The Smithsonian and Teaching Tolerance want to help you celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a set of eight visually compelling educational posters: I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story. Rich with complex, often surprising stories, these posters take a sweeping look at Asian Pacific American history—from the very first… Read More Free Posters for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
It’s election time for members of the American Library Association. Even if you’re not a member, I think you’ll enjoy hearing from Courtney Young, a candidate for ALA president. Courtney wrote the following to share with you what librarians can do through the ALA to serve our communities. If you’re not a librarian, continue reading… Read More Courtney Young Needs Your Vote!
I’ve tried to avoid the news from Boston this week. I just can’t listen to horrific news any more, I’m not trying to be naive, it just aches me in ways that are discomforting. Today, it couldn’t be avoided looking at a city that is shut down, trying to capture one violent criminal. I… Read More Developing Events
OK, which of these scares you more. A or B? A. Just like I do every time I stay at a hotel, I left my key in my hotel room last week. I went to the desk to ask them to help me get back in. The desk clerk asked me my name and gave… Read More Diversity in Security. Or, is it Insecurity?
WEBINAR: “Detained and Forgotten: Informational Needs of Youth in Detention” Wednesday, April 17, 4:00-5:00pm Central time Hosted by ASCLA–the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies REGISTER NOW: http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=olweb&Template=/Conference/ConferenceList.cfm&ConferenceTypeCode=X Registration closes at noon central time on Tuesday, April 16. Can’t attend the live event? Register to receive a link to the session recording following the session. This webinar will… Read More WEBINAR: “Detained and Forgotten: Informational Needs of Youth in Detention”