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- #1927 airs 5/4 at 9:30 a.m.
- #1928 airs 5/11 at 9:30 a.m.
- #1929 airs 5/18 at 9:30 a.m.
- #1930 airs 5/25 a 9:30 a.m.
Shedding new light on a geopolitical hot spot, the film — written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho — confronts the myth of the “Forgotten War,” documenting the post-1953 conflict and global consequences.
Airs 5/3 at 7 p.m.; 5/4 at midnight; 5/4 at 8 a.m.; 5/4 at 2 p.m.
We all know that school librarians make a huge difference for student achievement and well-being, but sometimes this fact gets overlooked. So for those moments when you need to prove your worth (hopefully these moments are few and far between), we’ve collected articles and impact studies so that you have them at your fingertips whenever you may need them.
We have housed them at our MonroeOneSLS libguide on the Professional Resources page. If you have any that you would like to add, please send the info my way at email@example.com.
For additional lists of articles and studies, check out the Library Research Service and the Antioch University School Library Research LibGuide.
We’ve added three new workshops to the My Learning Plan spring catalog!
Since the Library Maker-Monday: Makey Makey Inventions workshop was canceled due to the weather, we’re rescheduling it for May 20th. This will be the final Library Maker-Monday for this school year. Register here: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13458&I=3102518
If you enjoyed the series and would like to see it continue, please let us know. We will likely continue the series next year, but probably will diversify the days and as such rename the series.
We will be holding a Safari MONTAGE Overview for educators who want to teach using video. This will be a webinar held on May 23rd from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Register here: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13458&I=3116368
Learn to Create Forms and Surveys Using LibWizard on June 4th from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. These forms and surveys can be used directly through your LibGuide account or embedded elsewhere. This feature makes it easy to collect data or create sign-ups. Register here: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=13458&I=3116374
We are looking forward to seeing you there!
The extraordinary history of San Francisco’s water system as well as the engineering and delivery of an urban water system in the era of climate change. Situated on a mostly arid coastal peninsula, the population boom that came with the California Gold Rush underscored San Francisco’s need to develop a source of fresh water for the growing city. The 1906 earthquake finally spurred city fathers to create a public water utility. When the city chose a site in the pristine Hetch Hetchy valley, inside Yosemite National Park, an epic battle was led by John Muir. Today, with the impact of climate change keenly felt, the politics of water remain front page news. “Water from the Wilderness” explores the ways an urban water utility, and those who depend on it, are learning to adapt and plan for an uncertain future.
Airs 4/30 at 2-3 a.m.
On April 15th, while we were on break, the Pulitzer Prizes were awarded. To view the announcement, visit the Pulitzer website. Below is the list of winners for each category in the Letters, Drama & Music section.
- The Overstory, by Richard Powers (Winner)
- The Great Believers, by Rebecca Makkai (Finalist)
- There There, by Tommy Orange (Finalist)
- Fairview, by Jackie Sibblies Drury (Winner)
- Dance Nation, by Clare Barron (Finalist)
- What the Constitution Means to Me, by Heidi Schreck (Finalist)
- Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, by David W. Blight (Winner)
- American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic, by Victoria Johnson (Finalist)
- Civilizing Torture: An American Tradition, by W. Fitzhugh Brundage (Finalist)
- The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke, by Jeffrey C. Stewart (Winner)
- Proust’s Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin-de-Siecle Paris, by Carline Weber (Finalist)
- The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam, by Max Boot (Finalist)
- Be With, by Forrest Gander (Winner)
- feeld, by Jos Charles (Finalist)
- Like, by A.E. Stallings (Finalist)
- Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America, by Eliza Griswold (Winner)
- In a Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers, by Bernice Yeung (Finalist)
- Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, by Elizabeth Rush (Finalist)
In 1995, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared April 23 to be World Book and Copyright Day. It is a great opportunity to celebrate copyright-protected works of creative artists. For information about this day, it’s best to check out the website.
What will you do to celebrate World Book and Copyright Day?