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Friday, November 03, 2006

Promoting Multiculturalism in Libraries: Best Practices, Series One

  • Auckland City Libraries: Diwali
    October to November "The Festival of Lights" is a Hindu celebration of the return of a prince to his country after fourteen years of banishment. His people celebrated by lighting lamps everywhere. Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity, is also worshipped during this time.
    Some books about Diwali are:
    By Howard Marsh
    By Kerena Marchant
    By Mike Hirst
    The Divali Story
    By Anita Ganeri

  • Join in Diwali Celebrations at the Library
    The Ironwood Branch of Richmond Public Library (Ontario, Canada) will be celebrating the Indian festival of Diwali with music, stories, games, Indian treats, and prize draws
  • Festival of Lights (Diwali) Celebration Aldergrove Library and the Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre will celebrate the Festival of Lights (Diwali) on ... Fraser Valley Regional Library, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
  • Richmond Public Library - Press Releases The library is co-sponsoring this Diwali celebration with SUCCESS (Richmond office), and the program will take place in English and Punjabi. ...
  • Diwali celebration in the library. All students will have a. chance to learn more about this important celebration.
  • Maple Ridge Library features a Diwali celebration at 6 pm, with friends and storytellers from the library's Punjabi storytime.
  • Eid/Diwali craft activities in Ipswich County Library, Suffolk County Council, UK.

    Previous post:
  • Diversity Resources - Accommodation, Tolerance and Coexistence
  • Multifaith Resource Series - Religious Diversity in Society
  • 'Versed': The Bulletin of the Office for Diversity

    See also:
  • Internet Librarian Day 1: Using Ethnographic Methods to Know Your Users
  • Multiculturalism in Libraries
  • The Changing Culture of Libraries: How We Know Ourselves Through Our Libraries

    Multiculturalism in Libraries   The Changing Culture of Libraries



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