Tag Archives: California Library Association

Attend the ACL meeting Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 at Oakland Main Library

ACL Meeting Friday, November 13, 2015:  Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members!  Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, November 13, 2015, from 9am-12:30pm at the Oakland Main Library.   We will have our usual Book … Continue reading

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Modesto Ends Library Instruction, Kirkus Prize, CLA Website Revamped

Modesto To End Elementary Library Instruction: Although there is no plan to close the nine elementary school libraries in Modesto, CA, staff received notices that their jobs may be eliminated and there will no longer be library instruction. Instead, the … Continue reading

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CLA Webinar on Common Core

The California Library Association is sponsoring a webinar entitlted “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten and Common Core: Helping Readers from Preschool Through High School.” Wednesday, April 23 | Noon – 1:30pm Webinar Presenters: Margo Denton, K-12 Resource Librarian, SDUSD; Mary Ann Scheuer, Emerson School, Berkeley; … Continue reading

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Author Ann Jonas Dies, New CLA “Briefings” Posted

Author/Illustrator Ann Jonas Dies Ann Jonas, award-winning writer and illustrator of numerous children’s books, died September 29, 2013 in Rhinebeck, NY. Between 1982 and 1999, Jonas created a total of 16 books for young readers, including The Quilt, (Greenwillow, 1984), … Continue reading

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2013 Beatty Award Goes to The Camping Trip That Changed America

The 2013 Beatty Award will be given to Barb Rosenstock for The Camping Trip That Changed America (Dial, 2012), illustrated by Mordecai Gerstein. This nonfiction picture book details the camping trip of naturalist John Muir and President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903, where … Continue reading

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