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  1. Reading Promotion

        Beyond the Basics: Sparking a Culture of Literacy by Re-igniting Readers Within a Secondary School Setting Learn how to develop a culture of readers in a secondary education setting by infusing literacy initiatives through collaboration with classroom ...

    JHABLEY - 04/24/2014 - 16:49 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. Get to Know the Caldecott Winners

    Join this curated documentary with ALSC Past President and Caldecott expert Kathleen Horning as she shares stories about some of the winning books and illustrators while we watch and listen to a handful of films and audio interviews with the winning illus ...

    JNAJDUCH - 05/23/2014 - 11:56 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  3. The Myth of Busy Summers

    Youth librarians serve kids, parents, and advocates all year long By Linda W. Braun When library staff members serving youth tell me how much busier they are when school is out for the summer (and in preparing for students’ vacation time), it makes me a l ...

    bgoldberg - 06/23/2014 - 11:44 - 6 comments - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Making a Place, Making a Case for Read-Alouds: A Powerful Teaching Tool for Literacy

    When is a read-aloud more than a great story? When it also ties in critical thinking skills. In this 4-week e-course, participants will learn how to infuse literacy skills while continuing to share the passion and power of a great read-aloud. The culminat ...

    admin - 04/17/2014 - 09:08 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Getting Out of the Box

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop Book clubs engage patrons beyond the library By Mariam Pera On Sunday afternoon, programming librarians shared their ideas for “out-of-the-box” book clubs. Janie Hermann, public programming librarian at Princeton (N.J.) Pub ...

    bgoldberg - 07/02/2014 - 10:57 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  6. A Word from the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medalists

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop Doris Kearns Goodwin and Donna Tartt speak about their books Interviewed by George M. Eberhart     Doris Kearns Goodwin praises grassroots activism:   ​     Donna Tartt shares how New York Public Library staff helped her re ...

    bgoldberg - 06/30/2014 - 13:47 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Genre Reading of the Year

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Lindsey Halsell The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) hosted Sunday morning’s “Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Reading of the Year” program. Sponsored by publishers Penguin, HarperCollins, and Macmilla ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 21:56 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Stan Lee and the Librarians

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Michele LeSure My spidey senses were tingling but why? Stan Lee was in the house (although I and hundreds of others wound up in the overflow room). At 91, Stan Lee is an energetic and engaging speaker. The overarching me ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 22:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Goldfinch, Bully Pulpit, win Andrew Carnegie Medals

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, funded through a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 09:44 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. ALA Unveils Shortlist for 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals

    geberhart's blog The Scoop The awards honor excellence in fiction and nonfiction The American Library Association announced on April 7 the six books shortlisted for the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The medals ...

    geberhart - 05/13/2014 - 10:50 - American Libraries Magazine

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