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CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA

Updated Starred-Titles List for 2014 and 2015

The updated starred-titles list is posted. At the end of the 2014 list is a list for the books to be published in 2015. These books will not be eligible to nominate until after the 2015 list has been chosen and posted on the website. But readers can keep notes and be ready to nominate for the 2016 list as soon as that occurs.

Nominations Due on November 13

Nominations for the November 21, 2014, agenda will be due at 11:59 PM on Thursday, November 13.

MEETING NOTES FOR OCTOBER 17

 IN ATTENDANCE : 

Julie Kutkowski, Edie Ching, Anne Womack, Brijin Boddy, Ruth Compton, Jamie Watson, Todd Krueger, Lisa Cosgrove-Davies, Alison O'Brien, Jane Drabkin, Alicia Blowers, June Krell, Carolyn LaChance, Michelle Miller, Barbara Harris, Rebecca Purdy, Joy McIntyre, Bridget Harvey, Julie Dietzel-Glair, Ruth Anne Champion, Kathleen Neil, Kathy Isaacs, Jewel Stoddard, Mary Alice Garber, Kathie Meizner, Maria Gentle, Rachel Wood, Cayce Hoffman, Lynda Adamson, Yukari Matsuyama, Kit Ballenger.

UPDATED CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA

Display of Susan Roth's Original Illustrations for "Parrots over Puerto Rico"

The Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress has a display of Susan Roth's original illustrations from Parrots over Puerto Rico until close of business on Wednesday, October 15. The originals reveal details that the prints in the actual book cannot capture. The room, located in the Jefferson Building, G29, is open 9 to 4:30. On Monday, October 13, the room will be open to support the Main Reading Room Open House; however, the room is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

MEETING NOTES FOR SEPTEMBER 26

 IN ATTENDANCE:

Nominations Due on October 9

Nominations will be due for the October 17 meeting T 11:59 PM on Thursday, October 9.

UPDATED CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA

Friday, September 26, 2014

Arlington County Library Auditorium

Africa Access: Read Africa Challenge

The Challenge Write a short essay about a book that changed or expanded what you know about Africa. Participants will receive recognition at the Children's Africana Book Awards Festival Saturday, November 8th at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Our Read Africa bibliographies list books evaluated and recommended by African Studies scholars.
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