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.
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May 03, 2013
April 23, 2013
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
Graphic novels can be hard to classify, thanks to their diverse formats and subject matter.
March 25, 2013
The Electronic Literature Showcase explores the confluence of art, writing, gaming, and technology.
March 15, 2013
This week's Roundup includes book and library announcements from Scholastic, FirstBook, and the National Archives.
January 17, 2013
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
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
Reading Rainbow, RRKidz's interactive digital library iPad app, will now offer books from National Geographic Kids.
January 08, 2013
Should school and library maker spaces prioritize resources and staff preparation, or students' freedom to jump right in?
December 13, 2012
The New York City Department of Education is expanding a pilot program to share public library books and resources with area schools.