NEW YORK (Sep. 11)
The Jewish Book Council of America today announced the publication for Jewish Community Centers and other Jewish organizations of five pamphlets on Jewish books and Jewish book programs, as well as book lists, two radio transcriptions of children’s programs, a poster and other pieces on Jewish books. The Council is sponsored by the National Jewish Welfare Board and is the organizer of the annual observance of Jewish Book Month, set this year throughout the nation for November 11-December 11.
The literary pieces dealing with Jewish books and Jewish Book Month programs include: 1. “Jewish Book Annual,” a tri-lingual work containing articles on the current Jewish literary output, bibliographies, book reviews and stories on Jewish folklore; 2. “Jewish Book Programs,” containing suggested activities for the community, the local institution, the small group and the home; 3. “Lecturers and Artists for Jewish Book Month,” listing available lecturers and artists who can be booked through the J.W.B. Jewish Center Lecture Bureau; 4. “Jewish Book Month in Public Libraries,” containing suggestions for public libraries; 5. “The Jewish Library,” by Jacob S. Golub, offering practical hints for the setting up of a library in the Jewish Center, Jewish school and synagogue.