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
"Today the Picture Collection remains open at the Mid-Manhattan branch nearby on 40th Street — and it’s still easy to find images of anything from abacus to zodiac — but the ravages of sustained use are apparent, and their eventual disintegration is ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 13:12 - American Libraries Magazine
"I know that collector types can be a pain in the neck and seem perpetually frozen in time—or at least in their parents' basement—but someone has to look out for the past, lest it slip away forever. It was amazing to be around people who are ded ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 13:09 - American Libraries Magazine
So many American efforts to influence foreign countries have misfired — not least here in Vietnam a generation ago. We launch missiles, dispatch troops, rent foreign puppets and spend billions without accomplishing much. In contrast, schooling is cheap an ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 13:07 - American Libraries Magazine
Every student on the establishment of the university, may use the books of the library on paying fifty cents into the hands of the librarian for the session in advance. The encyclopedia shall not be taken out of the library by any student not belonging t ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 13:05 - American Libraries Magazine
“When that old robber baron Andrew Carnegie decided to plow his ill-gotten gains into building this library system ‘for the people,’ he had to have believed we would realize its value and support it in the years to come…. "Stately old buildings are e ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 13:02 - American Libraries Magazine
“As Wall Street and Occupy Wall Street continue their battle for the soul of American society into the winter and then an election year, the flood of knowledge represented by the OWS People’s Library is one of the best weapons protesters have to hold thei ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 12:58 - American Libraries Magazine
“The internet is an accumulation; a library is order. I have nothing against the electronic library, it’s just not a replacement for the library of ink and paper. ” Argentine-born Canadian writer Alberto Manguel, interviewed in the Ottawa (Ont.) Citizen ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 11:54 - American Libraries Magazine
“Libraries are where we learn about things that are new to us. Their books broaden our perspectives, change the way we see the world and, at the most basic level, provide us with free and open access to knowledge and information. Over the two months that ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 11:48 - American Libraries Magazine
“You know how Occupy Chicago is talking about the 1% versus the 99%? Well, where the library is concerned, there’s only the 100%. Everyone is impacted.” Carolyn Alessio, mother of a 9-year-old Girl Scout who joined a November 9 protest by her Troop to opp ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 11:44 - American Libraries Magazine
“And here is where I most respect the high office of the librarian. Above the restrictions of budgets and the frustrations of hierarchal administrations, the librarian has the possibility of changing lives. Like great teachers, great librarians meet needf ...
admin - 12/12/2012 - 11:37 - American Libraries Magazine