address to officially cancel? I had requested an invoice.  No payment by the Kenilworth Public Library has been issued at this time. In the event that the health crisis eases within the next few wee ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Your Wellness Matters to Us

March 16th 2020

FYI, Free access to ebooks from Abdo. See below. 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:* ABDO <pab...@abdobooks.com>*Date:* March 16, 2020 at 2:41:23 PM EDT*To:* Sharon Rawlins <sraw...@njstatelib.org>*Subject:* * ...Continue Reading

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March 16th 2020

I suspect everyone is still working out the logistics of virtual storytimes etc. -- thinking maybe giving Kdg+ age kids this activity might encourage long phone calls with grandparents and other family members isolated during this difficult time. Perhaps kids/teens can choose one or two questions to ask each day and compile a family history. Maybe create journals/art/poetry/recordings with elders? I did a very quick Google search and found this list of questions they might consider asking their grandparents/elder relat ...Continue Reading

Other learn at home ideas during the Coronavirus

March 13th 2020

In addition to Bedtime Math  Bedtime Math: http://bedtimemath.org/category/daily-math/, I highly recommend: Wonderopolis: http://www.wonderopolis.org/wonders?order_by=rating and WhatdoWeDoAllDay:  https://www.whatdowedoallday.com/indoor-activities-for-kids/. My website http://carolsimonlevin.blogspot.com/ has lots of ideas for book & craft suggestions that can be adapted for home learning as well.      Carol Simon Levin ...Continue Reading

Scholastic Learn at Home -- free units

March 13th 2020

Hi, everyone –   Just wanted to share this info from a friend of mine who works at Scholastic.  Please see below for the link to some free online units that kids and teachers can use while school is out.   Hope you’re all doing well during these strange times!   Thanks, Suzanne *Suzanne M. Klein*** Youth Services/Consumer Health Librarian East Brunswick Public Library 732-390-6789 Hey there,   My division at Scholastic just set up a FREE online resource for kids to use at home. It's to help k ...Continue Reading

Hands-on math activities for families to do together

March 13th 2020

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   I received this from Bedtime Math and am sharing it with you.   As schools close across New Jersey, many parents are looking for fun ways to keep the learning going at home. To meet this need, Bedtime Math created a new page on our website (_http://bedtimemath.org/fun-math-at-home/_) where we’ve compiled some of our best hands-on math activities for families to do together.   Nearly all Bedtime Math staffers now have kids at home due to school closings. We thou ...Continue Reading

Shop now for CSLP incentives - supplies limited

March 10th 2020

Sorry for cross postings   FYI,   If you are thinking of placing an order from your library for summer reading prizes from the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s online storefront at https://cslpreads.org/cslp-store please order them soon. CSLP reports that many items are sold out or won’t be available for much longer so please shop now.   If you have questions, please contact: Karen M. Day CSLP Administrator (866) 657-8556 - toll free   Thanks.   ~Sharon All the best,   Sharon Rawlin ...Continue Reading

NJ State Library’s link for coronavirus information

March 10th 2020

FYI, For information on the coronavirus: For information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit https://libguides.njstatelib.org/covid2019 ~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 ...Continue Reading

Girls Who Code's free Summer Immersion Program Deadline to apply March 13th

March 6th 2020

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   Apply to the Girls Who Code *Summer Immersion Program*! The Summer Immersion Program is a FREE 7-week summer program for current 10th–11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) to learn the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community while preparing for a career in tech. Classrooms are hosted at influential tech companies and corporate offices, like Goldman Sachs, AT&T, and Disney, where girls will be exposed to mentors and role models. Stip ...Continue Reading
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