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Elissa Miller wins the V ARS Librarian of the Year Prize at LIBER 2012

Miller, a librarian of District of Columbia Public Library System, is the new Librarian of the Year. The award was announced October 3rd, as part of the events at LIBER 2012, International Book Fair in Barcelona.

Call for presentation proposals for HACU’s 10th International Conference closes October 15th

The Speaker proposals have to address the conference theme: “Creating Global-minded Environments on our Campuses” and can be submitted individually or by groups.

Dual language programs help Hispanic children succeed

NBCLatino.com features an example of how dual language helps the young not only to maintain their primary language and learn a second one, but succeed academically.

Spanish language eBook titles from Santillana USA are now available on Apple's iBookstore

The Spanish publisher started selling its titles on the iBookstore in late 2011, increasing the number of available books rapidly in order to meet a growing demand from Hispanic audiences.

Michael Neale's first novel is a collection of life experiences

In an interview with Tintafresca, the award-winning songwriter and worship leader talks about his novel “El río” (The River), now available in Spanish, and his book-related multimedia show.

ARS is hosting two events at Liber 2012's opening day

America Reads Spanish will announce the winner of the V Librarian of the Year Prize and will host the roundtable “Distribution of Spanish language books in the U.S.: the Bookmasters' case”, October 3r at Liber 2012 in Barcelona.

Liber 2012, 30th International Book Fair starts tomorrow

The Fira de Barcelona will be hosting a new edition of Liber, the biggest trade fair for the publishing industry in Spain and one of the most important events for the Spanish-language publishing sector, October 3 to 5, 2012.

Días de Cine features “El Sur” for the next two weeks

The movie, based on Adelaida García Morales' novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until October 14th. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.

ARS' latest newsletter is now available

The 73rd issue features new releases like "Cartas de Cortázar, 1" by Julio Cortázar and "El libro secreto de Frida Kahlo" by F.G. Haghenbeck, an interview with Ana Eulate, founder of "Cuento de Luz," and Susan Sarandon as "Amigo del Español."

Read the “Manifesto for 21st Century School Librarians”

The document by Joyce Valenza, an American school librarian, shows a projection of the 21st century school librarian and provides a number of requirements that today's professional in charge of school libraries should fulfill, reports the Children's Literacy Lab.

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