Category Archives: Professional Development

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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Free “What’s New” Webinar

What’s New In Children’s Literature 2016 – Free Infopeople Webinar   Thursday, April 14, 2016 Noon-1pm Pacific, 2pm Central, 3pm Eastern Presenter: Penny Peck, author of Crash Course in Children’s Services: Second Edition, Libraries Unlimited, 2014 Do you freeze when a … Continue reading

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Upcoming Book Fests, Storytelling Festival

Children’s Book Festival to be held in Palo Alto: The Palo Alto Public Library is the site of the free Children’s Book Festival, to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016, 1-4pm, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Featured speakers … Continue reading

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Ukelele Workshop, Lambda Finalists, Children’s Choice Voting Open

Learn Ukelele:  Have you been wanting to add an instrument to your storytime? Here’s your chance!  This session on learning the ukulele will be led by Mary Dubbs, a totally self/internet-taught ukulele player of 18-months, and by all accounts a … Continue reading

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ACL Fellowships Available

Applications are now being accepted for The Dorothy Helfeld Fellowship, presented annually by the Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California (ACL). ACL invites students of children’s librarianship and/or children’s literature to explore the question, “Children’s librarianship – is it … Continue reading

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SLJ Names Best Books, ACL Performers’ Showcase Registration Open

SLJ Names Best Books of 2015: Check out School Library Journal’s choices for the best children’s and teen books from this year – http://www.slj.com/best-books-2015/#_ . ACL’s Annual Performers’ Showcase: Come see over thirty children’s performers, all in one day, all … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas from Oakland PL, New Infopeople Course on Storytime

Oakland PL Offers Gift Suggestions: For the first time, Oakland Public Library is offering suggestions for parents and others looking for holiday gift book titles for children. Check out their blog if you have patrons needing ideas for books to … Continue reading

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