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Youth Services Library Trainee Job Opening - East Brunswick Public Library

September 20th 2021

FYI,   East Brunswick Public Library -Youth Services Library Trainee Salaried Full-time   Schedule 35 hours per week, including regular weekend and evening shifts.   Duties East Brunswick Public Library, an innovative library serving a diverse community in central New Jersey, is searching for a passionate, creative, and self-motivated library student to join our Youth Services department. The Youth Services Library Trainee will work closely with YS librarians to serve the educational and informational ne ...Continue Reading

CSLP Virtual Summer Symposium - Save the Date! December 2, 2021

September 20th 2021

CSLP is excited to announce our first Summer Symposium.   *               Collaborative Summer Library Program* *                             Summer Symposium* *Who is this conference for?* All library staff that are interested in summer programming. *Where is the conference?* Virtually* *anywhere with ...Continue Reading

Seeking Librarians for STEM Cryptography Program Development

September 17th 2021

Hi, Everyone,   I am forwarding this for informational purposes only. I received this request from Linda Tripp, Collection Development Librarian, SCLSNJ, on behalf of the University of Chicago Center for STEM Education. Feel free to share it with any of your colleagues that work with middle grade youth.   The University of Chicago Center for STEM Education is seeking two public librarians to assist them as they develop a library cryptography club/program for middle grade students. The plan is to adapt ...Continue Reading

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September 17th 2021

Good afternoon, Sharing on behalf of Lora Hudicka, Director of The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Rider University Norm Brodsky College of Business for an opportunity for NJ HS students. Feel free to share with your teens you know if there is any interest  --------------------------------- I wanted to share with you a competition that I think some of your high school members might benefit from: The Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition This competition is designed to recognize and promote e ...Continue Reading

2022 CSLP Summer Reading Manuals Online Access Code and Information for Public Libraries

September 16th 2021

Please excuse cross postings Hi, Public Library Colleagues, I know many of you just finished the 20201 Summer Reading Program! But, the 2022 CSLP Online Manual is live, and ready for any staff from a NJ *public library* to access. I have purchased the online 2022 manuals (early literacy, children’s, teen, adults and a new one - multigenerational) for every public library in NJ. I’ve attached a letter that contains the access instructions and code, and also included a link to the same information. Please do not post t ...Continue Reading

2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival Virtual Sept. 17-26

September 16th 2021

*2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival, September 17th-26th* 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival poster designed by artist Dana Tanamachi   The theme for this year’s Library of Congress virtual festival is “Open a Book, Open the World” and will feature live author conversations every day. On Sept. 17th at 10 a.m. ET, 35 video-on-demand programs will become available to watch anytime. This year’s Festival also features interactive presentations with Library of Congres ...Continue Reading

90-Second Newbery Award Film Festival

September 16th 2021

Please excuse cross postings   *_ _* I wanted to share information about a project that the State Library is doing that I hope you’ll help me out with by getting the youth you work with to participate in. *_ _* *The 90-Second Newbery Award Film Festival* Challenge the youth up to age 18 that you work with to retell the plot of a Newbery Award winning book in just 90 seconds by creating their own videos! It’s a great opportunity for a project to do with your TAB groups b ...Continue Reading

Part Time Storyteller, Whippanong Library

September 10th 2021

FYI, The Whippanong Library in Whippany has an immediate opening for a Storyteller.  The Storyteller will keep young children engaged and returning.  The candidate must have experience working with young children, organizing children’s STEM and non-STEM programs, and working in a library or similar setting.    While virtual for the foreseeable future there is only one weekly storytime session. The Storyteller organizes and performs the storytimes, creating a positive library experience via stories, ...Continue Reading

FT Youth Services Librarian Job Opening - Plainsboro Public Library

September 10th 2021

FYI, JOB OPENING:  Full-time Youth Services Librarian Plainsboro Public Library seeks an energetic, positive, and self- motivated Youth Services Librarian for a full-time position.  The ideal candidate will provide friendly, high quality customer service to library patrons and has an in-depth knowledge of children’s and teen literature with the ability to provide high quality readers advisory.  They create and execute innovative programs under the direction of the Head of Youth Services.  They are a ...Continue Reading

Ask Jason Reynolds Anything (about Banned Books) Contest

September 9th 2021

FYI,   You may have seen this in American Libraries (AL) Direct online newsletter, but if not I thought I’d share. It might be a great event to do with the teens you work with. Ask Jason Reynolds Anything (about Banned Books) Contest    Do you have a burning question (about censorship) for New York Times–bestselling author and Banned Books Week Honorary Chair Jason Reynolds? If         y you’re a teen or an educator, a librarian, or a bookseller who wo ...Continue Reading
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