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Latest JLG Activity

  • 21 hours ago

    A Public Library in Krum, TX purchased 3 books.

  • 26 Aug

    A Library in S Coffeyville, OK renewed 4 categories.

  • 26 Aug

    An Elementary School in Sedro Woolley, WA renewed 1 category.

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"Our latest JLG delivery to our library was by far the best selection of titles to date. We are always very pleased with the selections but this time they well exceeded our expectations. I am so looking forward to sharing these titles with our junior patrons! Thank you for providing the highest quality of literature for our young population!"

Camille Garretson
Morris Plains Library
"“I just can’t say enough about Junior Library Guild. They have provided our school library with outstanding books and services for almost five years. Every month my students and I look forward with anticipation to see which books we will receive next. Book titles are posted in advance, so if I have a copy of a particular book, or simply don’t want it, JLG makes it easy to replace that book hassle-free. I love that all these books have been pre-selected by our peers who have their pulse on the latest, greatest, best new books. I also love how these books are leveled into categories that are meaningful to my collection, such as, the High Interest Reading Middle School Level. But what really keeps me coming back year after year are my students. They simply love to read JLG selections.
I would definitely recommend JLG to anyone."

Maria Mihaltses
NYC Department of Education

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  • 08.25.2016

    Recap: Norfolk PD Event/Revitalizing Research

    I just got back from spending a morning with the media specialists in Norfolk, VA. Under the new direction of Valerie Ford, these media specialists had a very full day of professional development. I led off the morning with my keynote, Revitalizing Research in a Google-Driven World. If I could boil it down to a few pointers, this is what I would say.

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  • 08.24.2016

    Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic? What Makes a Good School Story?

    Between back-to-school sales and the calendar itself, it's not terribly difficult to see that the end of summer is almost here. It's time for school to return to session. I remember when school ended at Memorial Day and restarted after Labor Day. Today's schools often go into July and resume in August. What happened to June, July and August?

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  • 08.18.2016

    Webcast Recap: A Hat, a Pig and Panda Pants August 2016: From the JLG Webinar Series

    On today's webcast Leslie Bermel and I talked about the some of the fall forthcoming books for elementary readers. From two turtles that discover a hat in the desert to a much-anticipated biography of E.B. White, youll find the new releases to be worth the wait. With the addition of new categories, Character Building Elementary, Fantasy/Science Fiction Elementary and Multicultural Elementary, you'll have even more wonderful books for your young readers. And remember to add some Plus categories to get even more books in the falljust when you need them most!

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  • 08.17.2016

    Recap: Dallas ISD Librarian Summit

    If you didn't get to attend the Dallas ISD Librarian Summit last Friday, I'm sorry you missed it. More than 200 librarians got a good dose of inspiration, affirmation, and information. Lester L. Laminack kicked us off with a hilarious and insightful chat.

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