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grant opportunity: Reading is Grand

March 19, 2015

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from the BCALA: The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) is pleased to announce applications for 2015 Reading Is Grand! Celebrating Grand-Families @ Your Library are now available. The grant amount is $500. The deadline for grant submissions isFRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015. Reading Is Grand! Celebrating Grand-Families @ Your Libraryis an intergenerational literacy […]

Cincinnati!!

August 9, 2013

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Being a librarian is all about adapting to change and this conference of black librarians has provided no exception to that rule. Zetta Elliott was out and B. A. (Barbara) Binns was in a few months ago. Our third presenter was an unforeseen no-show. My expectations were to deliver and then attend key presentations with […]

SundayMorningReads

October 16, 2011

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One of the professional organizations I currently belong to is the Indiana Black Librarian Network. One may wonder why there is a need for such an organization in the 21st century but to members, the need is obvious. Many members still work in an environment where there are few if any people of color in […]