The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced Sacramento Public Library as a National Medal for Museum and Library Service finalist.
Sacramento Public Library’s One Book Poe named Best in Show at local American Advertising Federation Awards.
StoryCorps and California public libraries are looking for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans to tell the stories of their tattoos for an exhibition on veterans’ experiences.
Lots of libraries run a One Book, One Community communitywide reading program. But we only know of one that published the book itself: Sacramento Public Library, CA…The book, The Slender Poe, a collection of works by Edgar Allan Poe, was designed by the library’s in-house graphic designer Laura Koivunen, who also created posters, T-shirts, and coasters to promote the event.
The Sacramento Bee Book Club will open its 2014 series of author appearances with Bay Area memoirist Kelly Corrigan, at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, 828 I St., Sacramento (doors open at 5:45 p.m.). It’s a free event in partnership with the Sacramento Public Library, but tickets are required ( www.beebuzzpoints.com).
The Sacramento Public Library has been nominated for a National Medal by the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington, D.C. The medal is the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums for service to their communities.