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Christian Robinson at Pittsburg Library May 21

Join the Pittsburg Library, Saturday, May 21 @ 10:30 am, Farmers Market in Historic Downtown Pittsburg for a visit from Christian Robinson as we celebrate our StoryWalk featuring the award-winning Last Stop on Market Street.  Visit http://ccclib.org/ for more information … Continue reading

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ACL Meeting Reminder, Lindsay Elected ALSC Pres.

ACL Meeting Friday, May 13, 2016:  Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members!  Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, May 13, 2016, from 9am–1pm at the Oakland Main Library.   We will have our usual Book … Continue reading

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Matt De La Pen~a to Speak at San Francisco Public Library

Newbery Medalist Matt De La Pen~a to Speak at San Francisco Public Library: Join Mo’Magic and the San Francisco Public Library as they host a visit from author Matt de la Peña, winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal for Last Stop … Continue reading

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New ACL Website, Review of “Raymie Nightingale”

Greetings to all our Blog visitors!  The Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California is revitalizing our website (http://www.bayviews.org/)  and blog. The new version of both will be unveiled in May 2016, so you might find us offline for a … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Board Books, Part II

Spring 2016 Board Books, Part II Last month we looked at new individual board book titles, and new entries in series. Now, let’s examine board books that are adapted from picture books. Board Books Adapted from Picture Books Banks, Kate. … Continue reading

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Steve Sheinkin Wins Empire State Award, Handbook for Storytellers Review

Steve Sheinkin Wins Empire State Award: The Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association is excited to announce that the winner of the 2016 Empire State Award for Excellence in Literature for Young People is Steve Sheinkin.  Mr. … Continue reading

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ALSC Cancels Conference, Review of “No Better Friend”

ALSC Cancels Conference: The Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, is canceling the upcoming National Institute that was scheduled for September 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina, in protest of that state’s new … Continue reading

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