Tag Archives: National Library Week

My First Memory of Librarians

A last tribute to libraries and librarians for National Library Week from the brilliant Nikki Giovanni. MY FIRST MEMORY (OF LIBRARIANS) This is my first memory: A big room with heavy wooden tables that sat on a creaky wood floor … Continue reading

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National Bookmobile Day

Almost missed it.

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Libraries Lead

April 8-14 is National Library Week in the United States, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries aren’t just places to borrow books, study ,or get out of the rain—they’re also creative and … Continue reading

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Visit Newark (really)

The Harlem Book Fair is coming to Newark, New Jersey for the first time and celebrating two days of literary-filled events next week. Newark Mayor Cory Booker and city leaders kicked off the “2012 as Year of Newark Literacy” campaign … Continue reading

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Who Can Forget Their First Bookmobile

Yikes ! I nearly forgot that today is National Bookmobile Day. Although they’ve been disappearing at an alarming rate lately due to heavyhanded budget cutting, nearly 1,000 bookmobiles still range wild and free throughout the United States bringing essential library … Continue reading

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