Jonathan Kelley Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) — the First Amendment legal defense organization affiliated with the American Library Association — has unveiled its new website. The site — which retains the URL www.ftrf.org — is a significant
05/02/2013 - 23:32
Director Rob Reiner, fighting book banning and how art helps teens discover themselves featured on @ your library.org website
Mark Gould CHICAGO — An interview with Rob Reiner, director of the new movie "Flipped," how to fight book banning efforts, how teens discover themselves through the visual arts and the career of the legendary Antoine ‘Fats’ Domino are featured at www.atyourlibrary.org this week. The
12/27/2012 - 13:42
Author Elizabeth Gilbert (“Eat, Pray and Love”) interview, Cartier-Bresson photo exhibit, and finding federal jobs featured on @ your library website
Mark Gould (Chicago)- An interview with author Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author of "Eat, Pray, Love" is featured at www.atyourlibrary.org this week. The website provides information and recommended resources that everyone can take advantage of at their local library. Other new
12/27/2012 - 13:45
@ your library website highlights new content on Louis Armstrong, Library Card Sign- up Month, a library for your health and ‘how the library helped me during tough economic times’
Mark Gould CHICAGO- New content that highlights two new books about the legendary trumpeter Louis Armstrong, Library Card Sign-up Month, a library for your health and ‘how the library helped me during tough economic times’ is featured this week on www.atyourlibrary.org. The website provides
12/27/2012 - 13:46
Interview with noted Nigerian-born author and poet, audio books, finding a federal job and family movie night featured on @ your library website
Mark Gould CHICAGO- Donna Seaman’s interview with Nigerian-born author and poet Chris Abani is featured on www.atyourlibrary.org this week. The website provides information and recommended resources that everyone can take advantage of at their local library. Other new content includes Emma Walton
12/27/2012 - 13:45
Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announces the launch of a companion website for its professional journal, Knowledge Quest. A new vehicle to empower school librarians as they transform learning for their
01/26/2015 - 15:52
Anna Lam Communications Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is seeking a Member Manager for its upcoming web resource, Teen Programming HQ. The mission of Teen Programming HQ is to provide a
05/27/2015 - 13:17
@ your library.org features author Jennifer Egan, prestigious Magnum Photo Collection, and a history of broadcast news plus more
Mark Gould CHICAGO - Contributor Donna Seaman’s interview with author Jennifer Egan, whose new book, "A Visit with the Goon Squad," has generated a great deal of national attention, and other new posts can be enjoyed on the @ your library website this week. Seaman, who says Egan is
12/27/2012 - 13:45
Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications email@example.com CHICAGO — At the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2012 Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif., the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced the 2012 Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning. In its fourth year, the
05/03/2013 - 13:15
Macey Morales Media Relations Manager firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – After five years, more than 220 America Library Association (ALA) volunteers from across the U.S. will once again gather at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for “Libraries Build Communities,” a daylong community service effort
08/07/2013 - 12:33
Build Your Own Digital Media Lab: The Skokie Public Library’s state-of-the-art media lab lets patrons get creative with technology The Digital Shift "A patron with no experience producing movies came to the Adult Services Computer Lab at Skokie Publi ...
HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 14:22 - Libraries Transform
Cuyahoga County Library now helps patrons utilize their new e-readers and learn about the devices before making a purchase. The library system offers a technology petting zoo to familiarize patrons with the different types of e-readers available. Library ...
HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 13:15 - Libraries Transform
Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries: A Toolkit for Librarians & Library Workers YALSA This toolkit covers topics such as "How Social Media Facilitates Learning in Schools & Libraries", "Educating the Community ...
HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform
Core Technology Competencies for Librarians and Library Staff: LITA Guide 15 Edited by Susan M. Thompson Ideal for public and academic libraries, Core Technology Competencies for Libraries and Library Staff provides an excellent starting point for definin ...
HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform
Managing for Results: Effective Resource Allocation for Public Libraries Sandra Nelson, Ellen Altman, and Diane Mayo for PLA Using the Planning for Results planning process as the springboard, the Public Library Association has developed a new tool to ena ...
HDAVIES - 12/12/2012 - 14:02 - Libraries Transform
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
Gaming and Libraries: Intersection of Services Jenny Levine In this issue of Library Technology Reports, Jenny Levine illustrates how librarians can reap positive gains by proactively, creatively, and affordably integrating gaming into the services and pr ...
HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 09:08 - Libraries Transform
Toronto Library Hosts a Comics Festival A comics festival taking place in a library, while the library is still open no less, may well seem like a potential disaster in the making. But TCAF succeeds beautifully because of the partnership between The Begui ...
HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 13:23 - Libraries Transform
America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters A dirty little secret about America is that public libraries have become de facto daytime shelters for the nation's street people while librarians are increasingly our un ...
HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 12:01 - Libraries Transform
OLOS Columns Columns written by members of the Office of Literacy & Outreach Services, a division of the American Library Association. Outreach areas include: Adult Literacy, Bookmobiles, Services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People, Se ...
HDAVIES - 10/31/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform