Reading Round-Up, 15 October

It has been one of those weeks. I feel like I am just about caught up after being gone last week doing other volunteer stuff. While I was away, the collection of items for the Round-up has spiraled out of control.  In the interest of being somewhat timely with news, I’m going to take what I have already earmarked and move forward …  EVENTS AND CONTESTS The 2008 Keene State College Children’s Book Festival will be held 1 November 2008 in Keene, NH. You can visit the college website or go to the Wild Rose Reader for Elaine Magliaro’s post about the event. She has all the details and everything is nicely organized to get you what you want to know. There will be a … Read more

Reading Round-Up, 29 September

Happy Monday! First it has been great catching up with all the happenings in the Second Annual Kidlitosphere Conference last weekend in Portland, Oregon.  Given the number of posts rolling in this morning, it looks like everyone had a terrific time and safe journeys home. If you want to have one-stop reading, head over to the  Portland Kidlit blog, where everyone is adding posts and pictures from the weekend. Now back to our regularly scheduled program … Literacy Events, Activities, and Book Drives Banned Book Week Every year, we observe (and remind ourselves about) the opportunities reading gives us in an event called Banned Book Week. It is always the last week of September, and it starts this week.  I’ve seen lots of posts already, but my … Read more

Reading Round-up, 8 September

Happy Monday … even if my Colts did lose! If that’s the worst thing, I’ll be happy. The computer guy is on his way to see if my computer problem is the hard drive or the registry! So I better get moving …Sharing a Story As part of the celebration of our 5th anniversary, the Reading Tub, Inc. will be creating a directory for people to donate books that can be shared with children. That is what we’re all about, after all. If you are a teacher, school librarian, public librarian, or KNOW a teacher, school librarian, or public librarian, let them know I am creating a space on the website for their wish lists. These are the books you … Read more