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Daily Archives: July 2, 2012
Think about the community where you live. How many spaces are there in the community for adults? I’d guess there are lots: Starbucks, shopping centers, restaurants, theaters… Now think about how many spaces there are specifically for children. Maybe the … Continue reading
I have been attending ALA meetings and conferences for many years now. I have tried to be active in ALSC and have taken on different roles in different committees. What Annual has often meant to me in the past was … Continue reading
What was the ALA conference at Anaheim like? Sadly, since the blog was down during conference, all the microblogging I could do was through Twitter. Still and all, it helped me focus on the fun, adventure, learning and camaraderie that … Continue reading
Once in a while, a conference session will light a spark that stays with you beyond the time spent listening to the speakers. I Want a Truck Book! has stayed with me, as I think about this fascinating presentation time … Continue reading
Having toys and play at the library is certainly a timely topic: the revised Every Child Ready to Read includes play as one of the five practices to promote early literacy. ALSC sponsored a program at ALA on this topic entitled … Continue reading