An occasional newsletter of the Education Services Department of the Congressman Frank J. Guarini Library
Education Services Collection
The Education Services collection consists of the Curriculum Collection and Juvenile Collection. The Curriculum Collection is a non-circulating collection of curricula, lesson plans, teacher materials, kits and textbooks in support of teacher education. It is on the fourth floor of the library.
The Juvenile Collection is a circulating collection of books for use by university students taking education, children’s literature and young adult literature courses. The collection contains works for youth in grades pre K-12. Fiction picture books are housed in low shelving adjacent to the Juvenile Fiction and Juvenile Non-Fiction collection. These collections are on the third floor of the library.
The Schomburg Center’s 3rd Annual Black Comic Book Festival
celebrates the rich tradition of black comix in a full day event featuring
panel discussions, film screenings, hands-on workshops and exhibit tables with
premiere black comic artists from across the country.
The Schomburg Center’s Black Comic Book Festival is
presented by the Junior Scholars Program in collaboration with Jerry Craft
(Mama’s Boyz) and John Jennings (SUNY Buffalo/Black Kirby).
The 23rd Annual African American Children's Book Fair takes place in Philadelphia on February 7, 2015
Author and illustrators will make presentations from their books; also games, prizes, promotional give-aways and reading resources will be available. A wide selection of African American books to purchase will be featured at the event.
Authors and illustrators in attendance include Tonya Bolden, Eric Velasquez, E.B. Lewis and Zetta Elliott, Floyd Cooper and Sharon Dennis Wyeth