Interlochen Public Library Receives $100,000 for Construction of New Library
This afternoon, Rotary Charities of Traverse City announced the recipients of their spring-cycle grants, totaling over $460,000 in the form of six grants-
Winners unveiled: The American Library Association chooses top books, media for kids
The American Library Association announced awards for this year’s best books for children and young adults.
Chattanooga Public Library Director Corinne Hill receives top honor
Library Journal has named Director Corinne Hill its 2014 Librarian of the Year, keeping Chattanooga's library at the forefront in the world of public libraries.
Saint Paul Public Library to receive inaugural national Top Innovator award for work on race and...
Date: Oct 24th, 2016 Susan Benton, President of Urban Libraries Council, will present the award to the Library Board and Mayor Coleman on October 26 SAINT PAUL, MN—Later this week, the Urban Libraries Council (ULC), a national voice for public libraries, will recognize the Saint Paul Public Library as the first library system in the nation to receive the Top Innovator Award for Racial and Social…
Learn to Become a Better Fly Fisher at Twin Falls Public Library
If you want to get better at fly fishing, you might want to visit the Twin Falls Public Library. Yes, library.
Poverty Simulation event June 13 at K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library
ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – GROW South Dakota is hosting a Poverty Simulation event at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at the K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library. While the event is designed for people who work with the impoverished, it is really for everybody to help raise awareness of the day-to-day challenges of living in poverty,... Read more »
Hays Public Library to launch 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program
HPL The Hays Public Library will hold a launch party on November 9 to kick off a new program to encourage parents and caregivers to read with children. The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative is a free reading challenge aimed at growing children’s literacy skills “Many children experience difficulty learning how to read. Those who are not proficient readers will have difficulty during their school years…
Lexington Public Library Celebrates 10 years In the Library Building
How Denver Public Library Balances Books and Being A Homeless Shelter
Two years ago, the Denver library didn’t have a social worker on staff. Now it’s becoming a lot more common position for libraries.
Madison Public Library raises concerns about major publisher's new ebook model
MADISON, Wis. - Madison Public Library Board President Jaime Healy-Plotkin released a statement Wednesday raising concerns over a major publisher's new policy that she said limits access to eBooks. According to the news release, Macmillan Publishers, one of the five major publishers in the U. S. , plans to implement a lending policy that would only allow one copy of new books to be lent out for eight weeks after release.
How Will We Read: In Public Libraries?
"When asked to support local library funding measures, communities have done so, voting in favor of 87% of operating funding measures last year." -- Molly Raphael Libraries across the United States need our help as they are being closed or having significant cuts made to their budgets The public library service has impacted each of us at some point in our lives whether as a child, a student or as an adult. It's presence in our communities reminds us that there are places…
10 Ways To Use Your Public Library
Happy National Library Week! This week, April 8-14 is National Library Week. According to AtYourLibrary.org, National Library Week is “a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use.”...Read More »
Bethlehem Area Public Library
Jenne from Youth Services has some more recommended young adult reads for you! See below to get recommended Young Adult books in this most recent edition of Jenne’s Top Tenne. (We’re aware it’s only four books this time but are not changing it to Jour’s Top Fix) The Royce family live for the spotlight. As the stars of the reality TV show Rolling with the Royces, siblings Porsche, Bentley, and Maybach, lead drama-filled lives. Their mother, Mercedes, thinks nothing is too far to…
Stacey Inglis tells great stories every Delawarean should know about James Tilton.
Broadcasting live at the University and Whist club, Stacey Inglis, Director of Marketing and history enthusiast, tells amazing stories about James Tilton, who crossed the Delaware with George Washington and became the first U.S. Surgeon General. The University and Whist Club is in what is known as The Tilton Mansion.
Employment Trends in Public Libraries » Public Libraries Online
by Gretchen Kaser on April 7, 2015 With a recent Forbes article citing Library and Information Science as the third worst master’s degree for today’s professionals, the thought of breaking into a library career or even changing jobs can be intimidating.  Forbes supports its position based on the field’s mere 7% job growth and $53,500 median salary. In my own experience, I have been hearing…
Top 10 Creative Projects You Can Make with the DigiCart
Ready to get creative? Request an item from our “ DigiCart ” and forget all those excuses you have been using about not having the right technology. Our DigiCart at the Erlanger Branch has just about everything you will need to get your project started. We’ve created a list of projects but the possibilities are endless 1. Create a flyer or brochure for your small business or non-profit group. With Adobe InDesign you can create a professional piece for your business or non-profit…
Lunch and Learn Covers Fraud & Identity Theft
“Please call us immediately. Your credit card has been compromised…” Many of us receive calls like this on a daily basis. Or someone will email you stating their woes and ask you to send them money. Most of us realize that these are scams and an attempt to steal your personal information. However, not everyone does. On Tuesday, August 27, the Erlanger Branch of the Kenton County Public Library will host Lori Farris from the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office of Senior Protection as…
13 Things to Know When Applying for FAFSA
Home / 13 Things to Know When Applying for FAFSA I follow a couple “paying for college” Facebook groups. Those groups are always hopping on October 1, otherwise known as FAFSA Day (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). I must have seen the same 10 questions asked a hundred times each. So I thought I would write a post answering those questions. That way everything you need to know, or at least most of it, will be in one spot The most commonly…
How to Use a Public Library
Has it been a while since you've been to a public library? If so, you may be surprised to learn that libraries have changed for the better. It's been years since they were dusty little rooms with books. Most libraries have transformed...