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ACL Debuts New Website and Blog; It’s Time to Switch Over!

Dear Loyal BayViewsandmore Readers:  New Website and Blog The Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California has a newly designed online presence; we are so excited to introduce you to our new website and blog!  The blog you are reading right now, … Continue reading

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Review of the Week

Mills, Claudia. Zero Tolerance. Fic. Farrar, 2013. 231p. $16.99. 978-0-374-33312-6. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 4-8 When Sierra accidentally takes her mom’’s bag lunch to middle school instead of her own, she realizes there is a small knife in the bag, which she … Continue reading

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Review of the Week

Savage, Stephen. Little Tug Stephen Savage, Illus. Pic. Bk. N. Porter/Roaring Brook, 2012. [32]p. $12.99 978-1-59643-648-0 OUTSTANDING GRADES TOD-PRE. Though not the biggest, tallest or fastest boat in the harbor, anthropomorphized Little Tug still has an important role to play … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Library Programming – Movies

Many libraries have a movie license to show films at library programs.  Here are some ways to add movie showings to library programs to get the most benefit from the money spent for your movie license.  Some of these ideas … Continue reading

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Review of the Week

Gale, Eric Kahn. The Bully Book. Fic.  Roaring Brook, 2012. 240p. $16.99. 978-0-06-212511-8.  OUTSTANDING. GRADES 4-8. Bullying is a hot topic in schools and society today, so it is no surprise to see yet another story involving the topic. What … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Report – “Outreach as a Core Principle”

Following up our previous posts, here is another report from one of our members on her recent ALA Conference experiences. Odette Batis attended the presentation “Outreach as a Core Principle” and found it to be “the most inspiring talk on … Continue reading

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The Caldecott Medal 75th Anniversary!

CHICAGO — Join the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) in celebrating 75 years of distinguished picture books! The Caldecott Medal was established in 1937 and first awarded in 1938 by the American Library Association (ALA). Now, in 2012 … Continue reading

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