Visions of Warriors Added to Community Conversations with Veterans

We are thrilled to include Visions of Warriors in our programming options for Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans. Participating libraries will now receive the DVD, library viewing license, discussion guide, and press kit. Ming Lai, the Producer/Writer/Editor/Director of Visions of Warriors will be joining us for the welcome webinar in early December 2018! In Visions…

#CommunityConversations 2018 Summary

Our 2018 Californians: Community Conversations About the Arts programs are now summarized in the infographic below. Thank you again to our participating libraries and their community partners, listed at the bottom of this post. We are currently seeking input on books that will encourage community conversations and inspire programming opportunities and community partnerships to engage…

Before I Die: Oceanside Public Library’s Community Conversations About the Arts Program

Images above are from Oceanside Public Library’s series of Californians: Community Conversations About the Arts programs for 2018. From start to finish, Oceanside librarians plan, implement, and evaluate meaningful and engaging programs. Thank you Monica Chapa-Domercq and the whole Oceanside team for your dedication and connection to community. Below is the proposal for Oceanside’s 2018…

Californians: Community Conversations About the Arts 2018 Cohort Announced!

The Californians: Community Conversations About the Arts 2018 program from California Center for the Book will serve as a springboard for exploring and discussing how the Arts – visual arts, literary arts, performing arts – impact both individuals and the community. Participating libraries will receive a bookshelf aimed at sparking conversation and programming support.  We are…

Adult Program Showcase Slides #CLA2017

Just in case you missed the presentation at #CLA2017, here are the slides from the Adult Program Showcase. Huge thanks to the panelists listed below for sharing their experiences with the Book to Action and Californians: Community Conversations about Immigration 2017 programs. As you can see from the group photo, we had a great time…

Californians: Community Conversations About the Arts 2018

  Californians: Community Conversations About the Arts 2018 Californians: Community Conversations about the Arts, our 2018 focus, will serve as a springboard for community conversations and programming opportunities that explore how the Arts – visual arts, literary arts, performing arts –  impact both individuals and the community. 2018 Details California Center for the Book plans to support 20…