Angela Hanshaw | January 27, 2011
With the 2011 Big Read application deadline just days away, I thought it would be a good time to review what a few libaries did for last year’s Big Read.
Programming and Censorship
Angela Hanshaw | January 25, 2011
This will be a short blog post, but one that I’m hoping will spark a lot of discussion in the comments. Some of you may have read about the controversy with Library and Archives Canada and their scheduled, then canceled, then rescheduled screening of Iranium.
Winners of the 2011 John Cotton Dana Awards
Steve Zalusky | January 20, 2011
Editor’s note: Below you’ll find great examples for boosting your library’s PR. And don’t miss Loudoun County Public Library’s “Try Poetry” program.
New for January at EDSITEment
Shelley NiTuama | January 18, 2011
This month, check out EDSITEment’s new look and sign up for a free webinar tour of the improved site. In addition, you can celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.; mark the fiftieth anniversary of President Kennedy’s 1961 inaugural address; take a look at saints, relics, and devotion in Medieval Europe; and discover Middle Eastern history, religion, and culture.
Featured Library: Kent County Public Library
Angela Hanshaw | January 11, 2011
The Kent County Public Library in Dover, Delaware, is starting off the new year with First Impressions, a series featuring the artwork of great masters and related programming.
Financial Planning @ your library
Megan McFarlane | January 06, 2011
According to a recent poll by the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, saving money was the third most popular New Year’s resolution. Libraries are trying to make this goal easier to reach.
MASTERPIECE Turns 40!
Gay Mohrbacher | January 04, 2011
Many of us have spent countless Sunday evenings engrossed in a great plot, gorgeous costumes, evocative settings, and witty dialogue—in short, watching MASTERPIECE on PBS.