American Libraries Magazine
Chicago native and Black Entertainment Television Sunday Best finalist Shari Addison led a capacity crowd in “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” to begin the 40th Annual Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast at the Hyatt Regency Chicago July 14.
"God bless the [school] librarians who let me lay on my belly in the stacks and read and read and read," acclaimed YA author Laurie Halse Anderson told an electrified capacity crowd at the American Association for School Librarians' President's Program, "Literacy Leadership and Librarian Flair." Asserting that kids
The proximity of Chicago to southern Wisconsin gave embattled officials of the West Bend Community Memorial Library, located some 40 miles northwest of Milwaukee, a platform to offer their hard-earned insights at "Intellectual Freedom on the Front Lines: West Bend Library Supporters Share their Story." The program w
Bookmobiles were again on view Sunday, parked outside McCormick Place, at ALA's third annual Parade of Bookmobiles event.
At the BIGWIG Social Software Showcase July 13, eight presenters gave brief talks on trends in social software in a “speed-dating” format, where each presenter had 10 minutes to talk to a roving audience.
ALA’s Social Responsibilities Round Table celebrated its 40th anniversary July 13 at the Alternative Media Reception co-organized with the Alternative Press Center.