Monthly Archive for January, 2019

Children’s Literature Heritage

Celebrate Your Children’s Literature Heritage with a Literary Landmark 2019 marks the 100thAnniversary of Children’s Book Week, an event sponsored by theChildren’s Book Counciland Every Child A Reader.  Since 2015 communities around the country have celebrated Children’s Book Week by dedicating a Literary Landmark plaque a site that has a connection to […]

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UIL blog on community libraries

Lisa Krolak, UIL librarian coauthored this blog with Isabelle Mischke, which talks about the critical role that community libraries can play in promoting literacy development and lifelong learning, highlighting the work of selected community libraries in Africa and Asia that are part of the ALADIN network. http://thelifelonglearningblog.uil.unesco.org/2019/01/15/resources-of-hope-why-community-libraries-matter/.  

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Literacy Awards Competition

We are pleased to share with you the call for applications for the 2019 U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Library of Congress Literacy Awards beginning January 14, and the deadline for applications is March 8, 2019. There are 3 separate awards: […]

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World Reading Habits in 2018

Global English Editing has compiled an infographic on world reading habits in 2018, which shows who read the most, what they read, as well as many other fascinating insights into the reading landscape. See https://geediting.com/world-reading-habits-2018/

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