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Golden Sower Nominees 2018-2019 at TRaiLS!

The Three Rivers Library System has added new book kit titles to borrow for the next school year. Check out our Libib site at trails.libib.com.

We currently added two Golden Sower Nominated titles for 2018-2019:

 Desert Dark by Sonja Stone

Ever wanted to be part of an elite, government-funded boarding school? So does sixteen year old Nadia Riley! Excited to be part of a covert CIA Black-Ops program, Nadia travels to Desert Mountain Academy, only for rumors of a double agent on campus to bubble up, along with the assumption of the double agent being Nadia. Will Nadia survive the tough world of covert teen agents? Find out all the dark secrets in this young adult thriller!

 

When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin

This tearjerker follows a former foster kid, Ben Coffin, a big sci-fi reader who rescues a mutt from an alley. Thanks to the little pup Ben meets a fellow bibliophile, Halley, who he nicknames Rainbow Girl. As the two decide to write a novel together, Ben’s life starts unraveling at the seams. Read how Ben finds the truth about friendship and the meaning of home in this middle grade novel.

 

Want to see a list of all the Golden Sower Nominee titles we have to offer? Check out the Golden Sower Nominee tag! 

Have any questions? Trouble logging into Libib? Contact Chelsea at trls.assistant@gmail.com! 

Golden Sower Nominees 2018-2019 at TRaiLS!

The Three Rivers Library System has added new book kit titles to borrow for the next school year. Check out our Libib site at trails.libib.com.

We currently added two Golden Sower Nominated titles for 2018-2019:

 Projekt 1065 by Alan Gratz 

This novel of World War II brings us the young Irish spy, Michael O’Shaunessey, living in Nazi Germany and a member of the Hitler Youth in order to gain insider knowledge. Will Michael risk everything he cares about to get the information he needs?

The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron 

Can you imagine a world where memories are wiped clean every 12 years? Welcome to Canaan! A town where life is safe, structured, and surrounded by white stone walls and no memories of the past. But every twelve years, The Forgetting sweeps in to purge the city’s memories. Except Nadia, the only person who’s never forgotten. Can she discover the real truth of the city?

Want to see a list of all the Golden Sower Nominee titles we have to offer? Check out the Golden Sower Nominee tag! 

Have any questions? Trouble logging into Libib? Contact Chelsea at trls.assistant@gmail.com! 

Golden Sower Nominees 2018-2019 at TRaiLS!

The Three Rivers Library System has added new book kit titles to borrow for the next school year. Check out our Libib site at trails.libib.com.

We currently added two Golden Sower Nominated titles for 2018-2019:

 

The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry 

This thrilling murder-mystery by bestselling author April Henry will delight fans of this genre. This story is about Olivia who’s determined to find her mother’s murderer. The problem is that the killer might be tracking Olivia down first.  Will Olivia solve the mystery? Or will the mystery consume her?

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk 

This novel about bullying and courage brings us Annabelle growing up in a small town in Pennsylvania and her small voice of justice. Annabelle’s strength and compassion helps illuminate a picture of America at a crossroads.

Want to see a list of all the Golden Sower Nominee titles we have to offer? Check out the Golden Sower Nominee tag! 

Have any questions? Trouble logging into Libib? Contact Chelsea at trls.assistant@gmail.com! 

Golden Sower Nominees 2018-2019 at TRaiLS

The Three Rivers Library System has added new book kit titles to borrow for the next school year. Check out our Libib site at trails.libib.com.

We currently added two Golden Sower Nominated titles for 2018-2019:

Scythe by Neal Shusterman 

This Printz Honor-winning book begins a new series by the bestselling author of the Unwind series (a super popular title borrowed from TRaiLS!). In this installment, humanity has conquered misery, hunger, disease, and war which bring Scythes into the picture, the only beings able to end life.  Two teens have to learn that a perfect world comes with a heavy price.

Ghost by Jason Reynolds 

This National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature shows us Ghost, a middle-school student who wants to be the fastest sprinter on the elite track team. Can Ghost qualify for the Junior Olympics? Will his past slow him down? Check out this first installment of this new quartet!

Want to see a list of all the Golden Sower Nominee titles we have to offer? Check out the Golden Sower Nominee tag! 

Have any questions? Trouble logging into Libib? Contact Chelsea at trls.assistant@gmail.com! 

Spring Meetings 2018!

Spring Meetings 2018

Sponsored by
Public Library and Trustee Section (PLTS);
School, Children’s and Young People’s Section (SCYP);
Paraprofessional Section;
and the Regional Library Systems

April 16 – Seward Memorial Library
April 17 – Raymond A. Whitwer Tilden Public Library
April 24 – Lexington Public Library
April 25 – Alliance Public Library

Registration is $40 per person (includes lunch)

9:00–9:30 Registration & Refreshments
9:30–10:00 Updates from PLTS, NLA, NLC, & the Regional Library Systems
10:00–12:00 David Drozd
12:00–1:00 Catered Lunch
1:00–3:00 Dr. Sheryl Feinstein

L​earn more about this Spring Meeting at the NLA Website! ​

One Book One Nebraska at TRaiLS!

Happy Valentine’s day from the TRaiLS Office! This Valentine’s day, curl up with a poetry anthology or a novel in verse book kit for your book club.

The 2018 One Book One Nebraska,  Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry, has officially arrived for you to check out for your book club. Check it out on our book kit site, trails.libib.com. 

Read all about this year’s 2018 One Book One Nebraska choice and keep up on all the news and events happening in your  area.

For other poetic options this month for your book club, check out the novels in verse that can be borrowed from TRaiLS:

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Booked by Kwame Alexander

Nebraska School Librarians Day

School Librarians Day Fall 2017
Northeast Community College – Norfolk
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, November 18, 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

LITERATURE, LITERACY AND TECHNOLOGY
Presenters:
Morning: Sally Snyder – Nebraska Library Commission
Afternoon: Beth Kabes – ESU Coordinating Council Blended/Distance Education Director

FREE to NSLA Members (Check Membership Status Here)
Price of Membership for Non-Members ($30 individual | $15 student | $10 retired)
Lunch Included

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, November 10 at http://www.neschoollibrarians.org/

Pay online or make checks payable to Nebraska School Librarians Association and mail to:
Kim Gangwish, NSLA Executive Secretary
4905 Chennault St., Papillion, NE 68133

Click the photo for details!