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CHRIS RASCHKA AT THE SMITHSONIAN, SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1:00--3:00 PM

The Smithsonian’s Museum of American History will feature author/illustrator Chris Raschka in Flag Hall on Saturday, May 24 from 1-3 PM. The event will launch Raschka’s new children’s book on jazz legend Sun Ra and will celebrate the centennial of his birth. Raschka will be teaching children three songs: Rocket Number 9, the Sound of Joy, and Honey in the Bee Box, which will all be performed with instruments, handmade puppets and dancing. The event---sure to delight all ages--is open to the public and free.

MEETING NOTES FOR APRIL

 MEETING NOTES FOR APRIL 25

In attendance :

Nominations Due on May 8 for May 16 Agenda

Nominations for the May 16 agenda will be due at 11:59 PM on Thursday, May 8.

SYMPOSIUM ON THE RELUCTANT READER

A Symposium for the Reluctant Reader, featuring Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Lunch Lady series) and Stephan Pastis (Timmy Failure series) along with Dr. Trude Haecker (Pediatrician) and Claire Agard, (PhD School Psychologist) will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2014, from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Library of Congress in the Mumford Room on the 6th floor of the Madison Building.

Please tell anyone you know who might be interested, and reserve with Karen Jaffe at the Young Readers Center. kjaf@loc.gov.

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA for FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2013

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA

Nominations Due on April 17

Nominations will be due for the April 25 meeting agenda at 11:59 PM on Thursday, April 17.

MEETING NOTES FOR MARCH, MARCH 21, 2014

 Meeting Notes for March 21:

Attending:

Rachel Wood, Blair Christolon, Maria Gentle, Anne Womack, Sylvie Shaffer, Kit Ballenger, Ruth Compton, Alicia Blowers, Brijin Boddy, Michelle Miller, Jamie Watson, Todd Krueger, Megan Reynolds, Yukari Matsuyama, Lizzie Nolan, Wendy Lukehart, Jane Drabkin, Carolyn LaChance, Valerie Diamond, Teresa Cain, Bridget Harvey, Rebecca Purdy, Joy McIntire, Darcie Caswell, Ruth Anne Champion, Julie Dietzel-Glair, Kathy Isaacs, Mary Alice Garber, Deborah D. Taylor, June Krell, Kathie Weinberg, Edie Ching, Gretchen Crowley, Sondy Eklund.

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA for FRIDAY, MARCH 21

CAPITOL CHOICES AGENDA

Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2014

The new booklet is available under the heading "2014 List." Once you have downloaded the pdf file, you should be able to print it in booklet form.

 

Nominations Due on March 13

Nominations will be due at 11:59 PM on Thursday, March 13, for the March 21 Capitol Choices agenda.

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