Symposium: Books Save Lives at Library of Congress- April 7, 2017

Join the Center for the Book at Books Save Lives: A Symposium on Trauma and Resilience in Young People’s Literature. This event will take place April 7, 2017 at 1:00pm-2:30pm. The featured panel includes Laurie Halse Anderson, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Continue reading Symposium: Books Save Lives at Library of Congress- April 7, 2017

Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Check out this video about the recent efforts to promote literacy and education in Conakry, Guinea! UNESCO has designated Conakry as the 2017 World Book Capital. Groups like the Guinean Alliance for Education and Development (GAED) are working with the Continue reading Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

ALA stands with transgender students

Keep reading for ALA President Julie Todaro’s statement regarding the President’s recent actions. CHICAGO  – Today American Library Association President Julie Todaro released the following statement strongly protesting the rollback of protections for transgender students in our nation’s public schools. “The Continue reading ALA stands with transgender students

Books Save Lives: Young People’s Literature Symposium- April 7, 2017

Save the date, April 7, 2017, for Books Save Lives: A Symposium on Trauma and Resilience in Young People’s Literature! Stories of chaos through characters and events in fiction and real life. Sponsored by the Library of Congress Young Reader’s Center, Continue reading Books Save Lives: Young People’s Literature Symposium- April 7, 2017

Graduate Assistant-Maryland Cybersecurity Center- College Park, MD

The Maryland Cybersecurity Center is searching for a Graduate Assistant for Educational Outreach!    The Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) is seeking a 12-month Graduate Assistant (GA) who will serve as the coordinator of all MC2 educational outreach programs. MC2 currently Continue reading Graduate Assistant-Maryland Cybersecurity Center- College Park, MD

Diversity in Action Webcast from the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress

Last April, the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress hosted an important symposium on diversity and children’s literature.  This webcast may be linked for free in perpetuity. It is also available to be used for educational purposes at no Continue reading Diversity in Action Webcast from the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress