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The following letter was sent to the Bridgewater-Raritan school superintendent as well as members of the school board from the New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL). As the statewide organization for school library media specialists, the organization advocates for strong school library ...
New York State Librarian Bernie Margolis is being remembered fondly in educational circles. Margolis died Saturday at 69 after an eight-year battle with leukemia. Appointed in 2009, Margolis oversaw the State Library in Albany, which delivers services through 7,000 academic, public, school and special ...

Books from the personal collection of deceased DAR member Eleanor Drake are presented to the DAR state librarian, Kay Ellis. Virginia Campbell (left) and Tricia Mannering (right) pose with Ellis for a photo. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. 28 members and guests attended the April 13 meeting of ...
John Larroquette, the Emmy-winning actor of "Night Court" and "The Librarians" fame, has sold his home in Venice's Marina Peninsula area for $3.6 million. He bought the home through a trust in 2005 for $2.85 million, records show. Advertisement. Built in 1998, the vine-wrapped Mediterranean-style ...
Melissa Mayer asked my identity, and if I was missing anything. Carol MacIntosh found the envelope and brought it to her. My story flowed out and I expressed my thanks repeatedly. The librarian mailed it back. Keeping the money would have been simple and untraceable. That is not the way of librarians.
BELGRADE — The town will not hold a new vote on a closely contested March decision by residents to fund a full-time librarian's position, despite allegations by a former selectman and a resident that Belgrade violated their free speech rights when a clerk temporarily removed their sign that urged residents ...

For instance, in North Carolina, although all prison facilities are required to house a library, there's one librarian dedicated to the entire system, totaling nearly 40,000 inmates. A fully functioning library, Missen said, should be the bare minimum for inmates. He described a “hugely dysfunctional” situation in ...
“We keep losing talented librarians because no one can afford to work here,” said Kendra K. Levine, a librarian in the campus Institute of Transportation Studies and member of UC-AFT. “It's hard for us to have a diverse workforce if the only people that can afford to work here are those who have partners ...
I've done a lot of presentations to other librarians about doing science programs in libraries and you hear it a lot. They're just worried about not knowing about everything that the kids are going to ask them, because you know that they're going to ask you things that you don't know. And you don't want to ...
ODESSA, Fla (WFLA) - According to the American Association of School Librarians, the month of April is School Library Month. In News Channel 8's search to find a librarian in honor of School Library Month, we found a lot of schools do not have a traditional librarian on the staff. And other schools fill the ...
The award is presented to about 50 librarians nationwide each year and serves to recognize hard work and passion that librarians put into their profession. Recognized for her work on Libraries Are For Everyone — a collaborative project between her and Arkansas librarian Julie Syler — McCorkindale was ...
This past week, the 36-year-old programming librarian stepped back from that desire to help as he hosted an escape room at the Eaton Public Library, 132 Maple Ave. "Make no assumptions," Schlein said as he demonstrated some of the hidden secrets in the room. The room, titled "Who Quilled Harry ...
And in the closing Big Ideas session, author and net neutrality pioneer Tim Wu implored librarians to remain engaged in the fight for net neutrality. Wu stressed that laws and policies like net neutrality, which “are designed to ensure and guarantee a baseline for the free flow of information, are “as important, ...
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Library's librarian Jason Johnson was named one of Library Journal's 2018 Movers and Shakers. Jason was awarded for his creativity and dedication in expanding the downtown library and making it a meeting ground for the Spokane community. Jason utilized some of ...
[Editor's note: Welcome to our new series, The New Librarian. In this series, we will be profiling innovative and award-winning library media specialists who will share their favorite tools, lessons, and advice. If you are or know a librarian we should write about, send a note to eullman@eschoolmedia.com.]
There are six school libraries in the district and all have librarians, except for Mountain Valley Middle School which has an educational technician as a librarian. In other business, the board voted to extend school days on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for one hour beginning Tuesday, in order to ...
Without a librarian, advocates for prisoner education like Missen are wondering what internal force will speak out for those unable to speak for themselves. Trevor Lenzmeier, UNC Media Hub. Monday, March 26, 2018 01:37PM. RALEIGH, NC --. Cliff Missen is an advocate for prisoner education who has interacted with ...

