Monthly Archive for September, 2014

Public libraries and community literacy

Here is recent research that may be useful: Katz, A. (2014). How public libraries can support community literacy. Beyond Access: Libraries Powering Development. Retrieved September 18, 2014 from

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Library of Congress Rubenstein Literacy Awards

Library of Congress Literacy Award Winners Announced Room to Read, SMART, Mother Child Education Foundation Take Prizes Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced at the Library of Congress National Book Festival the winners of the 2014 Library of Congress Literacy Awards, a program originated and sponsored by philanthropist David […]

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International Literacy Day September 8

The theme of International Literacy Day 2014 is “Literacy and Sustainable Development”.  Literacy is one of the key elements needed to promote sustainable development, as it empowers people so that they can make the right decisions in the areas of economic growth, social development and environmental integration. Literacy is a basis […]

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