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2008

March

"Little Miss Sunshine" star brightens School Library Media Month

"School Libraries Count!" study to close March 15

"School Libraries Count!" study to close March 15

“From local to global @ your library”:South Africa celebrates Library Week

2008 ACRL RBMS Leab Exhibition award winners

2008 ACRL RBMS Leab Exhibition award winners

2008 EBSCO/ALA Conference Scholarship Award winners announced

2008 EBSCO/ALA Conference Scholarship Award winners announced

2008 Penguin Young Readers Group Award Winners named

AASL preconferences tackle trends in reading, learning and Web 2.0

AASL preconferences tackle trends in reading, learning and Web 2.0

Accessibility is theme for 2008 Diversity and Outreach Fair

ACRL and LAMA release space planning wiki

ACRL launches chat series

ACRL presents 2008 WSS Significant Achievement Awards

ALA PIO launches new blog

ALA President Loriene Roy to present Madison Award on Freedom of Information Day

ALA President-elect Jim Rettig to testify before Congress on EPA libraries

ALCTS offers wide range of preconferences in Anaheim

ALSC preconference discusses challenges of library summer reading programs

Baker & Taylor teams with ALA’s Booklist on unique online effort

Barbara Will named recipient of ASCLA Cathleen Bourdon Service Award

Blowers named 2008 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner

Blowers named 2008 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner

Ching-chih Chen receives 2008 Beta Phi Mu Award

Connie Paul receives ASCLA Leadership and Professional Achievement Award

Deadline extended for LITA/Ex Libris student writing award

Don Riggs, former LAMA President, dies

Don Riggs, former LAMA President, dies

Elmborg receives Reference Service Press Award

Focus on assessment in the library media center continues with AASL's 2008 Fall Forum

Focus on assessment in the library media center continues with AASL's 2008 Fall Forum

Free online event for ACRL members

Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award recipient named

Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award recipient named

ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee wins ProQuest/SIRS State and Regional Achievement Award

Julie Andrews shares her thoughts on libraries in new video

LAMA committee appointments beginning soon

LAMA seeks PR makeover entries

LAMA seeks PR makeover entries

Lance Armstrong Foundation and ALA team up to deliver cancer survivorship notebooks to libraries

Lawrence Adrian Moore receives 2008 Haycock Award

Lawrence Adrian Moore receives 2008 Haycock Award

Libraries in 34 states earn grants for “Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature”

Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award named

Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award named

Michael Moodie receives ASCLA Francis Joseph Campbell award

New “I Love Libraries” Package available at 2008 Annual Conference

New “I Love Libraries” Package available at 2008 Annual Conference

Orange County Library System wins Wilson grant

Patricia Tarin receives 2008 Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award

Peggy Hoon Honored with 2008 Patterson Copyright Award

PLA announces 2008 Grow Your Own Institutional Scholarship winners

PLA announces selection of National Conference closing session keynote speaker

PLINKIT Collaborative receives ASCLA Leadership and Professional Achievement Award

Ragains wins 2008 ACRL Instruction Section Rockman award

Registration opens for 49th annual RBMS preconference

RUSA hosts preconference on social networking and reference services at ALA Annual Conference

RUSA hosts preconference on social networking and reference services at ALA Annual Conference

RUSA recruits for Genealogy Boot Camp at Annual Conference

RUSA recruits for Genealogy Boot Camp at Annual Conference

Sen. Russ Feingold Honored with James Madison Award

Survey of library support staff certification competencies sent in March

The Campaign for America’s Libraries offers prizes for National Library Week stories, photos, videos

Winners selected for Great Stories CLUB grants

Woodsdale Elementary School wins Sara Jaffarian Award for school library programming

YALSA offers two stipends for Young Adult Literature Symposium

YALSA seeks teen opinions in Teen Technology Survey

February

‘Early bird’ discounted registration available for Advocacy Institute

“Kids! @ your library” singer/songwriter nominated for Grammy Award

2008 ALSC “Light the Way: Library Outreach to the Underserved” Grant Winner named

2008 ALSC Bechtel Fellowship Winner named

2008 ALSC/BWI Summer Reading Grant Winner named

2008 ALSC/Tandem Library Books Literature Program Grant winner named

2008 Financial Assistance for Library and Information Studies Directory

2008 LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award winner announced

AASL seeks presenter for "Reading and the Secondary School Library Media Specialist" Institute

ACRL accepting proposals for 2009 National Conference

ACRL preconferences at 2008 ALA Annual Conference

ACRL presents 2008 WSS Significant Achievement Awards

ACRL seeks presentations for 2009 professional development programs

ALA Auditorium Speaker Series welcomes eight dynamic authors

ALA Council passes resolution calling for end to Kenya violence

ALA Council passes resolution calling for return of Iraqi documents

ALA names three honorary members

ALA Presidential Citation recognizes gaming

ALCTS offers wide range of preconferences in Anaheim

ALSC 2008 Hayes Award Winner announced

ALSC names 2008 Notable Children’s Recordings

ALSC selects three Libraries for second annual Bookapalooza program

Arlene Weber Morales receives 2008 YALSA/Frances Henne Research Grant

ASCLA seeks editor for membership journal Interface

Banks/Harris Preservation Award to Janet Gertz

Bergis Jules selected as RUSA Spectrum Scholar Intern

Blackwell’s Scholarship Award honors Lucy Lyons

Booklist shines spotlight on green collections

Booklist’s Donna Seaman wins Literacy Hero Award

Brian Keith and Camilla B. Reid named winners of the 2007-2008 Sirsi-Dynix – ALA-APA Award for Improving Salaries

Carla Rickerson receives 2008 Genealogical Publishing Co./History Section Award

Chandler and Pesch receive ALCTS Collaboration Citation

Chen, Eagan, and Knowles elected to ALA Executive Board

Collins named 2008 ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Librarian

Craig Gibson wins 2008 ACRL/IS Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award

Daisy Waters wins Esther J. Piercy Award

Daniel Hickey named recipient of Gale Cengage Learning Student Travel Award

Deedy named spokesperson for School Library Media Month

Dolores Fidishun wins 2008 ACRL WSS Career Achievement Award

Donghua Tao named 2008 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship award winner

Dora the Explorer™ joins ALSC and REFORMA in Celebrating Día

Duane Webster receives 2008 Lippincott Award

Eileen Williams named Monroe Award recipient

Emanuel named 2008 ACRL WESS Coutts Nijhoff International West European Specialist Study Grant winner

Entrepreneurs share secret to success with Woman’s Day readers

Entries sought for 2008 LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Awards

Exhibit “Pride and Passion” in your library

First LBI Cunha/Swartzburg award to Ryder

First Step Award to Erin Leach

Funding for nation's school libraries declines as their value increases

Gary White receives BRASS Gale Cengage Learning Award

Gover named 2008 ACRL DLS Haworth Press Distance Learning Librarian Conference Sponsorship Award Winner

Hazard Community & Technical College wins ACRL CJCLS award

Henrietta Smith Named ALSC Distinguished Service Award winner

John Adams’s personal library revealed in traveling exhibition

John Cotton Dana Development Grant Raised to $5000

LAMA mentoring program seeking mentors and mentees

LAMA Preconference Features Tour of Outstanding California Libraries

LAMA Preconference Helps Libraries Learn how to Implement the Balanced Scorecard

LAMA preconference in Anaheim provides new leadership skills

Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award presented to Karen Darling

Librarian salary survey deadline this week

Librarians teach tech skills during Teen Tech Week March 2 – 8

Libraries nationwide to benefit from President Bush’s proposed budget

Lisa Norberg named 2008 Marta Lange/CQ Press Award Winner

MacArthur grant to bolster public interest, advocacy in digital copyright

Make your mark in American Library Association election

Merola named Director of ALA Advocacy Office

Metadata expert Jane Greenberg to receive Kilgour Research Award

Michael Cart wins first YALSA/Greenwood Publishing Group Service to Young Adults Achievement Award

New PSAs starring Julie Andrews available for National Library Week

New season of Step Up to the Plate @ your library® begins

New study reaffirms link between school librarians, academic achievement

New World Book/ALA Goal Award promotes information literacy

Nine Certified Public Library Administrator Program candidates and one course approved

Outreach toolkit for the film “The Truth About Cancer” available free to libraries

Ping Situ and Shuyong Jiang win 2008 ACRL Samuel Lazerow Fellowship

PLA 2008 award winners represent excellence in public libraries

PLA announces 2008 Grow Your Own Institutional Scholarship winners

PLA to hold first-ever Virtual Conference during PLA 2008

Poster proposals sought for ALA Annual Conference Wellness Fair

Ragains wins 2008 ACRL Instruction Section Rockman award

Readers asked to share stories on how library helped improve health

Registration opens for 49th Annual RBMS Preconference

Responses sought for Membership Study

Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award to Carol Pitts Diedrichs

RUSA extends Emerald Research Grant Award submission deadline

RUSA Notable Books Council releases 2008 list

RUSA offers preconference focusing on resource sharing at Annual Conference

Sage Support Staff Travel Grants awarded

Seth Cassel wins 2008 YALSA/Sagebrush Award for a Young Adult Reading or Literature Program

Submit a star and tell us about your healthy workplace for National Library Workers Day

Survey of library support staff certification competencies sent in March

Susan Sharpless Smith wins 2008 ACRL IS Innovation Award

Suzanne Ward receives Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award

Tutor.com named Teen Tech Week Promotional Partner

Vicky Reich receives Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award

Walter P. Reuther Library receives John Sessions Memorial Award

Walters’ article wins Best of LRTS Award

YALSA chooses programs for first-ever Young Adult Literature Symposium

YALSA creates Young Adult Nonfiction Award

YALSA diversity campaign launches with stipend for Annual

YALSA names Teen Tech Week™ Mini Grants winners

YALSA names winner of Teen Read Week Author Contest

YALSA offers preconferences, special events at ALA Annual

YALSA opens Young Adult Literature Symposium housing, announces registration rates

YALSA plans Teen Tech Week™ survey for young adults

Yee Selected for Margaret Mann Citation

January

2008 American Indian Youth Literature Award

2008 Batchelder Award honors VIZ Media for “Brave Story”

AASL co-hosts Midwinter forum on revising standards for technology use in classrooms

AASL launches second year of longitudinal survey

AASL sponsors Victoria Goode, Carrie Turner

ACRL announces 2008 ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute scholarships

ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries winners announced

ACRL explores the future of academic libraries

ACRL Insider launches

ALA Council Adopts Revised Standards for Accreditation

ALA Midwinter Meeting attracts large number of attendees; Youth Media Award selections announced

ALA President Loriene Roy releases statement on PEW survey on library use

ALA President Loriene Roy to Speak at FCC Digital Television Workshop on Tribal, Rural Communities

ALA, AASL rally in Washington State for school library reform

ALCTS Announces New Award for 2008

ALSC announces 2008 Notable Children's Books

ALSC announces 2008 Notable Children's Videos

ALSC Announces Exceptional Web Sites for Children

American Library Association announces literary award winners

ASCLA houses/collects Library Networks, Cooperatives and Consortia project data

Avery, Doty win 2008 Stonewall Book awards

BCALA announces the 2008 Literary Awards Winners

Booklist and Book Links Launch New E-Newsletters

Booklist announces prestigious 2007 Top of the List selections

Call for Nominations for the James Madison Award and the Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award

Catch the Buzz with Booklist Online’s New Blog

Curtis, Bryan win 2008 Coretta Scott King Awards

FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the American Library Association announce $853,000 in Grants to Libraries Nationwide

First candidate completes Certified Public Library Administrator program

Geraldine McCaughrean Wins 2008 Printz Award

Jazz wins first-ever Odyssey Award

Jean Donham, Carol L. Tilley named co-editors of School Library Media Research journal

Libraries nationwide receiving ALA-APA Library Salary Survey

Michigan librarian named “Batting for literacy @ your library” winner

Mo Willems wins Geisel Award for “There Is a Bird on Your Head!”

More than 10,000 librarians, supporters to attend ALA Midwinter Meeting

New "American Dream Starts @ your library" grant to be awarded to 15 public libraries across the U.S.

New ACRL publication examines information literacy in digital age

New ACRL title: Library 2.0 Initiatives in Academic Libraries

Onsite registration available at Advocacy Institute

Orson Scott Card honored for lifetime contribution to young adult readers with Edwards Award

Parents, librarians mobilize to save school library media programs

Peter Hernon named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Peter Sís wins 2008 Sibert Medal

Producer Kevin Lafferty wins 2008 Carnegie Medal for “Jump In!”

Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County wins 2008 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

Register now for Spring AASL e-Academy courses

Schlitz, Selznick win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

Schneider Family Book Award recipients named

Signings, free books at the YALSA Booth at Midwinter

Video Round Table announces 2008 Notable Videos for Adults

Walter Dean Myers to deliver 2009 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

YALSA announces 2008 Alex Awards

YALSA chooses new quarterly journal editor

YALSA names 2008 Baker & Taylor Scholarship winners

YALSA names 2008 Best Books for Young Adults

YALSA names 2008 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

YALSA names 2008 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

YALSA names 2008 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

YALSA names 2008 Selected Audiobooks

YALSA names 2008 Selected DVDs and Videos for Young Adults

YALSA names winners of 2008 Great Books Giveaway

YALSA names winners of BWI/YALSA Collection Development Grant

YALSA to offer four online courses

Youth Media Awards results available in real time on your cell phone

Yuyi Morales, Margarita Engle win Pura Belpré Awards

2007

December

2008 CALA Scholarship applications now available

AASL releases report on first longitudinal survey

ALA awards deadline extended

ALA President Loriene Roy responds to attempts to remove “The Golden Compass” from library shelves

ALA Reasserts Role of Libraries in E-government to U.S. Senate

ALA to provide live Webcast of top children/teen literary awards announcement January 14

ALCTS announces forums for midwinter in Philadelphia

American Library Association holds fifth online election

Application, theme and titles announced for Great Stories Club grant

Authoritative LITA guide to enhancing library Web site usability now available

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Awards ALA $950,000 to Improve the Public’s Access to Essential Internet Resources in America’s Public Libraries

Dr. Ganga B. Dakshinamurti keynote speaker of ALA 6th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunrise Celebration

EPA ordered to re-open libraries

Freedom to Read Foundation to sponsor Philadelphia event with Anthony Lewis

Get Connected with YALSA's Teen Tech Week mini grants

Great interactive software for kids announced

International Copyright Advocates to Defend ‘Balance’ in World Community

Jazz violin virtuoso to headline Curley Memorial Lecture

Library Leader to Speak at FCC Digital Television Workshop on Latino, Minority Communities

LITA hosts happy hour at ALA Midwinter

New Library Support Staff Certification Project (LSSCP) Website announced

NJLA to co-sponsor Advocacy Institute

RDA task force to develop implementation plan

Register for YALSA’s Midwinter Gaming Extravaganza

RUSA Awards reception honors best adult reading of 2008

RUSA offers five online courses in the spring

RUSA’s online course teaches basics of business reference and research

Senior FBI official, whistleblower to address ALA Meeting

SPARC-ACRL Forum to focus on student engagement

Three states, two library systems ready for PRIME TIME

Website Graphic Design Concept debuts at Philadelphia Midwinter

YALSA launches diversity campaign

YALSA offers institute on teen advocacy at Midwinter

YALSA releases companion titles for "The Kite Runner"

November

ACRL invites comment on scholarly communication research agenda

ALA Public Programs Office receives funding from The John E. Fetzer Institute, Inc.

ALA receives $300,000 from Oprah's Angel Network for continuation and expansion of Great Stories Club

ALA, FCC Team Up for DTV Awareness Week in Nation’s Libraries

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher Scholarships for 2008

APTS and ALA Announce Extensive Grassroots DTV Transition Consumer Education Initiative

Area tours show off best of Minnesota at PLA 2008

ASCLA offers course for librarians serving Spanish speakers

Call for certification and salaries committee volunteers

Dungeons and Dragons sponsors Teen Tech Week 2008

LAMA Contest will offer prize for the best of "50 Ways to LEAD Your LAMA"

LAMA seeks new LA&M associate editor

Library workers urged to participate in survey of workplace wellness

LITA Sponsors Lauren Pressley for Emerging Leaders Program

NBA legend to make keynote speech at ALA President’s Program

Nominees Sought for $5,000 Award

NYLA to co-sponsor Advocacy Institute

Olivia Morales selected ASCLA 2008 Emerging Leader

PaLA to co-sponsor Advocacy Institute

PBS campaign provides partnership opportunities for libraries

R. David Lankes named first OITP Fellow

Roy responds to NEA study: Supporting libraries key to increasing youth literacy

RUSA presents genealogical reference institute at Midwinter

Shorlette Ammons-Stephens and Reese Evenson selected as the LAMA 2008 Emerging Leaders

SPARC and ACRL release materials on the progress of open access journal publishing

Teens pick Books With Bite @ Your Library

YALSA announces avatar contest

October

“New Moon” rises in YALSA’s 2007 Teens’ Top Ten

AASL 13th National Conference plots course for the future of school libraries

AASL announces Passport to Prizes lineup for Reno, Nev.

