Children’s Literature Summer School, University of Antwerp, Summer 2020

Children’s Literature Summer School, University of Antwerp

Interested in children’s literature studies? Looking to study abroad? You should consider applying for the Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp for Summer 2020! Several MLIS student participated in it last summer (2019) and Doc Martin also taught as part of it. The information for next year’s Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp is now available online.

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Employment: Education & Enrichment Librarian, Spokane County Library District, Nov 8

Employment: Education & Enrichment Librarian, Spokane County Library District

Deadline: Applications due by November 8, 2019 at 12:00 PM, PST.

Are you an enthusiastic Librarian who is passionate about serving youth? If so, consider apply to this position! The Spokane County Library District is looking for someone to bring their uniqueness and skills to the librarian role in serving their diverse customers of all ages – from babies to senior citizens.

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Call for Applicants: Podcasting Workshop, Oct 11

Call for Applicants: Podcasting Workshop

Deadline: Applications due by October 11, 2019

Are you a graduate student engaged in academic or professional work that you wish you could communicate to a broader audience? Interested in building your resume while learning how to tell compelling stories about meaningful topics? Curious about what you can do with a podcast?

If YES: the UW Libraries invites you to apply for Storytelling Fellows! This is an innovative, hands-on program designed to highlight the interests and accomplishments of UW graduate students, using digital-storytelling skills and technologies. This totally free, three-week online program will take approximately 10 accepted fellows through the start-to-finish process of envisioning and creating a podcast suitable for an online portfolio, professional presentation, or academic project.

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Employment: Northwest Educational Services, Multiple Positions

Employment: Northwest Educational Services, Multiple Positions

Northwest Educational Services is hiring for full-time and part-time positions.
The ideal candidate can cover a wide variety of academic content, support standardized test-prep, teach study skills, and help students with organization and time management, but they are open to anyone with expertise in any academic domain. Continue reading

Registration: Autumn 2019 Directed Research Group, Sept 21

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Research Group Autumn 2019: Examining Values & Ethics in Children & Interaction Design Research

Led by PhD student Saba Kawas and Professor Julie Kientz
Weekly Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 1-3 PM, PT
Location: Meetings via Zoom
Research Group Course Credit: 2-4 CR/NC

Deadline: Applications due by September 21, 2019

Research Group Overview

If you’re interested in children and technology design, consider participating in this Directed Research Group for Autumn 2019. You’ll collaborate to review and analyze a body of Technology, Interaction Design & Children’s research papers from the past decade. The group’s goal is to examine the values and ethics expressed in the research papers, through (1) content analysis and (2) surveying authors of theses papers. Continue reading

Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries, Sept 23

Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries

Deadline: Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. Central on Monday, September 23, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
1-2 PM, CT

Join members of the PLA Social Work Task Force for this introduction to the use of trauma-informed approaches in public libraries.

A trauma-informed approach generally means understanding that library patrons may have experienced trauma and working with them to engender trust in libraries. Adopting trauma-informed approaches reduces barriers to library access, makes the library a more welcoming place, and positions the library as part of the solution for many of the issues faced by patrons experiencing trauma. Continue reading

Call for Roundtable Participants: ChLA: Phoenix Award Session, Oct 1

Call for Roundtable Participants: ChLA: Phoenix Award Session

Deadline: Applications due by October 1, 2019

47th Annual Children’s Literature Association Conference
Hosted by University of Washington
June 18-20, 2020

The Phoenix Award Committee and the Phoenix Picture Book Award Committee of the Children’s Literature Association are planning a joint session at the 47th Children’s Literature Association Conference, held in Bellevue from June 18-20, 2020, and hosted by the University of Washington. The Phoenix Awards recognize exceptional books published twenty years previously that did not win a major award at the time, but that the committees have determined to be of lasting value. Continue reading