Friendswood Library Celebrates Their First Graduate

| By Gale Staff | Congratulations Friendswood Library on your first Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School graduate Megan Mays! We celebrate her accomplishments and wish her luck in her future plans. “I had a great time with the Excel Adult [High School] online program. I’m so thankful to the Friends of the Friendswood Library for awarding … Read more

Promoting Adult Education and Family Literacy This (And Every) Week

| By Gale Staff | During Adult Education and Family Literacy Week (September 18–24), you have a chance to promote the many ways your library supports these important, mission-critical functions. In addition to helping adults build their foundational skills, the National Coalition for Literacy aptly broadens adult education activities to include developing computer skills, studying … Read more

Discovering Hispanic Trailblazers

| By Carol Brennan | September 15 is the designated start of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. It’s an opportunity to discover how comprehensive a resource Gale In Context: Biography is for students, teachers, and lifelong learners. We’re honored to highlight some of the many fascinating trailblazers and emerging leaders from Latin America who’ve … Read more

Boost Learning Opportunities for National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

| By Gale Staff | Learning isn’t just child’s play. It’s fun. It’s engaging. And it shapes lives—young and old. Come September, there’s a whole revolution brewing. It’s National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, and libraries are leading the charge. Take this chance to celebrate the power of learning and how it can transform … Read more

The Verdict: ChiltonLibrary Is a Sound Investment

| By Chilton Staff | The verdict is in from Library Journal. This summer’s review praises ChiltonLibrary,1 saying that home mechanics will be delighted—that its automotive tools for labor estimating, recalls, and maintenance, along with its educational videos, animations, and Automotive Service Excellence quizzes, will appeal to a wide range of patrons. The reviewer describes … Read more

Support Diverse Learning with Enhanced Peterson’s Experience

| By Gale Staff | From the high school or community college student just embarking on a career to someone seeking a new job opportunity, Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep* is essential. For test takers, there’s standardized test preparation, ideal for researching undergraduate, graduate, and vocational programs; finding tuition assistance, and exploring and … Read more

Ford and GM to Use Tesla Superchargers

| By Chilton Staff | Recently, Ford and General Motors (GM) announced that they will begin using Tesla’s superchargers for their electric vehicles (EVs). Initially, they will use adapters to connect. Then, beginning in 2024 or 2025, Ford and GM plan to have built-in Tesla charge inlets. Several other manufacturers, such as Mercedes, Nissan, Rivian, … Read more

Raise Awareness for Mental Health

October is a busy time for public libraries. The school year is back in full swing, and Halloween is fast approaching. You’re undoubtedly eager to decorate display boards with colorful paper leaves and stock shelves with spooky children’s stories. October may be synonymous with pumpkins and hayrides, but it’s also a chance to raise awareness … Read more

Are You with the Banned?

| By Gale Staff | Banning books may seem outdated, but many educational authorities and politicians continue to challenge what public and school librarians can add to bookshelves. In 2022, the American Library Association (ALA) Office of Intellectual Freedom shared that formal opposition to “unique” titles doubled from the previous year. Many of those books … Read more