Sandra Long, Recording Secretary
Sandra has been a librarian for over 30 years in both public schools K-12 and a reference librarian, and Library Director in public libraries in New Jersey before retiring to Florida. She has been active in the American Association of University Women, the community feeding program for the hungry through Coronado [...]
By Judith Rosen | Publishers Weekly
Thirty-five books from small presses and university presses
As large houses merge and some writers turn to self-publishing, indie publishers and university presses have become even more important as they fill in the publishing gaps. Plus, notes Geoff Nichols, university presses buyer at University [...]
For your school age children summer vacation is just weeks away. And the children’s department of the New Smryrna Beach Library has been busy putting together a great schedule of shows and activities that focus on discovery, learning and entertainment. Summer is also a great time to encourage your child to read. Our library staff [...]
I recently dropped in on a R.E.A.D. book club meeting that meets monthly at the New Smyrna Beach library.
I spoke with several members of the group that is now in its eleventh year including three charter members: Sallie O’Donnell (the founder), Barbara Kenny and Joyce Sadler. The group is open to new members and [...]
Chicago columnist Mike Royko moved many with a column he wrote after the national tragedy.
It was one of the most dramatic and poignant moments in American history. Some describe it as one of the greatest speeches ever made.
Journalist Joe Klein has called it “politics in its grandest form and highest purpose” and [...]
As part of the Auditorium Speaker Series at the American Library Association’s 2013 Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Caroline Kennedy, Honorary Chair of 2013 National Library Week, spoke to an enthusiastic crowd about her passion for libraries and the role that reading and poetry has played in her family members’ lives.
Kennedy said that all types [...]
By Stephanie Debry | Book Review
I just read The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian for my Book Club’s book of the month. This one was too good not to share. It was a historical novel of the highest quality–well researched and informative, but also mesmerizing the reader with skillful, compelling storytelling and great emotional [...]
Since 1997, the Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) has been helping parents help their kids find entertaining and educational websites through its Great Websites for Kids (GWS), an online resource containing hundreds of links to exceptional websites for children.
GWS features links to high-quality websites of interest to children 14 years of [...]
This video contains highlights from the 2011 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award ceremony, which featured keynote speaker Caroline Kennedy and Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
The program is administered by the American Library Association’s Campaign for America’s Libraries.
The 2012 [...]
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