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2015 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Brian Selznick

The DC Public Library is proud to be hosting the 2015 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children. Brian Selznick's presentation is entitled "Love Is a Dangerous Angel: Thoughts on Queerness and Family in Children's Books." The event is scheduled for Friday, May 8, at 7:00 pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St., NW, Washington, DC. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Registration is free, but tickets are required. A reception with book sales and signing will follow.

Instructions for entering Central Library for March 20 meeting

As of February 9th, Central Library is a "secure building" which means the door you usually enter will be locked. Never fear! Someone will be standing by the glass doors to let you in.

2016 Membership Enrollment Begins March 20th

 We will begin accepting 2016 members on March 20th. Until that time:

  • if you were a 2015 member, you don't need to do anything. If you're at the March 20th meeting your re-enrollment willl happen then. If you're not, please email your reading group faciliator on that date; we won't be editing membership before then.. Feel free to nominate and comment in the meantime!
  • if you're joining for the first time, email the facilitator for the reading group you want to join between March 20th and July 31st. 
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Website Ready for 2016 Nominations

Please begin nominating titles for the 2016 list. The website is now ready.

2015 List of Noteworthy Titles

The 2015 List of Noteworthy Titles is now available on the website. The annotations will be entered as soon as they are ready. 

Notable Children's Book Committee Discussion List 2015

The Discussion List for the Notable Children's Book Committee's meetings at the ALA Conference in Chicago is now online at > http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists. Please check it out. And if you are coming to ALA mid-winter please come to one of our meetings in the Convention Center, W194 B. We are meeting Friday 1/30 between 1 and 4 p.m., Sat. 1/31-Mon. 2/2 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Hope to see you there.

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA for FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA

Friday, January 16, 2015

Arlington County Library Auditorium

 

Nominations Due on January 8, 2015

Nominations for the final agenda prior to selection of the 2015 List of Noteworthy Titles on Friday, January 16, 2015, will be Thursday, January 8, at 11:59 PM. This is the last chance to discuss any seemingly worthy titles published in 2014.

MEETING NOTES FOR DECEMBER 19

 IN ATTENDANCE:

Anne Womack, Edie Ching, Natalie Shelton, Elizabeth Nolan, Yukari Matsuyama, Sylvie Shaffer, Ruth Compton, Michelle Miller, Lynda Adamson, Jackie Gropman, Gretchen Crowley, Alison O'Brien, Todd Krueger, Lisa Cosgrove-Davies, Sue Anderson, Carolyn LaChance, June Krell, Bridget Harvey, Darcie Caswell, Teresa Cain, Rebecca Purdy, Joy McIntyre, Julie Dietzel-Glair, Kathleen Neil, Ruth Anne Champion, Cassandra Malik, Kathy Isaacs, Jane Dorfman, Alicia Blowers, Joan Kindig, Maria Salvatore, Deborah Taylor, Kathie Meizner, Julie Kulikowski.

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CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA for FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2014

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA

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