How to celebrate National Library Week at your library.

By Michael Buckenmeyer |   April 10, 2017

Every year, our friends at the American Library Association (ALA) sponsor a week honoring the contributions libraries make to their communities, schools, universities, and nations. This year’s celebrations run April 9-15, with ways for everyone to show their thanks no matter where they are. Read on to find out how you and your library can get involved in one of our favorite weeks of the year.

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Promote Mango to all ages at your library with these 5 strategies.

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   March 18, 2017

Did you know March is National Reading Month? Around the country, libraries and schools are celebrating in full swing by hosting fun events, contests, and book spotlights. All this buzz around reading and literacy presents a great excuse to amp up your library’s promotional strategy. Engaging patrons of all ages can be a challenge, though - especially when it comes to promoting unique e-resources like Mango.

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Apply Now: Announcing Mango/NMRT’s Professional Development Grant 2017.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   February 23, 2017

If you know Mango (and if you don’t, hi!), you know that we love our librarians. Even more importantly, we believe in librarians. We could go on about the reasons why, but chief among them is that librarians are in perfect step with Mango’s mission to enrich lives with language and culture.

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We’re so excited for ALA Midwinter 2017 — and here’s why you should be, too.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   January 12, 2017

Anaheim, Chicago, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Orlando, and now Atlanta — the librarian takeover is in full effect. In our humble opinion, librarians make the world go round. We’ve witnessed their magic firsthand: in partnership with these fierce fighters for literacy, community, and access, we’ve connected more people than ever to language learning and cultural resources that can change lives. So for us, the American Library Association’s (ALA) annual Midwinter event is our Disney World.

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Three-Point Checklist: Promoting Digital Resources Through Community Outreach

By Jillian Rodriguez |   December 12, 2016

As a public library, serving your community is a central piece of your overall mission. Unique digital resources like Mango Languages support your patrons in innovative, meaningful ways — but sometimes, those digital resources fly under the radar.

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Branding Your Library: Five Effective Ways to Build Partnerships With Local Schools

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   November 30, 2016

Whether you’re located in a sprawling urban setting or a small rural area, every library can benefit from establishing a strong partnership with local school systems. 

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7 fresh strategies for promoting library e-resources that will motivate you today.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   November 2, 2016

Step aside, Clark Kent. Put away the bat-signal, Bruce Wayne. Librarians are the real superheroes, fighting for literacy, community, and knowledge each and every day. But every superhero needs a sidekick, and that’s where Mango comes in. We know that librarians are tasked with a lot of responsibilities, chief among them promoting library events, offerings, and resources. 

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4 reasons we love the world's biggest book fair.

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   October 19, 2016

Calling all librarians (and bookworms)! The legendary Frankfurt Book Fair is currently underway, and as avid readers ourselves, this type of event is right up our alley. Not only is it the world’s largest trade fair for books, but it’s a chance for new and upcoming authors to promote their work on a global scale. Plus, as an individual visitor, you could snag a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to network with some of the most respected names in the publishing industry.

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Mango’s latest course: English for Somali speakers.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   October 12, 2016

Mango’s catalogue of English course offerings is growing once again! This time, we’re adding Somali to our fleet of courses for non-English speakers. Designed to provide Somali speakers with all the tools they need to learn useful vocabulary, practice grammar, and perfect pronunciation, this new course is a must-have for native Somali speakers learning English.

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Mango's latest course: Classroom English for Hmong speakers.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   October 12, 2016

Whenever one course closes, another one opens. When it comes to developing the latest in-demand course, that’s the Mango philosophy. What’s the newest course to come out of Mango? Classroom English for Hmong speakers.

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