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

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!


2017 Yalsa Teens’ Top Ten

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The official Yalsa 2017 Teens’ Top titles have been announced! The list below is as follows:


  1. Don’t Get Caught by Kurt Dinan. Sourcebooks Fire. 9781492630142.
  2. Scythe by Neal Shusterman. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. 9781442472426.
  3. The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon. Penguin Random House. 9780553496680.
  4. Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. 9781442468351
  5. This is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp. Sourcebooks Fire. 9781492622468.
  6. Heartless by Marissa Meyer. Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. 9781250044655.
  7. P.S. I Like You by Kasie West. Scholastic. 9780545850971.
  8. Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. 9781481432542.
  9. Genius: The Game by Leopoldo Gout. Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. 9781250115270.
  10. If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo. Flatiron Books YA. 9781250078407.

To read more, check out the Teens’ Top Ten page or the ALA page.

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