Submitted by admin on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:47
Pickler Memorial Library, a remarkable architectural and cultural Missouri treasure. (Read about the fascinating history of Pickler Memorial Library online: http://library.truman.edu/.)
Submitted by admin on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 08:36
Jim Baumlin and Tom Peters represented the Missouri Center for the Book at the National Book Festival held in the Washington Convention Center in DC on Saturday, August 30, 2014.
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25 July 2014
The Ozarks Chapter of the Missouri Center for the Book is pleased to announce the winners of its recent contest, “Word and Image.” Sponsored by the Missouri Center for the Book (MCB) and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the contest aimed to celebrate and promote “book arts” in its twin aspects: the “Word” or written text that stimulates the imagination, and the lively “Image” that illuminates—or inspires—storytelling.
Submitted by admin on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 09:17
"In an age like ours, which is not given to letter-writing, we forget what an important part it used to play in people's lives." ~Anatole Broyard (1920-1990)
The late Mr. Broyard would certainly have been delighted to learn what an important part letter- writing still plays in the lives of Missouri students.
FOLLOWING IS AN EXCERPT FROM LETTERS WRITTEN BY JOHN Y. COLE, DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR THE BOOK IN WASHINGTON D.C., CONGRATULATING THE WINNERS.
Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 12:08
Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom, written and illustrated by Shane W. Evans, Kansas City, Missouri.
Submitted by admin on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 17:12
The Missouri Center for the Book, representing the Library of Congress, is proud to celebrate Missouri students, teachers and families who participated in this year's contest. Thank you and Congratulations! This eagerly awaited annual event has moved to its new permanent home: The Missouri Center for the Book Central Chapter (MCBCC), UCM, Warrensburg. With thanks to MCBCC Director Naomi Williamson, assisted by Letters About Literature Project Supervisor, Cathy Clear, for their dedicated passion to books, children and doing one's best! Get ready for next year!
Submitted by admin on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:46
Murder Most Marvelous.....
CONGRATULATIONS, Ms. Mulford!
The Missouri Writers’ Guild has presented the Walter Williams Major Work Award to Carolyn Mulford, Columbia, for her novel Show Me the Murder. The presentation took place on Saturday, April 12th at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, St. Louis, during the Guild’s 99th annual conference.
Submitted by admin on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 17:29
Professor Judith Fowler Makes Book Magic and Teaches Others to Create Their Own
Build Your Own Book! A “Book Arts” Workshop for Middle-School Children and their Parents:
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Please join in reading and discussing this year's selection for, ReadMO 2014. (Contact Marshall Public Library for More Information)
Biographical information about the author of “Deep River” David Hamilton: