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  1. Using the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® Toolkit with Spanish-Speaking Communities

    On-Demand Once Join us for an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library Toolkit for Spanish-speaking Communities.   This kit was developed by ALSC and PLA to assist and empower public library staff to serve Spanish-sp ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 05/01/2015 - 11:39 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  2. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. The Myth of Busy Summers

    Youth librarians serve kids, parents, and advocates all year long By Linda W. Braun When library staff members serving youth tell me how much busier they are when school is out for the summer (and in preparing for students’ vacation time), it makes me a l ...

    bgoldberg - 06/23/2014 - 11:44 - 6 comments - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Literacy

    1918 In 1918 ALA opens a library for American military personnel in Paris. This collection was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris Posted Feb 25, 2013 Comments: 0 1930 First meeting of the Young People's Reading Round Table; now ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:39 - ab5w32

  5. Partners in Literacy: How Schools and Public Libraries Can Work Together

    On-Demand Multiple The Cuyahoga County Public Library System and its local Parma School System have piloted a rich partnership to help youth literacy. It began with after school programming led by librarians, branched out to a homework center and a collab ...

    SHOFMANN - 05/21/2015 - 16:37 - rb0cnm

  6. Knowing What Readers Need

    Done right, Common Core teaches texts, not tests By Ernie Cox The era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in American education carries both promise and peril. Pundits readily discuss varied perspectives about CCSS in everything from traditional journal ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Read for the Record Campaign

    Celebration Event Non-ALA Thursday, October 3, 2013 (All day) Jumpstart’s premiere national campaign,  Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, is one time of the year when millions of individuals come together to celebra ...

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  8. Teen Read Week

    ALA Events Celebration Sunday, October 13, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, October 19, 2013 (All day) A national literacy initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association that is aimed at teens, their parents, librarians, educators, booksellers and ...

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  9. International Literacy Day

    Celebration Event International International Events Non-ALA Sunday, September 8, 2013 (All day) For over 40 years now, UNESCO has been celebrating International Literacy Day by reminding the international community that literacy is a human right and the ...

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  10. Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age: Apps and E-Books in Storytime

    On-Demand Multiple Storytime has joined the digital age, and incorporating digital media into collections and programming is now an essential part of children’s librarianship. Join PLA and instructor Cen Campbell for this on-demand webinar that tackles th ...

    SHOFMANN - 05/21/2015 - 16:32 - rb0cnm

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