Category Archives: News

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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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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Beatty Award Goes to Eggers, Follett Buys Baker & Taylor

2016 Beatty Award Recipient: This Bridge Will Not Be Gray written by Dave Eggers, illustrated by Tucker Nichols, and published by McSweeney’s  has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the California Library Association’s John and Patricia Beatty Award. This … Continue reading

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Our Family Coalition Supports Transgender Youth with Readings

From Our Family Coalition — In just a few weeks, parents, caregivers, educators, community leaders, ministers and students across the country will join to support transgender children and youth by hosting readings in their communities of the children’s book I … Continue reading

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Stagebridge Storytelling Class, Beverly Cleary Salute

Stagebridge Storytelling Class: Renowned storyteller Olga Loya will be teaching a storytelling course at Stagebridge, 2501 Harrison St., Oakland, CA. The course runs on Wednesdays, May 3 through June 6, 2016, for $95. The focus of the course is on … Continue reading

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ACL Institute “Race Matters” Registration, Peggy Fortnum dies

“Race Matters: Practical Ways Libraries Can Celebrate All Youth:”  Registration is now open for ACL Institute 2016!  Please join us. The Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California (ACL) Proudly Presents Race Matters: Practical Ways Libraries Can Celebrate All Youth. Friday, June 3, … Continue reading

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ACL’s Reviewers Guide, Cleary’s 100th Birthday, and More!

Check out ACL’s New Reviewers Guide: The Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California offers a new Reviewers Guide, with added focus on reviewing diversity in books for youth. Please see the documents on our BayViews website:  http://bayviews.org/reviewtools.html http://bayviews.org/reviewersguide03-2016.pdf CBC … Continue reading

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