From the State Library of Ohio

Last call! Are you someone who has strong opinions about the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s summer reading artwork, or the theme and slogan?  Do you always have loads of program ideas to share?  Maybe you are fluent in Spanish or are passionate about summer meals, reaching and representing everyone in your community, or working with schools.  Do you have a brain for statistics, or a flair for social media?
If any of the above describe you… Consider joining a CSLP committee!  Sign-ups for 2023 are open until Monday, October 3.  While the duties vary, committee obligations generally run for one calendar year.  All committee work is done virtually; either through email, or through phone or online meetings.
For more information about volunteering and a link to the volunteer application form:
For a list and info about each committee:

Latinx in Kidlit Book Festival
A virtual celebration of Latinx KidLit authors, illustrators, and books!
October 13-14
Watch the Latinx KidLit Book Festival streamed live (for free) on the festival’s YouTube channel. YouTube links can also be found on each individual event’s listing on the Festival’s schedule page.
The Latinx Kidlit Book Festival is a FREE virtual celebration of Latinx KidLit authors, illustrators, and books for all students, educators and book lovers around the globe. The Festival offers a combination of educational materials and virtual literary content in the form of panels, craft sessions and illustrator draw-offs with best-selling and award-winning Latinx authors and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, young adult, graphic novels, comic books and poetry. The sessions are geared toward all schools, educators, students and book lovers, not just those identifying as Latinx. Everyone is welcome!
Learn more at
Newsletter - NEO-RLS News-October 5, 2022

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