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May 03, 2013

Pew Research: Parent Engagement With Libraries Remains High

Even in an era when more parents than ever can access information at home via technology, they find libraries to be important, according to a study by The Pew Research Center.

April 23, 2013

Free Books for Students in Need

First Book has over a million books that they would like to distribute to schools and programs that serve predominantly low-income students that are also located in states affected by last year's Hurricane Sandy.

April 04, 2013

The Art of Classifying Graphic Novels

Graphic novels can be hard to classify, thanks to their diverse formats and subject matter.

March 25, 2013

'Hypertext Narrative, Kinetic Poetry': Library of Congress to Highlight Electronic Literature

The Electronic Literature Showcase explores the confluence of art, writing, gaming, and technology.

March 15, 2013

Friday Roundup: Scholastic, FirstBook, and the National Archives

This week's Roundup includes book and library announcements from Scholastic, FirstBook, and the National Archives.

January 17, 2013

Reference Books for the 21st Century

Print reference books were once authoritative sources of knowledge, but are being supplanted as the nature of research changes. What role can reference books and reference services play in classrooms and school libraries today?

January 16, 2013

Libraries Go (Mostly) Bookless

A public library in San Antonio and a school library in Minneapolis will begin offering only digital resources, feeding an ongoing conversation about "bookless" and "book-free" libraries.

January 11, 2013

National Geographic and RRKidz Form Partnership

Reading Rainbow, RRKidz's interactive digital library iPad app, will now offer books from National Geographic Kids.

January 08, 2013

Resources or Access? Weighing Priorities for Maker Spaces

Should school and library maker spaces prioritize resources and staff preparation, or students' freedom to jump right in?

December 13, 2012

Public and School Libraries Join Forces in New York City Pilot Program

The New York City Department of Education is expanding a pilot program to share public library books and resources with area schools.

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