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Join the Circle of Knowledge

May 31, 2007

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The $5,000 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant will be awarded to a US library for the best public awareness campaign incorporating the 2008 National Library Week theme, “Join the circle of knowledge @ your library.” The grant is sponsored by Scholastic Library Publishing, a division of Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and […]

Booked for Success: Reality in the Library

May 28, 2007

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I had a few extra minutes on my hands while eating breakfast so I started flipping channels on the television.  Before I knew it, I was hooked on “Shear Genius”, a hair  competition for stylists.  And of course, they’re running back to back episodes because it is a holiday!! Not too far into the marathon, […]

Yalsa: “Get Connected: Tech Programs for Teens”

May 26, 2007

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CHICAGO -Preorders are open now for “Get Connected: Tech Programs for Teens,” published by Neal-Schuman and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), the fastest-growing division of the American Library Association (ALA). “Get Connected” will be available on June 13, 2007.   Borrowing its title from the Teen Tech Week™ theme, “Get Connected” offers tried-and-true, practical […]

Spanish Language Marketing Materials

May 23, 2007

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The REFORMA DC Metro Area Chapter and WebJunction invite you to share your Spanish language marketing and public relations materials at the PIÑATA DE RECURSOS/RESOURCE PIÑATA Exhibit to be held at the REFORMA Fundraiser Reception in Washington, DC on Sunday, June 24, 2007. At the PIÑATA DE RECURSOS/RESOURCE PIÑATA Exhibit, guests will view the materials […]

Paper Draper Project Media Kits

May 20, 2007

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  In an effort to touch schools she can’t actually visit AND to raise funds for her upcoming national teen reading initiative, Sharon Draper has created Paper Draper Project Media Kits.  They are available on her website.   Each kit contains copies of her booksm posters, a DVD of Draper booktalking the books, a CD […]

3rd Annual Self Love Celebration

May 20, 2007

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The Summer Self-Love Celebration is a 6 session, 3 week personal empowerment program for female youth ages 13-16 years old. The mission of this program is to provide a non-traditional approach to Violence and HIV prevention via instilling self-worth, critical thinking and Personal EMPOWERMENT into female youth of the Hip-Hop Generation! Spend your time with […]

Stepping Stones

May 16, 2007

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Project Stepping Stone is a major initiative of the Indianapolis Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s to get Latino students to college. There is no cost to the students or parents. The Project’s website is continually being developed and it contains a link to an application for a one week college prepatory workshop […]

Just a little Z fun!!

May 14, 2007

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Teen Suicide

May 14, 2007

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Suicide has now passed homicide as a leading cause of death for Indiana teen-agers, and a statewide survey reveals that increasing numbers of Indiana kids are thinking about and planning for suicide. One Indiana community has devised an effective initiative to reverse these trends. And you can obtain a free copy of The Indiana Youth […]