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2014-2015 Calendar for Children's Services Librarians

Date Event
September 21-27, 2014 2014 Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read
September 29, 2014
Monday
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Children's Services Fall Meeting
Topic: 2014 summer reading program & statistics
Location: William Hall Public Library
Contact:  Alicia Waters at 574-9316
October 1, 2014
Wednesday
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Mock Newbery Book Discussion
Location: Hampden Meadows School, Barrington
Contact:  Alicia Waters at 574-9316
October 12 – 18, 2014 Teen Read Week: "Turn Dreams Into Reality"
October 16, 2014
Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Young Adult Round Table "The New Basics"
Keynote Speaker: Maureen Hartman, Youth Services Coordinator at the Hennepin County (MN) Library System
Beachwood Hotel, Worcester, Massachusetts
October 18,2014
Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Rhode Island Festival of Children's Books and Authors
Location: Lincoln School, Providence
Contact:  Megan Lenihan.
October 19 – 21, 2014 New England Library Association Annual Conference
Boxborough, Massachusetts
October 21, 2014
Tuesday
Jumpstart's Read for the Record Day
Join the national effort to read Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells to more than 2.5 million children. Help raise awareness about the importance of early childhood literacy!
November 5, 2014
Wednesday
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Mock Newbery Book Discussion
Location: TBD
Contact:  Alicia Waters at 574-9316
December, 2014 (date TBD)
Monday
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Children's Summer Reading Program Performer's Showcase
Location: Henry Barnard School, Rhode Island College campus, Providence
Contact: Alicia Waters at 574-9316
December 3, 2014
Wednesday
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Mock Newbery Book Discussion
Location: Archie R. Cole Middle School, East Greenwich
Contact:  Alicia Waters at 574-9316
March 2, 2015
Monday
NEA's Read Across America Day
April 12 – 18, 2015 National Library Week
April 30, 2015 Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros
May 4 – 10, 2015 Children's Book Week
May 9, 2015
Saturday
Time TBD
Kids Reading Across Rhode Island 2014
Rhode Island State House

Snow Policy - A meeting is postponed due to snow if the town in which the meeting is to be held has no school on that day.  In most cases, a snow date has been given on this calendar.  In case of a delayed opening, call 574-9309 and listen to the message.