Archive for the ‘Library Resources’ Category

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Monday, May 18th

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and a great opportunity to experience the accomplishments, culture, and impact of Asian and Pacific Islander influence on American life. May commemorates both the immigration of the first Japanese citizens to the United States on May 7, 1843, and also marks the anniversary of the completion of the […]

Government Information Day

Monday, May 4th

May 7th is Government Information Day at the Indiana State Library! The ISL is using this opportunity to highlight what is available and how to use the wealth of information collected and published by the U.S. and state governments, whether you access that information through libraries or directly from government agencies. One huge area of […]

Money Matters

Monday, April 20th

This week is Money Smart Week, a personal financial literacy initiative started in Chicago in 2001. Today, it is observed in a dozen states and is supported by the American Library Association and the Financial Planners Association. This public awareness campaign helps people, especially youth, manage their finances through numerous programs targeted at all kinds […]

Insight into the 150th Anniversary of the Passing of Abraham Lincoln

Tuesday, April 14th

April 15, 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln, the nation’s 16th president and one of its most famous personages. Few other American figures have been quite as celebrated, eulogized or invoked in the public consciousness, and fewer still have taken on the stuff of legend that Lincoln assumed both during […]

Music Resources

Monday, April 13th

You may not tend to think of the library for your music classes – after all, how can words convey what music is, or duplicate the experience of listening to it? But the truth is, the library has plenty of materials that can accentuate or facilitate the study of music. And one of those tools, […]