Many librarians are drawn to the profession by the opportunity to be of service to our community. We spend our days connecting people to the information they need, supporting early literacy, helping people look for jobs and health information, and so much more. As a caring profession we often also find ourselves in the streets … Continue reading Storytime Protest Kit
Currently the United States Government is holding thousands of children separate and apart from their families in detention centers across the country. Toddlers are being forced to appear in court without their parents, families are being told that if they apply for asylum they will never be reunited, and the government has done nothing more … Continue reading Join us in storytime protests
By Johana Orellana The Secretary of Homeland Security designates Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to countries based on conditions in that country that temporarily prevent the country's nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its nationals adequately. TPS was established by Congress in the … Continue reading Libraries and Resources for Temporary Protected Status Holders
Hi! Welcome to the ULU $10 x 100 challenge! ULU is challenging our supporters to get 100 people willing to step up and support us for just $10 a month. ULU does the stuff the big library advocacy organizations can’t, because we have no one to answer to but YOU. We are doing immediate, impactful … Continue reading Join the $10 x 100 Challenge!
Did you know that the per capita library funding in NYC is approximately half the state average? New York City deserves better. Better library funding for operating budgets, better library buildings, increased programming, more technology access, you get the point. Today at Noon the NYC Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and Intergroup Relations will … Continue reading New Yorkers Deserve Better than Stagnant Library Funding