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Librarian of the Month: June 2020

By: Esther Goodell | June 30, 2020 |

JLG’s June Librarian of the Month honor goes to Anna Porter Public Library and librarian Kelsey Collins. We could tell from seeing her library’s social media posts that she and her library had a heart for their community. Read on to learn more about Kelsey...

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Librarian faves: Top book categories by grade level

By: Rhonda Mihalic | April 03, 2019 |

When it comes to books, you librarians know your stuff. And, you know what your K-12 readers will most enjoy. Based on data from over 23,000 members, here are your top categories by grade level. 

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Unboxing #2: The Art of Science

By: Rhonda Mihalic | March 29, 2019 |

The giggly, giddy stars of last month's Boxes of Books Unboxing video are at it again, this time unpacking their JLG subscription box of March selections.

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50 lucky educators win JLG's sock giveaway

By: Rhonda Mihalic | March 15, 2019 |

Our School Library Month sock giveaway was TOE-tally successful! 50 educators will receive “reading is dreaming with your eyes open” socks.

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Using Coretta Scott King Award Winners to Promote Reading Among Families

By: | March 12, 2019 |

According to School Library Journal, librarian Heather Thompson, who works at the Kenosha Public Library in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has developed a family book club using King Award winners.


The club’s February title was Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson, and this month’s book is Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. April’s title will be One Crazy Summer by Rita William-Garcia.

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Three Titles to Kick Off Women's History Month

By: Sarah Cooke | February 28, 2019 |

March is Women’s History Month, and we want to take the opportunity to celebrate the critically important accomplishments and contributions women have made throughout history. Our special collection of Women’s History Month titles features books exploring the impressive achievements of women in science, the arts, sports, government, and more, and we’re highlighting a few of our favorites for you here.

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JLG UnBoxing: How do you celebrate your book haul?

By: Dawn Driscoll | February 26, 2019 |

Unboxing videos are all the rage. This perky pair made their YouTube debut unboxing their most recent Junior Library Guild monthly subscription box, and the results are adorably, amusingly brimming with anticipation.

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