June 4th 4PM - June 5th 4PM New York Public Library Schwarzman Building, the 42nd Street Library to the right of the entrance. Librarians, authors, and library advocates will read around the clock for libraries in New York City. Starting at 4PM on Saturday June 4th and going straight through to 4PM Sunday June 5th. … Continue reading The 24 Hour Read In Is Here!
It must be that season again, because it's time to get going with sign it Friday! That's right, it's your weekly call to take 10 minutes to speak up for libraries around the country. No excuses, they are all listed right here.
Ingrid Abrams The Town School's Library How Does the Work of School Libraries Impact Your Work as a Library Professional or Person? I am just coming out of nearly 7 years working for Brooklyn Public Library. It was important, hard work. There was a great deal of demand from the public and not nearly enough … Continue reading Ingrid Abrams Supports School Libraries and wants you to contact Congress to say you do too!
Sarah Houghton San Rafael Public Library The Librarian in Black Why are School Libraries Important? School libraries are the front line of learning defense for children everywhere. School libraries are where children can discover new interests, new challenges, and find resources for their homework assignments. School libraries are where doors open, outside of those scripted … Continue reading Sarah Houghton Supports School Libraries and wants you to contact Congress!
Turner Masland Portland State University Library Why are School Libraries Important? Lifelong learning is an essential skill as a citizen in the 21st century. Life in the information age is one of constant change. Libraries are indispensable institutions, providing citizens access to materials, services and information experts. Libraries are job incubators and a space to … Continue reading Turner Masland Supports School Libraries and thinks you should call Congress and say you support them too!