AASL bookstore to offer brand-new titles in Reno

AASL launches collaboration with PBS

AASL offers its first Digital Institute

ABDO Publishing Group to sponsor Celebrate Conference in Reno, Nev.

ACRL announces ALA Midwinter Meeting workshops

ACRL forms positioning libraries task force

ACRL invites applications for Immersion ’08 Program

ACRL/LAMA Joint Spring Virtual Institute accepting proposals

ALA 2008 Scholarship Online Application Now Available

ALA announces Emerging Leader participants

ALA Applauds Federal Court Ruling Against Executive Order 13233

ALA President Loriene Roy to speak at the Library of Congress on Nov. 2

ALA President-elect Jim Rettig calls for Library of Congress to maintain its service to the public

ALA teams up with Credo Reference to put two popular LIS titles online

ALCTS Announces Basic Maps Cataloging Workshop at The Field Museum

ALCTS announces Midwinter Symposium on risk and entrepreneurship in libraries

Alire, Williams seek 2009 - 2010 ALA presidency

ALSC accepting applications for 2nd Annual Bookapalooza program

ALSC sponsors two 2008 ALA Emerging Leaders

ALSC to offer pre-Midwinter institute for those serving parenting teens and their children

ASCLA accepts applications for Century Scholarship

Call for nominations for 2008 ASCLA awards

Children’s librarians enter the blogosphere

Deadline approaching for Carnegie-Whitney Grant

Deadline extended for National Library Week Grant

Former LAMA President Joseph Kimbrough Dies

Four Spectrum scholars to attend AASL National Conference

Get a free copy of an ALA-APA Library Salary Survey - for analyzing the data

LAMA Buildings Course offers management tools in Philadelphia

LAMA Diana V. Braddom Fundraising Scholarship Deadline Announced

LAMA Midwinter Institute in Philadelphia Focuses on Improving Project Managers

LAMA seeks nominations for division awards

Latanya Jenkins selected as the RUSA 2008 Emerging Leader

Libraries urged to participate in national study of Internet use in libraries

LITA offers scholarships in Library and Information Science

LITA/Library Hi Tech award nominations sought

Manuscripts sought for LITA/Ex Libris student writing award

More than $30,000 in grants and awards offered to YALSA members

National test scores prove need for School Librarians

New luncheon speakers added to PLA 2008 lineup

New PLA award recognizes innovation in library services

New PLA award recognizes innovation in library services

Nominations sought for annual ALA recognition awards and grants

Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Nominations sought for John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award

Nominations sought for RUSA Emerald Research Grant Award

PLA and 3M to hold Leadership Institute at 2008 conference

PLA extends application deadline for 3M Leadership Institute

PLA names Preconference Luncheon speaker

PLA Sponsors 2008 Emerging Leaders Amy Crump and Troy Reed

RUSA announces call for nominations for 2008 awards

Spectrum Scholarship winners announced

Standards for the 21st Century Learner to launch during AASL National Conference

Teens choose the winners with YALSA this Teen Read Week

The Future of your school library begins in Reno, Nev.

Twelve Certified Public Library Administrator Program candidates and one course approved

Two advocacy programs available at 2008 ALA Midwinter Conference

WNBA applications are due

YALSA, readergirlz team up to celebrate Teen Read Week™ with 31 Flavorites

September

$50,000 available through 2008 AASL awards program

AASL joins forces with Children’s Book Council

AASL to sponsor four Spectrum scholars at National Conference

ACRL releases “Achieving Racial and Ethnic Diversity among Academic and Research Librarians”

ACRL seeks nominations for 2008 awards recognizing outstanding achievements in academic librarianship

ALA and FOLUSA agreement

ALA Applauds Senate NSL Reform Bill

ALA awards 2007 Diversity Research Grants

ALA celebrates Banned Books Week in virtual world

ALA to participate in the National Book Festival

ALCTS 2008 Division Award nominations sought

ALSC launches inaugural William C. Morris Seminar: Book Evaluation Training at Midwinter 2008

Applications now available for the second annual Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming

Award-winning authors to present in Reno, Nev.

California School Librarian Testifies on ESEA, NCLB Reauthorization

Every Child Ready to Read® customized brochures now available for order

Every Child Ready to Read® PR Kit now available

Federal Judge Declares NSL Gag Order Unconstitutional

Gale sponsors RUSA Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award

Grants available for final round of renowned “Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature –Identity and Imagination” reading and discussion series

Kansas State Library to Host Rural Broadband Summit

Kevin Nealon to keynote PLA 2008 Closing Session

Last days to save $50 off AASL National Conference registration

Library director’s run to benefit ALA: Spectrum Scholarship Program

Nancy Pearl to present “Book Buzz” at PLA 2008

National Vocabulary Championship joins the Smartest Card Campaign

NEH, ALA Public Programs Office announce 3,000 “We the People” Bookshelf grants on “Created Equal”

New mandate requires libraries seeking funds from federal grant-making agencies to register and apply via Grants.gov

Nominations sought for prestigious research award

Nominations sought for the LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award by December 1, 2007

PLA 2008 conference registration to open September 5

PLA 2008 goes “paperless”

PLA 2008 offers wide selection of preconference options

Proposals sought for YALSA’s Teens and Technology Poster Session

Public libraries are sole source of online employment and education information for millions of Americans

RUSA announces new recommended list of genre books for adult readers

Save the date for the Advocacy Institute at ALA’s 2008 Midwinter Meeting

Statement from ALA President Loriene Roy on Net Neutrality

Storytellers to share their craft at the AASL National Conference

Study Shows Fair Use, Libraries to be Economic Boon

Treasure your freedom to read, get hooked on a banned book

Walden Media to sponsor Internet Café at AASL National Conference

YALSA celebrates Banned Books Week with “50 Years of Reading Free”

YALSA gears up for Midwinter with special events and media awards

American Library Association President Loriene Roy releases statement on removal of religious texts from prison libraries

August

AASL e-Academy to offer five courses in the fall

ALA Applauds Sen. Leahy for Donating Movie Earnings to Library

Arkansas Librarian Laments State of Rural Broadband at Senate Hearing

Last call for councilor-at-large nominees for 2008 election

Librarian Salary Survey reports mean librarian salary up 2.8 percent to $57,809 in 2007; non-MLS position salaries also reported

The Exploratorium to showcase school library media best practices

YALSA offers new discussion lists for teaching young adult literature and serving incarcerated teens

YALSA seeks proposals for first-ever Young Adult Literature Symposium

YALSA to offer four online courses

2007 Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship recipient named

2007 Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship recipient named

2007 David H. Clift Scholarship recipient named

2007 Marshall Cavendish Scholarship recipient named

2007 Mary V. Gaver Scholarship recipient named

2007 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship recipient named

2007 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship recipient named

2007 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship recipient named

AASL Advocacy Institute to launch in Reno, Nev.

AASL National Conference is “going green”

ALA’s Office for Literacy and Outreach Services and ALA-APA Find Out What Rural Librarians Think About Their Salaries

ALCTS announces Fall/Winter Continuing Education Events

ALCTS announces formation of Non-English Access Steering Committee

ALCTS announces new publications and resources

ALSC and Candlewick Press "Light the Way" with $5,000 grant

American Society of Business Publications Editors awards American Libraries Direct gold prize

Celebrate Teen Read Week and win a visit from author Tiffany Trent

Free radio public service announcements now available for Library Card Sign–up Month in September

Freedom to Read Foundation announces nominating committee

John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award competition open for 2008

Penguin Books for Young Readers to give away award-winning books to new regular YALSA members

PLA Awards applications now available online

PLDS Report highlights key YA statistics

PPO, LEH announce new grants for PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME®

Public Programs Office receives IMLS grant

Registration now open for September CPLA courses from PLA

RUSA offers four Internet-based courses focusing on reference and user services training

Scholastic Library Publishing to sponsor Exhibit Hall Block Party at the AASL National Conference in Reno, Nev.

South Central Library System to host ALSC 2008 Arbuthnot lecturer David Macaulay in Madison, Wis.

The Library History Round Table announces 2007 award recipients

The Library Research Round Table announces 2007 award recipients

YALSA announces publication of “Best Books for Young Adults,” 3rd edition

July

AASL National Conference school tours offer fresh ideas and innovative solutions

ALA Applauds National Security Letters Reform Act

ALA Graphics announces virtual "READ" T-shirts for Yahoo! avatars

ALA offers “Lawyers for Libraries” Training Institute in conjunction

ALA sends three resolutions to Congress in support of GPO, NLS, NDIIPP

ALA TechSource and ACRL to host Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium

ALCTS Serials Section announces name, mission change

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher Scholarship winners

American Library Association Urges Congress to Reform Laws Governing the FBI’s Use of National Security Letters

Ben Roethlisberger named as Library Card Sign-up Month Spokesperson

Catholic Library Association elected as an Affiliate of the American Library Association

COA announces accreditation actions

Dan Pink's "A Whole New Mind" chosen as AASL's conference-wide read in Reno,Nev.

John Wood to keynote PLA Conference Opening Session

Last chance to "Step Up to the Plate @ Your library"

Libraries “Step Up to the Plate” @ your library

Proposals sought for Carnegie-Whitney Awards

Responses sought for Graduated Dues Research Study

YALSA announces first-time YA author award

YALSA announces winners of Excellence in Library Service

YALSA introduces Teen Tech Week Wiki

YALSA offers resources, read-alikes to keep teens reading after final Harry Potter book

YALSA podcasts Annual Conference

YALSA welcomes Mirrorstone as Teen Read Week Corporate Sponsor

Youth and library use studies show gains in serving young adults

June

“Parade of Bookmobiles” to take place during ALA Annual Conference

20 libraries selected to host “Benjamin Franklin” traveling exhibit

2007 winner of the AASL Distinguished School Administrators Award named

23 libraries selected to host “Lewis and Clark” traveling exhibit

AASL Affiliate Assembly celebrates 30 years

ACRL announces David Free as new editor-in-chief of College and Research Libraries News/ marketing and communications specialist

ACRL announces forthcoming title: “Studying Students: The Undergraduate Research Project at the University of Rochester"

ACRL publishes “Global Evolution”

ACRL publishes “User Surveys in College Libraries: CLIP Note 38”

ALA Executive Board recognizes achievements of the Spectrum Scholarship program

ALA joins MySpace and the Illinois Library Association to promote online safety

ALA President - Elect Loriene Roy to be honored with Native Dance

ALA President's Program to focus on the environment

ALA President-Elect Loriene Roy to speak on health information issues for Hispanics and Latinos at Trejo Foster Foundation Institute

ALA Rallies with Reed, Cochran, Grijalva to Improve School Libraries

ALA to seek input on website redesign at Annual Conference

ALA urges Senate Leadership to schedule vote on OPEN Government Act of 2007 (S.849)

ALA Video Round Table to host Intellectual Property and Fair Use Annual Preconference

ALA welcomes two new Library Champions:Innovative Interfaces, Inc. & Mirrorstone

ALCTS announces Annual Conference forums

American Libraries launches AL Focus Video Site

American Libraries panel pits tech writers and exhibitors

Armistead Maupin to keynote PLA President’s Program

Best of ALA-APA Library Worklife newsletter sent to ALA members

Building One Nation with Many Voices

Carnegie Corporation’s Vartan Gregorian to speak at Opening Session

Follett Software and Follett Library Resources to sponsor AASL Closing Night Gala in Reno

Former FISA Court Chief Judge to Speak in Open Session

Inaugural 6 Spectrum Doctoral Fellows announced

Judith Krug, REFORMA to discuss English Only censorship and its impact on Latino children, young adults in School and Public Libraries

Julie Andrews to sign books for first 100 lucky buyers

Legislation Introduced to Ensure Essential Library Resources, Support for 21st Century Education

Lisa O’Connor and Diane Owens receive Emerald Research Grant Award

LITA officers elected

LITA President’s Program to explore online digital audio collections and Penn Tags

LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award winner announced

Loriene Roy inaugurated 2007 ALA president

Lucille C. Thomas named 2007 Freedom to Read Foundation Roll of Honor Award recipient

Nancy Baumann awarded AASL’s first Innovative Reading Grant

NEH, ALA Public Programs Office announce ”Picturing America” Pilot Project Grant Recipients

New ALA advocacy Web site targets public audience

New ALSC electronic publication helps children understand intellectual freedom issues

New ALSC wiki records Special Collections in Children’s Literature

New award to honor librarian for promoting baseball and literacy or library services

New bibliographies boast Best in Children's Literature

New LITA Guide available for preorder

On-site registration available at the Advocacy Institute

PLA receives Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant to help public libraries build skills and experience needed to increase local support and funding

PLA to introduce new “Toolkit for Success” at ALA Annual Conference

Record breaking attendance at ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

Register by July 6 to save $100 off AASL National Conference registration

Registration now open for 2007 LITA National Forum

RUSA selects LeiLani S. Freund to receive ‘My Favorite Martian Award’

Scholastic to be honored with AASL Crystal Apple

Truitt named editor of ITAL

U.S libraries are flourishing, helping play a critical role in supporting communities

Updated 2007 Diversity and Outreach Fair participants announced

W.Y. Boyd Literary Award recipient named

Y. Diana Wu receives an Emerald Research Grant award

YALSA celebrates 50 years of teen library services at Annual President’s Program

YALSA celebrates contemporary authors at LIVE @ your library Reading Stage

YALSA offers Passport to Teen Read Week™ Contest at ALA Annual

YALSA releases social networking guide for teens

May

2007 Diversity and Outreach Fair participants announced

2007 Paul Howard Award For Courage recipient named

AASL selects 2007 awards recipients

AASL selects 2007 NSLMPY Award winners

ACRL presents 2007 WSS Significant Achievement Awards

ACRL publishes “Library Plagiarism Policies: CLIP Note 37”

Advocacy Institute at 2007 Annual Conference to feature essentials of lobbying session

ALA and NEH announce We The People “Pursuit of Happiness” Bookshelf awards to 2,000 libraries

ALA and Scholastic Library Publishing Announce 2008 National Library Week Grant

ALA councilors elected

ALA joins anti-National ID Campaign

ALA offers tools to assist libraries assessing privacy practices

ALA presents preliminary results from Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study

ALSC selects three libraries for first annual Bookapalooza program

ALSC’s Kids! @ your library® Campaign tool kit continues to grow

ALTA names Jane Rowland and Patricia O’H. Norman as the 2007 Trustee Citation Award winners

Ann M. Martin elected AASL President 2008-2009

Annual Conference attendees will be the stars at premiere of “The Hollywood Librarian”

Applications sought for PLA Results Boot Camp 3

Campaign for America’s Libraries training spotlights new plans, partners at Annual Conference

Carol Sheffer elected PLA vice-president

Central Elementary School Library named inaugural winner of the Sara Jaffarian Award

Cynthia Nugent named ASCLA Century Scholarship recipient

Debraski elected YALSA vice president

Desch elected ASCLA president for 2008-2009

Encourage Summer Reading with Teens' Top Ten

Executive director appointed for ASCLA and RUSA

Freedom to Read Foundation announces 2007 Board of Trustees election winners

Game Lab to explore the intersection of gaming and libraries

Gladys Smiley Bell and Dr. Kenneth A. Yamashita receive the 2007 Equality Award

James Rettig elected ALA president for 2008-2009; Rodney M. Hersberger elected ALA treasurer 2007-2010

John E. Vitali to serve as ALA Endowment Trustee

Last day to register for the Parade of Bookmobiles – May 30

LITA announces 2007 scholarship winners

Long-Term Investment (Endowment) Fund passes $30 million

Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library

MLA announces co-sponsorship of Advocacy Institute at ALA 2007 Annual Conference

New CPLA candidates and courses approved

Pat R. Scales elected ALSC vice-president

PLA to offer Certified Public Library Administrator courses

PLA to present PLDS Database demo at ALA Annual Conference

PPO and YALSA co-present LIVE! @ your library Reading Stage

Pulitzer Prize winner Jed Horne to speak at RUSA’s “Literary Tastes Breakfast”

Registration now open for ALA, NILRC national teleconference, Webcast on copyright in the digital age

