There are some people who believe that after we’ve exhausted all of Earth’s natural resources and rendered the planet uninhabitable, we’ll simply be able to move to another one.
American Libraries Magazine
Book lists are a wonderful resource for librarians and readers alike. Often times though their true value is not captured. Why not give them some legs?
In a move that surprised those who had already mourned the passing of Kirkus Reviews, the venerable source of prepublication reviews of new books has been bought by Herb Simon, owner of the Indiana Pacers, of the National Basketball Association.
ALA is planning another Libraries Build Communities Day, in Washington, D.C., for Friday, June 25, at the 2010 ALA Annual Conference. We hope you will volunteer!
Libraries enrich people’s lives by providing opportunities to access a vast array of ideas and information, and in some instances a space to accommodate community activities and shared interests via meeting rooms.
Don't miss any of these wonderful programs and other events at the 2010 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., June 24–29.
When I was young and would go to the dentist, I was given a treat at the end of each visit. It wasn’t anything expensive but it was usually colorful and always made me feel special.
The concept of Library Snapshot Day originated in New Jersey, when librarians at the State Library and the New Jersey Library Association put the
We all know that libraries are busier than ever, providing incredible service in these challenging economic times. What if libraries went away, even for a day? What would the impact be on our state and the people we serve? What would happen if there were no libraries?
The U.S. consumes more paper and paper products per capita than any other country in the world.