Muslim Journeys at Portland State University
Caitlin LeValley | March 21, 2013
This week we’ll be highlighting Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys programs at two academic libraries. Today is Portland (Ore.) State University Library.
Muslim Journeys at Central New Mexico Community College
Caitlin LeValley | March 19, 2013
This week we’ll be highlighting Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys programs at two academic libraries. Up first is the Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) Library in Albuquerque.
Letter from Birmingham Jail: A Worldwide Celebration
Jim Baggett | March 14, 2013
On April 16, 2013, the fiftieth anniversary of the day that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began writing his Letter from Birmingham Jail, the Birmingham Public Library will sponsor a program titled Letter from Birmingham Jail: A Worldwide Celebration.
New for March at EDSITEment
Angela Hanshaw | March 12, 2013
This month, EDSITEment looks at Willa Cather, celebrates American women in wartime, chronicles American history through newspaper archives, and offers two of the best humanities websites on the web.
Featured Library: Peru Public Library
Brian Russell | March 05, 2013
Because 2013 marks the middle of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, programming on this topic is particularly relevant, so this month we’re highlighting Peru (Ill.) Public Library for its full day of programs about what medicine was like during this period.
Teaching Students How to Unplug
Jaclyn Finneke | February 28, 2013
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) awarded Kristen Pelfrey, a teacher at Foothill Technology High School, Ventura, California, the 2013 MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens. The award provides $500 to the recipient and $500 to the recipient’s library and is sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards Trust.
Cast Your Vote for Programming at ALA’s Annual Conference
Angel Hanshaw | February 26, 2013
Want to see more programming-related learning opportunities offered at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference? Here’s your chance to make your voice heard! The Public and Cultural Programs Advisory (PCPAC) Committee has submitted proposals for an Ignite Session and a Conversation Starter to be held in Chicago.
Summer Reading Program Website Launched
Jaclyn Finneke | February 21, 2013
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is launching the 2013 Teen Summer Reading Programs website. As the hub for summer reading and summer learning, the website offers a place to go to exchange information and ideas to help them implement programs for and with teens.