How To Run A Successful Manga Club in Your School or Public Library

Tips, tricks, and ideas for how to run a successful manga club in your school or public library. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-08 10:39:00 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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15 Memorable Manga for Middle School Readers

We've curated a list of 15 memorable manga titles for middle schoolers. Find favorites for your young readers! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-27 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Tennessee Bill Gives State Veto Power Over School Library Collections

The bill, if signed, would vest members of the state’s textbook commission with the final decision on whether a challenged book can remain available in public school libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oklahoma public library’s sexual content ban also cuts abuse prevention program and Pride displays.

In today’s “why do we have to share a country with these jackasses” news, the board of the public library of Enid and Garfield County in Enid, Oklahoma, voted 3-2 to ban “book displays and library programs that focus on sexual content”—which resulted in the library cancelling not only an adult... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-20 17:26:39 UTC ]
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Kentucky Hands Unprecedented Control of Public Libraries to Politicians

New legislation in Kentucky gives complete control of public library board appointments to county judge executives. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-19 13:08:55 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library makes four banned books free nationwide on its e-reader app

The New York Public Library made four banned books available nationwide on SimplyE, its free-reader app. The titles include Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Catcher in the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-13 23:48:05 UTC ]
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Congress to Hold Hearing on Book Bannings in Schools and Libraries

Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin, chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, plans to hold a hearing April 7 to examine the wave of attempted book bannings in schools and libraries across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Play in the Elementary School Library

Libraries can provide joy and relief by offering a chance to play. Here are some of my favorite ways to include play in the school library. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-28 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Maryland Lawyers Say E-book Law Is a Defense of Public Libraries

In a 25-page brief, Maryland lawyers contend that the AAP is seeking to find a copyright violation where none exists, and reiterated their contention that the state has both the authority and a compelling interest to protect public libraries from "unfair" market practices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Public Libraries Aren’t Essential Services

The pandemic is showing the holes in social safety nets across the U.S., but public libraries aren't the answer to those problems. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-12 11:42:00 UTC ]
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How a public library helped my family cope with the effects of climate change

With the ongoing climate crisis, public libraries are a temporary refuge from extreme temperatures for low-income families like my own, writes Carol Eugene Park. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-07 15:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT and PRH form alliance to address lack of primary school library investment

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) is partnering with Penguin Random House (PRH) to form a national alliance addressing "the chronic lack" of investment in primary school libraries in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-02 10:42:55 UTC ]
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I’m Not a Librarian But I Work in a Public Library

People assume everyone who works at a library is a librarian, but most of the staff you’ll interact with at large libraries aren't librarians. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-11 10:30:00 UTC ]
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​SLA data demonstrates a mixed approach to school libraries through the pandemic

The School Library Association says many of its members were furloughed and some have been made redundant but librarians have been more essential than ever Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-03 09:36:20 UTC ]
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New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played by Public Libraries

The report, '2020 Public Library Technology Survey,' provides a current, detailed snapshot of how libraries serve as digital equity hubs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Yorkshire comic festival launches donation drive for libraries and schools

A comic art festival based in Yorkshire is encouraging the public to donate new and used comic books to its organisation, which will then distribute copies to schools and libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-21 00:12:55 UTC ]
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ALA Welcomes SUCCESS Act, Proposed Federal Funding Increases for Libraries

“Congress is getting the message that libraries of all kinds are key to the vitality of communities,” said ALA president Patty Wong in a statement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Which international city’s public libraries lend the most books per capita?

The pandemic has prompted, among other things, a slew of relocations. Some of those relocations (ie. to your mom’s house) have proved, or will prove, temporary; others, encouraged by new work-from-home policies, may become permanent. Or maybe you’re one of those people who looked around at the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-21 17:19:56 UTC ]
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Almost three-quarters of schools cut library provision through pandemic

A new survey from charity Read for Good, which has donated bundles of books to 50 schools nationwide, has found school library funding has been hit by the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 13:06:00 UTC ]
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Cowell and Duchess of Cornwall launch flagship school libraries project

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cresside Cowell and the Duchess of Cornwall have visited a school in Wandsworth, south London, to open a "life-changing" library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 16:23:10 UTC ]
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