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REMINDER: Apply for Miss Rumphius Award - Deadline March 15, 2024

February 1st 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI, Miss Rumphius Award – Deadline to Apply March 15, 2024    The New Jersey Center for the Book proudly presents the annual /Miss Rumphius Award, /based upon the title character of the National Book Award winner by Barbara Cooney. In the spirit of Miss Rumphius, we seek to amplify the work of exemplary librarians, library staff, library students, and school librarians who implement creative and engaging programs for youth to improve their environments. We hope ...Continue Reading

SAVE THE DATE: Registration for Summer Library Workshops Opens Feb. 16th

February 1st 2024

Please excuse cross postings *_ _* FYI, *_ _* *_Public Library Summer Reading Workshops - Registration Opens February 16, 2024_* The Statewide Summer Reading Committee has scheduled the dates for the 2024 Summer Reading Workshops for public library staff, two of which will be in person and one will be a virtual craft/activity session where all committee members and participants are invited to share ideas.   The in-person workshops will start at 10 am, with registration at 9:30 am. The virtual session wil ...Continue Reading

Join YALSA's February Webinar

January 30th 2024

FYI, Teen Volunteering for Everyone and Every Library Ready to learn something new? Sign up for YALSA’s February Webinar to learn more about teen volunteering programs! _Webinar Description:_ Your teen volunteer program should be as flexible, equitable, and intersectional as possible in order to allow for as many participants as possible. In this YALSA webinar, Becca Boland will discuss new ideas of how to make the most of your summer volunteers to attract new participants and to ensure success for both the teens and y ...Continue Reading

Autism: A Conversation with Carly Danesh-Jones Free Webinar Feb. 8th 2 PM

January 30th 2024

FYI, Just passing this along from Ryan Dowd, who offers trainings on homelessness (r...@homelesslibrary.com) who will be conducting the conversation with Carly Danesh-Jones. LIVE TRAINING Autism: A Conversation with Carly Danesh-Jones Date: Thursday, February 8, 2024 Time: 11AM Pacific / Noon Mountain / 1PM Central / 2PM Eastern Length: 60 minutes Zoom registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/6116770284526/WN_qHE0kVbbRrqCmcYLcajNXw Recording: The recording will be available for 1 month after the liv ...Continue Reading

Books for Youth Giveaway from NJ State Library

January 26th 2024

*FYI,* * * *Request Books for Youth from NJ State Library* I have a number of books for youth that publishers have sent to me that I need to give away. Public and school libraries are invited to request books by filling out the form below. The number of books you will receive will depend on how many libraries request books. It's first come first serve and it is a random selection of books in the categories you select. Here’s the link to the form to request the books: https://forms.office.com/r/ixev1MxZxj I would p ...Continue Reading

FW: Celebrate Mister Rogers Birthday with Free Resources | Sponsored by the Hopeful Neighborhood Project

January 25th 2024

FYI,   Just passing this along for informational purposes. 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 StreetP.O. Box 520, Trenton, NJ  08625 *From:* The Hopeful Neighborhood Project via the Public Library Association <p...@al ...Continue Reading

Rutgers Graduate School of Education Alumni Author Virtual Event 1-24-24

January 18th 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   I saw this announcement on the NJ Association of School Librarians discussion list and thought I would pass it along.   Rutgers Graduate School of Education Alumni Author Event   Please see the link below to the event announcement shared by author Eileen Sanchez. Meet Amy Hill Hearth, author of 11 books including *Having Our Say: the Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years*. The free virtual event will be held on January 24th from 7:00-8:00 PM.** Having Our Say Rutgers ...Continue Reading

FW: Recruitment ends 1/31! Tobacco/nicotine use in NJ teens and young adults

January 18th 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   I’m sharing this information below that I just received. Hopefully, some of you might be willing to ask some of the teens you serve if they might be willing to assist by taking the surveys. Eligible participants receive incentives for participating. Answering the surveys is voluntary and answers are confidential.   ~Sharon   All the best, *Sharon Rawlins, MLS (she/her/hers)*/Youth Services Specialist/ /Library Development Bureau/*New Jersey State Libr ...Continue Reading

FW: Correction to Jane Addams Children’s Book Award 2024 Winner and Honor Books

January 12th 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   Sorry! See the correction just sent out regarding the Jane Addams 2024 Children’s Book Award Winner and Honor Books.   ~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, NJ  08625 *From ...Continue Reading

FW: Happy New Year: Celebrating the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award 2024 Winner and Honor Books!

January 12th 2024

Please excuse cross postings   FYI,   Forwarding the Jane Addams 2024 Children’s Book Award Winner and Honor Book list. ~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, NJ  08625 *From:* Angela Medina <exec...@janeaddamspea ...Continue Reading
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