Monthly Archives: November 2013

Center for the Book Joins #GivingTuesday Movement to Encourage Spending With a Purpose

  The Empire State Center for the Book has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about … Continue reading

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“CAREER Q&A AUTHORS SPARK CAREER ADVICE DISCUSSION” By Susan Hoover On Thursday, Nov. 7th, the New York Library Club co-sponsored a book and panel discussion at CUNY Graduate Center to celebrate the release of the book Career Q&A: A Librarian’s … Continue reading

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Creature Feature: The Original Frankenstein Text Is Now Readable Online

    jordan kushins frankenstein 10/31/13 9:13pm In the pantheon of classic horror, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein ranks as one of the first, and most memorable, monster tales ever told. And while it’s easy enough to pick up a new copy … Continue reading

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The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter | The New York Public Library

Library Exhibits (NYPL) The ABC of It is an examination of why children’s books are important: what and how they teach children, and what they reveal about the societies that produced them. Through a dynamic array of objects and activities, … Continue reading

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How to reinvent librarians: five top tips from around the world | Public Leaders Network | Guardian Professional

Advocacy Caroline Fuchs Guardian Professional, Thursday 18 July 2013 09.19 EDT Other librarians‘ failures provide precious insights into lessons learned and overcoming obstacles. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/Guardian. The Global Librarian is a joint publication from two New York-based library organisations, the … Continue reading

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