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  1. Custom Library Book Bikes Roll Out Across US

    Libraries from Cleveland to Seattle have adopted special bike programs to carry books and services around town with old-fashioned pedal power By Chris Francis In Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where winter temperatures reached a record low of –11°F the first we ...

    ssinharoy - 08/13/2014 - 11:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. A New Way of Looking at Public Library Engagement in America

    Gaining insight into how libraries fit within American culture By Kathryn Zickuhr and Lee Rainie The Pew Research Center’s Internet Project has intensively studied the changing world of public libraries for the last three years. The first stage of our res ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 10:48 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. President’s Program Q&A

    Andrew Slack on how Harry Potter changed his life Activist Andrew Slack, cofounder and executive director of the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), sees fantasy stories not as an escape from our world but as an invitation to delve deeper into our experiences. H ...

    MPERA - 01/03/2014 - 13:49 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Public Programs Office (PPO)

    Mission The ALA Public Programs Office promotes cultural and community programming as an essential part of library service. Through professional development activities, programming resources, model programs and grant opportunities, PPO supports libraries ...

    admin - 04/22/2014 - 10:29 - Offices of the American Library Association

  6. New Immigrants

    In 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that 13%, or over 40 million people, in the U.S. were immigrants, defined as people residing in the U.S. who were not U.S. citizens at birth. This is about the same percentage as when ALA published The Polish Immi ...

    karenmuller - 04/02/2014 - 11:22 - Professional Tools

  7. Library Bill of Rights

    The American Library Association affirms that all libraries are forums for information and ideas, and that the following basic policies should guide their services. I. Books and other library resources should be provided for the interest, information, and ...

    admin - 08/19/2014 - 13:47 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Kate DiCamillo Named 2014–2015 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg Kate DiCamillo will be inaugurated the 2014–2015 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature in a ceremony at the Library of Congress on January 10. Winner of the Newbery Medal in 2004 for The Tale ...

    bgoldberg - 01/03/2014 - 11:36 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. LACUNY Institute: Libraries, Information, and the Right to the City (2013)

    Institute Non-ALA Friday, April 5, 2013 (All day) New York, New York http://2013lacunyinst.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ ...

    RBERQUIST - 04/22/2014 - 15:31 - Conferences & Events

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    admin - 06/19/2014 - 15:35 - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT)

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