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April 9, 2017 – April 15, 2017
National Library Week is April 9-15, and this year’s theme is “Libraries Transform.” It’s a time to celebrate all types of libraries including public, school, academic and special libraries. Contact a library near you for special events all week long. Learn more on the American Library Association website. #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform
April 8, 2017
From Drew Daywalt, author of the New York Times bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit, comes a laugh-out-loud picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors. Check out the storytime Barnes & Noble Prudential Center on April 8 from 11 am – 12 pm. Activities to follow. Learn more here.
April 6, 2017 – April 7, 2017
Join the Massachusetts Reading Association for their 48th Annual Conference April 6-7 at the Boston Marriott in Quincy. It features nationally known literacy leaders and local educators with literacy expertise. Sessions at the MRA conference explore an annual theme as well as other literacy topics that advance attendees’ knowledge and practice in the field.
The MRA conference is a valuable opportunity to learn, become rejuvenated with new ideas, network, and find educational materials for use with students. Educators, administrators, students, researchers and others involved in the field of education are welcome to attend the conference and to become members of the Massachusetts Reading Association. Learn more on the MRA website.
April 1, 2017
Join Barnes & Noble Prudential Center as they celebrate the release of the new Beauty and the Beast movie. In addition to a special storytime, kids of all ages are invited to sing favorite songs from the movie soundtrack and participate in other fun activities. Attendees will receive a mini-poster and bookmark while supplies last.
March 30, 2017
Picture a world where every student gets the best education possible. The latest tools are within their reach, and they are fully engaged in the learning process. They are reaping the benefits of this century while dreaming up the next. They are lifelong learners who tackle the world’s challenges with innovative ideas. The NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Education Edition Project combines insights from an international panel of education experts with timely research to determine which emerging technologies, trends, and challenges are shaping the future of education. This webinar by LearnLaunch will provide an overview of the report findings, including topics like the the shift to deeper learning approaches and artificial intelligence. It will take place on Thursday, March 30 from 4 pm to 5 pm. Learn more here.
March 25, 2017
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Little Golden Book, join Barnes & Noble Prudential Center to create your very own Little Golden Book to take home. They will read classic Little Golden Book titles such as The Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street Series).
March 11, 2017 – March 12, 2017
Join The REAL Program for their annual Legacy Institute for early childhood educators on Saturday, March 11 with the option of attending on March 12. Rosemary Wells, known for her PBS characters Max & Ruby, is the keynote for this year’s Legacy Institute. Workshops will be offered by Ms. Wells, Diana Castillo, Kerry Zagarella, Daisy Nell, Sheila Duncan, Melanie Fleming, Jocelyn Almy-Testa, Jean Fahey, Wendy Stewart & Vicki Marsh. Learn more and register here.
March 4, 2017
As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest so they’ll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! Join Barnes & Noble Prudential Center on Saturday, March 4 from 11 am to 12 pm for a storytime featuring Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. Learn more here.
March 2, 2017
In celebration of the beloved author’s birthday, join Barnes & Noble Prudential Center as they read from some recently released and classic favorite Seuss books. There will be games and activities featuring Dr. Seuss’s March Battle of the Books. You won’t want to miss this Seussical event!
The National Education Association’s Read Across America day is on March 2 — Dr. Seuss’s Birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! Visit the Read Across America Day website for guides and activities for ideas to celebrate.