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.
ALA President Unveils Declaration for the Right to Libraries
Macey Morales | August 01, 2013
American Library Association President Barbara Stripling unveiled the “Declaration for the Right to Libraries” during a signing ceremony at Nashville Public Library. The Declaration is the cornerstone document of Stripling’s presidential initiative, Libraries Change Lives.