American Library Association

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Name: American Library Association
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Branches in county offer free sign-ups for library cards

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Davidson County Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has a free library card.Resources at the Davidson County ... [Published Lexington Dispatch - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Carnegie Corporation Of New York/new York Times I Love My Librarian Award

Issue: September 2014Category: Arts & CultureDeadline: 09/12/15Description of Grant:The Award, administered by the American Library Association, recognizes librarians throughout the United States for exemplary service to their communities. Librarians ... [Published Society for Nonprofit Organizations - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

A Contest the Self-Absorbed Will Adore!

The Mission Viejo Library is hosting a "selfie" contest. Of course, a library card has to be part of the photographed self-love.From the city of Mission Viejo:September is “Library Card Sign-up Month,” a time when the Mission Viejo Library joins with ... [Published Mission Viejo Patch - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

GI Public Library to Hold Several Events this Fall

By Courtesy: City of Grand IslandCreated: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:00:00 CSTUpdated: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:50:07 CSTEdith Abbott Memorial Library to Host Victorian Tea PartyA perennial favorite for third and fourth graders, the Victorian Tea Party will be held ... [Published KHAS-TV - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Stan Lee Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month

September marks National Library Card Sign up Month, when libraries across the country highlight the benefits of being a member of one’s community library. This year, infamous comic book writer Stan Lee is acting as Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up ... [Published Education World - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Nominate your Librarian for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

NEW YORK , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award invites library users nationwide ... [Published Tamar Securities - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

September is sign-up month at Summit Library

All parents want their children to succeed, and one of the simplest ways to ensure a child's academic success is by making a quick trip to the library. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Summit Free Public Library joins with the ... [Published Independent Press - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Sign up for library card

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Alachua County Library District joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most import school supply of all — a free library ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Library captures national award for excellence

The Northville District Library received an award for excellence from the American Library Association earlier this month. The Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Reference & Adult Library Services was presented to Head of Adult Services Wendy ... [Published Novi News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cityscrapes: A race to the convention floor

“Conventions go to the city which exerts the greatest efforts to secure them. San Antonio can get any convention that it goes after.”That was the position of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce in April 1920. With the prospect of a grand new auditorium, ... [Published San Antonio Current - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Contemporary Life

12:45-1:30 John Lewis has served as the U.S. representative forGeorgia's 5th Congressional District since 1987 and is the HouseDemocrats' senior chief deputy whip. In the first volume of hisgraphic memoir trilogy, "March," published with aide and co- ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Free resources available to help libraries engage community, lead change

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is offering free materials to help libraries improve their community engagement and facilitation techniques.The materials — conversation guides, questionnaires, worksheets and webinars — are designed to ... [Published ALA - Aug 26 2014]

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...provides all types of students a welcoming atmosphere where they can explore, discover and create," says West Davidson branch manager Jan Beck. "Students learn in a variety of ways. Thanks to the resources available at the library we can meet the needs of all ages and types of learners. Whether that is through homework help, STEM programs or access print and e-books, the library has something for everyone — all with a free library card. It is for these reasons that a library card is most important school supply of all."
...you can read anything about anything, and I have found that whatever you read, it doesn't matter, it increases your fund of knowledge," says Lee. "So a library card is the OpenOpen Sesame' to all the knowledge in the world."
"We are so elated to receive this well-deserved honor, and the opportunity to share the good news with the world" said Paula Boger , executive director of the Alex Haley Museum & Interpretive Center
"We are delighted to have been chosen to host this unique series that will allow Tulsans a chance to discuss some important themes in Muslim history and literature with the help of the program scholar, Dr. Raouda" said Phoenix Williams, president of the OSU-Tulsa Hispanic Student Association

