Featured Library: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Angela Hanshaw | September 10, 2013
This month, we’re highlighting the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, a collaboration of San Jose State University (SJSU) and the San Jose Public Library System. This fall, the library is celebrating its tenth year with a wide variety of programming.
New for September at EDSITEment
Angela Hanshaw | September 05, 2013
This month, EDSITEment celebrates Constitution Day, Civic Awareness Month, and National Hispanic Heritage Month as well as explores resources for National History Day projects and shares some of the best humanities sites on the web.
Apply for the Changing America Traveling Exhibition
Jennifer Dominiak | September 03, 2013
The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and National Museum of American History (NMAH), invites applications from public, academic and special libraries, small museums, and historical societies for the traveling exhibition Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963.
New for August at EDSITEment
Angela Hanshaw | August 16, 2013
This month, EDSITEment goes back to school with lesson plans on just about every subject, looks at the American Dream through A Raisin in the Sun, celebrates Women’s Rights, and shares a few useful websites.
Teens Learn How to Analyze News Coverage in the New Know-how Progam
Steve Zalusky | August 15, 2013
America is rich in opinions. This is especially true when it comes to its politics. Between newspaper and magazine columns and television and radio commentary, it is always easy to find pundits from both ends of the political spectrum freely airing their views on any number of subjects.
Join the National Conversation About Mental Health
Nancy Kranich | August 13, 2013
Libraries across the country are invited to join a national conversation about mental health over the coming months. These dialogues will bring people together at large forums, in small-group discussions, in city-wide deliberations, and online.
Register to Win Free Books for Teen Read Week
Jaclyn Finneke | August 08, 2013
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) announced Monday, July 29, 2013, its new partnership with Soho Teen in promoting Teen Read Week, which will be celebrated October 13–19 with the theme “Seek the Unknown @ your library.”
Featured Library: Irving Central Library
Angela Hanshaw | August 06, 2013
This month, we’re highlighting Irving (Tex.) Central Library for the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programming it’s offering throughout the month of August. The programs are centered around a traveling exhibition on loan from NASA and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.