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REMINDER: Deadline to apply for Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards is Fri. 3-15

March 14th 2019

Please excuse cross-postings * * *FYI,* *_ _* *_Apply for the 2019 Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards – Deadline Extended to March 15, 2019_* The New Jersey State Library is accepting _application forms_ for the annual Best Practices in Early Literacy Award. The award honors up to four outstanding public libraries that currently provide exemplary literacy programs for children from birth to six years, their families and caregivers. The award provides a $1,000 honorarium, a certificate, and promo ...Continue Reading

Please help a colleague with a short public library survey

March 13th 2019

Hi, Everyone, A colleague of mine is doing a research study with public library staff who work with children/youth/teens.  She’d love to get as many responses as possible from as many places as possible.  A lofty goal, I know!  She’s interested in hearing from you as library staff about how you think about your jobs. It’s a 5-10 minute survey.  It should be fun – there’s even a drawing part if you’re artistic because the survey has a drawing component – it may be easier to do on a smart phone or ...Continue Reading

Summer Reading Workshops

March 13th 2019

Please excuse the cross postings.   The NJ State Summer Reading Committee’s 2019 Workshop season has officially kicked off, and we still have spots available for Mullica Hill (3/15), Franklin Township in Somerset (3/18), and Monroe Township (3/25). Not signed up yet?  What are you waiting for?  Here are our top reasons to attend: 1.        Less work for you.  Our awesome committee members have put together a wide variety of programming ideas for all different age ...Continue Reading

Please help a colleague with a short public library survey

March 13th 2019

Hi, Everyone, A colleague of mine is doing a research study with public library staff who work with children/youth/teens.  She’d love to get as many responses as possible from as many places as possible.  A lofty goal, I know!  She’s interested in hearing from you as library staff about how you think about your jobs. It’s a 5-10 minute survey.  It should be fun – there’s even a drawing part if you’re artistic because the survey has a drawing component – it may be easier to do on a smart phone or ...Continue Reading

Possible library program

March 10th 2019

FYI, Just sharing this information. ~Sharon _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ My name is Sherin Motawea and I am promoting my educational ancient Egypt exhibit and classes called: “*Meet the Pharaohs”.* I have a Master of Arts in Museum and Heritage Studies from the U.K. Previously, I was the head of the Museums Department in Egypt for many years.  I have since moved to the United States and have started to use my ...Continue Reading

Deadline extended to apply for Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards

March 7th 2019

Please excuse cross postings *_ _* *FYI,* *_ _* *_Apply for the 2019 Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards – Deadline Extended to March 15, 2019_* The New Jersey State Library is accepting _application forms_ for the annual Best Practices in Early Literacy Award. The award honors up to four outstanding public libraries that currently provide exemplary literacy programs for children from birth to six years, their families and caregivers. The award provides a $1,000 honorarium, a certificate, and pro ...Continue Reading

REMINDERS: Summer reading events & Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards

February 27th 2019

Please excuse cross-postings   *_Apply for the 2019 Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards – Deadline March 8, 2019_* The New Jersey State Library is accepting application forms for the annual Best Practices in Early Literacy Award. The award honors up to four outstanding public libraries that currently provide exemplary literacy programs for children from birth to six years, their families and caregivers. The award provides a $1,000 honorarium, a certificate, and promotion of the winning library as a model pro ...Continue Reading

SLJ's Summer Reading public library survey

February 21st 2019

FYI, If you are willing and interested, SLJ is asking for people to fill out their Summer Reading Survey by Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. They are gathering insights into public library summer programming for children and teens, with an emphasis on summer reading. It will inform an /SLJ/ feature story in the coming months. Thanks. ~Sharon Best regards, 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. ...Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed for the 2019 Youth Services Forum

February 20th 2019

Please excuse cross-postings * * *Seeking Volunteers for the annual Youth Services Forum Planning Committee  - Deadline to Confirm Your Interest March 15, 2019* Have you attended the Youth Services Forum in the past and felt the desire to have more of an impact on the programs offered? The Youth Services Forum, an annual conference for youth services librarians, is looking for volunteers for the Forum’s planning committee (you must be a member of NJLA). You would be working closely with Sandi Cronce, Pro ...Continue Reading

Teen Advisory Board Summit

February 19th 2019

Hi everyone and apologies for any cross-postings.   _Teen Advisory Board Summits Press Release_ The New Jersey Library Association and the New Jersey State Library are proud to support this endeavor of the YA Services Section.  The purpose of this Teen Advisory Board Summit is to allow teens to meet and interact with teens from other libraries.  They will share ideas, discuss different and creative solutions to a variety of scenarios.  Realizing that their experiences are only one part of the ...Continue Reading
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