Jonathan Kelley Program Coordinator email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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
The hidden cost of library fees By Jennifer Dewey When I travel, the first thing I typically seek out in any new city is its public library. It gives me immense pleasure to see a thriving library, full of patrons taking advantage of all the materials and ...
MPERA - 12/04/2014 - 10:06 - American Libraries Magazine
Individually and collectively, we make a difference Courtney L. Young As I was growing up, my mother wanted me to know there was a big, wide world out there and to appreciate it, understand it, and be a part of it. When I was a kid, our Army family was st ...
LBORMAN - 11/18/2014 - 16:02 - American Libraries Magazine
The Lilead Project Survey Results By Maria R. Traska More than five years after the start of the Great Recession, school libraries in the US are in crisis, their budgets constricted and their staff short-handed or nonexistent. Professional staff positions ...
LBORMAN - 11/17/2014 - 16:06 - American Libraries Magazine
A fond farewell to the Internet Public Library By Joseph Janes I’ve had multiple occasions this year to reflect on the passage of time: 2014 marks 35 years since I went to college (and never left—though I can’t say I wasn’t warned), and 25 years since I c ...
ssinharoy - 11/13/2014 - 10:08 - 2 comments - American Libraries Magazine
Library becomes refuge during unrest By Tim Inklebarger School was set to begin in Ferguson, Missouri, just days after the August 9 shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by city police—an event that sparked protests, civil unrest, and a s ...
PMOREHART - 11/25/2014 - 10:08 - American Libraries Magazine
An IFLA manifesto and its strategic importance for American libraries By Mike L. Marlin On June 28, 2013, delegates from member countries of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a United Nations agency, signed the “ Marrakesh Treaty to Fac ...
geberhart - 11/06/2014 - 08:42 - American Libraries Magazine
Libraries embrace NaNoWriMo By Phil Morehart In November 2013, 310,095 writers embarked on a mission to pen a 50,000-word first draft of a novel in one month. That’s approximately 1,667 words every day for 30 days. The challenge is the crux of National No ...
PMOREHART - 11/01/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine
Design it into the experience By Steven J. Bell In 1754 Horace Walpole, a British aristocrat, wrote a letter to Sir Horace Mann in which he contemplated the phenomenon of “happy accidents” or “pleasant surprises.” Walpole referenced a Persian fairy tale i ...
MPERA - 10/13/2014 - 09:32 - American Libraries Magazine
Turning the tables on traditional library instruction By Nancy Fawley Librarians consistently struggle with how to cover the concepts they need to teach in a short amount of time instructors allot them, all the while making their instruction engaging and ...
MPERA - 10/07/2014 - 15:48 - American Libraries Magazine
By Mariam Pera Self-service software and devices were the focal point of the September 18 episode of American Libraries Live (AL Live). Panelists Karen McPheeters, director, Farmington (N.Mex.) Public Library; Mary Johns, director, Siouxland Libraries in ...
MPERA - 10/22/2014 - 11:04 - American Libraries Magazine