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  1. The Other Wes Moore

    Author Wes Moore discusses his book The Other Wes Moore, at the District of Columbia Public Library’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial branch October 4. His book is the featured selection for the 2011 D.C. Reads campaign. Moore and D. C. Mayor Vincent C. G ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Preserving rare materials

    Missy Lodge (center), associate state librarian for library development for the State Library of Ohio, delivers the news of a $81,012 Library Services and Technology Act grant to be used for establishing a joint Conservation Lab with the University of Cin ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Romance lives

    Best-selling romance novelist Rochelle Alers takes a break from a book-signing to pose with a group of her Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s Alpha Beta Zeta Chapter sisters at Newport News (Va.) Public Library System’s Pearl Bailey branch September 17. She present ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Fifteen-hundred-pound red elephant

    Author and artist Mo Willems signs a gift bag for a fan and his mom October 1 during the unveiling of a life-size, 1,500-pound steel pachyderm called The Red Elephant at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts. The large-scale ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Pirate booty

    Pirate hats and a treasure chest full of pirate booty were the fare of the day September 24 during Set Sail for Library Card Day at Loudoun County (Va.) Public Library. More than 500 library cards were distributed. ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Festival of books

    The Cat in the Hat hugs 3-year-old Jill Fernandez under the PBS Kids tent during the National Book Festival held September 24–25 in Washington, D.C. The event featured Julianne Moore, who read from her book Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever, an ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. 1Book1 Community visit

    Author Patricia McCormick (center) joins Caitlyn Varela (left) and Alma Khan, students at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia, during a 1Book1Community event hosted by Loudoun County Public Library September 27. McCormick shared her experiences in ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Dance off

    Kids dance to “Pirate Booty, ” performed by Clint Perry and the Boo Hoo Crew October 1 during the third annual San Diego County (Calif.) Library Book Festival at the Encinitas branch. In addition to entertainment, keynote speakers included authors Lisa Se ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. 1876 Librarians Convention Invitation Card

    1876 Librarians Convention Invitation Card ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Celebrating Hispanic heritage

    Francisco Altschul, Salvadorian ambassador to the United States, shares his love of reading with a young fan at Loudoun County (Va.) Public Library September 24. He visited there for a special presentation during the the library’s monthlong celebration of ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine