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Ezra Jack Keats Foundation accepting grant proposals

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children’s love of reading and creative expression in America’s diverse culture, is celebrating the 30th year of its mini-grant program with a call for proposals.

Preschool librarian transforming practice

Henderson County's Rhea Isenberg said applying to become National Board certified pushed her to rethink what an effective library media program looks like.

Kentucky author wins national Green Earth Book Award

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.

#KyLChat provides statewide school librarian professional network

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.

AASL announces new National School Library Standards for Learners

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.

Kentucky leads nation in 2017 Summer Reading pledges

For the fifth year, Kentucky led the nation in Summer Reading pledges during the annual summer reading challenge sponsored by MetaMetrics.

KASL names award winners at summer conference

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.

2016-17 Kentucky Bluegrass Awards announced

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.

Pledge to read this summer!

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.

Thank a school librarian during April

April is National School Library Month, so now is the perfect time to share your appreciation for school librarians and the impact they have on student success.