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  1. I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony

    Ten winners of the inaugural Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award were recognized at a ceremony hosted by the New York Times December 9. The award, administered by the ALA's Public Information Office and the Campa ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium 2008

    Solutions & Services The 2008 ALA Techsource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium, held November 2-4 in Oak Brook, Illinois, demonstrated many of the benefits gaming has for libraries, including improved literacy, improved civic engagement, inclu ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Gaming at Oak Park Public Library

    AASL Conference During the summer and autumn this year, Oak Park (Ill.) Public Library has held monthly teen gaming tournaments. This is a video of sights and sounds from the September tourney, as well as an interview with Young Adult Librarian Monica Har ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. LITA National Forum: Technology and Community

    E-books in Libraries A video review of the Library and Information Technology Association's 2008 National Forum, "Technology and Community: Building the Techno Community Library", held October 17-19 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Included are general ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund

    The LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund supports librarians who are facing financial difficulty due to discrimination or because they have taken a stand in support of intellectual freedom. In this video, trustees describe the fund, and why it's needed ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Why Not To Ban Books

    Author Steven Chbosky shares a letter he received from a reader of his young adult novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Alternately funny and moving, it demonstrates the effect that a book can have on a life--even (and especially) a book that some would ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. 2008 Reforma National Conference: Promoting Library Services to Latinos and Spanish-Speakers

    This overview of the Reforma National Conference, held September 18-21 in El Paso, Texas, features musicians at the exhibit hall opening, conversations with Author Luncheon speaker Diana Washington Valdez and former ALA President Carol Brey-Casiano, a tou ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Banned Books Week: I'd Like to Find *BLEEP*

    A library patron needs some books. Famous, award-winning, acclaimed books. Seems simple enough. And yet... Video produced in recognition of Banned Books Week, September 27-October 4, 2008, and in cooperation with ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. IFLA 2008- Quebec

    The 2008 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) was held August 10-14 in Quebec, Canada, a city celebrating its 400th anniversary. As this video illustrates, library professionals celebrated as well, taking in various cul ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Many Voices, Many Nations

    Author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie headlined the Many Voices, Many Nations program June 27 at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, following nine other speakers of Native American origin. This recap of the event showcases the literature, poe ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine