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Jeanette Rivard

Jeanette Rivard is our Marketing Specialist. She's responsible for pulling together all of our e-mails, including the JLG Monthly. She also maintains our Web site making sure that the information you find there is complete and accurate. Jeanette starts gaining in-depth knowlege of a JLG title as soon as Susan Marston selects it. And twice yearly she has the opportunity to thank authors and illustrators for their phenomenal work by sending award packets to them. Having been in the publishing business for a mind-boggling amount of years, she feels that children's and young adult authors and illustrators are the most grateful and considerate of all!


Events

April 12, 2017

Warehouse Book Map Now Available for JLG’s Spring Warehouse Sale: April 21 & 22
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Our Spring Warehouse Sale days are set. The dates are: Friday, April 21 from noon until 7 pm Saturday, April 22 from 9 am until 5 pm All books just $5 each Hundreds of titles available, including ALA Youth Media Award Winners Most books are hardcover with either library or reinforced trade binding All are JLG selections A map of book locations will be available after the first of April. We are at: Junior Library Guild 7858 Industrial Pkwy Plain City OH 43064 See the directions below:

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January 24, 2017

27 JLG Selections were awarded 31 ALA Youth Media Awards in 2017!
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Congratulations to all the 2017 ALA YMA Award winners! Did you know that long before these titles became award-winners, JLG's expert editorial team selected them to represent the best-of-the-best children’s and young adult books as #JLGSelections! That’s why we are so proud to offer these award winners to you. Only JLG picks the very best for your library!

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August 01, 2016

Great News! JLG Now Offers You More Books When You Need Them Most
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Studies show that more books are checked out in September and October than any other time. Publishers also release more books in the fall. That's why Junior Library Guild is now offering our 14 Book Plus Categories. With your Plus Category order, you’ll receive two books in September and October--when you need them the most--and one book per month thereafter. That’s 14 total books per year per each category.

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Events

July 26, 2016

JLG Conferences: Update
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Conferences are a great opportunity to meet you. Junior Library Guild is an active supporter of academic conferences throughout the United States. They give us a chance to meet with you face-to-face and learn how we can better serve the library community. When you see us at a conference, please stop by to chat, browse the latest books, hear about what's new or upcoming, and tell us how we're doing.

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June 23, 2016

Check Out the Latest Schedule: LILEAD and Junior Library Guild at ALA
Written By Jeanette Rivard

JLG is proud to support the LILEAD project in its efforts to study, support, and build community among school library supervisors--the individuals who coordinate library and information services in school districts across the country.

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June 02, 2016

JLG Selections Win Big at the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
Written By Jeanette Rivard

JLG is very excited to announce that 8 of the 9 winners and honors of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for 2016 are JLG selections. Here they are:

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Events

March 01, 2016

Reminder about Book Trailer Contest Rules
Written By Jeanette Rivard

If you are participating in our Book Trailer Contest, please keep in mind that you must use royalty free images and music. That means that TV and Movie images cannot be part of your trailer.

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Events

February 16, 2016

Book Trailer Contest
Written By Jeanette Rivard

JLG would like high school students to put their creativity in action by developing a book trailer that will be intriguing and exciting to viewers. Students should create a video book trailer for one of JLG's recent high school selections. Use special effects, animation, music, etc. to engage the viewers and make them want to read the book. Students 13 years of age or older in grades 9 through 12 are permitted to submit entries for the contest.

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Shelf Life

February 05, 2016

The Spring 2016 Print-Your-Own Posters Are Now Available to Download
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Make sure you're logged into your account, click on More JLG Services, and then on Downloadable Materials to download the Spring 2016 posters. These are the individual posters for each category.
Click on the arrow in the lower right corner for the clickable link.

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News

January 27, 2016

Today is Multicultural Children’s Book Day
Written By Jeanette Rivard

It's Multicultural Children's Book Day (MCCBD), and we are thrilled to help sponsor the efforts behind it. The mission of MCCBD is to not only raise awareness for the kid's books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries. Since JLG is all about getting the best books into the hands of readers and inspiring and enabling lifelong reading and learning, it's a perfect match. This year we are sponsoring the Classroom Reading Challenge. Teachers and students around the country will be involved in this initiative to include more diverse books into their classroom libraries and to encourage kids to broaden their worlds through these stories. To learn more about the Challenge and MCCBD visit http://multiculturalchildrensbookday.com or participate in the conversation on social media. #ReadYourWorld

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