National Library Week to Include 'Right to Read Day'

“ALA calls on readers everywhere to show our commitment to the First Amendment by doing something concrete to preserve it,” said ALA president Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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National Library Week to Include 'Right to Read Day'

“ALA calls on readers everywhere to show our commitment to the First Amendment by doing something concrete to preserve it,” said ALA president Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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National Libraries Day could become a 'week of events'

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 07:27 A first planning meeting is to be held to establish a National Libraries Day, after widespread support for the idea from organisations including the Booksellers Association, the National Union of Teachers, Booktrust, The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 22:42:06 UTC ]
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ACE and British Library to feature in Reading Together Day

Arts Council England and the British Library are among collaborators participating in Reading Together Day, scheduled to take place on 16th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 10:30:56 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2019: Melinda Gates to Chair National Library Week

“We couldn’t imagine a more ideal person to serve as National Library Week honorary chair,” said American Library Association President (ALA) Loida Garcia-Febo, in a statement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Set to Descend on Capitol Hill for National Library Legislative Day

The Week in Libraries, May 4, 2018: Among this week's headlines, librarians prepare to make their case to lawmakers in Washington D.C. as a rescission package looms; Congress could wade into the net neutrality battle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Libraries Day 2016 was 'truly inspirational'

The support for National Libraries Day, which took place on Saturday and saw communities across the UK participate in more than 850 events, was "truly inspirational" and featured endorsements from authors and illustrators Sir Quentin Blake, Michael Rosen and Sarah McIntyre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Communities rally together in support of National Libraries Day

Libraries across the country are hosting a range of events to encourage their communities to show "solidarity and support" in celebration of "our fantastic, vibrant libraries" to mark National Libraries Day tomorrow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen to hold Elmer National Libraries Day competition

Andersen Press has teamed up with the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals to launch the Elmer National Libraries Day competition as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations for the press and its colourful patchwork elephant, Elmer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebration and protest marks National Libraries Day

Around 700 events took place to celebrate National Libraries Day on Saturday (7th February), 100 more than the previous year, according to CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, which now organises the day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cardiff's 'strong message' on National Libraries Day

Library campaigners in Cardiff believe they "sent a strong message" to the city council with a National Libraries Day protest against planned cuts to the service. More than 200 people gathered outside the city's Central Library on Saturday (7th February) to hold a mass "read-in", with people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Libraries Day to see Birmingham cuts protest

Protesters will use National Libraries Day on Saturday as a chance to campaign against planned cuts at the Library of Birmingham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Date set for National Libraries Day 2014

National Libraries Day next year will take place on Saturday 8th February 2014. The day will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors speak out for National Libraries Day

Libraries across the country celebrated National Libraries Day on Saturday (9th February), the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Libraries Day 2013 confirmed for 9th February

The third National Libraries Day will run on Saturday 9th February 2013. A proposal to shift... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Support National Libraries Day

Tomorrow, Saturday 4th February, is National Libraries Day. It's a day on which everyone can... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Croydon under fire over National Libraries Day

Two hundred events will be held at libraries around the country to mark National Libraries Day... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kent 'ignores' National Libraries Day

The Society of Chief Librarians has been forced to defend itself following claims that members of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Libraries Day website goes live

The website offering resources for National Libraries Day, the national day to celebrate... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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