River wins 2007 ACRL WSS Career Achievement Award

Sen. Grassley awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by ALA, other whistleblower groups

Thousands of teens celebrate during Teen Tech Week 2007, “Get Connected@ your library”

Updated Service Responses available for download from PLA

World Book – ALA Goal Grant recipient named

Wyatt elected RUSA president for 2008-2009

YALSA announces editor for quarterly newsletter

YALSA announces publication of “Get Connected”

YALSA Celebrates 50th Anniversary in Style at ALA Annual

YALSA named recipient of World Book – ALA Goal Award Grant

YALSA to offer four online courses

You can still register online for the Advocacy Institute

April

2007 Beta Phi Mu Award Recipient named

AASL to offer advocacy workshop at ALA Annual Conference

ACRL 13th National Conference draws record-breaking attendance in Baltimore

ACRL announces 2007 RBMS Leab Exhibition award winners

ALA and Idearc Media Corp collaborate to ‘makeover’ Fort Worth Public Library’s Riverside branch during National Library Week

ALA online annual report showcases 2005-2006 achievements and year’s highlights

ALA to co-sponsor two advocacy programs during 2007 TLA Annual Conference

ALA-APA Library Salary Survey deadline extended

ALCTS 2007 President’s Program features Peter Morville

Alliance Second Life Library Program receives 2007 Library of the Future Award

ALSC/ASCLA preconference to focus on library service to individuals with disabilities

American Library Association joins Informed Meetings Exchange

American Library Association, NASD Investor Education Foundation team up to promote investor education in U.S. libraries

Anthony B. Lin receives BRASS Thomson Financial Student Travel Award

Applicants sought for $2,500 LITA National Forum travel grant

ASCLA hosts LSSPS Annual Dinner to benefit Century Scholarship

Barry Trott named Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award recipient

C. Brandi Borman and Pamela Jane McKenzie receive Reference Service Press Award

Communities “Come together @ your library” to celebrate the changing role of libraries

Congressional Chairmen request briefing from EPA on recent activities

Craig Gibson appointed editor of theACRL Publications in Librarianship Monographic Series

DCLA to co-sponsor Advocacy Institute at ALA 2007 Annual Conference

Department of Defense Army pilot program closes Fort Huachuca Library

DLA to co-sponsor Advocacy Institute at ALA 2007 Annual Conference

Dr. Eliza T. Dresang named 2007 Scholastic Library Publishing Award winner

Former Library Connection “John Doe” testifies before Congress

How do your library salaries measure up? Consult the Library Salary Database for industry-specific information

Joseph Branin appointed editor of College & Research Libraries

Keith Kuhn named Sullivan Award winner

LAMA preconference and bus tour will explore off-site storage in Washington

LIBRARIAN Act of 2007 introduced in Congress

LITA names winner of 2007 Kilgour Award

Mary Dempsey receives 2007 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

May 11 application deadline for ACRL Institute for Information Literacy Intentional Teacher Program

New data on U.S. libraries shows almost two billion served

New PLA publication addresses emergency response

New season of Step Up to the Plate @ your library® begins

Nine recipients of the 2007 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards announced

Nominations are available for YALSA’s National Teens’ Top Ten Vote

PLA accepting talk table proposals for 2008 National Conference

Registration open for LITA preconference

RUSA selects Spectrum Scholar for internship

RUSA supports the Cultural Communities Fund

Springfield-Greene County Library awarded Thomson Gale Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library Services

Sylvia James receives BRASS Thomson Gale Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship

Teen Read Week’s™ 2007 Web site launched with benefits for early registration

VLA to co-sponsor Advocacy Institute at ALA 2007 Annual Conference

Winston Tabb receives 2007 Lippincott Award

YALSA announces fifth round of Excellence in Library Service to Young Adults Project

YALSA Names Teen Tech Week Contest Winners

March

“And Tango Makes Three” tops ALA's 2006 list of most challenged books

2007 LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award winner announced

AASL to offer disaster preparedness workshop in D.C.

ACRL and ALA to present joint campus advocacy program at ACRL’s 13th National Conference

ACRL announces ACRL Podcasts

ACRL announces the Top Ten Assumptions for the future of academic libraries

ACRL announces the Top Ten Assumptions for the future of academic libraries

ACRL releases essay on technology and change in academic libraries

ACRL to present Best Practices in Marketing Awards

Advance orders accepted for PLDS Statistical Report, Online Database

ALA Diversity Office calls for research grant proposals

ALA election polls to open on March 15

ALA names four honorary members

ALA presents Advocacy Institute at 2007 KPLA/KLTRT Annual Conference

ALA president disappointed in Sports Illustrated denying swimsuit issue to some subscribers

ALA president releases statement on looming closures of libraries in Jackson County,Ore.

ALCTS “Interactive Futures” Conference features Richard Lanham and other speakers

ALSC announces Bookapalooza Program to give away books

ALSC seeks host site for 2008 Arbuthnot Lecture featuring David Macaulay

Anne Beaubien wins Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award

ASCLA offers preconference on staff development and management at ALA Annual Conference in DC

ASCLA offers preconference on staff development and management at ALA Annual Conference in DC

Banks/Harris Preservation Award to Walter Henry

Barbara Bibel wins RUSA Isadore Gilbert Mudge–R.R. Bowker Award

Blackwell’s Scholarship Award honors the late Ross Atkinson

Bookmobiles & Innovative Outreach Services is theme for 10th Annual Diversity and Outreach Fair

Braille Institute Library Services named recipient of the ASCLA/KLAS/NOD Award

Caplan named 2007 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner

Center for the Humanities wins ACRL Community and Junior College Libraries Program Award

Choice celebrates launch of Choice Reviews Online Version 2.0

COA makes second call for comment on proposed changes to 1992 Standards

Danielle Cournoyer named recipient of the RUSA STARS-Atlas Systems Mentoring Award

Diana Reese receives ASCLA Exceptional Service Award

EPA Library Workers Recognized at Freedom of Information Day

Faith Jones is recipient of the 2007 RUSA ABC-CLIO Online History Award

First Step Award to Paula Webb

Gilchrist wins 2007 ACRL/IS Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award

James B. Carey Library receives John Sessions Memorial Award

Jaszi Honored with 2007 Patterson Copyright Award

Jenna Freedman named Futas winner

Julia Blixrud receives CSA/Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award

K-12 education issues to headline AASL’s President’s Program in D.C.

Kathryn Deiss, ACRL content strategist, awarded the John Jacob Astor Award for Library and Information Science

Kim named 2007 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award winner

LAMA seeks top library public relations materials for 'Best of Show' Awards

Le named 2007 Marta Lange/CQ Press Award winner

Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award presented to Nancy Gibbs

Lee Logan and Kitty Pope selected as co-recipients of the ASCLA Leadership Achievement Award

Librarians Celebrate Sunshine Week, Support Open Government Legislation

Liz Kudwa receives Dun & Bradstreet Award for Outstanding Service to Minority Business Communities

Margaret Mann Citation honors Robert Wolven

Marian Wright Edelman to keynote ALSC President’s Program

McMasters receives James Madison Award at Freedom of Information Day

Mustang Library Director named chair of national committee

National small business contest highlights library resources

New AASL e-Academy courses available in April

New PLA booklet expands literacy efforts for young children

Rachelle Miller named Dun & Bradstreet Public Librarian Support Award recipient

Resources and Remembrance: ALA visits the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (A Preconference Event)

Ridley Kessler Honored at Freedom of Information Day

Robert Bothmann wins Esther J. Piercy Award

RUSA ABC-CLIO Online History Award Committee present three Honorable Mentions

RUSA offers five preconferences on reference and user services at ALA Annual Conference in DC

Sage Support Staff Travel Grants awarded

Sarah Thomas receives the 2007 Melvil Dewey Medal

Schuman receives Eileen Cooke Award at Freedom of Information Day

Sports Illustrated will make swimsuit issue available to libraries

Statement from ALA President Leslie Burger on Justice Dept. Investigation into FBI, NSLs

Stemper and Barribeau article wins Best of LRTS Award

Sue Murdock recipient of the ASCLA Francis Joseph Campbell award

The Connecticut John Does receive 2007 ProQuest-SIRS State and Regional Achievement Award

Thomas Sanville awarded ASCLA Professional Achievement Award

West coast warmly receives PLA Spring Symposium

WWE and YALSA host the WrestleMania Reading Challenge Finals at the Detroit Public Library

YALSA celebrates the first-ever Support Teen Literature Day as part of National Library Week

February

2007 ACRL STS Oberly Award goes to AgEcon Search

2007 ALSC Bechtel Fellowship Winner named

2007 ALSC/Tandem Library Books Literature Program Grant winner announced

2007 Notable Computer Software for Children announced

2007 Penguin Young Readers Group Award Winners announced

AASL continues national recognition for Rowan University’s School Library Media Specialist program

AASL launches wiki to gather member feedback on draft learning standards

ACRL announces 2007 IS Innovation award winner

ACRL seeks presentations for 2008 professional development programs

ACRL to offer preconferences on electronic resources librarianship and learning objectives

ALA applauds library funding increase in President's 2008 budget

ALA Council passes resolution in support of immigrant rights to access to information

ALA Council passes resolution on affirming the role of libraries in providing E-Government and emergency services

ALA President Leslie Burger speaks of EPA Libraries' importance, public's "right to know" before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

ALA-APA Council passes resolution to endorse a nonbinding minimum salary for professional librarians

ALA-APA unveils Union wiki

ALA/Arts Island Set to Open in Second Life

ALCTS announces its 2007 pre-conferences

ALCTS announces new award recipients for 2007

ALCTS announces poster session for 50th conference

ALCTS announces Spring Continuing Education Events

ALSC announces 2007 Notable Children's Books

ALSC’s 2007 Hayes Award winner announced

Betsy Wilson named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund winner announced

Bookmobiles & Innovative Outreach Services is theme for 2007 Diversity and Outreach Fair

Call for Nominations for the James Madison Award and the Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award

Casey named 2007 ACRL DLS Haworth Press Distance Learning Librarian Conference Sponsorship Award winner

COA announces accreditation actions

Coretta Scott King Book Award Committee announces fifth Annual Review Book Donation Grant winners

Daniel Mendelsohn receives the 2007 Sophie Brody Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Jewish Literature

Deadline for Public Library Funding and Technology Access survey extended to March 1

Dowell wins ACRL Community and Junior College Libraries Section Leadership Award

Elizabeth Edwards to keynote PLA President’s Program

Elmborg and Hook win 2007 ACRL Instruction Section Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year award

Encyclopaedia Judaica named recipient of the 2007 Dartmouth Medal

Frances Hesselbein will speak at LAMA's 50th anniversary President's Program in Washington

Jim Neal wins 2007 Hugh C. Atkinson award

John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award winner announced

Katina Parthemos Strauch awarded the 2007 Louis Shores-Greenwood Publishing Group Award

Kratz, Romans elected to ALA Executive Board

Librarian of the Year 2007 to keynote PLA Spring Symposium Opening Session

Libraries nationwide invited to participate in ALA-APA Library Salary Survey

Libutti named 2007 ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Librarian

Lindquist named 2007 ACRL WESS Coutts Nijhoff International West European Specialist Study Grant winner

LITA/Endeavor student writing award deadline extended

Minoa Elementary School wins 2007 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

New ALA scholarship named in honor of Cicely Phippen Marks

New CPLA online courses and candidates approved

New Woman’s Day initiative asks readers to share stories on how the library helped them start their businesses

PLA 2007 award winners represent excellence in public libraries

PLA announces 2007 institutional scholarship winners

Record number of libraries selected to receive “Let’s Talk About It” grants

Registration and housing for AASL 13th National Conference now open

Registration now open for ACRL Virtual Conference

RUSA announces the list of 2007 Outstanding Reference Sources

RUSA Emerald Research Grant Award deadline extended to April 15

Santa Clara (Calif.) City Library receives ALSC/BWI Summer Reading Program Grant

Statement regarding the true value of "Higher Power of Lucky"

Submit a Star for National Library Workers Day on April 17, 2007

Support Teen Literature Day planned for April 19

Ward named ALSC Distinguished Service Award winner

Winners of PLA feature article contest announced

Winners of the 2006-2007 Sirsi-Dynix – ALA-APA Award for Improving Salaries named

YALSA to offer two preconferences prior to ALA’s Annual Conference

January

2007 Frances Henne YALSA/VOYA Research Grant recipient named

2007 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winners announced

2007 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

AASL launches survey because “School Libraries Count!”

AASL requests member feedback on new Learning Standards draft

ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries winners announced

ALA awards deadline extended

ALA awards deadline extended

ALA literary awards build bridges to African American children’s and adult literature

ALA member libraries to receive copies of Oprah's Book Club pick: "The Measure of a Man" by Sidney Poitier

ALA member survey finds increased satisfaction with communications, areas for improvement

ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle tops 12,100

ALA offers free wireless access at 2007 Midwinter Meeting

ALA offers May “Lawyers for Libraries” training institute in Philadelphia

ALA President Leslie Burger to Testify on EPA Library Closings to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

ALA retreat yields phased plan for Web site improvements

ALA to announce Stonewall Book Awards for best GLBT literature

ALA to provide live Webcast of top children/teen literary awards announcement January 22

ALCTS presents forums at Midwinter in Seattle

ALSC announces 2007 Notable Children’s Videos

ALSC Announces Exceptional Web Sites for Children

ALSC names 2007 Notable Children’s Recordings

ALSC, Target collaborate to support libraries celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros

American Library Association announces literary award winners

American Library Association to unveil nation’s best books for children, young adults in Seattle

Author-illustrator James Marshall awarded 2007 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award

Author-illustrator Laura McGee Kvasnosky wins 2007 Theodor Seuss Geisel Beginning Reader Award

BCALA announces 2007 literary awards

Best Books for Young Adults 2007

Book Wholesalers, Inc./YALSA Collection Development Grant winners announced

Booklist announces prestigious 2006 Top of the List selections

Bookmobiles and Innovative Outreach Services is theme for 2007 Diversity and Outreach Fair

Catherine Thimmesh wins 2007 Robert F. Sibert Book Award

David Macaulay to deliver 2008 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

Delacorte Press wins 2007 Mildred L. Batchelder Award

Draper, Nelson win 2007 Coretta Scott King Awards

Gene Luen Yang wins 2007 Michael L. Printz Award

Holleran, Bechdel win 2007 Stonewall Book awards

Librarians tackle higher education issues at national conference in Baltimore March 29-April 1

Libraries go where teens are: Online

Lois Lowry, author of “The Giver,” receives 2007 Margaret A. Edwards Award

Meet award-winning authors at the AASL National Conference

Midwinter exhibitor event information now available via the Web

National Library Agenda draft available for comment

National library leaders to discuss top trends, announce best books for youth in Seattle January 19-24

NEH, ALA Public Programs Office announce pilot project offering American art resources for schools and school libraries

New Orleans Public Library receives library materials from YALSA’s Great Book Giveaway

Notable Books Council outstanding books for general reader list

Office for Accreditation announces new logo

Online registration deadline for Advocacy Institute nears

Onsite registration available at 2007 Midwinter Advocacy Institute

Patron, Wiesner win Newbery, Caldecott medals

PLA Publications available on ALA Online Store

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers selects 76 titles

Registration for ALCTS 50th anniversary celebration now open

RUSA announces Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index 1999-2006

Seeger, Lord, Sachar win 2007 Schneider Family Book Award

Tracie D. Hall to speak at King Midwinter service, Jan. 22

Video Round Table announces 2007 Notable Videos for Adults

Virtual ALA Washington Office Opens in Second Life

Willems, Weston Woods Studios win 2007 Andrew Carnegie Medal

YALSA announces 2007 Alex Award winners

YALSA announces 2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

YALSA announces 2007 Sagebrush Grant winner

YALSA announces 2007 Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults

YALSA announces 2007 Selected Videos and DVDs for Young Adults

YALSA Baker & Taylor Scholarship grants winners announced

2006

December

ALA calls for real update on EPA library status

ALA Editions announces partnership with Google Book Search

ALA Library launches Web tools to access professional information

ALA President hosts national library agenda summit

ALA President Leslie Burger to Speak on EPA Library Closings at National Advisory Council Meeting

ALCTS forums at Midwinter in Seattle

American Libraries celebrates its first 100 years

ASCLA accepts applications for Century Scholarship

Booklist Online and Downers Grove Public Library offer lively online book talk

Chris Crutcher headlines Freedom to Read Foundation fundraiser in Seattle

COA announces release of proposed changes to 1992 Standards

Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library® wiki goes live!

