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Changes Coming to California Center for the Book

As we enter a new fiscal year, we want to share some changes coming to the California Center for the Book. The California State Library will be the new home of the Library of Congress State Center for the Book. The Book to Action community engagement and partnership model will be shared with various cooperatives…

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Partnership Project Pilot

Would you like to learn more about how to create a partnership with another organization? Partnerships are used to extend the services libraries offer and provide opportunities to share resources, collaborate on the development and delivery of programs and services, and reach new groups within the community. In this three-session workshop for teams, you will…

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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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Welcome to the Program Development Group Veronica!

Please join us in welcoming Veronica Casanova to the California Center for the Book Program Development Group. We are so excited to have her join our team. Thank you also to all 19 applicants for your interest in community engagement and programming for adults and intergenerational groups. This is what California libraries are about! Learn…

Advisory Council Opening

We have one seat open on the California Center for the Book Advisory Council. Find out more about what Advisory Council members do and how to apply by reviewing the information below. Applications close on Monday, November 2, 2020. California Center for the Book (CCFB) Advisory Council members: Provide essential input and feedback on current…

Help Us Build a Better Book to Action – Opportunity for 2021

Library staff members – Are you interested in participating in the 2021 Book to Action initiative? The Book to Action 2021 initiative represents a unique opportunity for a collaborative, statewide theme / read open to 100 participating libraries and communities. We want to know what themes and titles are of interest. Social Justice, Sustainability, Equity,…