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Feburary 2009, Volume 1, Issue 2

Learning Express Library

Featured Electronic Resource of the Month

School Libraries Count!

2009 Survey Deadline: March 12

National Library Week

April 12-18, 2009

How does your library promote itself?

Send your PR Pointers to: Jane Healy

Children’s & YA Services

Read Across America Seuss Logo

Mark Your Calendars!

Read Across America is March 2, 2009. For more info go to

Teen Tech Week 2009 is March 8-14.
Press Play @ Your Library is the theme. For more info go to

Add It Up focuses on children and teens

A new ALA web-based resource will help library advocates make the case for libraries in the lives of children and teens, Add It Up: Libraries Make the Difference in Youth Development and Education. Divided into three age groups, Add It Up contains top-level talking points, statistics, and links to the bodies of research. This resource is part of Advocacy University, ALA’s new initiative geared to providing tools, training, and resources to library advocates.... Learn more at

American Library Association Announces Literary Award Winners

On January 26, 2009, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, videos, and audiobooks for children and young adults. You can see a list of all the award winners at

ALA, awards, electronic resources

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