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New Faces in the CLC!

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The CLC would like to introduce our new and returning Graduate Assistants for this year! From left to right, Leah Elsted, Merri Kathryn Nelms, Whitney Rhodes, Courtney Hersch, and Maryam Tootoonchinia are pictured above. We are working hard, and looking forward to all of our upcoming events here in the CLC! Stop by anytime to meet our new GA's and visit the Centre!

Boston Globe Award!

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The CLC would like to congratulate and celebrate the success of Jakob Crane's newest graphic novel. "Lies in the Dust" depiction of the Salem Witch Trials has been awarded the Boston Globe Award! 

 

Happy 33rd Birthday CLC!

 

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Wishing the Children's Literature Centre another successful year!

 

 

 

Upcoming CLC Events:

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  CLC Banquet

  October 4th, 2014

      You are cordially invited to join the Children's Literature Centre

       for an evening to celebrate compassion, love, and courage as we honor

Emily Kate Moon

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                     With the third annual Children's Literature Book Award for her book

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5:30 PM - Appetizers & Cash Bar

6:00 PM - Dinner

7:00 PM - Presentation of Award

Lyric Theatre, 20 E. Main St. Frostburg, MD. 21532

$30/Person, $50/Couple, $230/Table of 8

Please contact the CLC for ticket reservations.

 

Storybook Holiday Countdown!

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Storybook holiday is quickly approaching and the countdown commences for the annual holiday parade, elf olympics and our featured author Janet Stoeke!

Date: Saturday, 6th December 2014

Stay posted for more information from the CLC.

Featured Storybook Holiday Film:

Christmas in Connecticut

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A 1945 holiday classic featuring , and . A food writer who has been untruthful about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.

 

Our Adopt-A-School: South Penn Elementary!

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*We will soon be accepting applications for next year's Adopt-A-School.

Check back soon for applications.

 

The Children's Literature Centre was created to promote literacy by:

  • Providing a focal point for the study and dissemination of children's literature.
  • Serving as the catalyst for new and innovative approaches to building the foundations of literacy through technology.
  • Developing positive attitudes toward reading through a collaborative network including home, school and community.
  • Working to cultivate an awareness and understanding of current children's literature, authors and illustrators.
  • Building a bridge to cultural understanding through children's literature.


The Children's Literature Centre events include:

  • Spring Festival of Children's Literature
  • Frostburg Pirates Ahoy!
  • Summer Author Institute
  • CLC Book Award Banquet
  • Frostburg Storybook Holiday