September 1, 2017 (Vol. 24, No. 16) ASSOCIATION NEWS

OASL Updates

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JOIN THE OASL BOARD

There are three open positions on the OASL board:

Any OASL member who is interested in volunteering for one of these positions should email OASL President Paige Battle by September 20th.

 

OASL FALL CONFERENCE

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This year’s conference promises to deliver fantastic authors, programming, and opportunities to connect. Early bird registration is open NOW through September 8th. Register now to save $25.

The theme of the conference is Future Ready. Set. Launch! Highlights include a MakerSpace playground and Future Bus, as well as keynote speakers Jason Reynolds and Vera Brosgol.

  • Where: Jesuit High School, Portland
  • When: October 13 – 14, 2017 (only 6 weeks away!)

Register by September 8th and Save $25.00! Register early as you may win Qdoba burritos or Nothing Bundt Cakes. Weekly winners through September 8th.

 

BEVERLY CLEARY CHILDREN’S CHOICE AWARD (BCCCA)

obcccasmallLibby Hamler-Dupras, BCCCA Committee Chair,  would like public librarians to help the committee publicize the BCCCA contest  and encourage more patrons and students to participate in voting. This program is open to all public and school libraries throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond, not just in Oregon!

 

 

OBOB TITLE SELECTION FEEDBACK

oregon-battle-of-the-books-logoFrom September 1st through November 1st, forms will be posted on the OBOB website for submissions. Anyone can submit up to three titles per division (grades 3-5, 6-8,  9-12). The committee welcomes feedback from all ages!

L. Paige Battle
OASL President 2017-2018

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