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Love them or hate them, classroom libraries can provide partnership opportunities
Love them or hate them, classroom libraries can provide partnership opportunities
When Mary Ann Cappiello was starting out as a teacher at East Side Community High School in New York City during the mid-1990s, one of her first tasks was to build a classroom library. She drew on her own tastes and interests: novels by Judy Blume, Rob...
Reclaiming reference
Reclaiming reference
Sari Feldman writes: I grew up without a local public library. The Ramapo Catskill Library System in New York provided bookmobile service to my small town, so I at least had access to recreational reading, but it was limited. When my sister, Myrna, lea...
New York library lends out ties, briefcases, handbags for job interviews
New York library lends out ties, briefcases, handbags for job interviews
Most libraries around the country provide much more than books — they have computers, printers and some even have telescopes and microscopes for patrons to check out. Several lend American Girl dolls so kids can check out the highly coveted and pricey ...
Abilene City Council approves 2019 budget, abolishes library fines
Abilene City Council approves 2019 budget, abolishes library fines
Late fees with the Abilene Public Library system are a thing of the past, one of the more interesting tidbits to come out of the final approval of the city's budget, tax rate and fee schedule for Fiscal Year 2019. The 2019 general fund budget, approved...