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Federal Funding for Libraries, Museums Eliminated in FY2018 Budget

The Library of Congress announced, earlier this week, the acquisition of 575,000 images from the Civil Rights Movement. Photographer Bob Adelman volunteered with CORE – the Congress for Racial Equality – in the early 1960s to document protests and became one of the best-known photographers of the movement. 449 more words

National Issues

It's Book Bingo Time Again!

Those of you who have been visiting reviewsrevues.com since last year may remember that I set up a Book Bingo fund-raiser at my local library.  It was very successful and I posted  a monthly update on here to let you know how I was getting on with the challenge.   519 more words

Losing a Library

My daughter is graduating from high school this spring. For all the new beginnings such an event promises, for parents there is also a sense of impending loss: perhaps one less lunch to pack each day, or one less person at the dinner table. 308 more words


Libraries awarded £142k from Arts Council

Merton libraries have been awarded £142,611 for a literacy, arts and culture programme for young people.

The funding from Arts Council England will be used to encourage more 11-18-year-olds to use the library service. 259 more words

Community And Housing Dept

#Kütüphaneler #ÜçüncüMekan olarak giderek önem kazanıyor @Hi_Buecherei

Hilden Şehir Kütüphanesi ekibinin ödüle layık görülmesinin bir nedeni de ekibin pazarlama konsepti | Foto (kesit): © Hilden Belediyesi

Etkinlikler, sosyal medya hizmetleri ve Makerspace’ler diye bilinen herkese açık yaratıcılık alanları: Söyleşide, Hilden Şehir Kütüphanesi’nin yöneticisi Claudia Büchel, etkin pazarlama stratejilerinin küçük kütüphaneler tarafından bile nasıl uygulanabileceğini anlattı. 208 more words