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Libraries, Multi-ethnic populations and Technology @WNYC

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Just called and spoke at a program on WNYC Radio about libraries. Because librarians are helping multi-cultural and multi-ethnic populations deal with new technologies. Because elected officials are on board to help libraries. Because we do need more visibility to help the new generation understand that libraries are needed in these times of digital-everything.

Librarians Reach Out To Spanish Speakers @ NPR

Sharing a link to an interview I did with NPR about library services to multi-ethnic, Latino and Spanish-speaking populations.

Libraries Reach Out to Spanish Speakers

September 26, 2012

Librarians are facing a need to adapt to the rapidly changing makeup of America. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with international librarian consultant Loida Garcia-Febo about what it’s going to take to make libraries more accessible to Spanish speakers, and the significance of serving a multicultural landscape.

Librarians @ ABC – Tiempo TV show

Sharing links to my participation along with my colleague Manny Figueroa in Tiempo, a TV show on ABC (Channel 7 in NYC). Topics: libraries, building community, immigrants, Queens Library, Latinos and Spanish speakers. Loida Garcia-Febo

Tiempo – Segment 3

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Tiempo – Segment 4

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Libraries, Reading, E-books, Services to Spanish speakers and more @ CNN

Sharing links to interviews I’ve done – in Spanish – with CNN about libraries, reading, e-books and services to Spanish speakers.

Más allá de la Biblioteca: Premios a los escritores e ilustradores latinos. (Beyond the library: awards for Latin authors and illustrators)
Loida Garcia-Febo, REFORMA Past President represented ALA and REFORMA during an interview with CNN about book awards presented during the ALA Midwinter Conference 2012 in Dallas including the Pura Belpre. She also spoke -books, reading, printed materials and how libraries are working with publishers to increase e-book availability in libraries. (January 2012)


Los libros ¿cosas del pasado? (Books, something from the past?)
Loida Garcia-Febo spoke to CNN about e-books, reading, printed materials and how libraries are working with publishers to increase e-book availability in libraries.  (February 2012)

Both interviews are in Spanish. Thanks to ALA Public Information Office.