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Branches in county offer free sign-ups for libr... [Published Lexington Dispatch - 4 hours ago]
Historic Map Project Leader Feted by Librarians [Published Sensors & Systems - 10 hours ago]
Comic legend Stan Lee signs up for library card [Published Deming Headlight - 15 hours ago]
Nevada’s Convention Industry: Combining Busines... [Published Nevada Business - Sep 01 2014]
Carnegie Corporation Of New York/new York Times... [Published Society for Nonprofit Organizations - Sep 01 2014]
Author Chris Crowe: Good writing requires pains... [Published Clarion Herald - Sep 01 2014]
A Contest the Self-Absorbed Will Adore! [Published Mission Viejo Patch - Aug 31 2014]
Parents: Watch for these red flags at school [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 30 2014]
New technology on display at Porter’s ‘maker’ e... [Published West Life - Aug 30 2014]
GI Public Library to Hold Several Events this Fall [Published KHAS-TV - Aug 29 2014]
Greenwich Library Appoints New Deputy Director [Published Greenwich Patch - Aug 29 2014]
Gobsmacked by Aldi's Revolting Rhymes ban? Try ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 29 2014]
Fall Into Reading At Your Library [Published Press and Dakotan - Aug 29 2014]
Stan Lee Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up... [Published Education World - Aug 28 2014]
Smithsonian, ALA Bring Exhibition ‘Exploring Hu... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 28 2014]
September is Library Card Sign-up Month [Published WNY Media Network - Aug 28 2014]
Nominate your Librarian for the 2014 Carnegie C... [Published Tamar Securities - Aug 28 2014]
Nominate your Librarian for the 2014 Carnegie C... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Aug 28 2014]
September is sign-up month at Summit Library [Published Independent Press - Aug 27 2014]
Sign up for library card [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 27 2014]
Cityscrapes: A race to the convention floor [Published San Antonio Current - Aug 27 2014]
Camden County Library Participates in Library C... [Published Gloucester Township Patch - Aug 27 2014]
New from ACRL—'Putting the User First: 30 Strat... [Published ALA - Aug 26 2014]
PLA accepting applications for 2015 PLA Leaders... [Published ALA - Aug 26 2014]
Contemporary Life [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 26 2014]
Library captures national award for excellence [Published Novi News - Aug 26 2014]
From Science & Aliens to Google Glasses- Welcom... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 26 2014]
United for Libraries Designates Literary Landma... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 26 2014]
United for Libraries Designates Literary Landma... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 26 2014]
September is library card sign-up month [Published Observer-Reporter - Aug 26 2014]
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Nominate your Librarian for the 2014 Carnegie C... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Aug 28 2014]
NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award invites library users nationwide to ...
From Science & Aliens to Google Glasses- Welcom... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 26 2014]
The ‘ Nifty Fifty  (times 4)’, a program of Science Spark, presented by InfoComm International, are a group of 200 noted science and engineering professionals who will fan out across the Washington, D.C. area in the 2014-2015 school year to speak about ...
libraries and ebooks: a good fit, but a very ba... [Published we move to canada - Aug 24 2014]
Do you ever borrow ebooks from your public library? Do you have any idea how your library adds ebooks to its collection, or at what cost?The number of library customers who borrow ebooks is growing all the time. How many of them, I wonder, are aware ...
Talk by Ali Abunimah, FDL Book Salon Author of ... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 04 2014]
Author Ali Abunimah, who we hosted at a Firedoglake Book Salon on May 18th, has been rudely cancelled from giving an August 11th public talk on the book we featured , The Battle for Justice in Palestine, by the Evanston (Illinois) Public Library: ...
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TODAY’S AGENDA: Pride Celebrations This Weekend: Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Belfast, UK ; Bismark, ND ; Brighton, UK ; Dover, DE ; Edgewater, MD ; Essen, Germany ; Freemont, CO ; Hamburg, Germany ; Hanoi, Vietnam ; Lafayette, IN ; Leeds, ...
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Age of Learning Makes ABCmouse.com Free for Lib... [Published Financial Services - Jun 26 2014]
American Library Association announces 2014 you... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 27 2014]
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