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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,…

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Welcome Ron and Elaine to the Advisory Council

We recently welcomed Elaine Tai and Ron Solórzano to the California Center for the Book Advisory Council. Both Ron and Elaine were selected for their commitment to community engagement, work on diversity and equity, contributions to the library profession, support for community reads, and general willingness to dive right in and help us build stronger…

California Center for the Book Initiative Updates: Response to COVID-19

Dear California Library Community, We want to keep you updated.  Here are some of the most recent changes, updated as of March 20, 2020: The Adult Services Symposium (originally scheduled for 3/26 in Sacramento then moved online)  is now moving to several hour-long free webinars over a few days in April. The first webinar is scheduled for…