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Coffee with Margaret Peterson Haddix

By: Rebecca Cybulski | September 12, 2023 |

REMARKABLES reminds us that asking for help and forgiving others are not faults or weaknesses, but rather they are acts that help us become so resilient in life. Learn more about Margaret Peterson Haddix’s views on time travel, the unraveling of fate, and why it’s so important to be mindful of the present moment.

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5 Things You Should Know about the Forest of Reading Awards in Canada

By: JLG Marketing | March 01, 2023 |

The Forest of Reading Awards helps readers find books they love and lets them vote for their favorites. With ten different reading programs for kids and adults, and 100 books nominated every year, these awards get everyone excited to read!

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Celebrating Black History Month: The Power of Literacy and the Price for Freedom

By: JLG Marketing | February 22, 2023 |

Did you know that the abolition of slavery and importance of literacy education go hand in hand? Enslaved Africans and African Americans used their reading and writing skills to win and defend their freedom. Read on to learn more about the ways in which literacy helped to end slavery in the United States and how we can continue to empower diverse voices in our book collections.  

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A Conversation Around Book Bans with Wil Mara

By: | November 29, 2022 |

It is no secret that book bans and challenges have become an increasingly prevalent issue in the library community, particularly in the last few years. To learn more about this trend and what we can do to help, we sat down with JLG author Wil Mara.  

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Meet the Newest Member of the JLG Editorial Team

By: JLG Editorial Team | November 03, 2022 |

One of the most unique aspects of Junior Library Guild is our Editorial Team. We are committed to bringing the best new books to young readers, but how exactly do we do that? The Editorial Team reads thousands of manuscripts every year and chooses the best new books based on a wide variety of criteria. They then sort these books into our categories, and we work with our publishers to bring them right to the shelves of our members.  

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New OSTP Guidance Alleviates Cost Burden of Accessing Research

By: | October 26, 2022 |

In late August, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) made a major update to their guidance regarding federally funded research. On August 25, 2022, The OSTP sent out a memorandum with the subject “Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research” outlining the new policy. These changes will give the public speedy access to new studies and scientific information as it is published.  

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Library Card Sign-Up Month

By: | September 27, 2022 |

American author Lilian Jackson Braun once said, “A library card is the start of a lifelong adventure.” Libraries are places full of endless resources and opportunities for you and your community. And it all starts with a library card! 

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