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  1. Keller (Tex.) Public Library

    Youth Spaces: Children at Keller Public Library have access to a dedicated storytime and craft room with its own storage room. Other library amenities include study rooms, a technology lab, new staff areas, and space for a future RFID sorting system. Reno ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Madison (Wis.) Public Library, Goodman South Madison Branch

    Youth Spaces: A 90-foot curved millwork bench in a nautilus shape defines the Goodman South Madison Branch’s children’s story and play area while offering storage for toys and picture books. Teens have their own space, with a built-in booth and an area fo ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Cliffside Park (N.J.) Free Public Library

    Youth Spaces: The Cliffside Park Free Public Library stands on land that was once part of the Palisades Amusement Park. The renovated entrance nods to history with a roller coaster, Ferris wheel cars, and ticket booths all fashioned to resemble books. Ren ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Strathcona County Library, Sherwood Park, Alberta

    Youth Spaces: The Discovery Zone at Strathcona County Library is designed for school-age children. A puzzle motif runs throughout the section, while story rings circle columns within the space. A separate TeenZone offers funky furniture and a homework hel ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Kenai (Alaska) Community Library

    Youth Spaces: Kenai Community Library was designed to be simple and elegant throughout, including the children’s space with letters built into bookshelves. Brightly colored materials define different spaces within the library, while windows and above-head ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Crutcher keynotes Dominican University youth conference

    Award-winning author and freedom to read advocate Chris Crutcher keynotes “The Truth About Choice” day-long conference February 25, which investigated the impact of the choices adults make on the array of reading material available to children and teens. ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Black History Month essay/art winners

    Stratford (Conn.) Public Library Teen Librarian Lucretia Duwel (far left) joins some of the winners of the annual Black History Month Essay/Art Contest during an event in their honor that drew more than 125 students, parents, and guests to the library. Th ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Actor Harper Receives Sankofa Freedom Award

    Award-winning actor and author Hill Harper (third from left) is the 2012 recipient of the $7,000 Sankofa Freedom Award, presented by Tulsa City–County (Okla.) Library’s African American Resource Center and the Tulsa Library Trust. The presentation was mad ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Women of a new tribe

    Artist Jerry Taliaferro honors the physical and spiritual beauty of black women in “Women of a New Tribe,” a national photography exhibit on display in the lobby area of Mullins Library at University of Arkansas in Fayetteville in honor of both Black Hist ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Alternative parking spaces

    Garfield County (Colo.) Libraries’ Rifle branch provides an array of alternative modern parking spaces for patrons. These include regular spaces, areas for fuel efficient vehicles, and plugs for electric cars as well as a clearing for a mode of travel tha ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine