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World AIDS Day, December 1, 2006

(Carmine's Story: A Book about a boy living with aids by Schulman, Arlene) Bank Street Graduate School of Education is observing World AIDS Day today and their library has provided a list of books (click HERE) for both children and adults. -Amy Bowllan

World AIDS Day, December 1, 2006

(Carmine's Story: A Book about a boy living with aids by Schulman, Arlene) Bank Street Graduate School of Education is observing World AIDS Day today and their library has provided a list of books (click HERE) for both children and adults. -Amy Bowllan

NYPL Presents…

Uncle Tom's Cabin Reconsidered: A Conversation with Henry Louis Gates & Margo Jefferson. Moderated by THELMA GOLDEN on Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00pm."Once declared worthless and dehumanizing by the novelist and critic James Baldwin, Uncle Tom’s Cabin has lacked literary credibility for over fifty years. Now, in a refutation of Baldwin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and his [...]

NYPL Presents…

Uncle Tom's Cabin Reconsidered: A Conversation with Henry Louis Gates & Margo Jefferson. Moderated by THELMA GOLDEN on Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00pm."Once declared worthless and dehumanizing by the novelist and critic James Baldwin, Uncle Tom’s Cabin has lacked literary credibility for over fifty years. Now, in a refutation of Baldwin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and his [...]

News Out of London

Here's a headline out of London, Librarians 'Should Be Sexier'.   Ayem..no comment; although a question mark at the end of the headline is probably in order. -Amy Bowllan

News Out of London

Here's a headline out of London, Librarians 'Should Be Sexier'.   Ayem..no comment; although a question mark at the end of the headline is probably in order. -Amy Bowllan

"Feel Good" On This Day Of Thanks!

This post from the The Feel Good Librarian is a year old, but certainly sends a timeless message. Here's a piece from the post "Giving Thanks." "There are a lot of things to complain about in the library world. Count them; job shortages, low wages, budget cuts and the resulting collection gaps, overwork, juggling learning [...]

"Feel Good" On This Day Of Thanks!

This post from the The Feel Good Librarian is a year old, but certainly sends a timeless message. Here's a piece from the post "Giving Thanks." "There are a lot of things to complain about in the library world. Count them; job shortages, low wages, budget cuts and the resulting collection gaps, overwork, juggling learning [...]

One More Reason To Give Thanks

Mary Loden of the News-Tribune writes about how some baby boomers are giving back by volunteering their time to help struggling readers. "RSVP recruits highly-skilled baby boomers who are 55-plus years to utilize their experiences and skills to make an impact in their communities." (see full article – Reading Buddies program is gift to students and volunteers [...]

One More Reason To Give Thanks

Mary Loden of the News-Tribune writes about how some baby boomers are giving back by volunteering their time to help struggling readers. "RSVP recruits highly-skilled baby boomers who are 55-plus years to utilize their experiences and skills to make an impact in their communities." (see full article – Reading Buddies program is gift to students and volunteers [...]