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  1. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. 1995

    Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading and held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for every child ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 11:06 - About ALA

  3. 1890

    The first children’s room in a library is established. The public Library of Brookline (Mass.) set aside an unused room in its basement for a children's reading-room. "One of its most momentous legacies is the establishment of a separate reading ...

    HDAVIES - 03/11/2013 - 09:30 - About ALA

  4. 1918

    ALA opened a library for American military personnel in Paris during 1918. This library was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris "During the closing years of World War I, when the United States entered the conflict, hundreds of A ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:30 - About ALA

  5. Reading Revolutions: Online Digital Text and Implications for Reading in Academe

    Reading Revolutions: Online Digital Text and Implications for Reading in Academe Barry W. Cull. First Monday. Volume 16, Number 6- 6 June 2011. While the Internet is a text–saturated world, reading online screens tends to be significantly different from r ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:57 - Libraries Transform

  6. eBooks and Literacy in K–12 Schools

    eBooks and Literacy in K–12 Schools Felvégi, Emese & Matthew, Kathryn I.Computers in the Schools; 2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1/2, p40-52. DOI: 10.1080/07380569.2012.651421 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text In th ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:31 - Libraries Transform

  7. Library Services for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

      Library Services for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Lesley S. J. Farmer Autism is now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, and the number of children identified as autistic continues to grow. Introducing what autism ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:21 - Libraries Transform