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Sep 21

Create a Culture of Reading at Home

I came across a great blog entry that you might want to pass on to parents of the children who visit your library.  This is from the website of the magazine Mothering.  They no longer have a print magazine, but have daily articles online. Create a Culture of Reading at Home.

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Mar 03

Smart People Use Smart Libraries

This is library week in Ireland and they posted this wonderful video advertisement for their libraries. Many thantks to Jessamyn West at librarian.net

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Feb 24

Cat in the Hat Ideas for Read Across America

March 1 is the annual Read Across America Day with the Cat in the Hat. Here is a link to some ideas for celebrating the day. Random House has also created Seussville, a page with printable activities and more. If you are unable to click the links , copy and paste each address below into …

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Feb 02

Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian

From connecting with people to keeping up with the latest technologies, there is a whole lot more to the job than stamping due dates Read the entire Guardian article here

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Jan 21

FEMA provision includes libraries as temporary relocation facilities

For Immediate Release January 10, 2011 Washington, D.C. – The American Library Association (ALA) says efforts by Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) have resulted in a change to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) policy that will designate libraries as temporary relocation facilities during major disasters and emergencies under the FEMA Public Assistance Program. Section 403 of …

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Jan 20

Kansas Reads… What Kansas Means to Me

The Kansas Center for the Book is sponsoring a special “Kansas Reads…” for the 150th anniversary of the founding of the state. What Kansas Means to Me is a compilation of essays and poems by Kansans and about Kansas edited by Tom Averill. Programming suggestions, bookmarks, posters and more can be found at the Kansas …

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Jan 20

Dianne de Las Casas

The presenter for Summer Reading Workshop 2011 is Dianne de Las Casas.  She brings a wealth of knowledge and excitement to her presentations.  Dianne was born in the Philippines, and as a child lived in the Philippines, Hawaii, and Spain.  She resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.  She is an award-winning author and master storyteller who …

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