FBI Director's Comments to Senate Reveal Continued Hostility Toward Libraries, Privacy

John McNeil to present at the LAMA Leadership Development Seminar

LAMA launches new online journal

New ALSC Wiki provides fresh communication opportunities

Online registration extended for Midwinter 2007 Advocacy Institute

Po Bronson to keynote PLA Spring Symposium luncheon

Public Library Funding and Technology Access study project manager begins January 28

Register for one of RUSA’s Midwinter Institutes on Business Reference or Genealogy

Registration open for the ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians

RUSA announces best books for reference and adult readers January 21

RUSA spring online courses offer professional growth

Teen Tech Week registrants receive access to online resources

YALSA announces new electronic discussion list

YALSA announces new MySpace Page

YALSA to offer four online courses

November

“Lewis and Clark” to make expedition to libraries

“Librarian Salary Survey” reports mean librarian salary up more than 4% to $56,259 in 2006

2006 winner of the LRRT Jesse H. Shera Award for the Support of Dissertation Research announced

AASL’s association journal gets dynamic new look

ALA 2007 scholarship online application now available

ALA presents Advocacy Institute at 2006 CLA Annual Conference

ALA Washington Office, YALSA Announce Winner of National Library Legislative Day 2007 Student Contest

ALA welcomes letter to EPA on library closures

ALCTS announces 50th anniversary events

Applications now available for the first annual Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming

Bourdon named ALA associate executive director

Burger announces Emerging Leader participants

Deadline for Advocacy Institute advance registration approaching

Host Ben Franklin @ your library

Idaho and Oregon Library Associations to co-sponsor 2007 Midwinter Advocacy Institute

LAMA leads the way with new blog

LITA scholarships available in library and information science

LITA seeks proposals for 10th annual National Forum

New issue of Library Technology Reports reveals benefits of gaming services at libraries

Nominate Your Library for 2007 Coming Up Taller Award

Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Nominations sought for John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award

Nominations sought for Kilgour award

Omar Wasow to speak at AASL 13th National Conference

Oprah to showcase Dakota Fanning READ®, Cedric the Entertainer LISTEN™ posters

Sixty-three-year ALA member establishes the Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming

Teens vote for favorite young adult book

Thomson Gale to sponsor the Opening General Session at AASL National Conference

Thousands of teens celebrate reading during Teen Read Week 2006, “Get Active! @ your library”

Time magazine’s Joe Klein to discuss “Islam, Iraq and the War on Terror”

Voters support library funding in referenda

YA author Patrick Jones to appear at 2007 Midwinter Advocacy Institute

YALSA announces that Teen Tech Week registration now is open

October

"Friends of AASL" to support school library media interests

AASL launches Professional Learning Community

AASL offers Pre-Midwinter Institute on reading

AASL's sold-out Fall Forum addressed student assessment

ACRL 2005 Academic Library Trends and Statistics now available

ACRL opens registration for 13th National Conference in Baltimore

ACRL releases new book on student engagement and information literacy

ALA continues to raise funds for Gulf Coast libraries

ALA Council urges greater attention for Darfur genocide

ALA launches new member satisfaction survey

ALA promotes online voter registration

ALA receives $2.6 million Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant for library funding, connectivity studies

ALCTS announces Fall/Winter Continuing Education Events

ALCTS non-English access report available for comment

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher Scholarships for 2007

ALSC receives $100,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support multicultural literacy campaign

American Library Association and Bowker announce the launch of the new Resources for College Libraries (RCL) web site

American Library Association holds fourth online election in 2007

American Library Association releases national study of diversity in library workforce

American Library Association testifies in support of new D.C. Public Library

Children's librarians recommend books for the holidays

Dan Pink to kick off the AASL 13th National Conference

Davenport, Rettig seek 2008 – 2009 ALA presidency

Every Child Ready to Read materials now available at ALA Online Store

Freedom to Read Foundation announces nominating committee

Gregory Calloway goes the extra mile for Spectrum Scholarship

Hersberger, Pinder seek ALA Treasurer post

Higher Education Futures Report now available

JCLC Advocacy, Author and Distinguished Service awards announced

LAMA launches first digital download: "Growing Leaders from Within"

LAMA to offer course on buildings management tools at Midwinter

Library community comes together to build bridges for diverse library users

Library-themed games, PSA and Top Ten list round out offerings in ALSC Kids! @ your library campaign tool kit

LITA/Library Hi Tech award nominations sought

Manuscripts sought for LITA/Endeavor student writing award

Nominees sought for $5000 award for Improving Library Workers' Salaries and Status

Public Programs Office announces new online archive of "Let's Talk About It" discussion program

Readers choose Harry Potter as favorite controversial title

Register now for the 2007 Midwinter Advocacy Institute

RUSA issues redesigned journal and new journal website

RUSA presents a Midwinter Institute on genealogy of the Pacific Northwest

YALSA selects two members for ALA Emerging Leaders Initiative

September

"Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Social Science Students and Practitioners" now available from ACRL

2007 LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Award seeks entrants

AASL and Dollar General present 20 Beyond Words grants

AASL unveils new committee structure

ACRL Fall Virtual Institute registration now open

ACRL seeks applicants for Institute for Information Literacy Immersion '07 Program

ACRL to offer workshops on assessment, instruction and research models at Midwinter

ALA offers November Lawyers for Libraries training institute in Columbus

ALA receives Literacy Leadership Award

ALA supports congressional effort to investigate closure of EPA libraries

ALCTS 2007 President's Program features Peter Morville

ALCTS announces "Definitely Digital" as Midwinter Symposium

ALCTS announces new award honoring Ross Atkinson

ALSC accepting nominations for its professional awards

Banned Books Week expands online offerings for 25th anniversary

Best-selling author Gail Godwin's 2006 Annual Conference speech on writing now on RUSA Website

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awards ALA grant to improve Internet connectivity in public libraries

Carlie Webber named winner of YALSA/Listening Library Audiobook contest

First American Indian Youth Literature Award winners announced, honored at JCLC

Freedom to Read Foundation announces organizational membership category

Harry Potter tops list of most challenged books of 21st Century

John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award competition open for 2007

LAMA seeks Cultural Diversity Grant applications

Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries, records Public Service Announcements for Teen Read Week

NEH, ALA Public Programs Office announce 2,000 new We the People Bookshelf grants on the "Pursuit of Happiness"

New Study: Today’s Public Libraries Are Thriving Technology Hubs That Millions Rely on for First or Only Choice for Internet Access

Nominations sought for 2007 ALCTS awards

Nominations sought for annual ALA Recognition Awards and Grants

Nominations sought for the LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award

Over $50,000 available through 2007 AASL awards

PLA now accepting proposals for 2008 National Conference

Program will celebrate First Amendment Champions

Public Programs Office announces new online resources for immigration-themed programming

Public Programs Office launches 2007 campaign for ALA Cultural Communities Fund

Registration open for 2007 PLA Spring Symposium

RUSA announces call for nominations for 2007 awards

RUSA presents "Business Librarianship 101" institute at Midwinter Meeting

Step Up to the Plate winner chosen at Minnesota Twins game; Spring Hills School Library brings in most entries

Teen Read Week nonprofit supporter SmartGirl.org offers teen reading survey

August

"Grow Your Own @ Your Library" institutional scholarship application available online

AASL announces new reading grant

AASL Board approves dues increase

AASL publishes Instructional Classification Toolkit

ACRL seeks nominations for 2007 awards recognizing outstanding achievements in academic librarianship

ACRL to sponsor participant in ALA Emerging Leaders Program

ALA divisions, round table support presidential Emerging Leaders initiative

ALA President Leslie Burger speaks of EPA Libraries' importance, calls for more openness at National Council Meeting

ALA surveys non-MLS positions

ALSC to support presidential Emerging Leaders initiative

Call for nominations for 2007 ASCLA awards

George Lopez becomes spokesperson for Library Card Sign-up Month

George Lopez urges families to get library cards

LAMA announces new online format for journal

LAMA launches learning online with CPLA course

LRRT announces winners of the Jesse H. Shera Award Distinguished Published Research for 2006

Michael Eric Dyson, John Waters, NPR’s Nina Totenberg keynote speakers for ACRL 13th National Conference

More than a book a day challenged in U.S. schools, libraries

New JobLIST site combines American Libraries, C&RL News online ads

New PLA Gordon M. Conable Award recognizes commitment to intellectual freedom

PLA to sponsor participant in ALA Emerging Leaders Program

RUSA revises guidelines for Cooperative Reference Services

RUSA revises Guidelines on Electronic Information Resources

YALSA compiles resources for librarians about online social networking

YALSA to offer over $30,000 in grants and awards to members

YALSA to offer three online courses

July

2006 Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship winner named

2006 David H. Clift Scholarship winner named

2006 Marshall Cavendish Scholarship winner named

2006 Mary V. Gaver Scholarship winner named

2006 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship winner named

2006 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship winner named

2006 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship winner named

AASL honors First Lady Laura Bush with a Crystal Apple

AASL to provide support for two Emerging Leader applicants

ACRL seeks applicants for joint Institute on Scholarly Communication

ALA and Scholastic Library Publishing Announce 2007 National Library Week Grant

ALA disappointed by House passage of bill that will block key web applications

ALA Office for Diversity, University of Pittsburgh and others partner to create Spectrum doctoral fellowship

ALA submits testimony against Library of Congress cataloguing changes

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher Scholarship winners

ALSC silent auction nets funds to benefit libraries in the Gulf Coast

Anderson Cooper receives standing ovation at PLA President's Program

Andrea R. Lapsley named 2006-2007 LAMA president

Applications/nominations invited for C&RL editor

Applications/nominations invited for PIL editor

Authors Loung Ung, Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez, Bertice Berry to speak at JCLC

Brian Gray selected as new LAMA Web Coordinator

COA announces accreditation actions

Elizabeth Nelson wins 2006 LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Award

Eric C. Shoaf selected as new associate editor for LA&M magazine

Free radio public service announcements with actor George Lopez now available for Library Card Sign-up Month

H.W. Wilson Co. and Foundation receive LAMA's President's Award

Joe Agati and Diane Bisom selected for LAMA Leadership Awards

Journalist Juan Williams joins exciting JCLC speakers list to discuss controversial new book on topic that has stirred national debate

LAMA fund raising scholarship winners announced

Lexington, Kentucky to host ALSC 2007 Arbuthnot lecturer Kevin Henkes

Nearly 1,400 libraries “Step Up to the Plate @ your library”

New ACRL advocacy toolkit now available

New CPLA online courses and candidates approved

PLA announces new start dates for e-Learning courses

PLA sponsors one-day workshop on implementing a strategic plan

Pura Belpré Award DVD available from ALSC

YALSA and ALSC announce Odyssey Award for best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults

YALSA announces Teen Tech Week Logo contest winner

YALSA names new libraries to participate in Young Adult Galley and Teen's Top Ten Project

June

Gulf Coast school libraries receive nearly $250,000 for rebuilding from Beyond Words: the Dollar General School Library Relief Fund

Library community draws national praise as it helps New Orleans recover from Hurricane Katrina

Nominations sought for 2006 JCLC awards, scholarships

PLA awards applications available online

2006 LITA/Endeavor Student Writing Award winner announced

AASL honors Gary Harzell with a Crystal Apple award

AASL launches permanent blog

ACRL announces Kathryn Deiss as new content strategist

ALA expresses disappointment in CALEA ruling

ALA members invited to workshops on disaster and emergency preparedness and recovery

ALA offers special "drive in" rate for Monday, June 26, during Annual Conference

ALA previews "The Hollywood Librarian" documentary at Annual Conference June 25

ALA thanks House appropriators for recommending $10 million increase for LSTA

ALCTS announces upcoming continuing education events

American Libraries columnist to blog at Hectic Pace

Carolyn Caywood named 2006 Freedom to Read Foundation

Cokie Roberts to keynote closing session of ALA Annual Conference

Diana Shonrock is new RUSA president

Forty-three libraries to host "Looking At: Jazz" film discussion series

Freedom to Read Foundation announces 2006 Board of Trustees election winners

Grants available for new rounds of popular Let's Talk About It: Jewish Literature reading and discussion series

Guide to Best Reading goes digital

House vote threatens Internet users’ right to equal access

JCLC extends early bird registration to July 14

LAMA announces panel for President's Program at Annual Conference in New Orleans

LAMA Public Relations and Marketing Section announces 2006 Best of Show winners

LAMA seeks Library Consultant Directory entries

Leslie Burger inaugurated 2006 ALA president

Library Advocacy Now! Training in New Orleans to focus on technology issues

Library, Archives Associations file federal appeals court brief on copyright infringement case

Linda Braun selected as YALSA Blog manager

OLOS 35th anniversary celebration to feature lecture by ALA Past President Carla Hayden and New Orleans jazz

OLOS preconference on library service to older adults

On-site registration available for 2006 Advocacy Institute

Orca Book Publishers to give away books to new regular YALSA members

PR materials sought for Swap & Shop

Scholastic to give away books to new YALSA members

Spectrum Scholarship winners announced

Springer to sponsor conference registration bags

Statement from New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitor's Bureau regarding safety in New Orleans

W.Y. Boyd Literary Award recipient named

ALA, Highsmith, Bretford unveil renovated New Orleans Public Library branch

Mrs. Laura Bush delivers keynote address at town hall meeting on school libraries

Rebuilding Cultural Communities in New Orleans

Silent auction to benefit ALA Hurricane Katrina Library Relief Fund

ALA calls for equity in telecommunications reform

May

"Get Out the Vote" campaign increases AASL voting by 39 percent

181 libraries selected to host Great Stories CLUB book discussion program for troubled teens

2006 Library Interior Design awards announced

AASL develops a position statement on instructional classification

AASL seeks Program and Exploratorium proposals for its 13th National Conference

AASL selects 2006 awards recipients

ACRL announces 2007 Best Practices in Marketing Academic and Research Libraries @ your library award

ACRL announces invited speakers for 13th National Conference

ACRL endorses Federal Research Public Access Act

ACRL National Conference proposals deadline is May 10

ACRL seeks editor for Information Literacy Web site

ALA councilors elected

ALA hurricane relief fund reaches $350,000

ALA issues statement on proposed merger of NCLIS, IMLS

ALA members approve dues increase

ALA members invited to discuss role of the public

ALA Opposes “Deleting Online Predators Act”

ALA opposes “National English Amendment” to Immigration Reform Bill

ALA President Gorman to host Forum on International Library Education at ALA Annual Conference

ALA President-Elect Leslie Burger to discuss "libraries on steroids" at Book Expo, May 20

ALA urges more deliberation, library involvement in Library of Congress’ cataloging changes

ALA volunteers to aid 22 New Orleans libraries, schools, colleges, community organizations during Annual Conference

ALCTS announces New Forum On Series Authority Records

ALCTS Annual Conference forums in New Orleans

ALCTS issues statement on the Library of Congress series authority record decision

ALCTS supports "Urgent Action" statement to preserve scholarly electronic journals

ALSC to kick off Kids! @ your library campaign at Annual

Annual Conference offers tastes of New Orleans culture; advanced registration closes May 19

Avery Deane Olmstead named ASCLA Century Scholarship recipient

Bluh elected ALCTS president for 2007-2008

Brehm-Heeger elected YALSA vice president

CAL IFC receives 2006 ProQuest-SIRS State and Regional Achievement Award

CNN's Anderson Cooper, Room to Read's John Wood, author/musician Tom Sancton headline ALA Auditorium Speaker Series

Coretta Scott King Awards breakfast honors namesake June 27 at ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans

Daniel J. Bradbury to serve as ALA Endowment Trustee

Diane Leja receives ALA RUSA STARS Mentoring Award

Garza named 2006 Trejo Librarian of the Year

Health, early literacy pre-conferences added to first-ever JCLC

Jan Sanders elected PLA vice-president

Jane B. Marino elected ALSC vice-president

Kembrew McLeod receives Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award

Library Connection is John Doe - Board speaks about NSL order for library records

LITA announces scholarship winners for 2006

Loriene Roy elected ALA president for 2007-2008

Mates elected ASCLA president for 2007-2008

Mississippi State Library and SOLINET to co-sponsor ALA Advocacy Institute in New Orleans

New advocacy tools for rural, native and tribal libraries to be unveiled at ALA Annual Conference

New LITA officers elected

RUSA announces new business reference award

Sara Kelly Johns elected AASL president 2007-2008

Scholar Kevin Starr discusses "Reading: The Essential Skill" at President's Program

Small business start-ups begin @ your library

The Hunger, Homelessness and Poverty Task Force makes two additions to its Web site

