Happy New Year!
Angela Hanshaw | December 18, 2009
You may think it’s a bit early for New Year’s greetings, but we here at Programming Librarian are looking forward to what the new year will bring to the Web site. I want to leave some surprises ...
Free We Shall Remain Webinar
WGBH | December 15, 2009
WGBH-Boston is hosting “Enhancing High School Instruction with We Shall Remain,” a free webinar for high school teachers and librarians, on December 17, 3–4 pm Central. The event will focus on the library event kit developed for the We Shall Remain PBS television series.
Host Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
PBS | December 11, 2009
A new documentary film and biography, Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women, will help audiences explore Louisa May Alcott’s extraordinary life and times.
Two Good Questions
Angela Hanshaw | December 08, 2009
Today the ALA Public Programs Office received not one, but two good questions in its mailbox, both from public librarians, the first in North Dakota and the second in Texas.
New for December at EDSITEment
National Endowment for the Humanities | December 04, 2009
EDSITEment showcases a new lesson, “Boycotting the Baubles from Britain” in December. This lesson looks at the changes in British policies and the colonists’ resistance through the topics of tea, clothing, and other British goods.
Featured Library: Orland Park Public Library
ALA Public Programs Office | December 01, 2009
The Orland Park Public Library in Illinois is putting up-and-coming inventors to the test in conjunction with the “Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World” exhibit, which they will begin hosting on December 16, 2009. Children and adults were invited to submit an invention that will be displayed and judged for originality and utility on February 13.