Due to the concern of the weather and travel, the Target Meeting that was to be held this Thursday, has been rescheduled to next Thursday February 28th. The time and place will be the same. The meeting will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 at the Raymond A. Whitwer Public Library in Tilden.
The hundred year old book is this years One Book One Nebraska selection. Check out this great Nebraska book for your book club. The System Office has ten copies of the book, as well as sample discussion questions. Contact Shelia at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-564-1586 to reserve for your upcoming book group.
Don’t forget to sign up for the upcoming Target Meeting in Tilden on February 21, 2013.
You can register by going to http://libraries.ne.gov/nels/calendar
This years Summer Reading Program will be held on Tuesday March 12th from 10:00 – 3:00p.m at Dusters Restaurant 2804 13th St. Columbus, NE. The Cost will be $20.00 per person and 4CE credits will be given for the days attendance. This years program will feature “Dig into Reading” Craft and Program Ideas from Jody Crocker, Pre K through YA Summer Reading Booktalks from Sally Snyder and “Dig Deep:Discover” Program by Mad Science of Iowa Plus. Registration must be received by Thursday, March 7th.
You can register by going to the calendar page on this website and filling out and submitting the form.
The next quarterly meeting of Target will be held at Raymond A. Whitwer Tilden Public Library, on February 21st, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.. Please join us for a discussion of “Desperately Seeking Ways to Save” and “Boomerang Kids” are you serving this population? Target is free of charge and you will get 3 CE credits for attending. You will also get a chance to meet the new director of the Northeast Library System. Please RSVP to the System Office by February 18th. You can also register through the calendar on this site.
The Northeast Library System is offering 3 $100.00 scholarships to the “2013 Legislative Day/Advocacy Day” in Lincoln on January 30th, 2013. Contact the office for the application, application deadline is January 11th.
Have you ever had a patron ask you what book is next in a series, or you just wandered yourself? Here are four websites that answer just that question:
KDL’s What’s Next http://ww2kdl.org/libcat/whatsnext.asp
MCPL Juvenile Series & Sequels http://www.mymcpl.org/books-movies-music/juvenile-series
Fantastic Fiction http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/
NLC’s Books in Series http://nlc.nebraska.gov/ref/booksinseries.asp
A lot has been said about ebooks, libraries and publishers but the situation still remains confusing for many of us. If you’re curious about these kinds of things, and especially how they relate to Nebraska public libraries and OverDrive, take a look at this article that was written recently by Matt Williams of the Kearney Public Library.
Thanks to Tami Anderson for bringing this article to my attention and to Matt Williams for the permission to post it here.