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August 12, 2017

Save the Date: JLG’s Fall Warehouse Sale, October 20 & 21
Written By Jeanette Rivard

The dates are: Friday, October 20: 12 noon - 7 pm Saturday, October 21: 9 am - 5 pm

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July 26, 2016

JLG Conferences: Update
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Conferences are a great opportunity to meet you. Junior Library Guild is an active supporter of academic conferences throughout the United States. They give us a chance to meet with you face-to-face and learn how we can better serve the library community. When you see us at a conference, please stop by to chat, browse the latest books, hear about what's new or upcoming, and tell us how we're doing.

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June 23, 2016

Check Out the Latest Schedule: LILEAD and Junior Library Guild at ALA
Written By Jeanette Rivard

JLG is proud to support the LILEAD project in its efforts to study, support, and build community among school library supervisors--the individuals who coordinate library and information services in school districts across the country.

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March 01, 2016

Reminder about Book Trailer Contest Rules
Written By Jeanette Rivard

If you are participating in our Book Trailer Contest, please keep in mind that you must use royalty free images and music. That means that TV and Movie images cannot be part of your trailer.

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February 29, 2016

PPP: Leap into Spring with New Books for Teens
Written By Deborah B. Ford

On today's webcast Leslie and I talked about some of our favorite upcoming middle and high school titles for the spring season. From fascinating nonfiction to hard-to-put-down novels, there are plenty of amazing titles to add to your collection. Remember that in addition to providing you with great selections, we are building resources to help you use these titles. Check out the NEW JLG Spring 2016 Booktalks to Go LiveBinder for resources for these and other great JLG titles. JLG BTG titles are added to our Pinterest board and tweeted out by following Deborah B. Ford. Look for book trailers and archived webcasts on our JLG YouTube Playlist. This webcast will be archived and posted on the JLG website at a later date. Your certificate of attendance can be reprinted by watching the archived video for at least ten minutes. Keep reading to find links to the titles.

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February 16, 2016

Book Trailer Contest
Written By Jeanette Rivard

JLG would like high school students to put their creativity in action by developing a book trailer that will be intriguing and exciting to viewers. Students should create a video book trailer for one of JLG's recent high school selections. Use special effects, animation, music, etc. to engage the viewers and make them want to read the book. Students 13 years of age or older in grades 9 through 12 are permitted to submit entries for the contest.

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January 20, 2016

Free Booktalk Webinar February 29
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Spring is just around the corner and it will be blooming with some fantastic newly-published books for teens. We're putting the extra day in Leap Year to good use by sharing the best of these new books with you. Join Deborah Ford and Leslie Bermel for a 30-minute exploration of JLG's Spring Selections for middle and high school readers. From spellbinding fantasy to riveting nonfiction, this is the list you'll need to start planting great new titles in your library this spring. Don't miss it!

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December 16, 2015

Free Elementary Webinar January 19
Written By Jeanette Rivard

We're celebrating the New Year at JLG in grand style-with a whole new list of must-have elementary books from our spring JLG Selections! Take 30 minutes from your day to attend a little party with Leslie Bermel and Deborah B. Ford while they pop the cork on these irresistible books. You'll get a head start on putting your wish list together for spring. Wear your party hat and get ready for some fun! Click on the arrow below for the link to register.

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November 12, 2015

Last Week for Doodles!!
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Doodle Your Way to a Great Prize
We're having a little doodling fun! Tweet your best doodle to @JrLibraryGuild with the hashtag #JLGdoodlecontest by November 15, 2015 and you could win a prize--three free copies of the book Simple Pattern Building Techniques by Carolyn Scrace (Category: Series Nonfiction How-To) and a set of Erofa 72 Color Art Colored Pencils Drawing Pencils. The doodle can be your own or one of your student's creations. We'll pin them on a special board on our Pinterest page and choose a winner the week of November 16. Good luck and happy doodling!

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September 25, 2015

Free Webinar Booktalk on New Nonfiction: Bones, Ballots, and Biographies
Written By Jeanette Rivard

With school in full swing, students will be looking to you to recommend compelling nonfiction books for their studies. How do you sift through all the new nonfiction titles and choose only the best? Let us offer some help. Join us for a look at the most captivating JLG nonfiction selections in this FREE 30-minute webinar booktalk. Your students will thank you!

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