Radical Renewal registration open announcement

Radical Renewal Registration Now Open

California Center for the Book is excited to announce the 5th Annual Adult Services Symposium: RADICAL RENEWAL. Join us Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM.  This free, grant-funded virtual event for California library staff will feature engaging presentations sharing the best of adult programming and services, with plenty of time for collaboration and conversation. …

Kiss the Ground event announcement

Kiss the Ground: Watch the Movie, Join the Conversation

California library community member are invited to a special screening of Kiss the Ground, followed by a conversation with Josh Tickell. These events are part of the Book to Action 2021 initiatives, which tackle important issues in the community and encourage reading, community discussion, and action. The Big Three themes that libraries and communities are…

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In Conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Join community members across California and Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to discuss How to Be An Antiracist, a 2021 Book to Action selection and the 2020-2021 Book in Common at Chico State. Dr. Kendi will participate in a conversation on April 21 from 5:30-6:30pm, moderated by Dr. Kim Jaxon, Professor of English at Chico State,…

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Book to Action 2021: Sustainability

Book to Action initiatives are launching soon in libraries across California. We are excited to announce the Book to Action 2021: SUSTAINABILITY projects.  Book to Action 2021 initiatives tackle important issues in the community and encourage reading, community discussion, and action. Book to Action initiatives, aimed at adults and intergenerational groups, also focus on building…