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Online Resources Help Plan Library Week Festivities
National Library Week, an annual celebration of the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians, is being celebrated April 14 through 20. This year's theme, "Communities Matter @ your library," is designed to let patrons know that whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to land a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searching for your next favorite book, the library is there for them.
No plans yet? No problem. The ALA provides several resources to get your National Library Month promotions off the ground. They provide a complete lineup of customizable audio and print PSAs, proclamations, sample press releases, and letters-to-the-editor available in both English and Spanish. The ALA also offers programming advice, website graphics, calendars of events, and advocacy toolkits to help raise awareness of your National Library Week activities.
You can also order "Communities Matter @ your library" materials at the ALA Store. Promotional materials include a poster, bookmark, mini poster, and downloadable web icons and art files. However, order quickly to ensure your materials arrive by April 8.
Indiana Humanities Receives Special Collection from NEH, ALA
Indiana Humanities recently received a set of 25 books comprising the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf. A program of the National Endowment for the Humanities & ALA, it is designed to help public audiences become more familiar with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims around the world and within the United States.
Indiana Humanities also lends over 450 sets of titles statewide via Novel Conversations. The lending library is open to any Indiana library or civic book club free of charge and book sets are deliverable via INfoExpress. Books are primarily fiction and biography, and include classic titles such as Little Women and To Kill a Mockingbird , as well as contemporary titles such as The Poisonwood Bible and The Time Traveler’s Wife.
Libraries that may be interested in borrowing any Novel Conversations title or the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf set for display, circulation or public programs should contact Nancy Conner at 800-675-8897 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weekly News & Notes
PERU PUBLIC LIBRARY GOES LIVE ON EVERGREEN INDIANA
ASKROSE.ORG OFFERING ISTEP RESOURCES
NEW MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON INDIANA DIGITAL ARCHIVES
SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS JOINS STELLAR GID13 LINEUP
Government Information Day is a FREE, day-long conference featuring many of the state's and nation's leading information professionals. The conference will feature keynote presentations, panel discussions, and concurrent break-out sessions. Click here to learn more and to register.
Save the Date 5/30/13: Indiana Broadband Summit
The Indiana Broadband Summit is coming to the Indiana State Library on May 30th. The Summit will cover broadband accessibility and connectivity from both a statewide and national perspective. Sessions will be led by Indiana's Geographic Information Officer, ENA and Urban Libraries Council. The Summit will also discuss the Building Digital Communities Framework from IMLS.
Stay tuned to The Wednesday Word for future Broadband Summit Announcements, including registration, LEU and schedule information.
Discovery to Delivery IV: Connecting the Community
Summer Reading Workshop
When: March 14 @ 1:00 PM
Summer Reading Workshop When: March 18 @ 10:00 AM
IBLN Spring Conference
Spring 2013 eIndiana Digital OverDrive
Government Information Day
Readers Advisory Training for Youth Librarians
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