The nation’s largest state library association meeting returns to Fort Worth.
Book fair attendees debated whether a blanket ban on all Russian publishing in the face of that country’s February invasion of neighboring Ukraine was appropriate.
“I love the way the SDGs undergird the human rights,” says Olatoun Gabi-Williams. “Children should grow up knowing their rights, and human rights undergird what we’re trying to do with the SDGs to make the world a better place.”
Masks were required for PLA 2022, and for the library community “that was not a problem,” says PW’s Albanese. “If any group is sensitive to personal safety, it is the library community.”
As many as 2 billion people around the world speak English, making it the world’s most widely spoken language. On April 12 and 13, the Oxford World English Symposium will explore the many varieties of English spoken around the globe.