Buildings and Facilities
Free PDF with coloring pages, writing prompts, and uplifting quotes!Posted by Admin Admin on 05/19/2020
Free PDF e-book—Library as Safe Haven: Disaster Planning, Response, and RecoveryPosted by Admin Admin on 04/08/2020
Rachel Ivy Clarke on design thinking and librariesPosted by Admin Admin on 02/05/2020
"I think taking a design thinking approach offers possibilities for empathy and creativity," says Rachel Ivy Clarke. In her volume of the Library Futures Series, she delves into the design thinking process model and demonstrates how the viewpoint is applicable to all library products and services.
Free programs from ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman at Annual Conference in Washington DCPosted by Admin Admin on 06/03/2019
ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman is pleased to present a selection of free programs at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition exploring the profession’s issues and trends. The programs scheduled to take place at the ALA Store, located near the main entrance to the Exhibit Hall on the lower level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, are:
Saturday, June 22
New books, products, special events from ALA Publishing at Annual Conference in Washington DCPosted by Admin Admin on 05/29/2019
Shop and browse the ALA Store at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition for products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs—as well as fun gift items. Located near the main entrance to the Exhibit Hall on the lower level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the ALA Store hours are:
Why libraries and gardens are a natural fit: an interview with Carrie Scott Banks and Cindy MediavillaPosted by Admin Admin on 05/07/2019
Like libraries, gardens are nuturing environments for both individuals and communities; and today, libraries nationwide are beginning to incorporate gardens into their public services. Banks's and Mediavilla's new book is, in fact, the first-ever book on this trend and showcases several beautiful library gardens from around the world. And as they make clear in this interview, you don't need a green thumb to begin cultivating one!
New books, products, special events at the ALA Store at Midwinter Meeting in SeattlePosted by Admin Admin on 01/17/2019
Rebekkah Smith Aldrich discusses resilience, subject of ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries' bookPosted by Admin Admin on 07/17/2018
Formally launched in 2014, ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries works to identify emerging trendsrelevant to libraries and the communities they serve, promote futuring and innovation techniques to help librarians and library professionals shape their future, and build connections with experts and innovative thinkers to help libraries address emerging issues.
Homelessness and libraries: an interview with Ryan J. DowdPosted by Admin Admin on 01/08/2018
It may surprise you to hear that staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. But as Ryan J.