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Ty Allan Jackson

Let's Get Bookin'

PRESENTED ON AUG 14, 2012
IN PITTSFIELD @ VOL 3

Ty Allan Jackson talks about Big Head Books, his children books publishing project, and explains how to him its his way of contributing to the education of all kids, no matter the age or race. (in English)

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Call Me Melville

BY MEGAN WHILDEN
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 08, 2012

Megan Whilden is a government worker in the city of Pittsfield, and in this presentation she talks about the "Call Me Melville" summer cultural program. (in English)

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First Fridays Artswalk

BY MARY MCGINNIS
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 08, 2012

Walking and taking in art sure sounds like a winning combination, and that's just what you get with First Fridays Artswalk. Mary McGinnis uses her presentation to explain the project. (in English)

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Let's Make a Pot

BY JESS ELOFSON
IN SIOUX FALLS

How do you produce a pot? Let Jess Elofson guide you through the process, start to finish, in her presentation. (in English)

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The Mason Jar

BY CRAIG LANGLOIS
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 14, 2012

Herein lies the unofficial and unauthorized history of the mason jar, produced by Craig Langlois in the form of drawings. (in English)

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Kids-Coins

BY SERGEY BIDENKO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 11, 2012

Kids-Coins is an educational project -- held inside and outside school -- that teaches children and teenagers the basics of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Sergey Bidenko and Irina Zolotarevych -- co-authors of the "Kids-Coins" projects -- are experienced business coaches who have implemented 37 training and educational programs for adults and youth. (in Ukrainian)

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Let's Get Farming!

BY GABRIELE MAREWSKI
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 15, 2013

Gabriele Marewski shows the process of preparing a new patch of land she acquired for farming. She worked with a team to build an irrigation system, and eventually harvest the land once it had been properly developed.

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Books for Syria

BY SHADA EL SAYED
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 10, 2014

The crisis in Syria has been ongoing for about three years, leaving defenseless victims most affected. Children are unable to go to school as well as enduring major psychological trauma and a loss of any sense of possession. Shada El Sayed introduces a program that addresses these issues by giving them books. A network of illustrators and authors, Books for Syria creates books for children to reinstill hope back into their lives. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 3, 2014.

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Making Kids' Books

BY LISA JAHN-CLOUGH
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 21, 2015

Lisa Jahn-Clough is an author and illustrator of over twenty books for children and young adults. She shares with us her path to becoming an illustrator of Children's books, including a look at her process and inspirations.

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Story Time

BY JOSEPHINE CAMARILLO
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Josephine Caramillo shares her enthusiasm for story time as education and entertainment, empowering children with knowledge and confidence to be their own superheroes through story time. As illustrated by her programs, a library can provide for more than the development of a love of books and literacy, it can provide for the development of children’s motor skills, social skills and more.