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  1. PLA Service Response Workbook: Connect to the Online World: Public Internet Access

    Residents will have high-speed access to the digital world with no unnecessary restrictions or fees to ensure that everyone can take advantage of the ever-growing resources and services available through the Internet. Is helping residents in your communit ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 09:54 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  2. Custom Library Book Bikes Roll Out Across US

    Libraries from Cleveland to Seattle have adopted special bike programs to carry books and services around town with old-fashioned pedal power By Chris Francis In Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where winter temperatures reached a record low of –11°F the first we ...

    ssinharoy - 08/13/2014 - 11:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. 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

  4. A New Way of Looking at Public Library Engagement in America

    Gaining insight into how libraries fit within American culture By Kathryn Zickuhr and Lee Rainie The Pew Research Center’s Internet Project has intensively studied the changing world of public libraries for the last three years. The first stage of our res ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 10:48 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. President’s Program Q&A

    Andrew Slack on how Harry Potter changed his life Activist Andrew Slack, cofounder and executive director of the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), sees fantasy stories not as an escape from our world but as an invitation to delve deeper into our experiences. H ...

    MPERA - 01/03/2014 - 13:49 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. PLA at 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Midwinter Institute: Who We Are, What We Do, Why It Matters: Our Distinctive Purpose Friday, January 30 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Lunch Included) Location: Renaissance Blackstone, The Train Rooms *room change* Event Code: PLA1 Would you like to learn about a sim ...

    SHOFMANN - 11/18/2014 - 16:09 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  7. Affordable Care Act

    The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010.  On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court rendered a final decision to uphold the health care law. About The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has ten sections; ...

    VHAWKINS - 11/20/2014 - 15:50 - Professional Tools

  8. 2013 LACUNY Institute: Libraries, Information, and the Right to the City

    Institute Non-ALA Friday, April 5, 2013 (All day) New York, New York http://2013lacunyinst.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 16:01 - Conferences & Events

  9. Professional Tools

    Awards Stonewall Book Awards Bookstores GLBTQ Bookstores  - Map of GLBTQ bookstores Libraries & Archives GLBTQ Libraries and Archives  - Map of GLBTQ libraries and archives News GLBT News  -  Official news outlet for the GLBTRT Reviews GLBT Reviews  - ...

    admin - 12/05/2014 - 13:00 - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT)

  10. New Immigrants

    In 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that 13%, or over 40 million people, in the U.S. were immigrants, defined as people residing in the U.S. who were not U.S. citizens at birth. This is about the same percentage as when ALA published The Polish Immi ...

    karenmuller - 04/02/2014 - 11:22 - Professional Tools

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