Read for Later- “There are a million options. If people don’t like us that’s fine. They’re allowed. For the people who do want to be here, we’re here.”
This week’s headline quotes Sam Thonis, co-owner with Regina Dellea of Getaway, an alcohol-free bar in Brooklyn, on the growth of alcohol-free social spaces in cities and communities filled with specific venues catering to specific interests (BBC “The ris ...
MFIGUEROA - 05/20/2019 - 19:43 - Professional Tools
APPLICATION RECEIPT DEADLINE: August 9, 2019 Date posted: June 17, 2019 Apply online: https://apply.ala.org/USHolocaustMuseum Questions? Contact the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5045, or publicprogram ...
SOSTMAN - 07/01/2019 - 15:09 - Professional Tools
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office invite public and academic libraries to apply to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition that examines the motives, pres ...
SOSTMAN - 06/18/2019 - 09:49 - Professional Tools
Read for Later- “People have been trying to bring the primacy of sidewalks back for almost 30 years, and here are these agents that might make that change much faster because of the commercial considerations”
This week’s headline quotes Anat Caspi, director of the Taskar Center for Accessible Technology at the University of Washington, on Washington’s and other states’ decisions to legalize bot deliveries to help companies pilot their services (Slate “Delivery ...
MFIGUEROA - 05/13/2019 - 18:23 - Professional Tools
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
Read for Later- “The performance of empathy is not empathy. Simulated thinking might be thinking, but simulated feeling is never feeling.”
This week’s headline quotes Dr. Sherry Turkle, the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT, in a story about the design cues built into robots that trick us into thinking they are expressing emotion back tow ...
MFIGUEROA - 05/06/2019 - 20:29 - Professional Tools
Tour Itinerary A copy of the tour itinerary can be found here. Logistics, Order of Events, and Checklist At least 45 days prior to your scheduled display period, fill out and submit the pre-exhibit form. Shipper contacts host site to arrange for conv ...
brussell3 - 07/10/2019 - 15:13 - Professional Tools
Publicity Checklist This checklist provides an overview of important publicity reminders. To meet media and other deadlines, you will need to start promoting your programs six weeks to two months in advance. Use official project credit information on all ...
brussell3 - 06/18/2019 - 12:23 - Professional Tools
Online Personal Finance & Investing Resources There are so many personal finance websites that it can be difficult to know where to begin your search for reliable information. The list below has been compiled with guidance from librarians and financia ...
brussell3 - 05/30/2019 - 12:01 - Professional Tools
Programming Requirements Libraries selected to host the Thinking Money for Kids exhibit are responsible for presenting at least four public programs, events, or activities related to the personal finance themes explored in the exhibition. These may includ ...
brussell3 - 05/30/2019 - 16:16 - Professional Tools