National Event

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month - a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all.

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http://ilovelibraries.org/library-card

June is ALA's GLBT Book Month

June is GLBT Book Month

Starting in 2015, the American Library Association will mark GLBT Book Month™, a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. 
 
Originally established in the early 1990s by The Publishing Triangle as National Lesbian and Gay Book Month, this occasion is an opportunity for book lovers and libraries with the very best in GLBT literature. 
 

National Library Week (Apr 12-18)

From the ALA website:

Celebrate National Library Week 2015 (April 12-18, 2015) with the theme "Unlimited possibilities @ your library®."

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries - school, public, academic and special - participate.

National Library Legislative Day

National Library Legislative Day is scheduled for May 4-5 in Washington, DC.

Read about it here

From the website:

With state cuts and more federal dollars being used for per capita grants, this is a very critical and exciting time for us to get our message out to Congress.  A variety of activities have been designed to prepare National Library Legislative Day participants for an informed and effective day of congressional visits.

Summer Teen Online Conference

 

 

The third annual SummerTeen virtual conference presents popular YA authors talking about their writing experiences and current and forthcoming titles in an engaging. conversational format, including live Q&A with the audience.

Using Images in Researc

 

This webinar will cover all aspects of instruction related to use and citation of images, from searching for creative commons licensed images to selecting appropriate images for print, online and other types of use.

 

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