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IMLS Explores Changing Needs of Library Graduate Programs

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

IMLS Explores Changing Needs of Library Graduate Programs October 31, 2017 Washington, D.C.– IMLS launched the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) in 2003. Nearly fifteen years later, the agency continues to concentrate on developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public through […]

AskRI Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

AskRI is running a scavenger hunt for grade and middle schoolers involving some of the AskRI resources. And there are cool prizes!  Students can sign up as teams and give the team an awesome name! Learn the details at http://askri.org/scavenger-hunt/   Contact John Bent with questions about the contest. Deadline: Teams have until October 31 to […]

Share Your Expertise in Librarianship and Creativity or Social Justice

Friday, October 20th, 2017

McFarland Press has issued calls for two anthologies. Creativity for Success and Personal Growth for Librarians; Book Publisher: McFarland Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor, Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets (McFarland, 2017); public, academic librarian, indexer. Carol Smallwood, co-editor, Gender Studies in the Library (McFarland, 2017); public library administrator, special, school librarian. One or two chapters sought […]

Stipends for public library health workshop

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Public library workers are invited to apply for a $500 stipend to attend “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community,” a preconference workshop held at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The one-day preconference (Tuesday, March 20) will review core competencies of providing […]

RI Governor Proclaims Information Literacy Month

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

October is Information Literacy Month! The Rhode Island Library Association’s Information Literacy Action Round Table (ILART) is celebrating the signing of Information Literacy Proclamation by Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea.  Information_Literacy_Month017 Proclamation Increase and share your information literacy skills and programming at the ILART event! EVALUATE: Separating Fact from […]

Cornucopia of RI presents: A Source of Peace: Libraries & Immigration

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Cornucopia of RI presents: A Source of Peace: Libraries & Immigration – The Real News!   Thursday, November 2, 2017, 5:30 P. M. The Rhode Island State House, State Room, 2nd floor 82 Smith Street Providence, Rhode Island 02908 Free and open to the public.  Light Refreshments, free parking* Register Join Cornucopia of Rhode Island: […]