Todaro elected ACRL vice president/president-elect

Tyckoson elected RUSA president for 2007-2008

Winners of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature named

Wired magazine editor Chris Anderson to speak at ALA Annual conference

YALSA announces Teen Tech Week

April

2006 EBSCO/ALA Conference Scholarship Award winners announced

2006 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner announced

AASL selects 2006 NSLMPY Award winners

ACRL makes pledge to support the Cultural Communities Fund

Adult and Family Literacy is theme for 2006 Diversity Fair

ALA intellectual freedom conference program focuses on Native American perspectives and libraries

ALA leaders tour Gulf Coast libraries;find spirit of rebuilding, much work still to be done

ALA leaders visit New Orleans in preparation for Annual Conference

ALA presents $100,000 to rebuild Miss libraries

ALA President hosts free teleconference on "Confronting the Crisis in Library Education" June 9

ALA President responds to FBI efforts to re-classify journalist Anderson’s papers

ALA questions late government action dropping fight to gag librarians with NSLs

ALCTS Publishing releases new spring titles

ALSC 2006 National Institute registration open

American Library Association, Baseball Hall of Fame kick off “Step Up to the Plate @ your library®”

Annual Conference closing session to feature Caroline Kennedy

ASCLA introduces Selecting Spanish-Language Materials for Adults online course

ASCLA President's Program tackles 'Retirement Exodus' of librarians

Beta Phi Mu Award recipient named

Bobray Bordelon named Thomson GALE/BRASS Business Librarianship Award recipient

Booklist Online launches review magazine into cyberspace

Bookmobiles make permanent stops in Gulf Coast

First class of certification applicants approved

Janice Trapp wins the Sullivan Award For Public Library Administrators Supporting Services To Children Award

Libraries to bridge cultures, support family literacy during 10th annual El día de los niños/El día de los libros celebration

Library staff applies creativity to fundraising for Gulf Coast colleagues

LITA names winner of 2006 Kilgour Award

LITA standards coordinator named

LITA Web manager named

Loriene Roy receives 2006 Equality Award

Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award named

Mississippi signs on to ALA Advocacy Institute

New Orleans Advocacy Institute targets public and school librarians Institute luncheon focuses on 65 percent rule, TABOR laws

New State of America's Libraries report documents positive role of libraries

Nominations are available for YALSA's National Teens' Top Ten Vote

Orange County Public Library receives Dun & Bradstreet Award for Outstanding Service to Minority Business Communities

Poets Laureate, award-winning authors scheduled for ALA Annual Conference

PR Forum to focus on word-of-mouth-marketing

Prudence Adler is 2006 Patterson Copyright Award Winner

Relief fund opens new chapter for public school libraries affected by disasters

Robert Lackie receives 2006 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

RUSA offers President's Program on 'What You'll Read Next: The Buzz of Books'

Shades of Glory: Conference program chronicles the story of African-American baseball

Singer Mary Chapin Carpenter added to ALA New Orleans Annual Conference

Southeastern Library Association joins ALA Advocacy Institute sponsors

Teen Read Week's 2006 Web site launched

Texas, West Virginia Library Associations win “Quotable Facts” Competition

Texas, West Virginia Library Associations win Quotable Facts Competition

The Thomson Gale Financial Development Award

Three co-sponsors sign on to ALA Advocacy Institute

Trina Magi named Futas winner

World Book - ALA Goal Grant recipient named

YALSA recommends books for young adults who enjoy 'Gossip Girl' series

March

“It's Perfectly Normal” tops ALA's 2005 list of most challenged books

2006 Information Today Library of the Future Award recipient named

2006 LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award winner announced

ACRL announces 2006 RBMS Leab Exhibition award winners

ACRL seeks applicants for Institute for Information Literacy Intentional Teacher Program

Adult and Family Literacy is theme for 2006 Diversity Fair

ALA Annual Conference registration tops 5,000

ALA begins online survey of library networks, cooperatives and consortia

ALA election polls to open on March 15

ALA Hurricane Katrina Library Relief Fund

ALA issues RFP for feasibility study

ALA President Michael Gorman responds to House passage of PATRIOT Act reauthorization bill

ALA President Michael Gorman responds to Senate PATRIOT Act reauthorization vote

ALA President Michael Gorman to speak at Association of American Publishers meeting in New York

ALA Publishing Committee seeks proposals for Carnegie-Whitney awards

ALA Publishing Committee seeks proposals for WNBA/Ann Heidbreder Eastman Grant

ALA Recruitment Assembly launches recruitment Web site

ALA to present $100,000 to Louisiana Library Association March 29

ALA, Highsmith, Bretford team up for library renovation in New Orleans

ALCTS announces preconference line-up in New Orleans

ALCTS announces spring continuing education events

ALCTS/SAGE support staff travel grant

Allan Kleiman named Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award recipient

ALSC preconference to focus on leadership and management

ALSC/REFORMA's Belpré award celebrates 10th anniversary

American Library Association to host Advocacy Institute at New Jersey Library Conference

American Library Association to host Advocacy Institute at Southeastern Library Conference

American Library Association, Investor Protection Trust kick off Investor Education @ your library® initiative

Applications available for new YA Galley and Teens’ Top Ten groups

Arlene Cohen wins Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award

ASCLA hosts awards luncheon to honor excellence in librarianship

Axel Schmetzke named Francis Joseph Campbell award recipient

Barbara Hoffert receives Louis Shores-Greenwood Publishing Group Award

Betty J. Turock receives 2006 Lippincott Award

Blackwell’s Scholarship Award honors John Willinsky

BRASS Thomson Financial Student Travel Award recipient named

Communities nationwide celebrate National Library Week, April 2-8

Engstrom, Bell, and Russell recipients of ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute scholarships

First Step Award to Patrick Carr

Gala reception planned for ALA/IIDA Interior Design Awards

Gary Frost wins the Banks/Harris Preservation Award

Jennifer Bowen wins Best of LRTS Award

Jill Emery wins Esther J. Piercy Award

Joe Janes wins RUSA Isadore Gilbert Mudge–R.R. Bowker Award

John Byrum receives the 2006 Melvil Dewey Meda

John Sessions Memorial Award recipient named

Johnson County Library receives ASCLA Exceptional Service Award

Karen Hunter receives CSA/Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award

Keith Curry Lance receives ASCLA Leadership Achievement Award

LAMA preconference builds communication action plans for libraries

LAMA preconference explores the needs of the ‘Millennial Generation’

LAMA preconference features innovations in library staff development

LAMA seeks “Best of Show” award entries

LAMA seeks entries for PR Makeover event

Librarians mark 40th anniversary of Freedom of Information Act with “Sunshine Week” events

Margaret Mann Citation to Judith Hopkins

Nancy Huling named 2006 Genealogical Publishing Co./History Section Award recipient

Orange County Library System awarded Thomson Gale Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library Services

Patrick Jones named Scholastic Library Publishing Award winner

PLA announces selection of President's Program keynote speaker at 2006 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans

Public Library Association 11th National Conference draws record-breaking attendance in Boston

Reference Service Press Award recipients named

Registration now open for ACRL/RBMS preconference on libraries, archives, and museums

Registration now open for first-ever Joint Conference of Librarians of Color

Rhea Joyce Rubin named ASCLA Service Award recipient

RUSA selects Doris Ann Sweet to receive ‘My Favorite Martian Award’

RUSA summer sessions available for online learners

School library media programs critical to high school reform

Sixty-three libraries nationwide to host Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation

Skokie Public Library named recipient of 2006 ASCLA/KLAS/NOD Award

Smallest, largest libraries in U.S. see largest funding cuts

Stephen Bosch awarded Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award

Tom Sloan awarded ASCLA Professional Achievement Award

Walden Media to sponsor Dessert Reception at the 2006 AASL Fall Forum

Winner of 2006 Loleta D. Fyan Grant announced

YALSA announces 5,000th member as it approaches its 50th year

YALSA suggests ways to celebrate National Library Week with Teens

February

“Be well informed @ your library®” final report issued

2006 Bechtel Fellowship winner announced

2006 Hugh C. Atkinson award winner announced

AASL's Awards Luncheon to feature prominent young adult nonfiction authors

AASL's President's Program to discuss "The Flattening of the Web"

ACRL announces 2006 IS Innovation award winner

ACRL endorses call for urgent action to preserve scholarly electronic journals

ACRL presents 2006 WSS Significant Achievement Awards

AFSCME Local 1526 and James Fish are SirsiDynix - ALA-APA Award winners

ALA Diversity Office calls for research grant proposals

ALA president Michael Gorman responds to Wall Street Journal editorial

ALA President responds to proposed closings of EPA libraries

ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Award competition deadline extended

Alire serving as ACRL president

Anderson wins ACRL Community and Junior College Libraries Section Leadership Award

ASCLA announces online course for librarians serving Latinos

Askey named 2006 ACRL Coutts Nijhoff International West European Specialist Study Grant winner

BCALA announces Smiley Student Fund

Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund winner announced

COA announces accreditation actions

Coughlan Publishing to host Networking Reception at the 2006 AASL Fall Forum

Craig named 2006 ACRL DLS Haworth Press Distance Learning Librarian Conference Sponsorship Award winner

Dryden named 2006 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award winner

English named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Gayle Bogel named AASL's new KQ Web Editor

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant recipient named

Hutchins named 2006 ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Librarian

In electronic age, Americans’ use of library services grows

John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award winner announced

Kim wins 2006 ACRL Samuel Lazerow Fellowship

Libraries Unlimited to sponsor General Session at the 2006 AASL Fall Forum

Manoff wins 2006 ACRL WSS Career Achievement Award

Maureen Hayes Award winner announced

New Woman’s Day initiative asks readers to share stories on how the library has changed their life

Peggy Barber makes planned gift to Cultural Communities Fund

Petrowski wins 2006 ACRL/IS Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award

PLA announces 2006 award winners

PLA announces selection of National Conference closing session keynote speaker

Registration is open for ACRL’s first completely online conference

Registration now open for Step Up to the Plate @ your library®

Robert D. Stueart elected to ALA honorary membership

RUSA hosts Literary Tastes Breakfast with acclaimed authors in New Orleans

RUSA selects Spectrum Scholar for internship

RUSA to host preconference,“Reinvented Reference,” during Annual Conference, June 23

RUSA to offer preconference, “A Tribute to New Orleans,” in historic French Quarter at Annual Conference on June 23

Seven courses approved for Public Library Administrator Certification program

Simmons wins 2006 ACRL Instruction Section Publication Award

The American Library Association expresses disappointment in USA PATRIOT Act compromise

TLA and ALA offer Lawyers for Libraries training institute in Houston

Unique student orientation idea wins ACRL Community and Junior College Libraries Section Program Award

Walden named 2006 Marta Lange/CQ Press Award winner

WWE®, YALSA, Comcast and Chicago Public Schools use WrestleMania® to promote Big Time Reading

YALSA releases new book on outstanding books for the college bound

YALSA releases new book on outstanding books for the college bound

YALSA releases new book on summer reading programs for young adults

2006 ALSC Notable Children's Books Announced

2006 ALSC Notable Computer Software for Children announced

AASL recognizes five new school library media specialist programs

ACRL announces Call for Proposals for 2007 Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference

ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries winners announced

ACRL/IMLS offer scholarships to attend RBMS preconference on libraries, archives, and museums

AIA/ALA Library Buildings Award seeks jury nominations

ALA announces applications for the Great Stories CLUB, supported by a grant from Oprah’s Angel Network

ALA applauds library funding increase in President’s 2007 budget

ALA Council addresses “65 percent solution”

ALSC announces 2006 Notable Children's Videos

ALSC Distinguished Service Award winner announced

ALSC names 2006 Notable Children's Recordings

Applicants sought for 2006 CALA scholarships

Applications for Institute for Information Literacy Immersion Program Faculty due February 15, 2006

Four librarians selected to receive Penguin Young Readers Group Award

Giles joins ALA Public Programs Office

Maricopa County Library District wins 2006 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

New editor joins ALA Editions

PLA announces 2006 institutional scholarship winners

RUSA appoints new editor of RUSQ

Step Up to the Plate @ your library®: Baseball Hall of Fame named Campaign Founding Partner

Three members elected to ALA Executive Board

BCALA selects theme for the 6th National Conference of African American Librarians

January

11,000 attend ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Antonio

2006 AASL national institute focuses on student assessment

2006 Batchelder Award honors Arthur A. Levine Books

2006 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winners announced

2006 YALSA Selected Videos & DVDs for Young Adults

2006 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

60 libraries selected to receive Jewish literature discussion program grants

AASL to host question and answer session with the U.S. Department of Education

ACRL announces Student Paper Awards for Baltimore conference

ACRL seeks applicants for joint Institute on Scholarly Communication

ALA announces 2006 Stonewall Book award winners:“Babyji” and “The Fabulous Sylvester: the Legend, the Music, the 70s in San Francisco” top list

ALA Council approves dues increase proposal

ALA Council passes resolution opposing Alito confirmation

ALA introduces “Radical, Militant Librarian” button

ALA launches “AL Direct” weekly email news service

ALA mourns loss of civil rights pioneer Coretta Scott King

ALA Public Programs Office announces new speakers for PLA preconference on library programming

ALA to provide live Webcast of top children/teen literary awards announcement January 23

ALA's Notable Books Council announces 2006 top picks

ALCTS announces Open Forum at Midwinter in San Antonio

ALSC announces KIDS! @ your library® Campaign

ALSC/BWI Summer Reading Grant 2006

American Library Association announces literary award winners

American Library Association debuts online Advocacy Resource Center

American Library Association offers e-Learning Service for members

Application deadline extended for We The People Bookshelf grants on “Becoming American”

Author Angela Shelf Medearis to speak at King observance on January 23, 2006 during ALA's Midwinter Meeting in San Antonio

Avner Mandelman receives first Sophie Brody Medal for outstanding achievement in Jewish literature

Baker & Taylor Scholarship Grants announced

Barnett, Johns seek 2007-2008 AASL presidency

BCALA announces 2006 literary award winners

Best Books for Young Adults 2006

Book Wholesalers, Inc./YALSA Collection Development Grant winners announced

Booklist announces 2005 Top of the List selections

Certified Public Library Administrator Program application process opens on January 17, 2006

Connecticut school library receives a ton of library materials from YALSA’s Great Book Giveaway

Dartmouth Medal recipient chosen

FableVision recognized as 2005 Carnegie Medal co-recipient

John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards to be announced at ALA Midwinter Meeting

John Green Wins 2006 Printz Award

Kevin Henkes to deliver 2007 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

LAMA Diana V. Braddom FRFDS Scholarship deadline extended

Lester, Collier win 2006 Coretta Scott King Awards

Libraries Build Communities: ALA to provide volunteering opportunities to conference goers at ALA Annual in New Orleans

Libraries nationwide soon will receive non-MLS salary survey

Lucy Collins Nazro and Kathryn Runnells receive Immroth Award

Nominations sought for 2006 JCLC awards, scholarships

On-site registration available for 2006 Advocacy Institute

Otorgan Premios Pura Belpré a Raúl Colón y Viola Canales

Pat Mora launches Día 10th anniversary in San Antonio

Perkins, Raschka win Newbery, Caldecott medals

Public Libraries welcomes new editor and a new design

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers selects 91 titles

Raul Colón, Viola Canales win Pura Belpré Awards

RUSA announces new online Business Reference 101 course for spring 2006

RUSA announces new online Readers’ Advisory 101 course for spring 2006

Rylant and Stevenson win first-ever Seuss Award for “Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas”

Sally M. Walker wins 2006 Sibert Informational Book Award

Schneider Family Book Award recipients named

Sporn, Gagne, Reilly win Carnegie Medal for “The Man Who Walked Between the Towers”

State Representative Menéndez to speak at 2006 Advocacy Institute

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association renaming contest deadline extended

The Public Library Association’s Smartest Card campaign moves forward

Video Round Table announces 2006 Notable Videos for Adults

Woodson honored for lifetime contribution to young adult readers with Edwards Award

YALSA announces 2006 Alex Awards

YALSA announces 2006 Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults

YALSA to offer new blog

YALSA/Sagebrush Award for a Young Adult Reading or Literature Program winner announced

2005

December

Adult and Family Literacy is theme for 2006 Diversity Fair

ALA Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund raises over $200,000 for Gulf Coast libraries

ALA names new development director

ALA offers complimentary registration for Annual Conference 2006 to members in zones impacted by Katrina and Rita

ALA president sponsors forum on education for librarianship

ALA Public Programs Office announces PLA preconference on library programming

ALA responds to national adult literacy study

ALA to announce children, teen book award winners;discuss library trends at San Antonio conference

