On Saturday, March 17, 2018, Jane Corry was given the Evelyn Sibley Lampman Award for her significant contribution to Oregon in the field of children’s library services. Friends, colleagues, and family were honored to participate in this event at the Children’s Services Division Spring Workshop.
Congratulations to Jane! To learn more about Jane's accomplishments and the Award's history, check out the Lampman Award page.
Are you a performer? Are you looking to connect with libraries, schools or other community groups to book your performances? This Fall, the Oregon Library Association’s Children’s Services Division and Salem Public Library are hosting a special event for you to easily share your talents!
What: 2018 Showcase of Performers
When: Saturday, September 29 2018 from 9 a.m. (doors open at 8:30) to 4:30 or 5 p.m.
(end time depends on # of performers)
Where: Salem Public Library’s Loucks Auditorium
This Showcase allows audience members (librarians, teachers, and others from all over Oregon and Southwest Washington) to see a five-minute preview from between 70 and 90 magicians, musicians, storytellers, animal acts, creative dramatics, jugglers and others who specialize in entertaining and educating children and families – you!
Be part of this amazing event that only takes place the last Saturday in September during even-numbered years.
To apply, please follow the links below to complete two online surveys:
1. 2018 Showcase of Performers Invitation survey:
Your responses will be used to prepare the Showcase of Performers schedule and Index of Performers that attendees receive. In September, you will be sent you your 5 minute time slot and provide additional information about the day. (Many of you already know just how awesome this is!)
2. 2018 Oregon Performer Directory survey:
This survey is just a little longer, but still very quick and easy to complete. From information you provide, a downloadable 2018 Oregon Performer Directory will be created. It will be available on the Oregon Library Association Children's Services Division website beginning in October, 2018.
Questions? Contact Karen Fischer, the Showcase Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finding high quality children’s performances to bring to libraries, schools or groups has just become easier! Save the date for the 2018 Performers Showcase, hosted by the Oregon Library Association’s Children’s Services Division and the Salem Public Library.
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 9am - 4pm or 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)
Location: Salem Public Library’s Loucks Auditorium, 585 Liberty St. SE, Salem, OR
This Showcase allows audience members to see a five-minute preview from between 70 and 90 magicians, musicians, storytellers, animal acts, creative dramatics, jugglers, comedians and others who specialize in entertaining and educating children and families.
Audience Registration will open in July 2018.
Refer Performers Now!
Please refer performers in Oregon or Southwest Washington (or your questions) to Karen Fischer, Showcase Coordinator, email@example.com.
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