Wednesday, April 07, 2010

NLW: National Library Week 2010- 4/11- 4/17-Save Libraries

What is the best way to celebrate National Library Week?
Work to save our local libraries!

In New Jersey
go to
There you can find out about proposed state legislation that endangers library funding.

You can also click on Contact Legislators with 1 click
Scroll to the bottom of the page
to immediately contact the Governor and your state legislators!

and then tell others to take Action
Honorary Chair of National Library Week,Neil Gaiman, the 2009 Newbery Medal winner for “The Graveyard Book,” will speak to his lifelong love of libraries and the role they play in a democratic society by supporting intellectual freedom and privacy.
Library lovers and Gaiman readers across the country who are interested in watching are encouraged to join in the event live via and will need a 1 Mbps Internet connection and Flash player. Internet2 will also multicast the event on its national network enabling any of its connected research and education members that are multicast-enabled to broadcast the event to their campuses. Multicast information can be found at

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