BiblioBoard, PW Team Up to Support 'Popup Picks' Library Reading Program

The program will officially kick off on November 7, with a collection of geolocated, unlimited-use ebooks selected by librarians and editorial partners, including Publishers Weekly. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW Team Up to Support 'Popup Picks' Library Reading Program

The program will officially kick off on November 7, with a collection of geolocated, unlimited-use ebooks selected by librarians and editorial partners, including Publishers Weekly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Right to Read Act Revived In Effort to Support Librarians and School Libraries

Among its provisions, the bill would ensure all U.S. students have access to a school library staffed by a certified school librarian and would extend liability protections to teachers and school librarians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2019

Though we've named our best books of 2019, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2019. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2018

Though we've named our best books of 2017, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2017. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2017

Though we've named our best books of 2017, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2017. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Data Overwhelmingly Supports Libraries and Library Workers: Book Censorship News, January 5, 2024

The data supports the work of libraries and library workers far more than it doesn't. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-05 11:40:00 UTC ]
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Little Free Library Launches Indigenous Library Program

The latest initiative from Little Free Library will provide book-sharing boxes for installation on tribal lands and in other Indigenous communities throughout the U.S. and in Canada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Right to Read Bill Expands School Library Access, Students’ Rights to Read

The Right to Read Act was introduced in Congress October 6. Here's what it is and how it could impact libraries and book bans nationwide. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Library Supporters Urge Action on Bill to Provide Relief Funding for Public Libraries

With the August recess looming and a second round of coronavirus relief in the works, $2 billion in funding for libraries hangs in the balance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2024: Program Picks

Artificial intelligence, DEI, and defending the freedom to read are among the many themes represented in a robust ALA 2024 professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Easy Ways to Support Your Public Library Right Now

Which of these easy ways to support our libraries are you knocking off the list first? Continue reading at Book Riot

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PLA 2024: Program Picks

DEI, leadership, literacy, and, of course, defending and the freedom to read are among the themes represented in a strong PLA 2024 professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom to Read Advocates Blast Alabama Library's Ban on LGBTQ Book Purchases

The criticism comes after the Autauga-Prattville Public Library’s newly appointed board enacted a new policy suspending the purchase of children’s or young adult books that include "sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender discordance," a move the National Coalition Against Censorship... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How L.A. libraries are supporting the next generation of Latino authors

Latino authors across Los Angeles are taking advantage of the resources offered by local libraries to jump-start their careers. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-11 16:59:02 UTC ]
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13 Book Clubs New September 2023 Picks, From Reese’s Book Club To Mocha Girls Read

What are the book clubs reading this month? Dive into eight picks for September book clubs and learn how to join the conversation. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Libby is making it easier to access magazines for free with a supported library card

A library card is one of the most useful things you can have in your wallet. Libby offers free access to ebooks and audiobooks if you have a supported library card (some 90 percent of public libraries in North America now use OverDrive's app). Not only that, you can also use Libby to read a host... Continue reading at Engadget

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, Aug. 21, 2023

Our favorite books coming out this week include new titles from Mark Dent and Rustin Dodd, Drew Gilpin Faust, Laura Moher, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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