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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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Dealing With a Materials Challenge

ALA’s Banned Books Week kicks off September 25 and runs through October 1. This week highlights the necessity of libraries’ and teen service specialists’ being prepared for materials challenges. They can be a jolt to you and your staff. The … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Golden Sower Nominees

2017-2018 Golden Sower Nominees

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Annual Meeting

The 2016 Annual Meeting is scheduled for July 22nd at Kearney Public Library.  Here is the flyer with full details and registration form.

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Golden Sower Winners!

Primary – Winner: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Oliver Jeffers Honor: That Is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems My Crocodile Does Not Bite by Joe Kulka Intermediate – Winner: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s … Continue reading

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Readathon 2016 Party

Planning to host a Readathon 2016 party?  Post your information on the following site for Nebraska:  http://www.readathonday.com/nebraska.html

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National Readathon Day

For more information, go to:  http://www.readathonday.com/

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Top 10 Most Challenged Books

10. Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan @loversdiction 9. Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan by Jeanette Winter 8. Habibi by Craig Thompson 7. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel @AlisonBechdel 6. Holy Bible 5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon @mark_haddon … Continue reading

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Week of Weeding Extension

Due to the blizzard last week that closed many libraries for several days, we have extended Week of Weeding through this coming Saturday, February 13th.  Be sure to email in your participation form by February 15th. Week of Weeding 2016

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Central Nebraska Digital Coop

Central Nebraska Digital Co-op (NLA/NSLA) Jake Rundle from the Hastings Public Library presented information about the Central Nebraska Digital Co-op at the NLA/NSLA Conference. Here are a few of the questions he answered for us. If you are interested in … Continue reading

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