From interviews with authors to information on teaching children to read, this edition of connectnow magazine is a real page-turner. See stories and a complete calendar of library events inside.
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
Your library is leading the pack among libraries nationwide in the adoption of GIS technology to map out our market, communicate with our current customers and connect to potential cardholders. Our research into who is using the library, how they are using it and who isn’t using it was recently published in a library trade magazine. Read what was published about us by clicking into this post.
We asked the artists in our current art exhibit, Kansas Masters, what advice they have for new artists and what the word “master” means to them.
From the ala.org website: CHICAGO – Readers from across the United States and around the world are demonstrating their support for free speech by participating in a virtual read-out of banned and challenged books that will culminate during the 30th annual Banned Books Week (Sept. 24-Oct. 1), the only national celebration of the freedom to read. […]
On this day sixteen years ago, Oprah Winfrey launched her book club and selected Jacquelyn Mitchard’s The Deep End of the Ocean as her first pick. I don’t think Oprah was aware at that moment that her choices over the years would influence America’s reading habits so aggressively and that any endorsement by her would […]