Angela Hanshaw | December 21, 2010
We’re in the midst of the holiday season, and I thought I’d pass along The Guardian’s gift of short stories read by leading authors. Many of my favorite authors are included here, both as writer and reader.
Angela Hanshaw | December 16, 2010
From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives—and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment—for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South.
Money Smart Week @ your library
Michael Dowling | December 14, 2010
ALA is pleased to announce a partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to make Money Smart Week @ your library a national initiative, April 2–9, 2011.
Angela Hanshaw | December 09, 2010
Some co-workers and I were talking about our favorite cookie recipes earlier this week, and discussed setting up a cookie swap for the holidays. It should come as no surprise to you, however, that libraries are way ahead of us.
I Love My Librarian Award Winners Announced
Megan McFarlane | December 07, 2010
Librarians in our nation’s 122,000 libraries make a difference in the lives of millions of Americans every day. Today, ten librarians are recognized for service to their communities, schools, and campuses as winners of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.
New for December at EDSITEment
Shelley NiTuama | December 02, 2010
This month, celebrate holiday traditions, go beyond C.S. Lewiss famous wardrobe, relive Pearl Harbor, learn more about George Washingtons Christmas boat ride across the Delaware, celebrate Emily Dickinsons birthday, and travel back in time to the City of Light in the first part of the last century.