Spanish Book Fair

The Northeast Chapter of REFORMA will be hosting a Spanish Language Materials Book Fair on Friday, March 7th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. It will be held at the Newark Public Library, located at 5 Washington Street in Newark, NJ. According to the flyer, it is “an excellent opportunity for librarians and educators to… Read More Spanish Book Fair

Dream the dream…quickly!!

The American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Foundation have partnered to increase literary Services to English language learners. A new grant entitled, “The American Dream Starts @ your library,” funded by the Dollar General Foundation seeks to help public libraries increase their literacy services to adult English language learners. The grant will give 15… Read More Dream the dream…quickly!!

Latinitas Contest

Latinitas magazine, the first digital magazine made for and by Latina youth, is launching a print magazine for “tweens” and older in 2008. As part of that launch, the magazine is sponsoring the Latinitas Magazine National Writing Contest seeking feedback from Latina youth ages 14 to 21 on “What it is to be Latina.” Winning… Read More Latinitas Contest

Cartoons get a voice

Comics aren’t a laughing matter for eight African-American cartoonists, who plan to take action on Feb. 10 in an attempt to raise awareness of their place in the profession. The cartoonists plan to create nearly identical comics across their publications to satirize what they believe is the newspaper industry’s inability to recognize the hallmarks of… Read More Cartoons get a voice