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Fewer than half of all states currently require a school librarian in their public schools. In recent years, however, legislation has been introduced in several additional states. Who is leading these efforts and what insights can they share with the rest of us?...
Posted by Mary Sauers on 9/20/2017 7:58 AM
Celebrate Nebraska's 2017 Book Award winners with author readings and an awards presentation ceremony at the Nebraska Center for the Book's Celebration of Nebraska Books on October 21 at the Nebraska State Historical Society's Nebraska History Museum, ...
Posted by Jennifer Wrampe on 9/19/2017 1:53 PM
Did you know that Nebraska Statehood 150 has a whole series of short YouTube videos, titled NOW YOU KNOW NEBRASKA!, about the history, culture, people, government, and places of Nebraska? Click here to watch: NOW YOU KNOW NEBRASKA!...
Posted by Mary Sauers on 9/19/2017 7:56 AM
Salute to the Good Life : A Gala Tribute to Nebraska's History, Culture and Military Personnel...
Posted by Mary Sauers on 9/19/2017 7:35 AM
There is still time to apply for grants to small-town public libraries Grants of up to $20,000 are available for libraries in communities with populations of fewer than 3,000, thanks to the generosity of a lifelong educator, the late Shirley Kreutz Bennett of Lincoln...
Posted by Christa Porter on 9/15/2017 11:36 AM
I am currently listening to the audio edition of You Don't Have to Say you Love Me, a memoir by Sherman Alexie, written after his mother Lillian's death in 2015. In it he wrestles not only with grief, but also with the regret, guilt, and bitterness that characterized his relationship with her...
Posted by Susan Knisely on 9/15/2017 9:33 AM
Join us for the next NCompass Live, 'Empowering Immigrant Community Members Through Education & Information', on Wednesday, September 20, 10:00am - 11:00am CT. Libraries in the United States have a long history of providing resources and educational programming to immigrants...
Posted by Christa Porter on 9/15/2017 9:05 AM
When looking at old postcards in Nebraska Memories have you noticed that some of them have writing on the front of the card or that there is a lot of white space around the picture on the postcard?...
Nebraska Memories Archive: Nebraska Orthopedic Hospital If you lived in a small rural town in the early 1900s, would you expect your local physician to be able to handle a case of Pott's disease or a cleft palate?...
On August 2, 2017, the Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission selected Thomas Rogers Kimball, a Nebraska architect, as its newest inductee. The Nebraska Hall of Fame was established in 1961 to recognize prominent Nebraskans. As of 1998, only one person is added to the Hall of Fame every five years...
When looking at old postcards in Nebraska Memories have you noticed that some of them have writing on the front of the card or that there is a lot of white space around the picture on the postcard?...
Nebraska Memories Archive: Nebraska Orthopedic Hospital If you lived in a small rural town in the early 1900s, would you expect your local physician to be able to handle a case of Pott's disease or a cleft palate?...
On August 2, 2017, the Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission selected Thomas Rogers Kimball, a Nebraska architect, as its newest inductee. The Nebraska Hall of Fame was established in 1961 to recognize prominent Nebraskans. As of 1998, only one person is added to the Hall of Fame every five years...
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