Libraries

Get Rid Of Books You No Longer Need With This Easy 3 Step Process

Moving is the perfect time for paring down and clearing out. And, since the heaviest parts of your move are <i>probably</i> your boxes of books, it's …

Books

Michelle Obama Had a Great Excuse For Skipping Barack Obama's Historic Speech in South Africa

Just two short years ago, Michelle and Barack Obama were at the forefront of American politics—like, they were pretty much <i>the</i> most influential people …

Michelle Obama

25 Small and Inexpensive Back-to-School Gifts Your Kid's Teacher Will Actually Love

I taught high school for seven years, and in that time, I received countless gifts from students and parents. Many of them I still have today, because it's one of the best ways to remember the wonderful kids who came into my life through the classroom. As the beginning of the school year …

Shopping

How to Get Plants for Free At Your Local Library

Do you dream of fragrant green herbs sprouting on your kitchen windowsill? Cherry tomatoes ripening on the vine just outside your door? If you've got …

Gardening

Minnie Bruce Pratt

Minnie Bruce Pratt is recognized as an eminent poet in the United States. In addition to receiving acclaim for her verse, Pratt is acknowledged as an …

Literature

School librarians as co-teachers of literacy

A new article in <b>School Library Research</b> examines school librarians’ knowledge of <b>literacy instruction</b> in light of new teacher collaboration …

Education Technology

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Job Offer

While watching Flipped a couple of weeks ago, I had the most interesting afterthought. Written by Wendelin Van Draanen, Flipped was voted as a Top …

List-Worthy

These 16 Life Hacks Are Ancient, But What Ingenious Ideas People Had Back Then! Wow!

In 1910, Gallaher Ltd. Tobacco Company published 100 cards with life hacks under the title <i>How to Do It</i>. Who could’ve known that more than a hundred …

Lifehacks

First House Republican moves to restore net neutrality

Today, Representative Mike Coffman, R-Colo., took a big step to protect the open internet. In POLITICO this morning, he announced he would be signing …

Net Neutrality

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Relative On Librarians’ Dismissal Of Her Work: ‘Trying To Rewrite’ History

When the American Library Association renamed an award formerly bearing Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name, calling her works “dated” and racially …

Conservative View

Intersections | Words Matter When We Strive for Social Justice

Case in point. Language added to the <i>Library Bill of Rights Meeting Rooms: An Interpretation</i> included the words “hate speech” and “hate groups.” This …

Rights & Freedoms

You just at this juncture have to conclude. Nigerian societies cannot coexist unless they shave off the Pseudo-Altruistic mentality or simply break up. Yes. You will title your article Dear Mr. Altruistic Colonialist or Nigeria Of A Shattered Foundation. Good.

Nigeria is a West African country; England is in the Western part of Europe. England, formed by small Celtics and Anglo-Saxons in the early medieval …

Africa

Liverpool Central Library wins The Bookseller’s Library of the Year Award 2018

Liverpool Central Library has triumphed in a field of over 40 entries to be awarded the coveted spot which recognised success in a wide range of …

Liverpool

8 Cat Themed Pregnancy Announcement Ideas, Because Cats Improve Everything

When it's time to announce your pregnancy to friends and family, why not include the current "baby" in the fun? The cat themed pregnancy announcement …

Pets

Got a tattoo? The Denver Public Library offered a special serviced to the inked Tuesday

One day a year, the Denver Public Library offers a different kind of service for people willing to show a little skin.

David Bowie

How Librarians Survive on the Frontlines of Fake News

Listen, I start my day just like everybody else: I sit up, stretch, and then shove my phone directly into my face so I can inundate myself with what …

Fake News

Libraries: talking stock

The publishing industry in England worries about its ability to meet the needs of diverse audiences. Rightly so: the connection between literature …

Humanities

New Research Article: “Scholarly Communication Librarians’ Relationship with Research Impact Indicators: An Analysis of a National Survey of Academic Librarians in the United States”

The following article was published on July 17, 2018 by the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication.<p><b>Title</b><p><b>Authors</b><p>Rachel Ann Miles <i><br>Kansas</i> …

Humanities

University of St. Thomas cancels Ward 4 candidate forum

In light of the recent arrest of a candidate for the St. Paul City Council, the University of St. Thomas has canceled a candidate’s forum scheduled …

City Politics

Director of Library Services Job Opening in Oakland, California - ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology

Cookies and Web Beacons<p>Please enable cookies through your browser settings.<p>YourMembership uses cookies for your convenience and security. Cookies are …

Librarianship

Bronx, V. 14, Plate No. 2 [Map bounded by W. Fordham Rd., University Ave., W. 183rd St., Loring Place]

Title<p>Bronx, V. 14, Plate No. 2 [Map bounded by W. Fordham Rd., University Ave., W. 183rd St., Loring Place]<p>Names<p>Sanborn Map Company …

Genealogy

Here's why a Greenville County library branch will soon close

A Greenville County library branch will close this month and re-open in 2019 as a much larger, newly renovated facility.<p>The Greenville County Library …

Genealogy

The Painter’s Touch: Boucher, Chardin, Fragonard - Art Libraries Society of North America

by Ewa Lajer-Burcharth. Princeton University Press, January 2018. 336 p. Ill. ISBN 9780691170121 (h/c), $65.00.<p>Reviewed July 2018<br>Kamaria Hatcher, …

Art

Summer Reading Programs: Benefits

Benefits<p>The benefits to readers in a summer reading program include:<p>encouragement that reading become a lifelong habit<br>• reluctant readers can be drawn …

School Administration

New policy brief highlights state initiatives to promote family engagement in public libraries

BOSTON — State library leaders are promoting two-generation approaches to early learning and fostering environments in which children and the adults …

Genealogy

See what Main Streets in Michigan towns looked like a century ago

battlecreek.PNG<p>Mail delivery service on Main Street (contemporary Michigan Avenue) in Battle Creek, 1900-1915. The photo of officer at the left was …

Michigan

Ravens' mascot Poe to hold popup story times at libraries

Baltimore Ravens mascot Poe will visit several of Baltimore County Public Library branches this summer to promote literacy.<p>He will act out story …

Ravens

Caroline Roche, Eltham College, UK

<i><br>‘Yesterday, a student asked for a book on Emmanuel Macron. It will be delivered today, and I will be able to catalogue it within five minutes because</i> …

Emmanuel Macron

Librarians shelve award named for Little House’ author Laura Ingalls Wilder

A bunch of librarians recently threw Laura Ingalls Wilder under the Conestoga wagon, at least according to Fox News and friends — and to some of the …

Books

Churban Czenstochow

Title<p>Churban Czenstochow<p>Additional title: Destruction of Czenstokov<p>Additional title: Ḥurbn Ṭshensṭokhoṿ<p>Additional title: חורבן …

New York Public Library