Welcome Todd Deck to our Advisory Council

We are excited to welcome Todd Deck, Tehama County Librarian, to the California Center for the Book Advisory Council. Todd is the 2019 California Library Association Member of the Year and has actively participated in the Rural Libraries Tour. About Todd Deck A 2014 graduate of Emporia State Universities (Portland, OR Cohort) MLIS program, Todd Deck’s…

call for presenters is open

Symposium Call for Presenters Closes Jan 17 @ 5pm

The call for presenters for the 4th Annual Adult Services Symposium is now open! The Adult Services Symposium is designed to inspire, show, and share how libraries are successfully bringing adult and intergenerational groups in their communities together to read, learn, discuss, and connect. Learn more about the goals of this event and California Center…

2020 Rural Libraries Tour Welcome!

We are proud to partner with Poets & Writers, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization serving creative writers, to present poetry and writing workshops on the Rural Libraries Tour. There was very strong interest in the Rural Libraries Tour this year, but after difficult decisions, we are happy to announce the 14 participating libraries! From January –…

2020 Book to Action Welcome!

Please welcome the participating libraries and local coordinators for Book to Action 2020! California Center for the Book will support 26 Book to Action series at 55 library locations across California. The following library staff members will collaborate with their community partners to create dynamic series of events for adults and intergenerational groups. The participating libraries, local…