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  1. Literary Landmark for Lynn Riggs rededicated

    PHILADELPHIA —  United for Libraries’ Literary Landmark for Lynn Riggs was re-dedicated in partnership with Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO) on Sept. 5 in Claremore, Okla.  Originally dedicated in 2003 and placed at the Claremore Public Library, t ...

    2020378 - 11/18/2014 - 16:23 - I Love Libraries

  2. How Libraries Help Kids Stand Up to Bullying

    Reprinted courtesy of: American Libraries Magazine By: Beverly Goldberg Several years ago, a teenage girl approached Kara Watson, librarian at the Carrboro (N.C.) High School for help: Some of her fellow students had added inappropriate remarks to the gir ...

    2020378 - 12/01/2014 - 14:25 - I Love Libraries

  3. New Pew Report on Young Americans & Libraries

    Reprinted courtesy of: YALSA The Pew Research Center recently released a new report titled “ Younger Americans and Public Libraries: How those under 30 engage with libraries and think about libraries’ role in their lived and communities. ” This report sur ...

    2020378 - 12/01/2014 - 14:24 - I Love Libraries

  4. Engaging Adventures with Gamification

    Reprinted courtesy of: Tame The Web By: Jan Holmquist & Mette Rygaard Nielsen A virtual tour of a city uncovering hidden treasures, small engaging ways of improving existing services and a new digital experience at the library – this is what the joint ...

    2020378 - 12/01/2014 - 14:17 - I Love Libraries

  5. Improvements in the Works for I Love Libraries

    Over the course of the next few months, we’ll be merging the American Library Association’s two websites for the general public, atyourlibrary.org and ilovelibraries.org. Focusing our efforts on one website will help us increase efficiency and allow us to ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 10/23/2014 - 13:24 - I Love Libraries

  6. Teen Read Week Turns Dreams into Reality

    Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually during the third week of October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers a ...

    JFALCON - 10/13/2014 - 16:22 - I Love Libraries

  7. Long Nights Build Library Use

    Reprinted courtesy of: American Libraries Magazine By: Greg Landgraf The idea of an all-nighter might not hold much appeal past a certain age. Many librarians, however, are using all-nighters to build an enthusiastic audience of student users through the ...

    2020378 - 12/01/2014 - 14:32 - I Love Libraries

  8. Celebrating Teen Read Week at an Urban Independent School

    Reprinted courtesy of: YALSA By: Kristyn Dorfman I work as an independent school librarian in Brooklyn, NY. Our school serves grades PK-12 with two separate libraries. We have a PK-4 space and a space for grades 5-12. Our Non-Fiction is integrated with st ...

    2020378 - 12/01/2014 - 14:31 - I Love Libraries

  9. Cell Phone Book Clubs Get Young People Reading

    Reprinted courtesy of: LibraryCity By: Bertel King, Jr.  In 2008, I graduated from Southampton High School, which did an admirable job of preparing me for college. I say “admirable” because at the time I had no idea just how disadvantaged my county was co ...

    2020378 - 12/01/2014 - 14:28 - I Love Libraries

  10. United for Libraries designates Literary Landmark for Alex Haley

    Reprinted courtesy of: United for Libraries PHILADELPHIA — United for Libraries, in partnership with the Tennessee Historical Commission and the staff and board of the Alex Haley Museum and & Interpretive Center in Henning, Tenn., designated the museu ...

    2020378 - 11/18/2014 - 16:14 - I Love Libraries