This Week in SALS Youth Services

June 12 2015

Short and sweet

I hope everyone has great kick off events for the Summer Reading Program.
Please take advantage of using Facebook during the Summer months so that Laurie and I can share your photos, events and stories with our followers.
Next newsletter will be after ALA and the 4th of July. -Jennifer

Upcoming Events

Wilder Homestead Dedication Event

Saturday, July 11th, 10am-4pm

177 Stacy Rd

Malone, NY

The Wilder Homestead plans to have the dedication of their Literary Landmark™ plaque on Saturday, July 11. A bronze plaque will be unveiled during the ceremony in conjunction with the Homestead’s Children’s Art Event (10 a.m. until 4 p.m.) There will be art activities for children and 19th century games, along with an awards ceremony for the children’s art show which begins Saturday, July 4. The public is invited to hear William Anderson, award-winning author and historian, speak about the Ingalls/Wilder family homes. Museum admission applies to this event.

On Facebook.com, “like” the Almanzo Wilder Farm to receive additional details about the dedication ceremony plans as they are finalized.

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The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, has added more sites to Great Websites for Kids (http://gws.ala.org/), its online resource featuring hundreds of links to exceptional websites for children.

The newly added sites are:Ask a Biologist - http://askabiologist.asu.edu/
Bug Guide - http://bugguide.net/node/view/15740
Code Monster - http://www.crunchzilla.com/code-monster
CSI: Web Adventures - http://forensics.rice.edu/
I Was Wondering - http://iwaswondering.org/
Middle Shelf - http://issuu.com/middleshelf/docs/
San Diego Zoo Kids - http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/
Smithsonian Tween Tribune - http://tweentribune.com/

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