Book Look +Plus!
Monday, August 12, 2013 at the Massillion Public Library
What’s new about Book Look +Plus?
- Same Great New Book Titles
- Free Book Give-a-Ways
- NEW “Learning Together”
August Program will Focus on The Common Core.
Presentation Topics Include:
- How will School Librarians be Affected?
- What Support can Public Librarians Provide?
- How Can We All be Better Trained in The Common Core?
You Choose which session to attend:
Morning (9:00am-1:00pm) or Afternoon (1:00pm-4:00pm) *Both sessions include lunch
2013 SUMMER LIBRARY SYMPOSIUNM!
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Kent State University
STEM is featured this year with breakout sessions to include STEM Made Easy, APPS, the Common Core, and Literature Updates.
Our Featured author is Phillip Hoose is the widely-acclaimed author of books, essays, stories, songs, and articles, including the National Book Award winning book, Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice and recently received the Sibert award for Moonbird He is also the author of the multi-award winning title, The Race to Save the Lord God Bird, the National Book Award Finalist We Were There Too!: Young People in U.S. History, and the Christopher Award-winning manual for youth activism It’s Our World Too!.
April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning author of 60 children’s books including Here Come the Humpbacks!; Trout Are Made of Trees; The Bumblebee Queen; and One Is a Snail, Ten Is a Crab. Her book Vulture View received ALA’s Theodor “Seuss” Geisel Honor Award. Stars Beneath Your Bed: the Surprising Story of Dust won the AAAS/Subaru/SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books. Sayre is a three time winner of the John Burroughs Award for nature writing for young people.
Youth Services Librarians Learned all about Tweens at the recently held Youth Services Symposium, which featured author, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, professor and author, Teri Lesesne, and librarians Tiffany Baducci and Brianne Wilkins-Bester. In this photo, librarians listen to Teri present information about tween development.
A FREE 4 Week Online Workshop for any NE OH Librarian.
Online sessions will take place, May 13th – June 10th, right after the Youth Services Symposium Event!
Instructor: Valerie Colston, M.A.
For more information and to Register, Visit:
2013 BOOK AWARDS!!!!
The ALA Youth Media Awards were announced January 28th at the ALA Midwinter Meeting In Seattle, WA.
Here are some of the winners:
The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate
I remember revieing these two books at past NEO Book Looks and thought that they were both fantastic! Be sure to come to a Book Look Plus+ event in 2013 to check out some possible award books for next year!
Here is a link to other ALA winner and honor books, and even watch a video from the awards event!
TEEN SUMMER READING WEBINARS!
Thanks to all of the presenters for the Teen Summer Reading Webinar Series! The webinars are over, but you can follow this link to view the powerpoint slides from them:
Here is the entire Summer Reading Workshop Handout Packet to print off and use for your Summer Reading Activities:
Here are some other resources (ex: weblinks/powerpoints) not included in the handout packet:
Rocks and Minerals:
Thanks to NEO practicum student, Dee, for taking these photos at the event! Follow the link to NEO’s Flicker page to see all of the fun we had!