June 2018 Archives
There’s little denying that children and adults alike bond over video games, and some libraries are beginning to capitalize on this by incorporating them into their regular programming and materials.
During every meeting at Virginia’s Galax Public Library, attendees connect with other writers of various ages and at different stages of their writer’s journey.
Raiders Read was born from the shared desire of two Eastern Lebanon County School District (PA) educators to bridge the gap between primary and high school-age students and create a unified sense of pride.
The original Tattered Cover location was opened in 1971 in Denver’s Cherry Creek district. The business would undergo numerous expansions and moves over the next few decades as it grew into one of the city’s – and book world’s – most beloved institutions.
Point of View: Brian Seymour, Director of Instructional Technology of Pickerington LSD
Adam Eberle speaks with Director of Instructional Technology Brian Seymour of the Pickerington Local School District. Pickerington is the largest district in Ohio to go fully 1:1 and has shifted to a personalized learning approach that Seymour has termed “tradigital learning.”
Point of View: Dominique Raccah, Founder & CEO of Sourcebooks
Steve Potash speaks with Sourcebooks Founder and CEO Dominique Raccah. Sourcebooks is the world’s largest independent, female-owned publishing company.
In the last two years, audiobook usage through libraries has increased 46 percent, with an average of 220,000 audiobooks checked out daily so far in 2018.
For half of our population, their literacy skills are so low they’re unable to read prescription drug labels, and 20 percent of Americans read below the level needed to earn a living wage.
A professor at the University of Liverpool who specializes in Victorian literature, Dr. Josie Billington also serves as the deputy director of the Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society.