The Newspaper Association of America Foundation has started a major initiative to engage young newspaper readers. The Foundation has launched a YouTube contest designed to encourage teens to tell how they use newspapers in their lives—for anything from acing their current events test to making weekend plans. Entries will be accepted until Dec. 17. The… Read More teens: WHAT DRIVES YOU TO THE NEWSPAPER?
It’s not so easy keeping up on the urban book scene here in Taiwan, but I’m going to do my best. I can’t shake my commitment to literacy needs of urban teens! I had a chance to glance at the Teen Library Blog and found out about K.C. Taylor, a fellow Hoosier from Gary IN. … Read More New IN author: K.C. Taylor
The American Library Association Publishing Committee provides a grant of up to $5000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes, or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library. Funded projects have ranged from popular, general-reader proposals such as “ReadMOre,” a… Read More Library Resource Grant
The Women’s National Book Association sponsors the WNBA Eastman Grant, which is available for librarians who are interested in learning about the relationship between the library and publishing professions. The WNBA offers a grant of up to $750 for a librarian to take a course or participate in an institute devoted to aspects of publishing… Read More Librarian Publishing Grant
Sociedad Amigos de Colombia, SADCO, presents Our Latin Soul: A Concert of Latin American Music with Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra Under the direction of Maestro Stanley DeRusha At the Indiana History Center, Basile Theater Sunday September 9, 2007 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 from the Indiana History Center Box Office or at the… Read More Our Latin Soul