21 листопада 2012 р.

FIlm Showings for Kids at American Library

“Wednesday Youth Movie Club”  with Jim Busse continues its work. Today 4th graders watche silent comedy about young salesman. The audience of 25 kids enjoyed movie so much. After film they asked a lot of questions. One school girl thought than Jim produces that film himself. Children and their teacher was eager to stay longer but it was time to go. The want to come back and to participate showings at American Library.

11 листопада 2012 р.

... are you game?

The fifth annual National Gaming Day (NGD) was hold on Saturday, November 11, 2012. National Gaming Day is an initiative of the American Library Association to connect communities around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games.

Many libraries sponsor gaming programs. It’s a fun way to bring whole communities together. Why would we want to stop doing that?

8 листопада 2012 р.

The U.S. Embassy’s Youth Council Meeting

On November 7th American Library held the Youth Council meeting.

The U.S. Embassy’s Youth Council consists of over 30 English-speaking Ukrainians, ages 18-30, from a wide variety of backgrounds, all of whom have shown an interest in working toward bettering their communities. The council includes students from several universities, young lawyers, parliamentary interns, NGO activists, members of foreign affairs interest groups such as the Youth Diplomatic Initiative, and U.S. government exchange program alumni.
Douglas Morrow, Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer started the discussion. He divided participants into small groups. Every group had answer very important questions. What issues are important to young Ukrainians? How do young Ukrainians get information, news, media? Where do young Ukrainians see Ukraine in 20 years? How can the U.S. do a better job of engaging young Ukrainians?

Everyone worked hard and all attendants enjoyed the meeting.

1 листопада 2012 р.

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month is observed every November in the United States. Learn about the history of American Indian Heritage Month, read biographies of famous American Indians, try our quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts about tribes and reservations, and more.
American Library staff prepared the book display dedicated to this ivent.