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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...
Powered libraries transform Texas
Powered libraries transform Texas
The Texas Library Association (TLA) Public Relations and Marketing Committee has something big in the works, and we’re excited to share a sneak peek. This year we’re working on a new public awareness campaign: Libraries Transform Texas. Sound familiar?...
Former downtown library directors clash on Mexican American Cultural Center
Former downtown library directors clash on Mexican American Cultural Center
The outrage continues over the Mexican American Cultural Center's placement. Current plans have the center taking over 40 percent of the downtown Main Public Library. Much of what is on that floor was brought to life after a Quality of Life Bond was vo...
ALA, library community work to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
ALA, library community work to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
The American Library Association (ALA) and its chapters in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia are working to assist libraries affected by Hurricane Florence. Support efforts will involve most Atlantic Seaboard libraries in serving as a lifeli...