The John Newbery Medal is awarded each year by ALSC (Association for Library Services to Children), a division of ALA, to the author of the most “distinguished contribution to American literature for children.”
Gather at PLSHQ to watch a live stream of the Youth Media Awards and celebrate all the outstanding authors and illustrators that contributed to Children's Literature in 2021. Refreshments at 10 am; live stream to begin at 10:30 am.
This is a comprehensive class on the Notary Public License Law for those looking to become a new Notary Public or those needing a refresher on Notary Law and the duties/ responsibilities afforded to you.
While a great resource of entertainment, social networking sites can often come with risks to young users. Social Network Security for Kids & Tweens will walk Youth Services Staff through important topics and trends in social networking including:
Designing attractive, professional print and digital communications can be overwhelming to smaller-sized libraries with limited personnel, staff time, and budget. However, small libraries should not be discouraged by these constraints or a lack of graphic design experience.
Feeling anxious? Relax and get out of your head with soothing, mindful doodling. In this class, Molly O'Riley will teach the importance of doodling for the brain, doodle practices that help refocus thinking and provide grounding, and breathing techniques to set the stage.
Materials selection is something all libraries do, regardless of size or budget, but it's not always easy to know what to buy, especially in genres or age levels you don't know well.