Find Fellow STEM Librarians in This Online Community
Lisa Curtis and Anne Holland | May 30, 2013
Are you interested in providing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programming in public libraries? The STAR_Net project, which is funded by the National Science Foundation to bring STEM to libraries, has launched a new online community website.
Your First Job @ your library
Megan McFarlane | May 23, 2013
It is graduation season, which means new graduates are out seeking that first full-time job. But where to begin the search? Graduates should take a look at the resources at their library.
Having a Doggone Good Time with the World’s Largest Dog
Angela Hanshaw | May 21, 2013
I’ll be up front and admit that I chose to blog about Kalamazoo (Mich.) Public Library’s recent program Doggone Fun! not just because it looks like it was a fun program for children or because it featured dogs as the topic.
Check Out This Award-winning Writing Program for Students
Jennifer Habley | May 16, 2013
Panagiotis Stathopoulos’s project, “Found in Translation: Reading, Writing, Critical Thinking, and Metaphrasis,” is the 2013 recipient of the American Association of School Librarians” (AASL) Innovative Reading Grant.
Are You a Programming Librarian and an ALA Member? Let Your Voice Be Heard!
Lauren Bradley | May 14, 2013
Although the Public Programs Office is a wonderful resource, there is currently no formal space in the ALA structure for members to contribute to the world of library public programming. The members of the Public and Cultural Programming Advisory Committee want to establish a new ALA Member Interest Group.
Study Reinforces Importance of Children’s Programming
Macey Morales | May 09, 2013
A new study shows that the majority of parents highly value one resource for their children: libraries. Ninety-four percent say libraries are important for their children, according to new report by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.
Spring Has Sprung @ your library
Megan McFarlane | May 07, 2013
Whether spring means a thorough house cleaning, preparing a home garden or simply enjoying the season, librarians are planning programs that suit library users’ preferred springtime activities.
New for May at EDSITEment
Angela Hanshaw | May 02, 2013
This month, EDSITEment looks at a chapter from Michael Shaara’s The Killer Angels; celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month and Jewish-American Heritage Month; considers Winslow Homer’s The Veteran in a New Field; rereads the Great Gatsby; previews two new PBS series; and shares two great humanities websites.