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Featured Program Videos
 
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TeenTober – Thriller vs Romance! with Olivia Abtahi, Katharine McGee, Karen McManus, and Jessica Goodman
2022-10-11
Join us for TeenTober, as we get to the bottom of the debate we've been hashing out here in the CATS Department-is it better to have a broken heart or to have your apartment broken into?? Join CATS Director Bobbie Bensur and CATS Associate Support Manager Ruby Smart (who are avid readers and fans of both Romance Novels AND Thrillers!) as they lead the discussion.
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Max Brallier Day of Dialogue 2022
2022-10-10
CATS Director Bobbie Bensur chats with Max at School Library Journal's Day of Dialogue.
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TeenTober Kick-Off with Elizabeth Lim
2022-09-30
Our Kick Off TeenTober Event! Teen librarian Dani Fortin chatting with Elizabeth Lim all about her new book, The Dragons Promise!
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CATS Coffee Break Hi/ Lo Books from StoryShares
2022-09-20
CATS Director Bobbie Bensur in conversation with Louise Baigelman, Co-Founder & Executive Director of StoryShares.? Learn about StoryShares and their wonderful high interest/ low reading level books. Want to be an author yourself? Get prepared with a writing workshop, and check out their annual?Story of the Year Contest
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Todd Parr: Learn to Read, and a Paw Prints edition!
2022-06-08
In this playful, full-color set of 10 readers you'll find 10 brand-new stories written by Todd Parr. AND there's a Paw Prints single volume version, perfect for libraries!
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Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood Summer Reading 2022
2022-04-22
CATS Director Bobbie Bensur talks to Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood, the creators of the Real Pigeons series.
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TitleTalk Videos
 
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June Coffee Break: Teen Crossover and YA Insights
2022-06-07
Join CATS for a Teen Crossover title presentation, followed by Erica Curtis, VP & Dir, Marketing Strategy, Consumer Insights & Analytics, presenting: Who is the YA Library Audience?
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Chronicle Books
2022-04-22
Hear about forthcoming titles from Chronicle Books presented by Anna-Lisa Sandstrum.
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: HarperCollins Children's Books
2022-04-22
Hear about forthcoming titles from HarperCollins Children's Books, presented by Morgan Hillman.
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: DK and PYR Clients
2022-04-22
Hear about forthcoming titles from DK and PYR Client Publishers, presented by Mary Raymond.
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Penguin Young Readers
2022-04-22
Hear about forthcoming titles from Penguin Young Readers, presented by Mary Raymond.
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Summer-Fall 2022 Titletalk: Random House
Hear about forthcoming titles from Random House, presented by Cindy Mapp.
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First Chapter Fridays
 
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Malinda Lo First Chapter Friday
2022-09-23
Presenting a new Baker & Taylor First Chapter Friday! ?Malinda Lo ?introduces and reads from her new book, A Scatter of Light.? Releasing in October 2022.
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Kekla Magoon First Chapter Friday
2022-05-27
This week we're excited to share a video from Kekla Magoon, introducing and reading from her new middle grade book, CHESTER KEENE CRACKS THE CODE (ISBN 9781524715991).
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Ayana Gray First Chapter Friday
2022-05-16
Features author Ayana Gray reading, for the first time, from her new book BEASTS OF RUIN (ISBN 9780593405710) which arrives in late July.
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Christina Diaz Gonzalez And Gabriela Epstein First Chapter Fridays
Features author Christina Diaz Gonzalez and illustrator Gabriela Epstein speaking and drawing from their middle grade graphic novel Invisible, publishing in August.
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Natalie Lloyd First Chapter Friday
2022-03-28
Features Natalie Lloyd introducign and reading the first chapter from her new middle grade novel, Hummingbird (ISBN 9781338654585), which arrives on shelves in early August.
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Tae Keller First Chapter Friday
2022-03-17
Featuring Tae Keller introducing and reading the first chapter from her new middle grade novel, JENNIFER CHAN IS NOT ALONE (9780593310526), arriving on shelves in late April.
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Archive Videos
 
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Abrams
2022-04-22
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Candace Fleming First Chapter Friday
2022-03-17
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Summer-Fall 2022 Titletalk: Sourcebooks
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Ruta Sepetys First Chapter Friday
2022-01-14
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Lisa Yee First Chapter Friday
2022-02-02
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Sabaa Tahir First Chapter Friday
2022-02-07
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Adib Khorram First Chapter Friday
2022-02-23
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Disney And National Geographic
2022-03-28
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Baker & Taylor Distributed Publishers
2022-03-21
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: PRHPS Pt. 1; Charlesbridge, Tiger Tales And More
2022-03-28
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Barefoot Books
2022-03-28
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Scholastic
2022-03-28
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: AMP Kids
2022-03-28
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Orca Book Publishers
2022-03-28
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Candlewick
2022-03-29
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Hachette Book Group
2022-03-29
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Summer-Fall 2022 TitleTalk: Simon & Schuster
2022-03-30
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Winter-Spring 2022 Adult Highlights
2022-02-09
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