ALA welcomes USA PATRIOT Act extension, thanks Congress for bipartisan effort to continue debate over civil liberties issues

ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Award competition announced

ALA: USA PATRIOT Act revisions not adequate to ensure reader privacy

Author, commentator Andrei Codrescu talks about the librarians in his life at ALA conference in San Antonio, Jan. 20-25

Enthusiastic response to ACRLog

Freedom to Read Foundation announces Nominating Committee

LAMA to sponsor institute on successful fundraising

Library Advocacy Now! Training

Library issues to play important role in upcoming White House Conference on Aging

New ALSC director named

Online registration extended for 2006 Advocacy Institute

Ragtime pianist, MacArthur "genius grant" winner to be featured at ALA Midwinter Curley Lecture

RUSA announces Awards Recognition Reception

Sandra Cisneros headlines Freedom to Read Foundation fundraiser in San Antonio

YALSA creates list of “Chronicles of Narnia” read-a-likes

YALSA to host preconference on audiobooks at ALA's Annual Conference

YALSA to host Teens & Technology Institute and Video Gaming Night at Midwinter

YALSA to offer online course “New Technologies & New Literacies for Teens”

November

2006 American Library Association election will offer improved delivery of ballots

AASL offers Pre-Midwinter Institute on library media best practices

AASL releases new book on reading instruction

ACRL announces enhanced access to College & Research Libraries

ACRL invites proposals exploring technology and academic librarianship for joint ACRL/CNI/EDUCAUSE Virtual Conference

ACRL seeks presentations for its 13th National Conference

ACRL to offer preconferences on assessment, outreach and federated searching in New Orleans

ALA and ACRL file comments before the FCC on CALEA

ALA Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund tops $100,000 for Gulf Coast libraries

ALA launches 2006 Campaign for the Cultural Communities Fund

ALA offers members travel affinity program for personal travel

ALSC to host pre-Midwinter workshop on early literacy and story-time

Applications available for “Looking At: Jazz, America's Art Form” film discussion series

Conference committee ignores Americans’ concerns over PATRIOT Act provisions

Five states selected for national expansion of PRIME TIME family reading program

Intellectual Freedom Round Table seeks nominations for awards

Janis Bandelin joins ACRL board

LITA/Library Hi Tech award nominations sought

Manuscripts sought for LITA/Endeavor student writing award

McCormick Tribune Foundation doubles number of We The People Bookshelf grants on “Becoming American”

Nominations sought for Kilgour award

Nominations sought for the LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award by December 1, 2005

PLA pre-Midwinter Institute to focus on intellectual freedom training

Register by December 9, 2005 for ACRL workshops on assessment, information literacy and marketing

Registration for the ALCTS SCCTP Advanced Serials Cataloging Symposium for 2006 Midwinter now open

RUSA announces online Reference Interview course

Salinas, Calif., approves new funding for library services

Time is running out for Advocacy Institute online registration

October

20 library systems selected for“Investor Education @ your library®”

AASL closes Pittsburgh conference on high note

ACRL announces the debut of its new weblog, ACRLog

ACRL Committee on Ethics announces new discussion list

ALA awarded $239,416 to study library networks and cooperatives

ALA Board approves dues proposal for Council consideration

ALA Editions names Bloss RDA Project Manager

ALA Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund has raised $50,000 for Gulf Coast libraries

ALA launches public library funding survey

ALA proposes simplification of E-rate program

ALA receives Oprah's Angel Network Book Club Award for $50,000 to help bring books to underserved teens

ALA-APA names winner of advocacy writing contest

ALA-APA seeks SirsiDynix-ALA-APA Award nominees

American Library Association to hold 2006 Annual Conference in New Orleans

Applications sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Crowe, Roy seek 2007 - 2008 ALA presidency

Janis Bandelin joins ACRL board

LAMA seeks new LA&M associate editor

LAMA/YBP seeks submissions for Student Writing and Development Award

New online tools, Graphics products available for National Library Week 2006

Nominations sought for John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award

Online Communications Handbook offers tips on how to obtain greater visibility for library messages

Online registration for ALA 2006 Midwinter Advocacy Institute now available

Over 150 programs to be offered at PLA National Conference

REFORMA de Utah wins 2005 Estela and Raúl Mora Award

Registration for the ALCTS SCCTP Advanced Serials Cataloging Symposium for 2006 Midwinter now open

Teens vote for favorite book during Teen Read Week October 16-22

Teens vote for favorite young adult book

Ten-year-old scores sold-out tickets to World Series thanks to her library

ACRL seeks applicants for Institute for Information Literacy Immersion '06 Program

ALA Joins Challenge to Patriot Act in U.S. Supreme Court

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association needs an extreme makeover – for its name!

ACRL announces Kara Malenfant as new Scholarly Communications-Government Relations Specialist

Actress Q'orianka Kilcher speaks out for Teen Read Week, October 16-22

September

Coach Carter to deliver keynote address at AASL National Conference in Pittsburgh, October 6-9

30 libraries receive Jewish literature discussion program grants; additional grants available for September 30 deadline

ALA and ALA-APA seek proposals for national salary surveys

ALA applauds decision in library PATRIOT case

ALA Creates 'Adopt a Library' Program to help Gulf region libraries recover and rebuild

ALA survey of librarian salaries now has state-level reporting and includes smaller public libraries

ALSC compiles booklist to help children deal with hurricane disasters

Applications available for new We the People Bookshelf Grant on “Becoming American”

Dues relief for ALA members in Katrina affected zone

John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award competition open for 2006

LAMA Diana V. Braddom FRFDS Scholarship seeks applicants

LAMA seeks Cultural Diversity Grant applications

LAMA seeks nominations for division awards

Library community comes together to assist displaced Hurricane Katrina library staff

Nominations sought for 2006 ALCTS awards

Nominations sought for 2006 Sage Library Support Staff Travel Grants

RUSA to host institute, “Traces and Trails of Genealogy of the Southwest,” during Midwinter Meeting on January 20

School librarian conference brings 4,000+ to Pittsburgh, Oct. 6-9

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing to give away books to new YALSA organizational members

Teen Read Week kick off event to be held at the Glendale (Calif.) Public Library

U.S.libraries connect hurricane evacuees with information, resources

World Wrestling Entertainment® SmackDown!® Superstar Rey Mysterio® is the spokesperson for Teen Read Week

YALSA offers recommended reading for teens in light of recent disaster

Hurricane Katrina: latest news and where to donate

Win $2,000 for your library with the @ your library Award sponosred by FOLUSA, ALA and Baker & Taylor

ALA Cultural Communities Fund receives $50,000 pledge from H.W. Wilson Foundation

Get Real! @ your library during national Teen Read Week, October 16-22

ALA Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund to help rebuild libraries in Gulf Coast

August

AASL adopts new Strategic Plan

ACRL announces theme for 13th National Conference

ACRL seeks nominations for 2006 awards recognizing outstanding achievements in academic librarianship

ACRL to offer workshops on assessment, collaboration in San Antonio

ACRL/CHOICE appoints “Resources for College Libraries” editorial board

ALA approves five-year strategic plan

ALA Council passes resolution on connection between Iraq War, libraries

ALA Council passes resolution on disinformation, media manipulation and destruction of public information

ALA introduces Banned Books bracelet

ALA pleased with improvements to reader privacy protections in Senate bill reauthorizing PATRIOT Act

ALA releases full report on law enforcement activity in libraries

ALA reports fund raising progress for Cultural Communities Fund

ALA submits declaration in open hearing on library provision of PATRIOT Act

ALA-APA names winner of advocacy writing contest

ALA-APA seeks providers for public librarian certification

American Libraries features Senator Obama remarks from ALA 2005 Annual Conference

Applications available for PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME® reading and discussion series

FBI Used PATRIOT Act’s administrative subpoena to get library records in Connecticut

Idaho State Library to host YALSA's Institute, Power Up with Print

Join the Major Leagues @ your library ends September 9

Library Card Sign-up Month promotes the “Smartest Card” Publicity materials available online

New PLA publication provides ready-to-use intellectual freedom training

Nominations sought for 2006 ASCLA scholarship, award

Nominations sought for 2006 RUSA awards

RUSA announces online Reference Interview course for fall 2005

YALSA offers teen “books that don't make you blush”

July

2005 Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship winner named

2005 David H. Clift Scholarship winner named

2005 Marshall Cavendish Scholarship winner named

2005 Mary V. Gaver Scholarship winner named

2005 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship winner named

2005 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship winner named

2005 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship winner named

AASL and ACRL launch discussion list for information literacy

ACRL publishes “Colleges, Code and Copyright, ACRL Publications in Librarianship no. 57”

ACRL's Rare Books and Manuscripts Section receives IMLS grant to foster communication between museums, libraries, and archives

Advocacy Institute “Webinar” now online

ALA and NEH announce second round of We The People “Freedom” Bookshelf awards to 500 libraries

ALA announces new 60-library tour of Abraham Lincoln traveling exhibition; applications now open

ALA announces new Task Force on School Libraries

ALA applauds House bill allowing student loan forgiveness for librarians

ALA criticizes House reauthorization of PATRIOT Act

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher Scholarship winners

American Library Association (ALA) urges open rule in House PATRIOT vote

CALA announces new officers and award winners at Annual Conference

COA announces accreditation actions

Libraries across the country Join the Major Leagues

PLA provides funding for “Grow Your Own @ Your Library®” institutional scholarships for public libraries, 2005-08

Williamsburg, Va. to host ALSC Arbuthnot Lecture

YALSA announces plan to create annual graphic novel list for teens

June

“Smartest Card” campaign enters its second year

“Smartest Card” campaign rewards “Smart Ideas”

2005 Library of the Future Award recipient named

ACRL partners with Bowker to develop and publish “Resources for College Libraries”

Advocacy Institute to be Web cast, archived on ALA Web site

ALA awards 2005 Diversity Research Grants

ALA introduces 21st Century literacy toolkit

ALA member libraries to receive copies of Oprah's Book Club “A Summer of Faulkner” picks

ALA, ALSC announce Scholastic contribution to Pura Belpré award endowment

ALSC Bechtel Felllowship Winner Announced

ALTA announces winners of Major Benefactors Honor award

American Library Association (ALA) Announces Preliminary Findings of Study Measuring Law Enforcement Activity in Libraries

Author and attorney Eva Golinger to speak on U.S. intervention against Venezuela

CALA names three winners to receive Sally C. Tseng Grants

Castle appointed to PPO post

Diana Paque named ASCLA president

Donald C. Boyd named 2005 winner of Justin Winsor Prize

Electrical sub-station fire starts ALA Annual Conference with a bang

Forty libraries selected for traveling exhibition about founding father Alexander Hamilton

Hayes and Neely receive 2005 ALTA/Gale Grant

Joint Conference planning on schedule for October 2006 event

Library association recommends fantasy books for Harry Potter fans

Michael Gorman inaugurated 2005 ALA president

New LITA officers elected

New LITA publication offers guide to eScholarship

Partial proceeds of new book to benefit Spectrum Scholarship Program

PLA president-elect to spotlight the value of libraries

Record-breaking 27,800 attend 2005 ALA Annual Conference

Richard K. Gardner to receive ACRL Presidential Award

RUSA and Arthur Brody and the Brodart Foundation announce new award for Jewish literature

RUSA releases new title on statistics for business development

Sanders Amendment Passes: Library Users Again Free to Read

Sanford Berman to present Coleman lecture, June 27, at Annual Conference

Share your Teen Read Week ideas with YALSA and get a free book at ALA's Annual Conference!

Spectrum Scholarship winners announced

Supreme Court clarifies Sony decision, fair use preserved

Swap & Shop showcases jazzy pr at Annual Conference

University of Denver creates ALA Student Chapter

USA PATRIOT Act, technology, library funding cuts top agenda at ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, June 23 to 29

Verizon Reads receives Stevie Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

W.Y. Boyd Literary Novel Award recipient named

Woman’s Day magazine’s online book club goes live with YALSA members’ book recommendations

May

2005 LITA National Forum to be held in San Jose, Sept 29 – Oct. 2

2005 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner announced

2005 Paul Howard Award For Courage recipient named

AASL presents 2005 awards recipients

AASL presents 2005 NSLMPY Award winners

ACRL releases revision to classic guide to academic libraries

ACRL/Choice seek applicants for “Resources in College Libraries” editorial board

Actor-comedian Jamie Kennedy joins ALA Graphics’

ALA collaborates with Florida State on library geographic database mapping project

ALA councilors elected

ALA designated Maintenance Agency for NISO Library Statistics Standard

ALA launches voluntary member demographic survey

ALA offers November “Lawyers for Libraries” training institute in Seattle

ALA President at Book Expo

ALA President welcomes conversation with Attorney General

American Library Association against proposed bill to federally mandate school library purchases

Boston Red Sox centerfielder Johnny Damon joins

Court rules for libraries, consumers in broadcast flag case

Crews Wins American Library Association’s L. Ray Patterson Award

Cynthia A. Phillip elected AASL president for 2006-2007

David Cohen named 2005 Freedom to Read Foundation Roll of Honor Award recipient

Diane Zabel is new RUSA president

Follett Library Resources to be honored with AASL Crystal Apple

Freedom to Read Foundation announces 2005 Board of Trustees election winners

Ivan Murillo named ASCLA Century Scholarship recipient

LAMA seeks entries for new “PR Makeover” event

LAMA seeks Library Consultant Directory entries

Learn strategies for speaking up about library issues at Library Advocacy Now! Training

Lerner Publishing Group to give away books to Teen Read Week registrants

Leslie Burger elected ALA president for 2006-2007

Library Dynamics to publish “North American Title Count”

LITA announces scholarship winners for 2005

LITA names winner of 2005 Kilgour Award

LITA/Endeavor Student Writing Award Winner announced

LRRT announces winner of first Ingenta Research Award

Maisy poster preps youngsters for reading

Mark Winston named recipient of 2nd annual Achievement in Library Diversity Research honor

Maurice Freedman and Dorothy Morgan win Dynix-ALA-APA Award for Promoting Salaries and Status for Library Workers

Michael Hawley to be featured speaker at the ALCTS President’s Program

Mitchell receives the 2005 Melvil Dewey Medal

Multi-talented actor Ethan Hawke joins ALA Graphics’ READ Poster Series

Olive poster spurs reading to your heart’s content

Orca Book Publishers to give away books to new regular YALSA members

PLA announces winners of annual “Public Libraries” article contest

PLA to hold three preconferences at upcoming annual conference

Registration for the Advocacy Institute extended

RUSA selects Elliot Kanter to receive ‘My Favorite Martian Award'

Scholastic to give away books to YALSA members who register for Teen Read Week

Snelson elected ACRL vice president

Swap & Shop seeks “jazzy” library public relations materials

U.S. Senator Obama keynotes American Library Association Annual Conference, June 23-29

World Book – ALA Goal Grant recipients named

Wyden amendment would ensure reporting on FBI library searches

YALSA announces editor for quarterly journal

April

AASL adopts a position statement on National Board Certification

AASL affiliate helps launch first-ever Center for 21st Century Skills in North Carolina

AASL changes categories for the NSLMPY Award

AASL presents preconference for school library media collections

Advocacy pre-conferences target beginning, seasoned library supporters including trustees, Friends and public librarians

ALA 2003-2004 annual report available online

ALA honors Mrs. Laura Bush for Service to Libraries

ALA President Carol Brey - Casiano responds to Oversight Hearing on Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act

ALA president releases statement regarding USA PATRIOT Act Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

ALA receives $380,000 Grant from the Ford Foundation to support intellectual freedom and advocacy efforts

ALA's Susan Roman to head Dominican University library school

ALSC becomes national center for El día de los niños/El día de los libros

ALSC Milwaukee Art Museum tour features Ashley Bryan, award-winning illustrator

American Library Association president to lead delegation to Bedford, Texas

American Library Association president to speak at National Conference on Family Literacy

American Library Association teams with the Investor Protection Trust and Kiplinger to promote investor education in U.S. libraries

Association of College & Research Libraries conference draws record-breaking attendance in Minneapolis

Booklist to launch new online book review venture

Chapter co-sponsors sought for the Advocacy Institute

David Conley to speak at AASL President's Program "Standards for Success"

Fifty libraries to host WWI film discussion series

LAMA to offer program on recruitment to the library profession at Annual Conference

Millions celebrate value of America's libraries during National Library Week, April 10-16

Opening day of Join the Major Leagues @ your library celebrated today in Los Angeles

Teen Read Week’s 2005 Web site launched

YALSA announces 2005 Alex Awards

March

Academic librarians discuss Googlelization, PATRIOT Act, access to research at conference in Minneapolis, April 7-10

