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  1. EBSCO ALA Annual Conference International Sponsorship

    This annual grant is for actual reimbursed expenses, and is designed to allow international librarians to attend the ALA's Annual Conference. Personal Data Notification The ALA (American Library Association and its units) and the ALA-APA (Allied Prof ...

    RGERBER - 10/31/2018 - 11:22 - Professional Tools

  2. Community Conversations Across Neighborhoods: Dialogue-Driven Programming

    Wednesday, 12/5/2018 1:00 PM (Eastern) 12:00 PM (Central) 11:00 AM (Mountain) 10:00 AM (Pacific) Libraries have the potential to inspire local dialogue on timely issues across communities, positioning library staff as trusted facilitators. Join us for thi ...

    SOAKLEY - 11/19/2018 - 09:29 - Professional Tools

  3. Read for Later- “You really cannot thrive as an institution by starving the neighborhood around you and being so singularly focused on your own goals”

    This week’s headline quotes Omar Blaik, former vice president of facilities and real estate services at the University of Pennsylvania, on the rise of colleges and universities leading the revitalization of local communities through the development of bus ...

    MFIGUEROA - 11/26/2018 - 16:50 - Professional Tools

  4. Thinking Money for Kids: Frequently Asked Questions

    Which types of libraries are eligible? This exhibition tour is open to public libraries in the United States. Other non-public library organizations, including academic, community college, school and special libraries, are not eligible to apply. Individua ...

    SOSTMAN - 12/07/2018 - 15:48 - Professional Tools

  5. Thinking Money for Kids: Traveling Exhibition Application Guidelines

    APPLICATION RECEIPT DEADLINE: February 8, 2019 Date application posted: December 17, 2018 Questions? Contact the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5045, or publicprograms@ala.org. I. Project Overview II. Awa ...

    SOSTMAN - 12/07/2018 - 15:44 - Professional Tools

  6. Thinking Money for Kids

    We all need to master the knowledge and skills to make smart financial choices and prepare for whatever the future brings. Thinking Money for Kids strives to teach children ages 7 to 11 and their parents, caregivers and educators about financial literacy ...

    SOSTMAN - 12/07/2018 - 15:49 - Professional Tools

  7. Read for Later- "Strength in Ourselves, Strength in Our Communities"

    This week’s headline quotes the motto for Pop Gym, a Brooklyn-based martial arts collective that brings self-defense classes to unexpected venues, including libraries, and to populations that may be marginalized in a traditional, hyper-masculine gym (Paci ...

    MFIGUEROA - 11/19/2018 - 19:03 - Professional Tools

  8. Read for Later- "I will work tirelessly to keep you informed as texts will be typed into my system uninterrupted"

    This week’s headline quotes Xinhua News’ virtual newsreader, which can "work" 24 hours a day on its website and social media channels, "reducing news production costs"- an artificial intelligence (AI) system synthesized the presenters& ...

    MFIGUEROA - 11/12/2018 - 19:27 - Professional Tools

  9. Read for Later- “I thought there has to be another way”

    This week’s headline quotes Denise Resnik, founder and executive director of First Place, a new supportive residence community in Phoenix designed for adults with autism and neurodiversities- the space features ample common spaces, design features to mini ...

    MFIGUEROA - 11/05/2018 - 22:13 - Professional Tools

  10. Read for Later- “We want to offer just the right learning experience at just the right time.”

    This week’s headline quotes Paul LeBlanc, president of Southern New Hampshire University. The university recently acquired the nonprofit LRNG, a Chicago-based organization that helps young people find job opportunities by encouraging them to acquire digit ...

    MFIGUEROA - 10/30/2018 - 20:04 - Professional Tools