Weekly Spotlight!

Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful. Check out what our writers have spotted this week in library news. Enjoy!


Save the date! If you work with children and live near Chicago, you’re in luck. The organization Teachers for Social Justice holds an annual Curriculum Fair, and this week they announced that this year’s event will be held on Saturday, November 18, and the theme is Our Power is Dangerous: Teaching-Learning-Organizing in This Moment. The TSJCF is one of my favorite conferences to attend and is invaluable to anyone who works with children and teens, including librarians.


San Francisco Public Libraries are launching a new program to help eligible green card holders apply for US Citizenship. This program is a collaborative effort between the San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative, the city’s Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs, and the public libraries.

The NFL season kicks off this weekend, so if you’re looking for some pigskin related reads, check out a few options highlighted by the Green Bay Press-Gazette to get your football fix in between games.



Cover photo from Alan Wu on Flickr Commons. Changes were made in adapting this image.  Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

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