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  1. The Myth of Busy Summers

    Youth librarians serve kids, parents, and advocates all year long By Linda W. Braun When library staff members serving youth tell me how much busier they are when school is out for the summer (and in preparing for students’ vacation time), it makes me a l ...

    bgoldberg - 06/23/2014 - 11:44 - 6 comments - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Choose Privacy Week Webinar (American Libraries/OIF)

    This free 90-minute webinar will feature a panel of experts on "hot topics" in privacy today, plus practical tips and resources for developing library programming to engage the community. Brought to you by American Libraries and ALA's Offic ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 11:53 - Online Learning

  3. Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study 2010 (American Libraries/ORS)

    Originally aired July 26, 2010. Join leading researchers, Denise M. Davis, from the ALA Office for Research & Statistics and John Carlo Bertot, from the Center for Library & Information Innovation at the University of Maryland, as they share insig ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  4. E-Gov: Make It Work @ your library (American Libraries/ORS Webcast)

    Originally aired December 10, 2010 How do you bridge the gap? * 53% of libraries report that staff do not have the necessary skills to meet patron e-government needs. * Public library staff report that helping citizens interact with government agencies an ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  5. ALSC Community Forum- July 2014

    On Thursday, July 31 at 1:00pm Eastern, ALSC President Ellen Riordan and the ALSC Board of Directors will hold an hosting an ALSC Community Forum live chat on the topic of the evaluating value of children’s library services. In 2014 the ALA Emerging Leade ...

    DBOSTROM - 08/01/2014 - 13:27 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Delivering the Goods

    Jill Morey, director of the Ypsilanti (Mich.) District Library, accepts the keys to a new Kia Soul December 6 from Mark Torigian of the Hyundai-Kia Technical Center on behalf of the library. Torigian and Dave Overlander of Ann Arbor Automotive donated a t ...

    bgoldberg - 12/18/2013 - 09:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. 2010

    The Office of Literary and Outreach Services celebratef the first National Bookmobile Da y in 2010. It is celebrated in conjunction with the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Service (ABOS), and the Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL). ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 09:54 - About ALA

  8. The Engaged Library: Chicago Stories of Community Building

    The Engaged Library: Chicago Stories of Community Building In late summer, 2005, Co-Director Jody Kretzmann and researcher Susan Rans from the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University agreed to visit several Chicago Branch Li ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:45 - Libraries Transform

  9. Children's Services: Partnerships for Success

    Children's Services: Partnerships for Success Edited by Betsy Diamant-Cohen Co-author of the popular titles Booktalking Bonanza and The Early Literacy Kit, Betsy Diamant-Cohen brings together 18 examples of successful outreach partnerships that child ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 16:36 - Libraries Transform

  10. Boomers and Beyond: Reconsidering the Role of Libraries

    Boomers and Beyond: Reconsidering the Role of Libraries Edited by Pauline Rothstein and Diantha Dow Schull A roadmap to the trends and perspectives on the library’s role in meeting the needs of our aging population, this book offers Proactive ideas that s ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 16:22 - Libraries Transform