Librarians also refused a request to buy Richard Rutt's A History of Hand Knitting, described by one major online bookseller as “the only history of hand-knitting”. Again, Dublin City libraries deemed it “too expensive, limited readership”. Other items turned down include the DVD Untold Scandal, a 2004 ...
Portage Public Library Director Jessica Bergin chats with former adult services librarian Sheril Lannoye on Friday. Bergin is leaving Portage to become the director ... On Tuesday the Baraboo Library Board voted unanimously to hire Bergin as head librarian. The Baraboo resident currently runs the Portage ...
She is the first woman and the first African-American to serve as librarian of Congress. She was nominated by President Barack Obama in February 2016 to serve a 10-year term. The Library of Congress is the world's largest library, with a growing collection of more than 164 million items on 838 miles of ...
When asked about his new role at the CIPL, Goring said, "I believe that families are the core of any community, and as librarians, it is our responsibility to provide them with the information and tools at our disposal in order to ensure their success in education, employment and life in general. “Goring brings ...
SPARTA —Meaghan Darling has joined the staff at Sparta Public Library as the Youth Service Librarian replacing Peggy Lani, who retired. In Darling's role, she will be responsible for making sure the young readers have everything they need. And her audience ranges from 3 months old to 14, babies to ...
You might know Haneski's name because of this chilling story about her longtime friendship with Yvonne Cech, who was the librarian at Sandy Hook Elementary School when 26 were killed there. I reached out to Haneski because I know her — she became close friends with my mother when they worked ...
Kate Brown ousted State Librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen, surprising and disappointing Dahlgreen's many supporters among librarians and library supporters. Brown's office declined to explain the move beyond saying “Dahlgreen fell short of clear and timely expectations from legislators.” But the librarian's ...
Jerry Brown, Lucas faced initial opposition from working librarians, who pointed out that his degrees were in writing and communications, not in library science. But Starr himself, when appointed San Francisco librarian, faced the same criticism, and went back to take a library degree. So did Lucas, taking a ...
Members of the Belgrade Board of Selectpersons — from left, Chairman Gary Mahler, Michael Barret, Rick Damren, Ernst Merckens and Ernest Rice — and Budget Committee Chairman Howard Holinger listen as residents ask questions Saturday during Town Meeting at the Belgrade Center for All ...
"A good librarian can sort out reliable sources, [which] is now of utmost importance in our political climate," he says. "We are bombarded with a 24-hour news cycle and, of course, social media. Most good librarians can sort out the bullshit and provide people with useful information." Kitchen assures me that ...
Nemec-Loise serves on the ALSC board as ALSC division councilor. She has extensive early-literacy experience from her years working in the Chicago Public Library system, and her story times were among those observed and analyzed for Susan B. Neuman's research on the Every Child Ready to Read ...
Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first African American to become the librarian of Congress, who supervises the world's largest library, will speak Friday morning at the University of Findlay. Hayden's talk, to be delivered during National Reading Month, will be on “Hands-on Learning: Making Your ...
The Public Library Association's 2018 Conference begins next week in Philadelphia. Around 5,000 are expected to attend. About 5,000 librarians, library support staff, trustees, friends, and library vendors from around the globe are headed to Philadelphia in the coming days to take part in top-quality ...
Ann Malkin, chairwoman of the Oregon State Library Board of Directors, said the board and librarians throughout the state thought Dahlgreen did a great job. “We hate to lose her expertise and her leadership,” Malkin said. Malkin said she expected the board would have input, the chance to advocate for ...
Kate Brown ousted the state librarian Tuesday in a move that surprised and angered many librarians and library supporters around Oregon. The governor decided that State Librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen "fell short of clear and timely expectations from legislators," spokeswoman Kate Kondayen said.
CAPITAL BUREAU CAPITAL BUREAU CAPITAL BUREAU - State Librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen was fired Tuesday by Gov SALEM — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown fired state librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen on Tuesday, an apparent surprise to the state's association of library professionals, the chair of the state ...
