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Association for Library Service to Children names 2018 Notable Children’s Books

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2018 list of Notable Children’s Books. The list of titles includes fiction, nonfiction,...

Libraries Giving out Seeds

Phoenix Public Library's Harmon Branch offers packets of seeds just for using your library card. “It’s innovative, it’s different, it’s another way for people to interact with the library,” says Lee Franklin,...

Nation to recognize contributions of library workers April 10, 2018

Today’s library workers play a critical role in meeting the needs of the communities they serve, from offering social service support and health services to career and small business development assistance and...

Sarah Jessica Parker book club pick explores the meaning of faith

(From the ALA Press Release) Jonathan Miles’ Anatomy of a Miracle latest title chosen for ALA Book Club Central CHICAGO – Honorary Book Club Central Chair Sarah Jessica Parker has selected Jonathan Miles’ Anatomy of a Miracle,...

National Library of Norway Digitizing ebooks

Physical copies of books published prior to 2000, and including those with historical or classic literature status are being digitized by the National Library of Norway. To date, nearly 4,000 books have...

Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content

Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content From Overdrive's Press Release: Rakuten OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform available to millions of readers from over 40,000 libraries and schools worldwide, reported record-breaking downloads...

Libraries Need Help in the Wake of Hurricanes

Libraries are an essential service in helping communities recover from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria! ALA state chapters, the Texas Library Association and the Florida Library Association, are taking in donations and leading...

American Library Association Advocates in Washington for National Library Legislative Day

From the ALA Press Release: More than five hundred library advocates from every state in the nation and the District of Columbia will gather in Washington, D.C. to advocate for federal support for...
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