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International Children’s Day

Here is a blog from IFLA for International Children’s Day :  https://blogs.ifla.org/lpa/2019/11/20/school-libraries-deliver-on-the-rights-of-the-child/

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School Library Association India

School librarians in India have established a new national association. They are moving ahead slowly but steadily. The association is planning to organize its first annual conference in February at Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad. For details, go to https://indianschoollibraryassociationonline.wordpress.com/author/islaorgin/

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Australian Reading House Bridges a Cultural Divide

The Australian Reading Hour, in which Australians of all ages are encouraged to drop everything and read a book for a specified hour each year, was last week. This year’s event held special significance for the indigenous Binjari community because libraries participating in the program featured a children’s book — […]

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ALA Honors Writers for Youth

Over 20,000 librarians and exhibitors attended the American Library Association (ALA) conference in Washington, DC this June. One of its major strands, as usual, was outstanding authors for youth. The year marks the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award, which honors African American authors of children’s literature. Kwame […]

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Children’s Literature Heritage

Celebrate Your Children’s Literature Heritage with a Literary Landmark 2019 marks the 100thAnniversary of Children’s Book Week, an event sponsored by theChildren’s Book Counciland Every Child A Reader.  Since 2015 communities around the country have celebrated Children’s Book Week by dedicating a Literary Landmark plaque a site that has a connection to […]

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Literacy citizenship conference call for proposals

Literary Citizenship 25–27 September 2019, National Library of Norway, Oslo Call for papers The history of the book is one of global and complex encounters, and the book trade has from its very outset been a transnational enterprise. Today, in part due to digitization, the production, distribution and consumption of […]

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ILA 2019 conference call for proposals

Join the International Literacy Association on June 21–22, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV, for a two-day event that is specifically designed to help practitioners and professionals  recognize and address biases in literacy instruction and create classroom and school environments that are diverse, inclusive, affirming, and culturally sensitive. Their call for session […]

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