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Check it out!

There is a new page on our website called “Events.”  There, you will find handouts from the book talks from Book Fair 2012.  In addition, there are resources from Necessary Knowledge 2011. Watch this location for handouts for future events!

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Summer Reading 2014

I know you may be thinking of Summer Reading that is right around the corner.  However, there are those in library land that are thinking about Summer Reading 2014!!  The general theme for 2014 is Science.  Drum roll please.  The slogans are: FIZZ, BOOM READ (Children) Spark a Reaction (Teen) Literary Elements (Adult) Also chosen …

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BroadBand Everywhere

Townhall Meeting To Discuss BroadBand High Speed Internet Access Communities thrive, grow, and attract and retain businesses when broadband high speed internet access is supported.

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William Allen White Voting Now Underway

This message from Beverley Olson Buller, William Allen White Chair, was posted to KANLIB a few days ago.  The online vote reporting survey is now operational on the WAW Awards program page.  Children may also vote at their local public library.  Voting procedures, further information, ballots, and tally sheets may be found on the William …

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Flickr Four by Four

“There are four Flickr rules and four ways to use Flickr” says Donna F. Ekart, Librarian and the Communications Coordinator for K-State Libraries at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.  As we are now, more than ever, needing to connect libraries with their communities, her third strategy is ” Flickr as community collection.”

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Work Day Wednesdays

NCKL staff will be available the following Wednesdays if you want to come and ask library related questions of staff.

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READ ACROSS AMERICA

Each year, the National Educators Association sponsors Read Across America.  This awareness program calls for every child to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss.  This year the theme is green and the spotlight will be on the book, The Lorax.  March 2 is also the day the movie, The …

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Reading is Not Optional

Author, Walter Dean Myers, was sworn-in yesterday as the nation’s third Ambassador for Young People’s Literature at the Library of Congress.  His slogan for the two-year post is “Reading is Not Optional.” In an interview with David Greene from NPR, Myers stressed the importance of early literacy by saying,   “Well, one of the things …

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Little Pigs at Storytime

NCKLS subscribes to the Children’s Programming Monthly from ALA Editions.  This month, little piggies make an appearance at storytime.  The author of the article is Rob Reid.   He suggests reading If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Joffe Numeroff.  Then have the children join in with the traditional nursery rhyme, “This Little …

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Take a Stroll Around the Library

example of bad signage

I had a great time this year at NeCessary KnowLedge.  I learned a lot from Gail Santy who presented on the importance of signage in our libraries.  She had many examples of torn signs, dated signs, and generally not-so-great signage.  You know the sign, the one that has been posted on the door for the …

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