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Want to Raise Your Child to Love Reading? Read These Secrets

Children's books | Literacy | Reading A class at Public School 682, the Academy of Talented Scholars, in Brooklyn. Credit Joshua Bright for The New York Times  “You’re the child...
NY Librarians Meetup · 1W ago

Virtual reality and smoothie bars: What’s in at Bay Area university libraries?

Academic Libraries | Library Design | User ExperienceCollege students still need help finding and interpreting information.By Emily DeRuy | ederuy@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News GroupP...
NY Librarians Meetup · 2W ago

Over 83,500 Vintage Sewing Patterns Are Now Available Online

Design | Archives | Digital HumanitiesBy Jessica Stewart | July 3, 2017McCall's, Butterick, Simplicity. If you were into sewing, or simply spent time as a child rummaging through patterns w...
NY Librarians Meetup · 3W ago

The Librarian Who Guarded the Manhattan Project’s Secrets

Science libraries | Research libraries | World War IIby Michael Waters June 23, 2017While dodging accusations of communism, Charlotte Serber made the nuclear bomb possible.  Inner view of th...
NY Librarians Meetup · 3W ago

22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read Before Visiting Their Country

Travel | Literature from other Cultures | Reader's Advisory Written by CNT Editors June 19, 2017  Preparing for a visit to a foreign country can ...
NY Librarians Meetup · 3W ago

Enter an Archive of 6,000 Historical Children’s Books, All Digitized and Free to Read Online

Archives | Books | e-books | Children's literatureAugust 30, 2016We can learn much about how a historical period viewed the abilities of its children by studying its children's literature. ...
NY Librarians Meetup · 3W ago

How Adele sent her love to libraries | #WhyBooksMatter

Library advocacy | Public libraries | Outreach \ CultureJune 12, 2017By Steven MacKenzie@stevenmackenzie Adele may have headlined Glastonbury and filled arenas across the globe in a worldwi...
NY Librarians Meetup · 4W ago

Horse-Riding Librarians Were the Great Depression’s Bookmobiles

Mobile libraries | Public libraries | Great DepressionBy Eliza McGraw smithsonian.com June 21, 2017 2:35PMA Pack Horse librarian returning over ...
NY Librarians Meetup · 4W ago

Saving Lives in the Stacks: How libraries are handling the opioid crisis

Public libraries | Safety | HealthBy Anne Ford | June 21, 2017On June 1, the Philadelphia Inquirer broke the news that the Free Library of Philadelphia’s McPherson Square Branch had a se...
NY Librarians Meetup · 1M ago

Brooklyn Academy of Music Puts 70,000 Archive Materials Online

Arts | Archives | Digital HumanitiesBy JOSHUA BARONEJUNE 20, 2017  The musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson in another archival image, from the production “Empty Places” during ...