In a recent article, written for The Conversation and republished by The New Republic, Debra Kachel, Professor of School Library and Information Technologies at Mansfield University (and Drexel MLS alumna) denounces the disappearance of school libraries.
"...look at my state of Pennsylvania,
where schools are not required to have libraries. Prisons must have
them. Barber and cosmetology schools must have them. They are compulsory in nursing programs. But in public schools they are optional."
To read the full article, go to: http://theconversation.com/the-calamity-of-the-disappearing-school-libraries-44498
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Michael Cavna of the Washington Post has written a terrific article praising the choice, which you can read here:
And to learn more about the ALA's Library Card Sign-Up Month and to access promotional materials for the event, visit: