Apply for Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle
Beth Huffer | March 28, 2013
“Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” will encourage communities across the country to revisit the history of civil rights in the United States and to reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality that have helped bridge deep racial and cultural divides in American life.
Celebrate National Poetry Month!
Jennifer Benka | March 26, 2013
Reading poems not only builds literacy skills, it lights the imagination. In April 1996, the Academy of American Poets, the largest membership-based nonprofit poetry organization, launched National Poetry Month to introduce more readers to the art form.
Muslim Journeys at Portland State University
Caitlin LeValley | March 21, 2013
This week we’ll be highlighting Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys programs at two academic libraries. Today is Portland (Ore.) State University Library.
Muslim Journeys at Central New Mexico Community College
Caitlin LeValley | March 19, 2013
This week we’ll be highlighting Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys programs at two academic libraries. Up first is the Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) Library in Albuquerque.
Letter from Birmingham Jail: A Worldwide Celebration
Jim Baggett | March 14, 2013
On April 16, 2013, the fiftieth anniversary of the day that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began writing his Letter from Birmingham Jail, the Birmingham Public Library will sponsor a program titled Letter from Birmingham Jail: A Worldwide Celebration.
New for March at EDSITEment
Angela Hanshaw | March 12, 2013
This month, EDSITEment looks at Willa Cather, celebrates American women in wartime, chronicles American history through newspaper archives, and offers two of the best humanities websites on the web.
Featured Library: Peru Public Library
Brian Russell | March 05, 2013
Because 2013 marks the middle of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, programming on this topic is particularly relevant, so this month we’re highlighting Peru (Ill.) Public Library for its full day of programs about what medicine was like during this period.