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  1. Exquisite Corpse revealed

    Author Katherine Paterson (left), joined by Mary Brigid Barrett from the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance, shows a section from her book, Bridge to Terabithia, to students from Walker-Jones Elementary School in Washington, D.C., September 23 ...

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

  2. Early literacy celebration

    Eric Carle admires an original maquette of his book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, sculpted by Nancy Schön, during the 2011 Carle Honors September 22 at Guastavino’s in New York City, hosted by the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, based in Amherst, Ma ...

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

  3. Verizon aids student learning

    Fullerton (Calif.) College President Rajen Vurdien (far right)accepts a $15,000 check from Verizon Government and External Affairs Regional Director Mike Murray (second from left) to be used for classroom management software and to enhance collections of ...

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

  4. Ask and receive

    Christian Molineros checks out one of the high-tech calculators at Florida Atlantic University’s Wimberly Library in Boca Raton. After hearing student opinion about FAU libraries, the school remodeled study rooms and added borrowing privileges for MacBook ...

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

  5. Lunch in the library

    Patrons enjoy the new David and Dad’s Café, the first public library café in Baltimore at Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Southeast Anchor branch during grand-opening festivities September 21. The 1,164-square-foot restaurant sells coffee, specialty drinks, pa ...

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

  6. Looking to the future

    Raeyona Redhead, 16 (top right), and Adriahna Foster, 15, join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for lunch as part of the District of Columbia Public Library’s “Shadow Your Future” summer reading/mentoring program, which was designed to help teens u ...

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

  7. Study and play

    A glass mosaic sculpture of two fish called “Abundance,” courtesy of the artist team Wowhaus, sits outside San Francisco Public Library’s newly designed Ortega branch and adjacent West Sunset Playground. Groundbreaking festivities were held September 10 f ...

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

  8. Burning Man crew

    ALA Emerging Leader Cherie Yanek (in hot pink) hosts a cocktail party for 10 of her librarian colleagues during the 2011 Burning Man Festival held August 29–September 4 in the Black Rock Desert near Reno, Nevada. The annual event, described as “an experim ...

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

  9. Eyes wide open

    Austin and Brooks Ward assist in placing the combat boots  of 133 Virginia servicemen and women who died in the Iraq War for the “Eyes Wide Open” exhibit at Loudoun County (Va.) Public Library September 10 and 11. The exhibit was part of the library’s pro ...

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

  10. Helping Haiti’s libraries

    Dougie Alywad holds a $600 check, an amount that exceeded the $500 fundraising goal set by Rowley (Mass.) Public Library, for the Centre Culturel Pyepoudre in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, which was devastated by a massive earthquake in 2010. To raise the money, ...

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