Search

Primary tabs

Search results

  1. Library Design Showcase 2012: Technology Enabled

    Greg Landgraf Librarians know that technology is as much a part of the modern library as books are. The following facilities have incorporated technology into their construction projects in innovative ways. University of Akron, Ohio, Bierce Library Techno ...

    SBIRES - 07/02/2013 - 13:36 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Library Design Showcase 2012: Youth Spaces

    Greg Landgraf Kids are one of the core audiences for many libraries. Spaces serving them are wildly diverse, both in form and in function—a pre-kindergartner has very different needs from a teenager. Following are several outstanding spaces for young patr ...

    SBIRES - 07/02/2013 - 12:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Views from the JCLC Fundraiser in Dallas

    The second national Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, “Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories, Embracing Communities,” takes place September 19–23 in Kansas City, Missouri, a joint effort of ALA ’s five ethnic caucuses—the American Indian Lib ...

    pgoodes - 07/30/2013 - 13:40 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Banned Books Week Read-Outs and More

    Actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg and coauthors Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, who wrote one the most-challenged books in the United States in the 21st century, And Tango Makes Three, were part of the Virtual Read-Out of banned and challenged boo ...

    pgoodes - 07/30/2013 - 13:47 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Views from the JCLC II Fundraiser in New Orleans

    Historical The second National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, “Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories, Embracing Communities,” takes place September 19–23 in Kansas City, Missouri, a joint effort of ALA’s five ethnic caucuses—the American ...

    Anonymous - 01/16/2013 - 11:50 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. New Orleans on the Mend—Six Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Librarians in New Orleans for ALA 2011 saw a much different Big Easy than the devastated city they encountered in 2006, when the American Library Association Annual Conference was the first major convention to return to the city after Hurricane Katrina. I ...

    Anonymous - 01/16/2013 - 11:25 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. National Library Week 2011: Telling Their Own Stories

    Campaign for America's Libraries National Library Week (NLW) 2011 was observed April 10–16, with the theme, “Create your own story @ your library.” Libraries nationwide hosted programs in honor of the week that included a focus on bookmobiles, childr ...

    Anonymous - 01/16/2013 - 11:06 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Library Design Showcase 2011: Outdoor Connections

    Greg Landgraf This section features libraries that encourage connections to the outside world. Some use windows and daylighting to bring the outside in; others include amenities that bring the library and its patrons outside. Click on photos or names for ...

    Anonymous - 01/15/2013 - 14:22 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Library Design Showcase 2011: Design Details

    Greg Landgraf Sometimes it’s the little things that make a big impression. This section of the showcase highlights some of the special features and art pieces that make their libraries unique. Click on photos or names for more information about each libra ...

    Anonymous - 01/15/2013 - 14:22 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Library Design Showcase 2011: Reclamations and Renovations

    Greg Landgraf One sustainability adage goes: “The greenest building is the one already built.” This section highlights libraries that started life in other forms, as well as renovations that adapted what was already there rather than starting over with ne ...

    Anonymous - 01/15/2013 - 14:22 - American Libraries Magazine