Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Job Postings from CORI

On behalf of the Cornucopia of Rhode Island I would like to share the following job postings with you.

Dymond Bush
Vice Chair, Cornucopia of Rhode Island

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Race in America: History Matters with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

Black History Month is a time we pay tribute to the vast contributions of Black Americans to our country. On Friday, Feb. 5 at 1:00pm ET, Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan speaks with Carla Hayden, who made history as the first woman and the first African American to lead the Library of Congress, about marking this moment in the wake of widespread protests over the death of George Floyd, and how the past informs our understanding of the present.

Here's the link below:


The National Park Service Celebrates Black History Month

During Black History Month and throughout the year, reflect on more than 400 years of Black history and heritage in national parks and communities across the country. Find special places, historic moments, and personal journeys that contribute to conservations about Black representation, identity, and diversity in our nation's history and today. 

Learn more by visiting the link below:

Celebrating YA Black Voices & Activism panel!: VIRTUAL EVENT at 7 PM EST

Virtual Event, Author Event, Special Event
Wednesday February 17, 2021 7:00 PM
On Wednesday, February 17, at 7 PM EST / 6 PM CST / 5 PM MST / 4 PM PST, join us LIVE on our National Twitter (@BNBuzz), Facebook and YouTube (@barnesandnoble) pages for our “Celebrating YA Black Voices & Activism” panel featuring: Renée Watson / LOVE IS A REVOLUTION, Frederick Joseph / THE BLACK FRIEND, Namina Forna / THE GILDED ONES, and Maika & Maritza Moulite / ONE OF THE GOOD ONES.
Special Instructions
Please note the timezone for the event and be sure to apply it to yours. We look forward to "seeing" you there!

ALSC Webinar: Advocating for K-12 Resources During Covid-19


Children’s librarians are experts in supporting K-12 learning and work side by side with schools to support youth and families. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, however, school partners are now challenged by lack of staffing, resources, time, and attention. What can your library do to support educators more effectively locally and state-wide? Dakota County Library’s Youth Services Manager Renee Grassi will share strategies and ideas you can utilize to help advocate for K-12 learning resources to school librarians, teachers and other educational professionals to more equitably serve youth and families in your communities. 

Mar 4, 2021 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

To register click on link below: 

REFORMA Scholarship


Our scholarship Applications are open! The maximum scholarship amount for both is $1,500. 
The REFORMA scholarship is for graduate students in Library and Information Science who are Spanish-speakers or interested in serving Hispanics/Latinos or the Spanish-speaking. 
The Rose Treviño Memorial Scholarship is for those pursuing a degree in children's or young adult librarianship.