While later than we'd hoped (there were difficulties both in getting the raw footage and in getting the necessary approvals), we finally have video from the I Love My Librarian Award ceremony, held December 9 in New York City.
I received an e-mail message earlier this week from Dick and Marjorie Waters of Godfreys Associates, library consultants in Rhode Island, letting me know that they had send a letter to the Rhode Island congressional delegation---Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Representatives Patrick Kennedy and Jim Langevin.
"With all due respect to ALA President James Rettig," Dick Waters says,
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The opening date for registration and housing for the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, July 9 – 15 will now be on Monday, January 5, 2009.This is a change from our originally published date of January 2nd.The ALA offices now will be closed on January 2nd,therefore, we delayed the opening because we want to make sure we have all our staff available to answer any questions or solve any problems you might have.January 5 will also be the date the Bundle buyers will be able to go into the system and make their housing
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Laramie County (Wyo.) Library System is now publicizing a year-and-a-half old service that's just plain cool: An animation station where kids can make their own stop-motion movies.
[caption id="attachment_263" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Nicole Smith helps her son Ian make a movie."]