Federal relief funding is soon coming to schools across the nation, giving you the opportunity to champion for more budget this year and help get your collection back on track with new release titles your readers will enjoy. Here's how JLG can help!
JLG’s April 2021 Librarian of the Month honor goes to East Chapel Hill High School and their considerate and passionate librarian, Michelle Wright. A new JLG member, Michelle caught our eye because of her consideration for her students’ needs and her overall experience and passion as a school librarian. Here’s Michelle's story...
Looking Back: The History of Celebrating American Libraries
By: Harlee Rozell | April 05, 2021 |
Celebrating libraries has been a recognized American tradition for over fifty years. For several decades, School Library Month and National History Week have both been in April, but how did these two commemorations begin and why did they end up in April?
JLG’s March 2021 Librarian of the Month honor goes to Abington Friends School Library and their kind and community-oriented director, Toni Vahlsing. A JLG member for 13+ years, Toni caught our eye because of her generosity and love for her greater community. Read on to learn more about Toni's story!
From the first NCAA men's national tournament in 1939 and a 1942 poem to the 1982 addition of women's basketball, find out about the history of the term "March Madness" and the exciting $8 virtual warehouse sale we're having March 22-26!
Women's History Month - a time to celebrate, honor, and recognize the achievements and contributions of women to American history and society - is something we might take for granted today. However, the dedication and keen observation of educators and women's organizations around the country pushed this holiday into existence. Read on to discover more about the history of Women's History Month and find some books you'll want to add to your collection highlighting women's history and voices!
Black History Month is a time to celebrate and learn about the contributions of Black Americans to our nation's history. Historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson, known as the "Father of Black History," worked his entire career to research and understand Black history. In doing so, he started the ASALH, created The Journal of African American History, and founded what we know today as Black History Month. Read more about the contributions of Dr. Woodson to the field of Black History and some of the books you and your readers can enjoy to commemorate Black History Month.