NYC Libraries Open Less Compared to others in NY state

According to a report, conducted by the Center For an Urban Future, the city’s public libraries are opened only 46 hours each week, compared to libraries in Nassau County and Suffolk County with 64 hours each week and Rockland County with 60 hours per week. Only 3% of NYC libraries are opened seven days a week,Continue reading “NYC Libraries Open Less Compared to others in NY state”

LibraryReads List April 2015

If you are looking for your next read, here is a list of LibraryReads top ten books published this month that are loved by librarians: At the Water’s Edge by Sarah Gruen From Goodreads: After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, MaddieContinue reading “LibraryReads List April 2015”

For Schools With No Books, A Digital Collection So They Can Have A Real Library | Co.Exist #education #digital #libraries #literacy

Originally posted on infophile:
Library for All is now working in impoverished places around the world on a simple mission with a major impact. Rebecca McDonald came up with the idea for Library for All after visiting Haiti in 2010. The country had just experienced a major earthquake, and the schools there were having a tough…

#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge

To keep up with the theme of libraries today, I am signing up for the #ReadingMyLibary Challenge! This was started by fellow book bloggers, Stefani @Caught Read Handed and Amy @Read What I Like Challenge: Instead of buying books (for a month only), borrowed them from your library! The rules are pretty simple and itContinue reading “#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge”

James Patterson Donates $1.25 Million to School Libraries

James Patterson Wants to Give $1.25 million to School Libraries Author James Patterson donated a $1 million to 175 independent bookstores a few months ago. Now Patterson is turning his attention towards school libraries. Patterson is giving away $1.25 million to school libraries which be established as a grant program. Librarians, teachers, administrators, or anyoneContinue reading “James Patterson Donates $1.25 Million to School Libraries”