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On Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:01:30 -0400, Kate Lentz  wrote:

Hi All,

How many years have we been doing the 52 Great Reads selections? We're
trying to finalize our RI choice and don't want to do the same author
twice. My records only go back to 2004.

Thanks!

Kate

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 2:29 PM, Russell, Mary 
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> Guy asked me to share this with the list.
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>    -- Mary
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> *From:* Russell, Mary 
> *Sent:* Thursday, June 14, 2018 11:43 AM
> *To:* Lamolinara, Guy 
> *Subject:* RE: National Book Festival news
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> Guy –
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> We have always done a one-page flyer about our featured book for the
> Festival which includes info about the author we are featuring that
> particular year on one side and an excerpt from the book on the other. I
> have already started working with my author this year on her flyer. When we
> stamp the kid’s maps we ask them if they “want a story” and give them the
> flyer with the story/excerpt on it. It has worked very well for us all
> these years. I attached last year’s flyer so you can see what I am talking
> about.
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> Does that work for what you are wanting?
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>            --Mary
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> *From:* Center for the Book state centers communication [
> mailto:[log in to unmask] ] *On Behalf Of *Lamolinara,
> Guy
> *Sent:* Thursday, June 14, 2018 11:32 AM
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> *Subject:* National Book Festival news
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> All—as you know, we are now knee-deep in preparations for the Sept. 1
> National Book Festival! J
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> As we did last year, we will have a reception the evening before the
> festival, Aug. 31, beginning at 5pm, running until 6:30pm. It will be in
> the Montpelier Room, sixth floor of the Madison Building, 101 Independence
> Ave S.E. (same place as last year).
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> You will be welcomed by Center for the Book Director John Van Oudenaren
> and officials from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Chief
> Officers of State Libraries Agencies and the National Endowment for the
> Humanities.
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> We will also make available space nearby for you to gather for the casual
> meeting we have been holding prior to the reception.  This will be 4-5pm.
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> And one piece of real news: We are changing the name of the Pavilion of
> the States to Parade of the States. Reason: Since moving from the National
> Mall to the Washington Convention Center, we have been using “stages”
> instead of “pavilions” to designate the various program areas for all
> except the Pavilion of the States. I was asked to drop “pavilion” starting
> this year. So I chose “parade,” as it keeps the same abbreviation (POS) and
> (I hope) communicates the celebratory nature of this most popular of NBF
> venues. I am using “parade” as defined by the Free Dictionary:
> https://www.thefreedictionary.com/parade
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> *5. *An ostentatious show; an exhibition*.*
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> We will have the usual map brochure for kids to collect stamps or
> stickers.
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> And I have not given up on trying to offer something more meaningful to
> visitors that will not require them (and you) to spend a lot of time with
> each visitor.
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> Because the Parade of the States is intended to primarily promote each
> state’s literary heritage, would you be willing to offer a 1-page handout
> regarding it? This could also include a brief explanation about why you
> chose the book you did this year. Sorry to make an assignment for you but I
> think it’s a way to provide some “education” cheaply and with little
> expenditure of time.
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> Maybe next year (with more time to plan), we can return to the idea of
> some sort of literary map experience at each table.
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> Many thanks,
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> Guy
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-- 
Kate Lentz
Director, Rhode Island Center for the Book
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