TDC: Growing up, did you have any particularly influential librarians? Gianacakos: I don't know her name, but the librarian who gave me my first library card and opened up a world of possibilities — thank you. TDC: What is it like working late at night in the library? [Gianacakos works at night, starting in the ...
School board lets school librarian go, moves forward with revised pregnant and parenting student policy ... KEARNEY — The Kearney Public School board completed the process of eliminating three learning coach positions Monday by electing not to renew a school librarian's contract so a former learning ...
Stroup was employed as a librarian for SCI Retreat, which is in Hunlock Creek. She was arrested July 28 after a state trooper responded to the prison for a report of “inappropriate touching” between an employee and an inmate. Trooper Robert Franchella was told by Deputy Superintendent Kevin Ransom ...
I am the Public Services Librarian at the Lilly Library. My role in the library has been described as a “Jill of All Trades.” I rather like that phrase because I think it captures the eclectic nature of my job. My primary responsibilities are reference and instruction. The Public Services Department stays very busy, ...
Meanwhile, as those productions begin work, another long-time Portland-focused series, "The Librarians," is fighting for its survival. Show creator Dean Devlin — producer of the "Independence Day" film series — announced last week that the TNT network canceled the series after four seasons. Devlin told ...
THE University of San Carlos (USC) continues to be recognized for excellence in carrying its education with a mission as its Director of Libraries is awarded the Academic Librarian of the Year. Maxie Doreen L. Cabarron, MS, received the honor during the annual general assembly of the Philippine ...
AH: I never imagined I would be a librarian. I started off as a music teacher in northern Natal and due to relocating back to Durban, I then joined the library and have been here ever since. It has always been a very fulfilling career, networking with communities and assisting them with their information needs.
The amendment, despite allowing for librarians, counselors and coaches to carry guns, was still the biggest concession Democrats got from Republicans on the legislation. Mr. Scott, Mr. Negron and House Speaker Richard Corcoran have made passing the gun package a priority before the annual ...
Those seeking a full-time professional librarian position must have completed their Master of Library Science and possess a Librarians Certificate, requirements to work in most county and municipal systems. “We usually bring in people to fill these positions who have just received their degree, or who have ...
John Eichelberger Jr., R-Hollidaysburg, was invited to the area on Monday morning to see how the district is integrating librarians into its curriculum, by watching as Teacher Librarian and Head Teacher Craig McFeely taught a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) lesson to ...
The move to NBC, Williams says, “is a good example of career path open for researchers/librarians willing/able to take their skills over to writing and reporting.” Nancy Groves, a former news librarian for CNN who now is Head of Social Media for the United Nations, says trained researchers are more ...
18, just that he's grateful to the two Traverse City librarians who saved his life. “It's hard to fully express my gratitude — and the respect and admiration — I have for these ladies,” Yager said simply. Like many afternoons, the 52-year-old was enjoying the quiet of the Traverse Area District Library, sitting at a ...
The opioid epidemic is reshaping life in America, including at the local public library, where librarians are considering whether to carry naloxone to battle overdoses. The opioid crisis killed about 64,000 people in the United States in 2016. In New York state, library workers describe finding used syringes ...
“I have freedom a lot of teachers don't have,” said McCabe, an ever-smiling 46-year-old who has worked as the school's librarian for five years. “For a lot of these students, this [library class] is a break from the regimented curriculum and testing that teachers have to adhere to. It gives them choice and the ...
The Goochland Republican Women will welcome Sandra Treadway, Librarian of Virginia, to discuss the Virginia Capital Foundation Women's Monument Project at 10 a.m. on March 2at Manakin Firehouse, 180 W. River Rd. Treadway holds a doctorate degree in American History from University of Virginia ...
“The best day was when we finally got a bathroom. One of the earlier librarians told me she kept a coffee can here and I'd look out the window to make sure no one was coming. A man could have just gone outside, but we've never had a male librarian.” She also remembers the first movie the library bought ...
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y (CBSNewYork) – The library, of all places, is fast becoming a place to save lives. Librarians and other staff members are being trained on how to revive someone who's overdosing. Matt Pfisterer is the director of the Middletown-Thrall Library in Middletown and he knows exactly where to ...


 

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