ACRL CLIP Note #35 Special Collections in College and University Libraries now available

ACRL kicks off virtual conference with free Webcast featuring Keller and Lynch

ACRL provides Scholarly Communications toolkit to support advocacy efforts for academic and research libraries

ACRL seeks proposals for professional development programs

ACRL to present Best Practices in Marketing Awards at 12th National Conference in Minneapolis

ALA reports strong funding for Cultural Communities Fund; Seeks $300,000 in 2005

ALA to host a pre-White House Conference on Aging Forum

ALA webcast to explore how salaries affect library recruitment

ALCTS announces 2005 award recipients

ALCTS to offer “pay-by-the day” pre-conferences

Alma Dawson receives 2005 Equality Award

ALTA names Jim Connor and Robert B. Lyons as the 2005 Trustee Citation award winners

ASCLA to offer preconference, “Business 101: The Practical Aspects of Becoming an Independent Consultant,” during Annual Conference on June 24

Atifa Rawan named Futas winner

Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund winner announced

BRASS Thomson Financial Student Travel Award recipient named

Caroline Ward named Grolier Award winner

Caroline Ward named Grolier Foundation Award winner

Co-chair of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills to address attendees at AASL's National Conference 2005

David Tyckoson wins RUSA Isadore Gilbert Mudge–R.R. Bowker Award

Don Leslie receives LAMA 2005 Leadership Award

East Carolina University forms first NCATE ALA Student Chapter

Eight buildings win 2005 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

First Lady Laura Bush Presents Nation’s Highest Award to Libraries for Extraordinary Service to Communities

Fourth year of ALA-Woman's Day partnerhip launches during National Library Week

Francis Joseph Campbell Award recipients named

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant recipient named

Hays Public Library Board of Trustees receive Immroth Award

Johnson County Library named recipient of 2005 ASCLA/KLAS/NOD Award

LAMA announces 2005 Group Achievement Award Recipient

LAMA presents Fundraising Institute

Learn how to “Get Out Your Vote!” at LAMA preconference

LITA explores Web services protocols

LITA hosts Shibboleth preconference in Chicago

LITA presents “Developing a Culture of Assessment” in Chicago

LITA Regional Institute “Establishing an Institutional Repository” in Philadelphia, June 3, 2005

Marilyn Irwin named ASCLA Service Award recipient

Marilyn L. Miller receives ALSC Distinguished Service Award

Michael Clegg named 2005 Genealogical Publishing Co./History Section Award recipient

Minnesota Coalition on Government Information receives Eileen Cooke State and Local Madison Award at Freedom of Information Day

Mo Willems to be featured at the AASL Awards Luncheon

New e-cards promote National Library Week, reading

New Jersey State Library awarded ASCLA Leadership Achievement Award

PLA offers cash for “Smartest” ideas

PLA Select Publications to offer “Trustee Facts File”

PLA's symposium draws nearly 800 library professionals

Polls open today for 2005 American Library Association election

Queens Public Library receives ASCLA Exceptional Service Award

Registration for ACRL's Virtual National Conference now available

RUSA to host preconference, “Business Librarianship 101: Core Competencies for Business Librarianship,” during Annual Conference on June 24

RUSA to host preconference,“Reinvented Reference,” during Annual Conference, June 24

RUSA to offer preconference, “Midwest Genealogy Hospitality,” during Annual Conference on June 24

RUSA to present preconference, “Currents of Change,” on June 24 during Annual Conference

Schmidt Receives Madison Award at Freedom of Information Day

Ten ALA members to receive Conference Sponsorship awards

The Thomson Gale Financial Development Award Recipient named

Thomson Gale to sponsor the Opening General Session at AASL National Conference

Tour three new Chicago-area public libraries with LAMA

Tour Valparaiso University Library with LAMA

U.S. library associations set up “Library Disaster Relief Fund” to rebuild libraries destroyed by the tsunami

U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser to speak at RUSA's “Literary Tastes Breakfast”

Wayne Onkst wins the Sullivan Award For Public Library Administrators Supporting Services To Children Award

YALSA to select 100 “Best of The Best” young adult books

February

"The Chocolate War" tops 2004 most challenged book list

2005 Hugh C. Atkinson award winner announced

2005 LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award winner announced

2005 Notable Children's Books announced

2005 Notable Computer Software for Children announced

AASL names editor for resource guides

ACRL announces recipients of 2005 awards

ACRL responds to NIH Public Access Policy

ALA announces Ingenta Research Award

ALA establishes committee on public and cultural programs

ALA offers Southeast regional "Lawyers for Libraries" training institute at SOLINET member meeting in Atlanta

American Association of School Librarians joins Partnership for 21st Century Skills

American Library Association President-Elect to lead national/state delegation to Salinas, Calif.

Bold BMX Biker Mat Hoffman joins ALA Graphics'READ Poster Series

Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant recipient named

Charles J. Popovich named Thomson Gale/BRASS Business Librarianship Award recipient

COA announces accreditation actions

Corby named 2005 ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Librarian

Coretta Scott King Book Award Committee announces third annual Review Book Donation Grant winners

Dartmouth Medal recipient chosen

David Sedaris to keynote PLA President's Program

Donald J. Sager receives 2005 Lippincott Award

Five new organizations join the Campaign for the World's Libraries

Four librarians selected to receive Penguin Young Readers Group Awards

Four members elected to ALA Executive Board

Gary Niebuhr named Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award recipient

Harry M. Kriz named Virginia Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award

Jacobson and Xu win 2005 ACRL Instruction Section Publication award

Jersey City Free Public Library receives ALSC/BWI Summer Reading Grant

John Sessions Memorial Award recipient named

LAMA seeks "Best of Show" award entries

LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Award seeks entrants

Library Prize for Undergraduate Research wins

Marilyn Miller receives ALSC Distinguished Service Award

Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award named

Multi-talented actor Ice Cube joins ALA Graphics'READ Poster series

National Center for Education Statistics study confirms library use increases test scores

National Library Workers Day celebrated during National Library Week

New RUSA Update editor named

Online registration and housing for AASL 12th National Conference now open

Oregon Historical Society named first recipient of RUSA ABC-CLIO Online History Award

Patterson, Taylor named ALA honorary members

Paul Neuhaus named Reference Service Press Award recipient

PLA announces 2005 award winners

PLA Spring Symposium to feature writers Alex Kotlowitz and Lawrence Block

PLA supports Spectrum Scholars

President Bush Proposes Increases in Library Funding

RUSA selects Spectrum Scholar for internship

Sarah Ann Long wins the Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

Sizemore named winner of ALSC/Sagebrush Education Resources Literature Program Grant

Smithsonian American Art Museum awarded Thomson Gale Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library Services

Terry Zarsky named Dun & Bradstreet Public Librarian Support Award recipient

U.S. Public Libraries Providing Unprecedented Access to Computers, the Internet, and Technology Training

Win $2,000 for your library with the @ your library award sponsored by FOLUSA, ALA and Baker&Taylor

Winner of 2005 Loleta D. Fyan Grant announced

YALSA announces winners of best videos and DVDs for young adults

YALSA seeks editor for quarterly journal

January

13,000 attend ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston

2005 Batchelder Award honors Delacorte Press for “The Shadows of Ghadames”

2005 Best Books for Young Adults honors 86 books

35 libraries receive Jewish literature discussion program grants; additional grants available

ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries winners announced

ALA announces 2005 Stonewall Book award winner

ALA files amici curiae brief supporting former FBI translator Sibel Edmonds

ALA Video Round Table announces 2005 Notable Films for Adults

ALA's Notable Books Council announces 2005 top picks

ALSC announces 2005 Notable Children's Videos

ALSC names 2005 Notable Children's Recordings

ALSC, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing announce new Maureen Hayes award

Amelia Shelley is the winner of the 2005 YALSA/Sagebrush Award

Author Laurence Yep wins 2005 Wilder Award

Baker & Taylor Scholarship Grants announced

Block honored for lifetime contribution to young adult readers with Edwards Award

Book Wholesalers, Inc. / YALSA Collection Development Grant winners announced

Freedman wins 2005 Sibert Informational Book Award

Gagne, Reilly win 2005 Carnegie Medal for “The Dot”

George Lopez takes center stage in new PSAs

Haverford Township Free Library wins 2005 Scholastic Library Publishing/Grolier National Library Week Grant

Jersey Free Public Library receives ALSC/BWI Summer Reading Grant

Kadohata, Henkes win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

Many Voices, One Nation @ your library initiative celebrates diversity in literature

McKinney-Whetstone, French win 2005 BCALA Literary Awards

Meg Rosoff wins 2005 Printz Award

Morrison, Nelson win 2005 Coretta Scott King Awards

New PSAs with library messages released by ABC-TV

Popular Paperbacks announces 2005 selections

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers selects 80 titles

Register for ACRL conference by February 7 and save more than 20 percent on conference registration

Ronald Sukenick receives Louis-Shores Greenwood Publishing Group Award

Rural Florida library receives library materials from YALSA's Great Book Giveaway IX

Russell Freedman to deliver 2006 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

Schneider Family Book Award recipients named

Sharma named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Statement from AASL President Dawn Vaughn on National Education Technology Plan

YALSA announces 2005 Audiobooks for Young Adults

2005 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winners announced

A Message Regarding ALA Ahead to 2010

ALA begins PATRIOT study to measure law enforcement activity in libraries

ALA selected by Working Assets to receive funding in 2005

ALSC announces new children's book award named for Theodor Seuss Geisel

MLA, NLM increase support of ALA Spectrum Initiative

New YALSA director named

PLA blogs ALA Midwinter Meeting

PLA/ALSC release electronic publication "Children and the Internet: Policies that Work"

2004

December

20,000 citizens register to vote through Register to Vote @ your library program

ALA Applauds Passage of Universal Service Fix Legislation

ALA President presents "Creating an Advocacy Epidemic" at Midwinter Meeting in Boston, January 14-19, Malcolm Gladwell to keynote

ALA to announce Newbery, Caldecott award winners; discuss funding, recruitment at Boston conference

American Library Association denounces proposed bill to ban state funds for gay and lesbian books

Award for Library and Information Science (LIS) students announced

Chris Bohjalian, Nathaniel Philbrick, Tom Perrotta to speak at ALA Author Forum

Enrollment now available for RUSA Web reference service course

Freedom to Read Foundation announces 2005 Nominating Committee

Krug receives honorary doctorate

Librarians exhibit real-life heroics

Mendelssohn String Quartet featured at ALA Midwinter Curley Lecture

New children's book list counters negative stereotypes of elderly

New tools and resources debut at ALA 2005 Advocacy Institute, Online registration for Pre-Midwinter institute ends December 31

Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Online registration for ALA 2005 Advocacy Institute closes Dec. 31

Real-life librarians give TNT's "The Librarian" mixed reviews

Robert R. Newlen to serve as ALA Endowment Trustee

RUSA announces Awards Recognition Reception

Scholastic Library Publishing to sponsor AASL closing night gala

What did the library community have to say about TNT's "The Librarian?"

November

AASL editor named to PBS Advisory Group

ACRL offers more than $55,000 in scholarships to 12th National Conference

ALA receives NYCLU award for USA PATRIOT Act education efforts

ALA, public interest groups call for “Cheney Log” to balance access, confidentiality concerns

America's libraries due to face Internet access cuts if Congress fails to resolve E-rate accounting requirement issue

Applications available for World War I film discussion series

Applications for Alexander Hamilton traveling exhibit available

Belpré's classic "Pérez and Martina" re-released, portion of sales to benefit Pura Belpré Endowment Fund

Call for presentations for the first-ever Joint Conference of Librarians of Color

Certification survey for library support staff available

Chef Rick Bayless joins ALA Graphics'READ Poster Series

Congress passes omnibus appropriations bill with library funding increased, but falling much below President’s request

In wake of Ashcroft departure, American Library Association renews call for return to privacy protections

Mark Winston to speak at LAMA National Institute

Megatokyo joins ALA Graphics'poster line to promote library services

More than 1 million residents slated to lose library service to in New York, California

Public Programs Office to host "Let's Talk About It: Jewish Literature" program at ALA Midwinter Meeting

Reading Rainbow star to speak at AASL 12th National Conference

Register today for 2005 ALA Advocacy Institute

Teens vote for favorite young adult book

Teens vote, GET REAL! will be Teen Read Week theme for 2005

Thousands of teens celebrate reading during Teen Read Week 2004, "IT'S ALIVE!@ your library"

Writing contest promotes fair pay for library workers

October

2005 American Library Association election to be held online

ACRL announces speakers for invited papers at 12th National Conference

ACRL approves new strategic plan

Actor-comedian George Lopez joins "Smartest Card" library campaign

Burger, Hage seek 2006 - 2007 ALA presidency

LAMA National Institute registration extended to November 5

Latest ALA salary survey shows 2.3 percent gain

New online tools, Graphics products available to promote National Library Week 2005

10 library systems selected for "Be Well Informed @ your library®"

AASL Fall Forum focuses on reading to learn

ACRL's Institute for Information Literacy announces its '05 Immersion Program

ALA President Carol Brey-Casiano lauds judgment on National Security Letters

American Library Association statement regarding Clark Atlanta University board's refusal to hear appeal

Comedian Margaret Cho joins ALA Graphics'READ Poster Series

Dynix Corporation supports better salaries for library workers

Intellectual Freedom Round Table seeks nominations for awards

Nominations sought for annual ALA Recognition Awards and Grants

YALSA to select 100 "Best of The Best" young adult books

September

"Between the Lions" star "roars" in national library card campaign at Brooklyn Public Library

"I am David" to preview at AASL Fall Forum

"Smartest Card" toolkit available online

AASL offers leadership institute prior to Midwinter Meeting in Boston

AASL seeks editor for its Resource Guides

ACRL announces pre-conferences

ACRL opens registration for 12th National Conference

ACRL to offer four workshops at ALA Midwinter Meeting

ALA joins forces with the Commission on Presidential Debates to promote DebateWatch events in libraries

ALA launches on-line Continuing Education Clearinghouse

ALA member libraries to receive copies of Oprah's Book Club pick: "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck

ALA members urged to share advocacy priorities

ALA President Carol Brey-Casiano urges Clark Atlanta University to keep School of Library and Information Studies open

ALA's "Marathon Man," Gregory Calloway, gears up to go the distance for Spectrum Scholarship

ALA, book community submit Campaign for Reader Privacy

ALA, Newberry Library Read-Out with celebrity authors highlights Chicago's free speech tradition during Banned Books Week

ALA, NILRC offer free national teleconference on copyright September 24

ALSC Arbuthnot Lecture host site announced

American Library Association announces author Judy Blume ranks as second most censored author of past 15 years

Be Well Informed advisory committee established

Carla Hayden is keynote speaker at LAMA National Institute

Free online handbook will help libraries get the word out

Get wired and go virtual with reference at RUSA institutes

Got the Smartest Card yet? Get it now @ your library during Library Card Sign-up Month

HarperCollins Children's Books is newest corporate sponsor to support Teen Read Week 2004

LAMA seeks Web Coordinator

Libraries nationwide proclaim "It's Alive @ your library" during Teen Read Week, October 17-23

New ABC-CLIO History Award honors Internet-based historical resources

New print PSAs available in Spanish

Nominations sought for 2005 ASCLA scholarship, awards

PLA 2006 National Conference call for program proposals

Register to Vote @ your library(r) initiative Expands Voter Education Efforts through League of Women Voters

RUSA and ABC-CLIO announce new History Award honoring

RUSA hosts a New England Genealogy Tea Party

Senate Appropriations Committee Proposes Significant Increases in Library Funding for Next Year

Sponsors support AASL Fall Forum

Teens to decide Teen Read Week theme for 2005

YALSA launches mentoring program for new members

August

2004 David H. Clift Scholarship Winner Named

2005 National Library Week Grant available

34 libraries to receive grant for Jewish literature discussion program

ACRL 2003 Academic Library Trends and Statistics Now Available

ALA Graphics e-commerce Web site offers new downloadable digital art

ALA provides free access to K-12 Information Literacy Standards

ALA welcomes Department of Justice decision to rescind destruction request

ALCTS seeks nominations for 2005 awards

American Library Association and Office Depot urge youth, teachers to visit local public libraries

Applications available for YALSA's fourth Serving the Underserved (SUS) Training

Association of College and Research Libraries supports open access to National Institutes of Health-funded research

Creating Library Leaders for the 21st Century: 2004 LAMA National Institute

Detroit Public Schools recipient of U.S. Department of Education Grant

Join the Major Leagues ends September 10

Library Card Sign up Month Tools now online

New Campaign Video Available

New LITA officers elected

Peggy D. Rudd named ASCLA president

Public Library Association President Clara N. Bohrer responds to national CD settlement, distribution to public libraries

