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  • 2018 Midwinter Preview
    • Authors: Sanhita SinhaRoy
      Abstract: Featured Speakers Opening Session Friday, February 9, 4–5:15 p.m. Marley Dias, who started the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign as a 6th grader, will have a conversation with Patrisse Cullors, artist and cofounder of the Black Lives Matter movement, to reveal the determining factors and mindsets that motivated each of them to take action and how different generations … Continue reading 2018 Midwinter Preview →The post 2018 Midwinter Preview appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 15:00:42 +000
       
  • Mile-High Bites
    • Authors: Sanhita SinhaRoy
      Abstract: The Mile High City has emerged as a hot spot for chef-driven, farm-to-table restaurants. Numerous standout eateries have hung a shingle and earned one rave review after another. As author of the Frommer’s EasyGuide to Colorado, I was lucky enough to take my taste buds on a tour of Denver’s rising restaurants and enjoy every … Continue reading Mile-High Bites →The post Mile-High Bites appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:59:05 +000
       
  • 2017 Year in Review
    • Authors: Sanhita SinhaRoy
      Abstract: Saving Federal Funding Thanks to extensive grassroots efforts by ALA members, in September the Senate Appropriations Committee approved an increase of $4 million in funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services, all of which would go to the formula-based Grants to States program. The bill also included increased funding in FY2018 for a … Continue reading 2017 Year in Review →The post 2017 Year in Review appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:58:33 +000
       
  • By the Numbers: Get to Know Denver
    • Authors: Carrie Smith
      Abstract: 5,280 Denver’s elevation (in feet) above sea level gives the city its “Mile High” nickname. Over the years, three different steps outside the gold-adorned Colorado State Capitol building have been marked as the official mile-high point. 150 Number of archival collections of personal and professional items from African Americans in the West available in the … Continue reading By the Numbers: Get to Know Denver →The post By the Numbers: Get to Know Denver appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:52:32 +000
       
  • Stories, Songs, and Stretches
    • Authors: Phil Morehart
      Abstract: It may be difficult for us to remember as adults, but for young children, movement is a learning process that requires intense concentration. A child’s early physical and sensory experiences help build pathways that will shape how he or she thinks, learns, and views the world. Movement is among the brain’s top priorities. Eventually, many … Continue reading Stories, Songs, and Stretches →The post Stories, Songs, and Stretches appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:52:27 +000
       
  • The Question of Little Free Libraries
    • Authors: Terra Dankowski
      Abstract: But are these seemingly wholesome book boxes helping or hurting staffed libraries' And how are librarians and communities across the country leveraging the presence of these outposts' Little Free Library Capital of the World When Pam Weinstein first noticed the school bus parked outside her home in Detroit’s Rosedale Park neighborhood and her lawn crowded … Continue reading The Question of Little Free Libraries →The post The Question of Little Free Libraries appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:50:19 +000
       
  • Newsmaker: Dolly Parton
    • Authors: Amy Carlton
      Abstract: There are so many ways to promote reading and literacy. How did you decide to set up Imagination Library this way so that children get free books in the mail that they can keep' It started out with a simple dream, and a very personal one, 22 years ago. My father was a brilliant man, … Continue reading Newsmaker: Dolly Parton →The post Newsmaker: Dolly Parton appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:49:26 +000
       
  • Blazing Trails
    • Authors: Sanhita SinhaRoy
      Abstract: American Libraries spoke with five leading African-American librarians about their careers, the changes they have witnessed over the decades, and the current issues in librarianship. While no two people have the same story, all five interviewees note inclusivity as an important theme. They discuss libraries as safe havens, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the … Continue reading Blazing Trails →The post Blazing Trails appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:48:16 +000
       
  • An Archive for All
    • Authors: Terra Dankowski
      Abstract: University of Victoria (B.C.) Libraries is home to the largest physical collection of transgender-related material worldwide. Lara Wilson, university archivist and director of special collections, explains how the Transgender Archives has evolved from cataloged items to community outreach in its seven years. RSI was established in Chicago and open from 2001 to 2004. Its collection … Continue reading An Archive for All →The post An Archive for All appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:47:39 +000
       
  • A Space Apart
    • Authors: George Eberhart
      Abstract: Oberlander is one of an increasing number of academic library directors who oversees what are variously called “reflection rooms” or “meditation rooms.” Around the US, students are using these spaces for prayer, yoga, scripture study, or simply for an escape between tough classes. It is a recent and growing trend for colleges, where a rising … Continue reading A Space Apart →The post A Space Apart appeared first on American Libraries Magazine.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:46:16 +000
       
 
 
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