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Program Materials and Booklists
During the past year, the Council published
Standards for Jew
-
ish Libraries in Synagogues
,
Schools and Centers
, prepared by
the Association of Jewish Libraries, Synagogue, School and Cen-
ter Division; a pageant entitled
Jewish Books on Parade,
by
Frances Gelbart}, originally published by the Board of Jewish
Education of New York but long out of print.
A number of publications were revised, updated and reprinted.
In June we inaugurated a service to Jewish communal camps,
advising them of the resources we have available for the develop-
ment of camp libraries. A number of camps took advantage of
our services.
A Program Materials Committee, under the chairmanship of
David M. Kleinstein, continues to explore possibilities of develop-
ing new aids for Jewish book programming. Plans have been made
for the creation of new materials for the 1972 and 1973 Jewish
Book Month which will commemorate Israel's 25th anniversary.
Library Citations
In 1971 the Council granted citations of merit to eight libraries
which met the minimum requirements established by the Council
for a Jewish library. A total of 235 library citations have been
presented during the past twenty years. The following libraries
were this year’s recipients:
Harold Zager Memorial Library
Temple Sholom of West Essex
Cedar Grove, N. J.
Leah 8cJacob R. Modansky Library
East Meadow Jewish Center
East Meadow, N. Y.
Sinai Temple
Los Angeles, Calif.
Nora P. Weinberger Memorial Library
Hebrew Congregation
Mt. Freedom, N. J.
Jewish Community Center
Nashville, Tenn.