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CCBlogC: Same Old Story: The Stats on Multicultural Literature Advertisements

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I have been incredibly fortunate in being taught by some of the very best. As I read this, and comments from some of my colleagues and fellow UW SLIS students over the past few days, I realize just how much … Continue reading

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Librarians and chocolate

It’s still National Library Week. You should be especially nice to a librarian today, or tomorrow. Sometime this week, anyway. Probably the librarians would like tea. Or chocolates. Or a reliable source of funding. Neil Gaiman (via ala-con) chocolate is … Continue reading

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During the months of January and February 2014, the National Parliamentary Library of Ukraine found itself at the center of the anti-government clashes in Kiev. The former Ukrainian government under President Yanukovych used violence to stop a non-violent protest and … Continue reading

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Spotted at the Library: WPL on Pinterest

thelifeguardlibrarian: historyhobbit: What’s been happening at the Library… http://www.pinterest.com/westervlibrary/spotted-at-the-library/ Cute use of this Pinterest platform I keep hearing about… this is my library! woot!

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thisisasentence: you know who you are

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On the act of reading

Reading is performance. The reader— the child under the blanket with a flashlight, the woman at the kitchen table, the man at the library desk— performs the work. The performance is silent. The readers hear the sounds of the words … Continue reading

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schoollibraryjournal: Guest pinner Amy Koester added a 100th pin to our STEAM board. Great programming ideas for STEM + art.

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The 2014 Outstanding International Books list from USBBY! Are these on your shelves? Passport to a World of Reading: USBBY’s 2014 Outstanding International Books List introduces readers to the global community

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Each year a different national section of IBBY sponsors International Children’s Book Day on April 2. In 2014, Ireland is the sponsor. Below is a letter from Ireland’s Children’s Laureate Siobhan… International Children’s Book Day 2014: Siobhan Parkinson

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