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  1. Literacy

    1918 In 1918 ALA opens a library for American military personnel in Paris. This collection was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris Posted Feb 25, 2013 Comments: 0 1930 First meeting of the Young People's Reading Round Table; now ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:39 - ab5w32

  2. ELL Practitioners Panel: Innovations in Community Engagement

    On-Demand Multiple Free! Originally recorded on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 12:30-1:30 pm CT, this free, hour-long webinar features Patricia Barch with the Schaumburg Township District Library in Schaumburg, Ill. and Carmen Patlan with the Waukegan Public ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 07/28/2015 - 16:06 - ab5w32

  3. Partners in Literacy: How Schools and Public Libraries Can Work Together

    On-Demand Multiple The Cuyahoga County Public Library System and its local Parma School System have piloted a rich partnership to help youth literacy. It began with after school programming led by librarians, branched out to a homework center and a collab ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/28/2015 - 15:12 - rb0cnm

  4. Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age: Apps and E-Books in Storytime

    On-Demand Multiple Storytime has joined the digital age, and incorporating digital media into collections and programming is now an essential part of children’s librarianship. Join PLA and instructor Cen Campbell for this on-demand webinar that tackles th ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/28/2015 - 15:27 - rb0cnm

  5. Using the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® Toolkit with Spanish-Speaking Communities

    On-Demand Once Join us for an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library Toolkit for Spanish-speaking Communities.   This kit was developed by ALSC and PLA to assist and empower public library staff to serve Spanish-sp ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 05/01/2015 - 11:39 - 4o91gy

  6. Make Way for Makerspaces in the Library

    On-Demand Multiple Makerspaces are gaining popularity in public libraries across the U.S. These innovative spots introduce library patrons to tools, like 3D printers and makerbots, not normally found in the library and offer patrons the opportunity to exp ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/29/2015 - 10:42 - rb0cnm

  7. Building Blocks for a Diverse Library Collection

    On-Demand Once Today’s teens make up the most diverse generation in our history—are you ready for them?  With challenges including parent complaints, contending with user demand, and maintaining a nuanced and diverse collection, we know that collection bu ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/17/2015 - 14:13 - gm5mii

  8. Around the World in 60 Books

    On-Demand Once It may have taken Phileas Fogg 80 days in the late 1800s to travel around the world in Jules Verne’s "Around the World in 80 Days", but you can do it in 60 minutes! Pick up your passport and join tour guide Pam Spencer Holley as y ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/10/2015 - 13:58 - gm5mii

  9. Reaching Teens with Gaming (YALSA)

    Gaming at the library refers to board, card, role-playing, and big games, not just digital video games. Thinking about hosting board game nights or starting a circulating video game collection? Already offering Rock band and Mario Kart and looking for a n ...

    admin - 01/23/2015 - 16:01 - gm5mii

  10. Power Up with Print

    Get more teens reading! Young adult literature is a rapidly growing field and keeping up with the latest in YA literature can be challenging. Through this course students will learn about key young adult authors and books, and will learn how to evaluate a ...

    admin - 01/23/2015 - 15:54 - gm5mii

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