Libraries · Updates

Getting into Library Politics aka Why I’m running for a ALA NMRT Board Position.

I'm running for the Leadership Development Director position of the American Library Association's New Members Roundtable (ALA NMRT) Executive Board. I am going to use this post to tell you why... you may have already seen my candidate video here. Also, the Asian Pacific American Library Association (APALA) did a member highlight on me this… Continue reading Getting into Library Politics aka Why I’m running for a ALA NMRT Board Position.

Awareness · Libraries · Media

Empowerment through Libraries

In the summer of 2011, I decided to reach out to activist poets about their thoughts on community involvement in libraries. I pitched the idea around and nothing came of it. But, in the 21st century, everyone has a blog and voice, so here it goes... I couldn't just let it die. If only my… Continue reading Empowerment through Libraries

Education · Libraries · random

Yo me voy a enseñar a leer (y posiblemente hablar) español :)

Yes -- I used Google translate for this blog post title. I am going to teach myself how to read (and possibly speak) Spanish. I signed up to use Mango Languages through the New York Public Library (Brooklyn Public Library also has this resource too... check your local public library, yay for language learning!) I… Continue reading Yo me voy a enseñar a leer (y posiblemente hablar) español 🙂