Posts tagged with "In the news"
ABC/25 Foundation Auction Items on Display
ALA Names Top Books of 2010
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature
Moon Over Manifest written by Clare Vanderpool
Newbery Honor Books
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children
A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Caldecott Honor Books
Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults
Ship Breaker written by Paolo Bacigalupi
Printz Honor Books
Be Idle-Free at the Library
The library is one of the participants in the village’s new Idle Free Arlington campaign initiated to educate and raise awareness about the importance of turning off your engine when you’re just sitting in your car. Read our latest Green Choices blog entry to get more information about this new initiative.
Federal 1040 Instruction Booklets
Green Tip of the Week
Haitian Earthquake Relief
Library Staffers Play Key Role in 125 Celebration
Wednesday, January 18, marked the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the village of Arlington Heights, and the library played a key role in the village's celebration festivities.
Library Voted Chamber Business of the Year
"We're honored to receive this award from the business community. We value our opportunity to partner with them," says Deb Whisler, Director of Communications and Marketing.
Whisler was also an honoree. She received the 2011 President's Award from outgoing president Cindee Manaves for her mentoring and continuing contributions to the Chamber of Commerce.
In the coming year, three library staff members will have leadership roles in the Chamber. IT Manager Mike Driskell joins the Board of Directors, Business Librarian Shannon Scanlan will be Co-Chair of the Chamber's Professional Women's Council and Lead Cataloger Jennifer Nitch continues as Chairman of the Young Professionals. We look forward to a great year and continuing a successful collaboration with the business community.
See Daily Herald article.
Programs for Job Seekers in the News
“They come here first.” Business Services Librarian Shannon Scanlon talks about the library's programs for job seekers in today's Daily Herald. Read more about these programs, which are co-sponsored with Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
Richard Kong Named Library "Mover and Shaker"
For 11 years, Library Journal's Movers & Shakers list has been spotlighting librarians and others in the library field who are doing extraordinary work to serve their users and to move libraries and library services forward. This year, Digital Services Manager Richard Kong made the list as one of the tech leaders of 2012.