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Two free webinars next week for : Preserving Your Family History with , April 23 at 1 pm CT, and Caring for Family Keepsakes with Denise May Levenick, April 25 at 1 pm CT. Learn more and register:
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The first first day of school can be both exciting & scary. Libraries like can help with programs like Kindergarten Readiness, funded by .
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American Library Association Apr 17
Week kicks off May 1! Stock up on NEW materials from that promote equal & inclusive privacy: . Order by 4/19 to receive your materials in time with standard shipping.
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American Library Association Apr 17
Now patrons can explore new virtual worlds via their new V Lab, sponsored in part by !
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American Library Association Apr 17
We loved spending time at the 's Sterling branch with yesterday. Many thanks for helping us to spread the good news: strong libraries make strong communities!
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American Library Association Apr 17
Write with us! ALA's Public Programs Office is seeking contributors for a book about community engagement in libraries.
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American Library Association Apr 16
Join your fellow members at the Virtual Membership Meeting on 5/9! Register and learn more about the annual meeting here:
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American Library Association Apr 16
ICYMI: Here are 25 books chosen by teens, nominees for the 2019 Teens' Top Ten list. 📚
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Palmview HS Library Apr 16
🤗 Thank you President! “You, each one of you [librarians], connects people...to better their education and [their] lifelong learning.”
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American Library Association Apr 16
Watch the recording of 's lecture, "An Indigenous Critique of Whiteness in Children’s Literature."
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State Library of IA Apr 10
We're excited to welcome to Iowa next week! Read State Librarian Michael Scott's op-ed in the about the tour and how Iowa libraries support workforce development:
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American Library Association Apr 15
The first leg of the Dear Appropriator letters campaign ended on April 11 on a positive note for library funding, thanks to the thousands of calls, emails, and visits made by ALA advocates across the country.
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American Library Association Apr 15
This article highlights the "numerous ways libraries help increase book sales, from stocking a wide range of titles, partnering with local bookstores for sales when hosting author events, running book-related podcasts and more."
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American Library Association Apr 15
Exciting news! Disney and Pixar’s characters Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Bo Peep, and friends are 2019 Month Honorary Chairs!
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American Library Association Apr 15
School librarians are the hearts of their schools & integral to WA’s educational model. We are working w/ & to ensure that students in Spokane & across the state have access to appropriately staffed school libraries.
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American Library Association Apr 15
Did you know an ALA membership gives you access to resources? ALA members can check out this video below to learn how to use storytelling and other advocacy techniques. Watch 🔜
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American Library Association Apr 15
"With the advent of digitalization, librarians have been tasked with mediating the transition between print and digital in the library, the archive and, in many ways, the community."
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American Library Association Apr 13
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Last but not least, thank you to all of ALA's Library Champions who make possible!
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