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  1. I.F. LIVE

    On-Demand Once Certificate of Attendance Free! Wondering where to get clear, practical answers to your intellectual freedom questions? On a special episode of the never before broadcast talk show, I.F. LIVE, we explore the new and useful features of the ‘ ...

    KPEKOLL - 05/18/2015 - 10:48 - mf0qin

  2. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Standing up for our values By Barbara K. Stripling If you have heard me speak this year, then you’ve heard me repeat this often-quoted saying: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” I thought every library worker already had that mindset, ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:18 - 7x5ds8

  3. How Diversity Matters: Micro-Practices That Keep Libraries Relevant

    There are lots of reasons why diversity is important in libraries, but not much has been shared about HOW diversity makes a difference in our ability to connect, collaborate and serve our user populations. This session will highlight a variety of micro-pr ...

    admin - 09/24/2012 - 14:14 - ab5w32

  4. Rich Student, Poor Student, & the School Library

      What the PISA Exam Tells Us about Our Value In the ideal picture, schools and their resources, including school libraries, are intended to help level the playing field and make sure all American children are academically successful. In practice, we know ...

    JHABLEY - 04/16/2015 - 11:35 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. 1958

    The first National Library Week occurred in 1958. Read more about National Library Week at National Library Week History which includes lists of both the National Library Week Honorary Chairpersons and the National Library Week Themes, from 1958 to the pr ...

    HDAVIES - 04/10/2015 - 18:43 - 1s4nf2

  6. Outreach Resources for Services to Poor and Homeless People

    People experiencing poverty or homelessness constitute a significant portion of users in many libraries today and this population provides libraries with an important opportunity to change lives.  As the numbers of poor children, adults, and families in A ...

    admin - 04/28/2015 - 16:36 - mf0qin

  7. Children's Day/Book Day- El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día)

    ALA Events Celebration Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (All day) Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading and held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasi ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:43 - prnpng

  8. 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 - 3lqj9f

  9. Extending Our Reach: Reducing Homelessness Through Library Engagement

    Effective and Proven Tools for Library Service to Poor and Homeless People "Extending Our Reach: Reducing Homelessness Through Library Engagement" is designed to help librarians and library staff create meaningful library services for people who ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 04/02/2014 - 11:12 - m2c1r4

  10. 2011

    In an extension of the observance of Banned Books Week, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) designated Wednesday, September 28, 2011, as the first annual Banned Websites Awareness Day. By doing so, it's AASL's hope to bring atte ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 13:44 - 1s4nf2

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