ALA, NEH announce 200 site tour for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” traveling exhibition
CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in partnership with the National Constitution Center (NCC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), is pleased to announce a large-scale tour for the traveling exhibition “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil
12/27/2012 - 13:31
CHICAGO – In honor of the 2011 School Library Month theme, Create Your Own Story, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and Figment.com have collaborated to present a month-long story writing festival for teens. Students 13 and up are invited to participate in four story writing
12/27/2012 - 13:39
Fred Reuland Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — The bricks and mortar of libraries are seemingly permanent, yet the activities and services they are designed to deliver have been radically transformed in recent years. More change is on the horizon as the digital era progresses and libraries
06/10/2013 - 14:52
United for Libraries designates windmill at Stony Brook Southampton a Literary Landmark in honor of Tennessee Williams
Jillian Kalonick Marketing/Public Relations Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org PHILADELPHIA — United for Libraries, in partnership with Empire State Center for the Book, designated the windmill at the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University of New York a Literary Landmark in honor of Tennessee
07/22/2013 - 14:17
Fred Reuland Cont. Ed. Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — If you have ever thought about how to create a leadership development training for your region or institution, LLAMA’s new webinar may be what you need. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present
10/23/2013 - 13:09
Aimee Strittmatter ALSC Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2015 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2015 event featuring well-known children’s book
03/25/2014 - 10:15
Anna Lam Communication Specialist email@example.com CHICAGO — Today the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) announced that DOGObooks, the largest website for kids and teens to review books, will host the voting for the 2014 Teens’ Top Ten Books Voting that opens on Aug. 15. For the second
08/12/2014 - 16:24
Anna Lam Communications Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The official Teen Tech Week website of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is now live, with updated materials for the 2015 celebration. YALSA calls on school and public library staff across the country to use Teen Tech Week
11/18/2014 - 15:24
Courtney Jones Awards Coordinator email@example.com CHICAGO- The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2016 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2016 event featuring award-winning children’s book author and
03/09/2015 - 14:55
Jillian Kalonick Marketing/Public Relations Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org NEW YORK-- Frederick Ruffner (1926-2014), founder of the Literary Landmarks™ program, was posthumously honored with United for Libraries’ National Friends of Libraries U.S.A. Award on May 4. United for Libraries Executive
05/12/2015 - 12:08
GL9109091's blog Library makerspaces have a long history to pull from, and a lot of options to work towards by George M. Eberhart During her Masters Series talk on Sunday morning, Mita Williams, user experience librarian at the University of Windsor ...
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2014120's blog Libraries play critical role in American education, literacy experts say by Sanhita SinhaRoy One in six American adults struggles with basic English literacy. That translates into 36 million people between the ages of 16 and 65 who gra ...
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2014120's blog Barbecue pitmaster demonstrates grinding own spices by Laurie Borman In a town known for deep dish pizza and hot dogs, Chicago can seem barren of good barbecue. But chef and author Gary Wiviott, who demonstrated how to saute and grind ...
2014120 - 02/03/2015 - 10:12 - American Libraries Magazine
2014120's blog Members discuss ways to improve advocacy, leadership by Mariam Pera The ALA Council met for its first session Sunday morning. After a brief introduction and announcements, ALA President Courtney Young established a quorum. Council then ...
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GL9109091's blog Digitization can help disseminate research and scholarship. by Laurie Borman Polly Thistlethwaite, chief librarian of the Mina Rees Library at CUNY’s Graduate Center, and Gary Johnson, president of the Chicago History Museum (CHM) sh ...
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GL9109091's blog The Scoop The comic format helps convey the experience of hearing loss. At the ERT/Booklist Author Forum, Cece Bell talks about how the format of comics and graphic novels help her convey the experience of hearing loss—for both child ...
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GL9109091's blog The Scoop Four comic authors share their early influences and the comic books every library should own. In this video from the ERT/ Booklist Author Forum, Cece Bell, Jeff Smith, Françoise Mouly, and Gene Luen Yang talk about the firs ...
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GL9109091's blog The Scoop Video from the ERT/Booklist Author Forum In this video from the Exhibitors Round Table/ Booklist Author Forum, Gene Luen Yang, Françoise Mouly, and Jeff Smith talk about the need for telling uncomfortable stories, as well a ...
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GL9109091's blog Jason Segel discusses the power of facing your fears By Phil Morehart Actor and screenwriter Jason Segel is known for his comedic work on the small and big screen as the star of the long-running television show How I Met Your Mother ...
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2014120's blog Physical therapist recommends exercise, reading to combat negativity by Laurie Borman Remember that terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day when everything went wrong? Not the book, the real day. There is a solution to avoid the ange ...
2014120 - 02/03/2015 - 10:11 - American Libraries Magazine