Category Archives: School Libraries

Advocacy Alert: Contact Your Senator, Secure Library Aid Increase

Greetings Library Advocates, The Governor, Senate and Assembly have now all released their proposed budgets and they will negotiate a final budget based on those documents over the next two weeks. A quick summary: • Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget included … Continue reading

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Pullman: ‘every school should have a good library’ | The Bookseller

Philip Pullman has spoken out in defence of school libraries, saying it is “very important that every school, secondary or primary, should have a properly staffed, and properly equipped and properly furnished library.” Speaking on Radio 4’s “Today” programme this … Continue reading

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National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues.

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Contact Your Elected Officials

Contact Your Elected Representatives NOW Restore Library Aid Funding in the FY14-15 Budget State library aid is now at 1997 levels, and $20M less than state Education Law mandates. Libraries are a core piece of our state’s educational system, yet … Continue reading

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The User Is (Still) Not Broken There are disruptions everywhere—formats, distribution, and technology—but the one constant that gets forgotten is people By Bryan Kenney | Jan 27, 2014

Back in 2006, Karen Schneider, now university librarian at Oakland, Calif.’s Holy Names University, published “The User Is Not Broken: A Meme Masquerading as a Manifesto” on her blog, the Free Range Librarian. The post, as radical as it was … Continue reading

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Libraries More Visible at NBC’s 2013 Education Nation Summit By Rocco Staino

Members in the news: Rocco Staino and Danielle Lewis reposted from School Library Journal October 11, 2013 on October 10, 2013 Leave a Comment At NBC’s fourth annual Education Nation Summit this week, libraries were more visible than in the … Continue reading

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