June 2013

Bilingual Storytimes and Early Childhood Literacy

Once again, we’re having student volunteers blog programs of interest from the ALA Annual Conference. This time, Nicole Helregel covers “Bilingual & Culturally Inclusive Storytime Programs,” held on Saturday, June 29, at 1 p.m.

Engaging Teens with Learning Labs

Once again, we’re having student volunteers blog programs of interest from the ALA Annual Conference. First up, Nicole Helregel covers “Learning Labs Ignited,” held on Saturday, June 29, at 8:30 a.m.

New for June at EDSITEment

This month, EDSITEment offers standards-ready text resources; examines General George Patton’s “Speech to the Third Army”; discovers Pearl Buck’s America; rounds up Fourth of July resources; looks at the Battle of Gettysburg; and discusses Walt Whitman and the Civil War.

USA PATRIOT Act Revisited at the ALA Annual Conference

Editor’s Note: While this ALA Annual Conference event is not programming-related, I thought given the recent NSA leaks it might be of interest.

Are you surprised by the latest revelations of government surveillance programs? Are you interested in the government’s need to improve the balance between individual privacy rights and terrorism prevention?

PL’s Guide to the 2013 ALA Annual Conference

The ALA Annual Conference in Chicago is just around the corner, and Programming Librarian’s recommended programs and events are now available. Check out the Programming Librarian’s Guide to the ALA Annual Conference as you plan your conference activities. This guide is the one-stop shop for author programs, special events, and other opportunities to build your skill set and find programming ideas and resources during the conference. You’ll find programs addressing topics such as:

STEM at the ALA Annual Conference

Editor’s Note: June is all about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) here at Programming Librarian, and we’re kicking things off with a comprehensive list of STEM-related programming at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference. Just click on each link to find our more and add the event to your scheduler. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, June 29

Affiliate Event: Learning Labs Ignited!
8:30–10 a.m.
Hilton Chicago, Williford B

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