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- English Language Learners and the LibraryCheck out this great article put out by the School Library Journal* about resources for English Language Learners in school and public libraries. In as diverse a country as the U.S., libraries must respond to the varied cultural and linguistic backgrounds of their patron bases. Something I found particularly interesting about this article was how it addressed the […]
- Using the library is like buying hundreds of dollars worth of stuff, keeping it for three weeks, and then getting a full refund.Originally posted on alt+library: /bryce
- card catalog card artOriginally posted on Library Shenanigans: Minnesota Public Radio has an article on cool stuff people are doing with old card catalog cards. Look at these beautiful things Vickie Moore and Stephanie Duimstra are making. Just look at ’em! Thanks, Jennifer Resnick!
- 11 of the Coolest Librarians from Pop Culture!…”because not every librarian is like the one from your high school.” Check out this awesome list from Bustle, which includes some of everybody’s favorite librarians. Mr. Dewey from The Pagemaster? Check. Barbara Gordon from Batman? Absolutely. Tammy Swanson from Parks and Recreation? The totally bonkers icing on the cool librarian cake. Let’s work to […]
- Looking for a Sauna…At the Library?The city of Helsinki has approved plans to build a library unlike any other. More like a library complex, this 98 million euro building will include a movie theater, restaurant, cafes, workshop and activity spaces, and yes, a sauna! The building will be located in the center of the city, and construction will begin in 2016, […]
- English Language Learners and the Library