ACL Meeting Friday, May 9, 2014: Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members! Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, May 9, 2014, from 9am-1pm at the Oakland Main Library (www.oaklandlibrary.org/locations/main-library). We will have our usual Book Reviewing, book sale, and a discussion of Distinguished Books. After the meeting, we will share a potluck in celebration of the retirement of our long-time treasurer Sherry Kumler! For more information, see: www.bayviews.org/calendar.html#meetings .
Dorothy Helfeld Fellowships Available for ACL Membership: Are you a Bay Area children’s librarian or library school student who might be interested in joining the Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California? If so, check out the Dorothy Helfeld Fellowships, which pay for your first year’s membership. The application is available at: www.smore.com/h198-dorothy-helfeld-fellowships .
2014 Edgar Awards Announced: The 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards were announced on May 2, 2014. The winner in the Juvenile category is One Came Home by Amy Timberlake (Knopf, 2013). The winner in the Young Adult category is Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher (Little, Brown, 2013). www.theedgars.com/nominees.html.