Tag Archives: Enoch Pratt Free Library

ALA Past President Carla Hayden receives warm Senate welcome

It was a standing room only crowd at today’s confirmation hearing of Dr. Carla Hayden, President Obama’s nominee to serve as Librarian of Congress, with the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. The hearing marks the first step in the Senate review process. Three Maryland senators (one former) presented Dr. Carla Hayden to the committee. Former Senator Paul Sarbanes (and ... Read More »

Free webinar: Bringing fresh groceries to your library

Food basket

On March 25, 2015, the American Library Association’s Washington Office and the University of Maryland’s iPAC will host the free webinar “Baltimore’s Virtual Supermarket: Grocery Delivery to Your Library or Community Site.” During the webinar, library leaders will discuss Baltimore’s Virtual Supermarket Program, an innovative partnership between the Enoch Pratt Free Library, the Baltimore City Health Department and ShopRite. Through ... Read More »

Helping patrons access online government services

Every year, more and more people are turning to libraries for job assistance and e-government tasks. On Saturday, June 28, 2014, join “Libraries and E-government,” a 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference session that will explore e-government tools that libraries are using to serve their patron’s government information needs. The session takes place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the ... Read More »