Your local voting results should be sent to Sarah Hydorn at the Amherst Town Library by April 30, 2015. The tally sheet is available through the drop down menu above (under Awards>Great Stone Face>2014-2015 Nominees>Voting Tally Sheet) or by clicking here. (You may have to refresh the page to view the updated tally sheet, if you have previously viewed it.)
Voting ballots are also available through the same menu path as above.
Please join colleagues and friends at the CHILIS Spring Conference, which will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Southern NH University in Manchester.
The morning offers programs about graphic novels and the nuts and bolts of summer reading as well as the presentation of the CHILIS Librarian of the Year Award. The afternoon features the Kids, Books and the Arts Showcase.
We are asking you to complete both an online registration as well as a brief printed form to be sent with your registration check. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/2015CHILISSpringConfreg, then fill out this form to send with your check.
Conference Schedule and Directions to SNHU can be found here.
The conference registration deadline is Friday, February 20, 2015.
You can view more photos from the 2014 Spring Conference here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/om423xmax649b1l/8k9mdQf2ER
Thank you, Gail Bourn and Beth Strauss, for the informative presentation on Common Core and the School-Library connection!
Here’s the presentation: Common Core Presentation
Terrific FALL conference!!
There were some really great ideas for STEM programs shared at the conference, and we invite anyone and everyone to post their ideas and successes here in the comments section.
Pictures and speakers’ notes will be posted as soon as we receive them.
Here’s the handout for the Roman Arch project.
Please add your ideas!
The GSF committee has provided book talks for the 2013-2014 list of nominees. These can be found under the “Awards” link at the top of the page… select “Great Stone Face” then “2013-2014 Nominees” and then “Committee Book Talks”. Or click on the link below.
Great Stone Face book talks 2014
The 2013 CHILIS Fall Conference will be held on Thursday, October 17 at The Center at Eastman, in Grantham, NH.
The conference will include panel discussions/presentations on Common Core Connections and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs, as well as presentations by authors Michael Rex and Jason Chin.
Registration form, directions, and conference agenda are available here.
Hope to see you there!
Now that summer reading programs are winding down, please remember to complete the Summer Reading Evaluation Form. We are collecting data on program enrollment, books/time read, etc. so that we can report this information to grant funders, CSLP and federal agencies.
Submit your evaluation form online after your program is completed and before September 30, 2013.
Thank you! And enjoy the rest of the summer.