April 16, 2014

Mayville and Jamestown purchase Random House OverDrive ebook youth titles

Mayville    
Alligator Bayou Donna Jo Napoli $9.69
The Boy Who Lost His Face Louis Sachar $6.99
The City of Ember Jeanne DuPrau $6.78
Cuba 15 Nancy Osa $8.99
Honey Bees Stephen Buchmann $8.72
The People of Sparks Jeanne DuPrau $6.78
The Prophet of Yonwood Jeanne DuPrau $6.78
The Tequila Worm Viola Canales $8.72
Toilet Paper Mummy Michael Rex, Michael Rex $5.81
Vincent Van Gogh Jan Greenberg, Sandra Jordan $6.78
What They Found Walter Dean Myers $8.72
When You Reach Me/First Light Rebecca Stead $13.57
     
Jamestown    
Hattie Big Sky Kirby Larson $6.78
Hattie Ever After Kirby Larson $19.40
The Mighty Miss Malone Christopher Paul Curtis $8.72
Penny from Heaven Jennifer L. Holm $6.78
The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer $24.00
Pictures of Hollis Woods Patricia Reilly Giff $6.78
The Stories Julian Tells Ann Cameron, Ann Strugnell $4.99
There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom Louis Sachar $6.99
Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon Ruth Stiles Gannett $16.95

November is Picture Book Month

Another good excuse for a program!  Have one each week!

PBMLOGO

Picture Book Month is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book during November.  On the website, check out the Activities tab for printable activities from many different authors and the Promo Kit tab for a poster, a 3-sided standee and shelf talkers you can print.   http://picturebookmonth.com/

Teen Read Week

teen read week 2013October 13-19, 2013.
Plan to be involved!
Check out these resources for ideas and information.
http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa/index.php/Teen_Read_Week

http://teenreadweek.ning.com/

Common Core Workshop

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Wednesday, June 5th, 10-12, Prendergast Fireplace Room

Sue Bartle, Director of the E2CC BOCES School Library System, will be presenting ways in which public libraries can build strong nonfiction collections to support our students as CCSS is implemented in the schools.   Each participant should bring two K-12 nonfiction books when they attend.  Contact Valle Blair to register.

ALSC & YALSA Best Books of the Year 2013

ALSC best of 2013The Association for Library Services to Children and the Young Adult Library Services Association have issued their list of best books for 2013.  Check them out at this link:

http://www.slj.com/2013/03/books-media/collection-development/2013-alsc-yalsa-book-picks-the-years-best-titles-for-children-and-teens/