WebJunction News Archives

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    Program Idea: Homeschool Libratory

    A program for homeschooling families is something your library can do that is of great value to the community. It costs little. And it drives a lot of traffic and circulation. But best of all, we really look forward to this happy group of young patro...

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    Libraries Provide Much Needed Access to Nutrition in the Summer

    According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), 13.1 million children under 18 in the United States live in food-insecure households. And even as the number of children who qualify for free or reduced-price meals increases, according to the Foo...

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    Foundation Center Launches Visualizing Funding for Libraries

    Winner of the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries, Foundation Center launches Visualizing Funding for Libraries, the most comprehensive free database of library funding that has ever existed, containing grants given to U.S. libraries by U.S. foun...

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    Social Library, Financial Literacy Edition

    In anticipation of our February 14 webinar, Libraries Help Patrons Become Financially Empowered Consumers, we bring you a special edition of the Social Library featuring Facebook posts from libraries who are providing services and hosting programs to...

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    Virtual Road Trip: Small Libraries Ready to Create Smart Spaces

    Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces is a new project from WebJunction just getting underway. More than 100 libraries applied, and 15 small and rural libraries were chosen to participate in this project, which will support them as they reimagine and r...

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    Free February Webinars for Library Staff

    It's hard to believe January has come to an end, but we're moving on to a new month, and a fresh chance to bring some learning to your library work. This month, with 68 webinars covering 21 topic areas, you're sure to find a session or two that can h...

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    Money on Our Minds: How to Help Patrons Make Financial Choices

    If you're like most people, you want to take control of your financial life. Everywhere you look - on television, on the Internet and around the community - you're exposed to services, products and advice about your money. It's getting harder and har...

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    Resources on Libraries and Homelessness

    A collection of resources, webinars, courses, video, and articles on libraries and how they serve the homeless in their communities.

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    Social Library, Homelessness Edition

    In this special edition of our Social Library series, we're featuring Facebook posts from libraries who connect with community members experiencing homelessness. These include a community resource specialists program, a homeless veteran raising aware...

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    Case Study: Henry County Library System Provides Summer Food Service Program

    The amount of children who suffer from hunger due to near-poverty economic status has risen in recent years. It has long been the assumption that public schools are the logical place for low-income children to access additional nutritional opportunit...