Planning Ahead

November is National Novel Writing Month.


November is National Novel Writing Month. Here are some ideas and resources to help you develop related programs in your library.

From the Blog


Alice Knapp, director of user services at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn.

"Turning Outward": How Well Do You Know Your Community?

ALA and the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation are working together to give libraries the tools to achieve real change in their communities. Here, Alice Knapp shares how she has brought the "turning outward" approach to her Connecticut library.

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Quote of the Week

"When the going gets tough, the tough get a librarian." — Joan Bauer