A collection of headshots of the 2023 I Love My Librarian Award Honorees

Meet the 2023 I Love My Librarian Award Honorees

January 17, 2023

“Even in these unprecedented times, and as our nation’s library workers face historic levels of intimidation and harassment due to an ongoing wave of book censorship, librarians continue to empower their patrons, teach critical literacy skills, promote inclusion in their space and collections, and provide vital services for their communities,” said ALA President Lessa Kanani‘opua … Continue reading Meet the 2023 I Love My Librarian Award Honorees

2023 LibLearn X Preview

2023 LibLearnX Preview

January 3, 2023

Designed for active learning, the conference will offer more than 120 educational sessions in various formats, created by and for library professionals. Additionally, LibLearnX sees the return of ALA’s Symposium on the Future of Libraries, as well as an all-new Governance Institute geared toward prospective leaders. This preview represents a sampling of the sessions that … Continue reading 2023 LibLearnX Preview

Pickled mulberry pani puri at Mister Mao

Crescent City Cuisine

January 3, 2023

As coauthor of the updated 2024 edition of Frommer’s EasyGuide to New Orleans, I’ve compiled this intentionally eclectic selection of restaurants near the convention center (and close by, in the French Quarter) with something for everyone, plus some farther-away destinations to take you a little deeper, doable by rideshare or even public bike. Make dinner … Continue reading Crescent City Cuisine