Monthly Archive for January, 2015

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The A to Z of Library Advocacy

The Library A to Z has been launched in the UK and is now available  for use. The campaign is focused on free promotional and advocacy materials for use by libraries and their supporters, as well as a means of highlighting the economic and social value of libraries to decision makers […]

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Siobhan A. Reardon named LJ’s 2015 Librarian of the Year

Congratulations to Siobhan  Reardon President and Director,  Free Library of Philadelphia who has been named as the  Library Journal’s 2015 Librarian of the Year. Siobhan has ben recognised for engineering the creation of an ambitious, five-year strategic plan, underpinned by a powerful mission to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity through […]

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Technology Engages Boys and Poorer Children to Read for Longer

CILIP’s Public and Mobile Libraries Group December Newsletter reported on the the National Literacy Trust’s second annual survey of parents and practitioners on Children’s early literacy practices at home and in early years settings. The report makes for very interesting reading. The Report suggests that the latest survey data indicated that […]

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