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Will Manley
Will Manley, popular columnist for both American Libraries and Booklist, has entered the blogosphere with
Posted January 29, 2010 | Comments: 0
Wine corks are one of many materials libraries can recycle
There are many items that you can select to recycle or help properly dispose of within your library’s recycling program.  Naturally, some items will make better additions to your program than others.  Below is information on some of the items currently collected at my library.  
Posted January 27, 2010 | Comments: 0
After two and a half years of planning, the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program will finally launch.
Posted January 27, 2010 | Comments: 0
(via the ALA Student Member Blog) The American Library Association (ALA), acting on a resolution adopted by its Council on Jan.
Posted January 27, 2010 | Comments: 0
The American Library Association (ALA), acting on a resolution adopted by its Council on Jan.
Posted January 27, 2010 | Comments: 0
On June 29, 2010, at 11 a.m., library advocates from all 50 states and Washington, D.C., will meet at Upper Senate Park on the U.S.
Posted January 26, 2010 | Comments: 0
 In the late 1980's, the American Association of School Librarians adopted the title "school library media specialist" as the professional title that it would use in all communications, publications, etc.
Posted January 26, 2010 | Comments: 0
Deltona Haiti Relief Concert logo
Library workers and educators are keeping their sleeves rolled up as they continue contributing to the international effort to provide moral and monetary aid to earthquake-stricken Haiti.
Posted January 26, 2010 | Comments: 0
Alan Lomax in Haiti box set
In 1937, American music archivist and historian Alan Lomax traveled to Haiti to capture that country’s music. He ended up recording more than 50 hours of music for the Library of Congress.
Posted January 26, 2010 | Comments: 0
Recycling bins
Does your library have a recycling program? If not, why not? Could it be that you feel establishing one would be a daunting task or that it would be cost-prohibitive? If that’s the case, I’m here to report that it’s not.
Posted January 22, 2010 | Comments: 0