American Libraries Magazine

ProQuest marketing consultant Beth Dempsey told American Libraries today that the company had devised an interesting way for its employees to share library love during National Library Week.
Posted April 21, 2010 | Comments: 0
John Sandstrom, a member of the American Library Association's govering Council, this morning circulated a "Resolution on Texas State Board of Education Curriculum Standards" developed by Reforma: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos an
Posted April 20, 2010 | Comments: 0
earth day logo
Every year, on April 22, a nationwide grassroots demonstration on behalf of the environment is celebrated.  Aptly named Earth Day, it was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970 to give the environment a place on our country’s political agenda. 
Posted April 16, 2010 | Comments: 0
Kill a Watt device
When librarians think collections, books, DVDs, and CDs are often the first things that come to mind.  But nowadays, eco-friendly librarians are expanding their collection by adding green gadgets that help their patrons save money, too.
Posted April 14, 2010 | Comments: 0
For millions of American schoolchildren, National Library Week isn't quite the celebration that librarians want it to be.
Posted April 14, 2010 | Comments: 0
Crossword Puzzle Solution
If you completed the Crossword Challenge offline, you can view the solution by clicking on the attachment below.  
Posted April 8, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels summed up the state of Association finances at a general staff meeting in the Chicago headquarters the morning of April 7.
Posted April 7, 2010 | Comments: 0
Crossword Puzzle
If you like crossword puzzles as much as I do, here's a special treat in honor of Earth Month.
Posted April 6, 2010 | Comments: 0
drinking fountain
As temperatures rise, so do the sales of bottled water. After all, when one gets hot and thirsty, the convenience of bottled water is hard to beat.     
Posted March 30, 2010 | Comments: 0
Author Sarah Vowell backstage at the PLA conference in Portland.
"Education is telling the truth to students," said author and contributing editor to National Public Radio's This American Life Sarah Vowell at the closing of the Public Library Association conference in Portland today. "You have the goods," she added.
Posted March 27, 2010 | Comments: 0