Lexington resident and children’s author Mary Knight received the 2017 Green Earth Book Award in Children’s Fiction for her debut novel, “Saving Wonder,” at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Heidi Neltner, a former school librarian in the Ft. Thomas Independent school district, had been using Twitter to connect with colleagues around the world for many years. Then in 2013, she decided to introduce Kentucky school librarians to this professional networking venue by creating #KyLChat.
The Kentucky Book Fair, an annual event sponsored by Kentucky Humanities, brings together authors and readers to celebrate literacy in the state.
Designed to empower leaders to transform teaching and learning, the new “National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians and School Libraries” from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) reflect an evolution of AASL standards.
For the fifth year, Kentucky led the nation in Summer Reading pledges during the annual summer reading challenge sponsored by MetaMetrics.
The Frazier History Museum in Louisville is presenting a matinee series of “Tales of Poe: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Brought to Life” for students in grades 6-12 Sept. 28-29 and Oct. 4-6 at the museum in Louisville.
More than 250 Kentucky school librarians attended the annual Summer Refresher professional learning conference July 18 at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, hosted by the Kentucky Association of School Librarians.
The Kentucky Bluegrass Award Program has announced the 2016-17 winners for this prestigious award as chosen by K-12 students from throughout the state.
This year’s theme for the annual KYReads initiative, a collaboration of the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, is “Build a Better World” and focuses on STEM activities.
The Bluegrass Book Buddies is an initiative inviting Kentuckians of all ages to try reading in a fresh way through meaningful community and shared experience.