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Register today to receive your Survival Backpack Craft Kit from the Marion County Public LibraryThe Lebanon Enterprise1/20/2021
'The Four Winds' by Kristin Hannah Tops February LibraryReads List | Book PulseLibrary Journal1/20/2021
WHAT ALTERNATIVES ARE THERE TO GOODREADS?Book Riot1/20/2021
ALA to announce youth media awards from virtual conferenceALA1/19/2021
Amanda Gorman, Nation’s First Youth Poet Laureate, to Read at Biden Inauguration | Book PulseLibrary Journal1/19/2021
Book Bundles Reimagine the Public Library Browsing ExperienceLibrary Journal1/19/2021
Call Number Podcast: COVID-19 Mitigation MeasuresAmerican Libraries1/19/2021
Enroll in Facilitator Training: Civil Legal Justice Through Public LibrariesWebJunction1/19/2021
How Libraries Can Become Essential Partners in Academic ResearchLibrary Journal1/19/2021
NYC Library Systems See Cuts for FY21, 22 in Mayor’s Preliminary BudgetLibrary Journal1/19/2021
I LOST MY DREAM JOB: KEEPING LIBRARY VIBES ALIVE IN HARD TIMESBook Riot1/18/2021
Changes made due to pandemic at Kenton Co. libraries still available to publicFOX19 Now1/17/2021
Atmos Energy donates $25K to McLean County Public LibraryThe Messenger-Inquirer1/16/2021
Library board narrows down director contenders; major construction completeThe Gleaner1/15/2021
Library champion Sen. Jack Reed spotlights library advocacy at ALA Midwinter VirtualALA1/15/2021
Library offers virtual activities for adultsThe Advocate-Messenger1/15/2021
YALSA names 2021 Best Fiction for Young AdultsALA1/15/2021
Breathing Room: HVAC Solutions and Resources for COVID Risk MitigationLibrary Journal1/14/2021
Connecting the Last Mile: Libraries Find Innovative Solutions for Broadband AccessLibrary Journal1/14/2021
McLean County Library celebrates 10 years in 2021The Messenger-Inquirer1/14/2021
News Literacy Week Brings Events and Information for Educators and StudentsSchool Library Journal1/14/2021
Paul Sawyier Public Library News — Jan. 19-23The State Journal1/14/2021
BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published AuthorsPublisher’s Weekly1/13/2021
How Teamwork Busts the Three Biggest Myths About Library AdvocacyWebJunction1/13/2021
Library receives $8,500 grant for laptops, mobile internet hotspotsThe Trimble Banner1/13/2021
Library turns page on year of challengesThe News-Enterprise1/13/2021
Virtual Story Time Challenges; Objection to Books on Immigration | Scales on CensorshipSchool Library Journal1/13/2021
Campbell County Public Library encourages children to sign up for Dolly Parton’s Imagination LibraryWLWT51/12/2021
Copying services resume, Pageturners starting new bookThe Winchester Sun1/12/2021
Grayson library resumes regular scheduleThe Record1/12/2021
Resource center providing need to Radcliff residentsThe News-Enterprise1/12/2021
Some Students Have Taken to Remote Learning. They're Thriving, in Fact.School Library Journal1/12/2021
Virtual Events Calendar | Deadline: Jason Reynolds in the Schools, MLK Events for the Family, 9th Annual Black Comic Book Festival, and MoreSchool Library Journal1/12/2021
10 winners receive prestigious I Love My Librarian Award for outstanding public serviceALA1/11/2021
BOATS, BREAD, AND BIBLIOBURROS: UNUSUAL LIBRARIES AROUND THE WORLDBook Riot1/11/2021
Former judge Dawn Gentry got a new job, a land battle simmers, and library fines are gone  – By the Way, NKYThe Enquirer1/11/2021
Meet the 2021 I Love My Librarian Award WinnersALA1/11/2021
Publishers Weekly and Edelweiss Launch New Book Fairs | Book PulseLibrary Journal1/11/2021
SCHOLASTIC AND LITWORLD TEAM UP WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR MALCOLM MITCHELL TO CELEBRATE WORLD READ ALOUD DAY ON FEBRUARY 3, 2021Scholastic1/11/2021
“Heavy Medal” Goes Live! Join the Mock Newbery Committee Via ZoomSchool Library Journal1/9/2021
Baier leaving library for unique opportunityThe Paducah Sun1/9/2021
A New Year, a new reading challengeThe Advocate-Messenger1/8/2021
ALA encourages libraries to observe 2021 National Day of Racial Healing on Jan. 19ALA1/8/2021
Ethical Issues in Libraries: An International ConferencePublic Libraries Online1/8/2021
Food, Shelter, and the Public LibraryPublisher’s Weekly1/8/2021
Library offering internet hotspots for check outThe Sentinel-News1/8/2021
After the Rampage at the Capitol, Educators Are Asked To Meet the Moment Once AgainSchool Library Journal1/7/2021
ALA Condemns Violence on Capitol Hill, Calls for AdvocacyALA1/7/2021
Barlow named library directorCentral Kentucky News-Journal1/7/2021
Final guide in Sudden Position Series provides tips and tools for library acquisitionsALA1/7/2021
Library of Congress Evacuated Amid D.C. ViolenceALA1/7/2021
McLean County Public Library gets $25K donationTristate Homepage1/7/2021
Move Over, Cats. Bearded Dragons Make Great Library Pets.School Library Journal1/7/2021
New Report Offers Post-Pandemic Outlook for Book BusinessPublisher’s Weekly1/7/2021
OverDrive Reports Surge in Digital Library Lending in 2020Publisher’s Weekly1/7/2021
READING LOGS FOR KIDS (AND MORE EASY IDEAS TO SUPPORT KIDS’ LITERACY)Book Riot1/7/2021
2021 Midwinter PreviewAmerican Libraries Magazine1/4/2021
ALA’s Financial FutureAmerican Libraries1/4/2021
By the Numbers: MidwinterAmerican Libraries1/4/2021
Mitigating Implicit BiasAmerican Libraries1/4/2021