Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, award-winning author of The War That Saved My Life and its forthcoming sequel, The War I Finally Won, will visit the Chevy Chase, DC library on Wednesday, October 11, at 4:30 p.m.  Additional details can be found in the flyer below.

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Capitol Choices has been asked to share the following announcement with our members:

APPLY NOW FOR THE 2018 PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE YOUNG READERS GROUP AWARD TO ATTEND YOUR FIRST ALA ANNUAL CONFERENCE!

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Grants Administration Committee are now accepting online applications for the 2018 Penguin Random House Young Readers Group Awards.  This award, made possible by an annual gift from Penguin Young Readers Group and Random House Children’s books, provides a $600 stipend for up to four children’s librarians to attend their first ALA Annual Conference. The award also includes an invitation to the Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder banquet.

Each applicant will be judged on the following:

  • Involvement in ALSC, as well as any other professional or educational association of which the applicant was a member, officer, chairman, etc.;
  • New programs or innovations started by the applicants at the library in which he/she works;
  • Library experience.

Applicants must be personal members of ALSC, as well as ALA members to apply. Deadline for submissions is Oct. 1, 2017. For more information about the award requirements and submitting the online application, please visit the Penguin Random House Young Readers Group Award Web page.

Questions? Please do not hesitate to contact me. We look forward to hearing from you!

Best,

Hanna Lee
2018 ALSC Grants Administration Committee Chair
hannasemail@gmail.com

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