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  1. The Power of Social Cataloging

    Tim Spalding of LibraryThing (and Dr. Horrible of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog) addresses the Opening General Session of the Library and Information Technology Association National Forum October 17, 2008 in Cincinnati. Spalding invoked Dr. Horrible ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Caldecott Winner Kicks off Alabama Summer Reading

    2003 Caldecott Award medalist Eric Rohmann watches a young artist draw at Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Public Library’s Weaver-Bolden branch during a June 2, 2009 program kick-off of the “Catch the Reading Bug” summer library program. The visit by the celebrated aut ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Taking the Summer Reading Plunge

    Adrian Roe awaits the inevitable in the Dunk the Librarian booth at Oakland (Calif.) Public Library's main branch in a May 31, 2008 kick-off event for the 2008 Summer Reading Game. Hundreds of children and their families— entertained by clowns, lion ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Spokane Moms Rally at State Capitol

    More than 100 people battle rain, wind, and storms in a rally for school libraries at the capitol steps in Olympia February 1, 2008, despite a storm in the eastern half of Washington State that prevented many from attending. The rally and a day-long summi ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Julie Andews @ Your Library

    Academy Award–winning actress and author Julie Andrews poses April 13, 2008 with her own oversized library card in Los Angeles marking the 50th anniversary of National Library Week. As NLW honorary chair, Andrews spoke about the value of libraries and lib ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Off to Fairy Tale Land

    Madalyn Joy Wolff of Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota, in fairy tale garb complete with Snow White purse and gloves, admires the “Storybook Dolls” display at Wayzata Library, part of the Hennepin County (Minn.) Library system. The presentation was erected in h ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. State Librarian for National Library Week

    Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian, Jesse White, addresses students at Chicago's Walt Disney Magnet School on April 14, 2008. White visited the school to kick off its National Library Week festivities, which also include an open house fo ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. San Francisco Branch Rebuilding Boom

    San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (third from right) joins City Librarian Luis Herrera (fifth from left) and other city and library officials for the March 8, 2008 ribbon-cutting for the San Francisco Public Library’s Noe Valley/Sally Brunn branch—the eigh ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Library Program Explores African History

    Author and storyteller Toni Simmons performs tales from Africa for students from the Early Years Academy in Miami Lakes, Florida, in one of a series of February Black History Month programs hosted by the Miami-Dade (Fla.) Public Library System. Simmons, a ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Post-Tragedy Archive Collection

    Memorial displays (as shown) inside the Squires Student Center lobby at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg are part of Prevail Archives, a project underway by the University Libraries and Library of Congress consultants. The more than 87,000  expressi ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine