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CPLS Winners of the NEST 529 Drawing

Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg, First National Bank of Omaha, and the Nebraska Library Commission presented 15 Nebraska children and teenagers each with a $529 contribution to a NEST 529 College Savings account today in the fourth annual Read to … Continue reading

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AASL Best Websites for Teaching 2017

Media Sharing Elink.io¬† Looking for a way to curate and share links in a newsletter or list then elink is the online tool for you. Choose a template, add links and share as a web page, newsletter or website embed. … Continue reading

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2017 ALSC Summer Reading Lists

The Association for Library Service to Children’s Quicklists Consulting Committee has updated their Summer Reading Lists with new and exciting titles! The lists are full of book titles to keep children engaged in reading throughout the summer. Four Summer Reading … Continue reading

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May celebrations

National Library Legislative Day: May 1-2 Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Choose Privacy Week: May 1-7 Star Wars Day: May 4           National Beverage Day: May 6   Children’s Book Week: May 1-7

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National Library Week 2017

“Libraries Transform” is the theme for National Library Week in 2017. For information and ideas on how to celebrate, go to: http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/celebrationweeks/natlibraryweek

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“Best” Lists

Best Adult Genre Fiction 2017 Best Fiction for Young Adults 2017 Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2017 Notable Children’s Books 2017

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American Marketing Association Covers Library Marketing

Interesting piece that appeared on the AMA website: https://www.ama.org/publications/MarketingNews/Pages/libraries-bust-out-of-the-card-catalog.aspx

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Public libraries invited to apply for the NASA@ My Library STEM initiative

Sarah Ostman Communications Manager ALA Public Programs Office 312-280-5061 sostman@ala.org Public libraries are invited to apply for NASA@ My Library, a STEM education initiative that will increase and enhance STEM learning opportunities for library patrons throughout the nation, including geographic … Continue reading

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American Library Association announces 2017 youth media award winners

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/01/american-library-association-announces-2017-youth-media-award-winners

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2016 Teen Top Ten

1. Alive by Chandler Baker. 2. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. 3. The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough. 4. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. 5. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon. 6. Every Last Word … Continue reading

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