Scholastic to give away books to YALSA members who register for Teen Read Week

Six weeks left to Join the Major Leagues

YALSA announces fourth Serving the Underserved (SUS) workshop

July

2004 Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship winner named

2004 LITA National Forum to be held in St. Louis, October 7-10

2004 Marshall Cavendish Scholarship winner named

2004 Mary V. Gaver Scholarship winner named

2004 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship winner named

2004 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship winner named

2004 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship winner named

300 libraries to receive human rights video collection grants

AASL calls for proposals for its 12th National Conference and Exhibition

ACRL seeks nominations for 2005 awards

ALA and NEH announce second round of We The People Bookshelf awards to 500 libraries

ALA and PLA to launch "Smartest Card" campaign during Library Card Sign-Up Month

ALA announces insurance coverage option for members

ALA Diversity Office receives nearly $1 million IMLS grant to recruit librarians

ALA, PLA to launch "Smartest Card" campaign during Library Card Sign-up Month

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher scholarship winners

Gwen Arthur is new RUSA president

LAMA announces 2004 'Best of Show' winners

Libraries help citizens Register to Vote @ your library

OLOS announces Diversity Fair "Best of Show" winners

PLA provides free access to "Results" Workforms

Statement from ALA President-Elect Michael Gorman on the destruction of Department of Justice documents

YALSA names new libraries to participate in Young Adult Galley and Teen's Top Ten Project

ALA awards 2004 Diversity Research Grants

ALA supports House effort to limit spending on PATRIOT Act searches

Brey-Casiano inaugurated as ALA President

Gandhi named winner of 2004 Sheila Suen Lai Research Grant

Jeffrey Thompson named ASCLA Century Scholarship recipient

Spectrum Scholarship winners announced

World Book - ALA Goal Grant recipients named

ALA expresses mixed emotions over library funding bill

Maine teens win Get on Board and Read @ your library grand prize for video inspired by "Shoeless Joe" by W.P. Kinsella

ALA joins supporters of the Freedom to Read Protection Act in commending Rep. Bernie Sanders

COA announces accreditation actions

Libraries essential to national reading efforts:ALA President Carol Brey-Casiano responds to "Reading at Risk"

June

AASL presents 2004 awards recipients

ABC-TV to re-distribute @ your library PSAs to local affiliates

ACRL announces keynote speakers for 12th National Conference

ACRL marketing trainer Web site launched

ALA hosts special screening of "Fahrenheit 9/11" for members, attendees at Annual Conference in Orlando

ALA names public libraries to participate in 2004 Diversity Fair

ALA names universities to participate in 2004 Diversity Fair

ALA organizational members to receive free copies

ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award winners for 2004

ALA Supports Supreme Court Decision on Child Online Protection Act

ALA to Launch USA PATRIOT Study

ALA to monitor Internet filter implementation, provide support to library staff and users as CIPA deadline approaches

ALA’s Chicago Office Hit by Internet Virus

American Library Association, Walgreens address nation's healthcare concerns and demand for health information

Applications for traveling exhibit on women in medicine available

Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund

Daniel L. Walters elected PLA vice-president

Join the Major Leagues provides summer fun

Just-released FBI documents confirm ALA USA PATRIOT Act concerns

LAMA seeks nominations for Library Building Award jury

LITA announces 2004 scholarship winners

Lowe named 2004 ACRL/DLS Haworth Press Distance Learning Librarian Conference Sponsorship Award winner

NEH and ALA launch "We the People Bookshelf on Freedom" grant program for libraries

New ACRL award to recognize best practices in marketing

Participation nearly triples for Register to Vote @ your library

PR Forum in Orlando to focus on Marketing on a Shoestring

REFORMA names 2004 scholarship winners

Virgil Blake named Donald G. Davis Article Award winner

W.Y. Boyd Literary Novel Award recipient named

Womans Day online book club live today

Verizon helps ALA assess literacy readiness nationwide

May

"IT'S ALIVE! @ your library" is the theme for Teen Read Week 2004

"Young Adults Deserve the Best":YALSA publishes revised competencies

AASL announces 2004 Fall Forum on reading and collaboration

AASL presents 2004 National School Library Media Program of the Year winners

AASL, 3M announce "Salute to Schools" recipients for 2004

ALA and Borders team up to kick off summer reading

ALA councilors elected

ALA division leaders bring national youth library issues to Capitol Hill

ALA establishes endowment fund for library cultural programming; initial funding strong

ALA organizational members to receive free copies of newest Oprah's Book Club selection

ALA, Walgreens team up to bring Medicare information to libraries

Alire elected ACRL vice president

All American Library Association members invited to participate in ALA Ahead to 2010 Member Survey

American Library Association Legislative Counsel Miriam M. Nisbet Testified on Capitol Hill Today in support of the Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act (DMCRA)

American Library Association opposes bill to establish penalties related to "administrative subpoena" powers

Authors to read from their works on the LIVE! @ your library Reading Stage

Bound to Stay Bound Books, Inc. selected as 2004 Crystal Apple winner

Former White House terror advisor Richard A Clarke to keynote ALA Opening General Session

Freedom to Read Foundation announces 2004 Board of Trustees election winners

Gorman elected ALA president for 2005-2006; Switzer re-elected to treasurer

IFLA president to headline AAMES/ACRL program

Intellectual Freedom Committee hosts open hearing, program on media consolidation at 2004 ALA Annual Conference

John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award

Joyce Latham named 2004 winner of Justin Winsor Prize

June Pinnell-Stephens named Freedom to Read Foundation Roll of Honor Award recipient

Kathleen de la Peña McCook named inaugural recipient of Achievement in Library Diversity Research award

LAMA announces LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Award winner

Librarian, bookseller receive First Amendment Award

Nolan Yelich receives Immroth Award

The American Library Association Strongly Opposes Legislation to Make Permanent those Provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act Set to Expire in 2005

Trustees of LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund receive largest donation ever from Atlanta librarians

Writer Carl Hiaasen to keynote PLA President’s Program at ALA Annual Conference

Writer Neil Gaiman featured in ALA Graphics'Author Poster Series

April

2004 Grolier Award recipient

2004 LITA Kilgour Award

2004 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner announced

A call to Make During National Library Week

A Coalition of Library and Education Associations Filed Comments with the FCC Today Regarding the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA)

AASL announces Annual Meeting events

AASL presents @your library programs

ABC-TV continues support for The Campaign for America's Libraries

ALA 2002-2003 annual report available online

ALA announces fifth Spectrum Leadership Institute

ALA Diversity Research Grants deadline extended to May

ALA expands library funding Web site to include information from library staff, users nationwide

ALA launches Web site detailing library funding cuts nationwide

ALA President announces Register to vote @ your library

ALA President Hayden sounds library funding alarm in Christian Science Monitor

ALA receives $20,000 grant to provide children's books

ALTA names Alma Dennis as the 2004 Trustee Citation award recipient

ALTA names William H. Wilson as the Literacy Award winner

American Libraries now searchable online with Ebrary

Applicants sought for the WNBA/Ann Heidbreder Eastman Grant

Applications available for new YA Galley and Teens' Top Ten groups

ASCLA begins independent librarian listing in Interface

Beta Phi Mu Award recipient named

Chabran presents Coleman Lecture

Clifford A. Lynch receives 2004 Lippincott Award

Creating Library Leaders for the 21st Century: 2004 LAMA National Institute

Deadline extended to April 30 for Diversity Fair applications

First annual LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award

Hondorp and Dyer receive 2004 ALTA/Gale Grant

Ian Jukes to speak at the AASL President's Program

Joan Stein named Virginia Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award recipient

Join the Major Leagues @ your library opens today

LAMA seeks library public relations materials for Swap and Shop exhibit at Annual Conference

LAMA to celebrate 25th anniversary

LAMA to present three pre-conferences at the 2004 ALA Annual Meeting

Library of the Future

LITA/Endeavor Student Writing Award winner announced

McCallum receives the 2004 Melvil Dewey Medal

National study finds library funding cuts in 41 states American Library Association:Reductions exceed $50 million

New prizes and incentives for Join the Major Leagues @ your library program

Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones to speak at RUSA's "Literary Tastes Breakfast"

Quotable Facts Available in Spanish

Sullivan Award

Ten ALA members to receive Conference Sponsorship awards

The American Library Association Joins Others In Expressing Concern About the Nomination of Allen Weinstein to Become Archivist of the United States

The Bank of Southside Virginia and John and Peter Clements to receive Major Benefactors Honor award

The Gale Group Financial Development Award

YALSA announces 2004 Alex Awards

YALSA releases "2004 Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners" list

March

Academic and research librarian recruitment video now available for purchase

ACRL 2002 Academic Library Trends and Statistics summary reports available free online

ACRL announces IS Publication Award winners

ACRL announces recipients of 2004 Samuel Lazerow Fellowship

ACRL announces winners of EBSCO Community and Junior College Libraries Section Awards

ACRL Information Literacy Standards endorsed by the Council of Independent Colleges

ALA and NEH announce first We The People Bookshelf awards to 500 libraries

ALA announces new online ALA-Accredited Master's Programs in Library and Information Studies directory

ALA Diversity Office calls for research grant proposals

ALA Editions & ACRL/CHOICE sign agreement to co-publish successor to Books for College Libraries

ALA honorary member nominees sought

ALA makes it easier for members, public to contact Congress, Take Action! on national legislation

ALA now accepting applications for the 7th Annual Diversity Fair

ALA teams up with Working Assets on Register to Vote @ your library

ALCTS announces award recipients for 2004

ALSC announces 2004 National Institute

American Library Association testified today before the House Appropriations Committee on funding for America's libraries

Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant recipient named

Communities celebrate National Library Week, April 18-24, as public library visits near 1.2 billion

Despite growing library use, budget cuts put damper on National Library Week, April 10-16

Dun & Bradstreet Award for Outstanding Service to Minority Business Communities recipient named

Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award winner announced

Entries sought for ALA Graphics' Best READ Poster Contest

Francis Joseph Campbell Award recipient named

Grants available for Let's Talk About It: Jewish Literature theme-based reading and discussion series

Great Web Sites for Kids Included on NEH Web Site

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant recipient named

Haworth Press to sponsor the Distance Learning Librarian Conference Sponsorship Award

Janet B. Wojnaroski receives 2004 Equality Award

John E. Buschman named Futas winner

John Sessions Memorial Award recipient named

Michael Madden named GALE GROUP/BRASS Business Librarianship Award recipient

National Library Week to feature first ever National Library Workers Day

Patricia M. Cavill wins the Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

Proposals sought for Carnegie-Whitney Awards

Public Library Association 10th National Conference draws record-breaking attendance in Seattle

Reference Service Press Award recipient named

RUSA selects Spectrum Scholar for internship

SIRSI Leader In Library Technology Grant winner named

Sixty libraries nationwide to receive Isaac Bashevis Singer Centennial Grants

The American Library Association is proud to present the 2004 James Madison Award to David Sobel

The U. S. Supreme Court asked to reject the Government's claim that it may conduct the public's business in secret

Winner of 2004 Loleta D. Fyan Grant announced

February

15 libraries to host Put it in Writing @ your library workshops during National Library Week

2004 ASCLA/National Organization on Disability Award recipient chosen

2004 Atkinson winner announced

2004 Notable Computer Software for Children announced

ACRL 2002 Academic Library Trends and Statistics now available

ACRL announces recipients of 2004 awards

ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries winners announced

ACRL to offer three preconferences at ALA Annual Conference

ALA Graphics' "Curious? READ!" CD empowers librarians to develop early literacy programs

ALA selected as charity of choice by Lord & Taylor, Jones New York Shop March 18-28 to support association

ALA, ABA, PEN launch petition drive to restore privacy safeguards to USA PATRIOT Act

ALCTS Announces selection of new LRTS editor

Alice series tops ALA's 2003 list of most challenged books

ALSC announces 2004 preconference

ALSC Bechtel Fellowship winners announced

Amy Owens awarded ASCLA Professional Achievement Award

ASCLA Exceptional Service Award recipient named

ASCLA hosts career development preconference

Author Jim Murphy to speak at AASL Awards Luncheon

Berman, Horrocks named ALA honorary members

BRASS Thomson Financial Student Travel Award recipient named

CAL IFC receives 2004 SIRS-ProQuest State and Regional Achievement Award

COA announces accreditation actions

Coretta Scott King Task Force joins EMIERT

Cynthia Orr named Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award recipient

Four librarians selected to receive Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers Awards

Karen Purves joins LAMA Regional Institute faculty

Kay Cormier named Dun & Bradstreet Public Librarian Support Award recipient

Kirk named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

LAMA awards 2004 Cultural Diversity Grant

LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Award seeks entrants

Long Beach Public Library receives ALSC/BWI Summer Reading Grant

Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award named

Nancy J. Keane receives ALSC/Sagebrush Education Resources Award

New report finds libraries help close Digital Divide

North Carolina State University Libraries awarded Gale Group Award for excellence in reference and adult library services

PLA announces 2004 award recipients

PLA to sponsor Join the Major Leagues @ your library

Public Library Association Conference to draw thousands to Seattle, February 24-28

Public Library Association National Conference Highlights

REACH and the American Educational Advising Center named recipients of 2004 Coretta Scott King Review Books Donation

Robert Balay wins RUSA Isadore Gilbert Mudge-R.R. Bowker Award

RUSA names 2004 Genealogical Publishing Co./History Section Award recipient

RUSA offers genealogy research preconference at ALA Annual Conference

RUSA selects best reference resources

Sara Laughlin named ASCLA Service Award recipient

Schneider Family Book Award recipients named

Statement of the Education and Library Networks Coalition (EdLiNC) On The Administration's Determining that the E-Rate's "Results are Not Demonstrated"

Study: Public library training for parents, caregivers dramatically boosts early literacy across income, education levels

Teen reading program attracts 3500 librarians

The American Library Association (ALA) applauds the Bush Administration for proposing an increase in funding for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) in their FY2005 Budget request

Valerie Wilford awarded ASCLA Leadership Achievement Award

Virginia Walter receives ALSC Distinguished Service Award

Win $2,000 for your library with the new @ your library Award

January

2004 Batchelder Award honors Walter Lorraine Books/Houghton Mifflin Co. for "Run, Boy, Run"

2004 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winners announced

2004 Notable Children's Books announced

ACRL/ARL announce new academic and research librarian recruitment video

ALA announces 2004 Stonewall Book award winners"The Book of Salt," "Lost Prophet: the Life and Times of Bayard Rustin" top list

ALA Council adopts report on Cuba at Midwinter Meeting in San Diego

ALA organizational members to receive free copies of newest Oprah's Book Club selection

ALA to invest in socially responsible fund

ALA updates online information on intellectual freedom in Cuba

ALA Web site URL solution to debut next week

ALSC 2004 Notable Children’s Recordings

ALSC and PIO create "The Librarian's Guide to Great Web Sites for Kids" brochure

ALSC announces 2004 Notable Children's Videos

American Library Association Announces Book Award Winners

American Library Association Chooses ebrary's platform to deliver American Libraries magazine online

Angela Johnson wins Printz Award

Applications available for Human Rights video collection and public program grants

Baker & Taylor Scholarship grants announced

Best Books for Young Adults honors 84 books

Book Wholesalers, Inc./YALSA Collection Development Grant winners announced

Dartmouth Medal recipient and honorable mention chosen

Diane Tuccillo is the winner of the 2004 YALSA/Sagebrush Award

DiCamillo, Gerstein win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

Entries sought for 2004 3M Salute to Schools; School libraries may apply now for valuable detection systems

Frances Henne/YALSA/VOYA Research Grant Winner Announced

Gagne, Reilly wins Carnegie Medal for the video "Giggle, Giggle, Quack"

Herb Cawthorne keynote speaker of ALA 5th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunrise Celebration

Hill, Hilyard elected to ALA Executive Board

Jackson to deliver 2005 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

Jim Murphy wins Robert F. Sibert Award

Johnson, Bryan win 2004 Coretta Scott King Awards

LAMA announces 2004 Diana V. Braddom FRFDS Scholarship recipients

LAMA seeks entries for Swap and Shop

LAMA seeks new LA&M associate editor

Logitech Raises Over $150,000 for American Library Association Literacy Efforts

Nancy Pearl receives Louis-Shores Greenwood Publishing Group Award

New online print PSA promotes Equity of Access

Orlando Bloom ALA READ poster brings adventure to the library

Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults Committee announces 2004 book picks

President Bush asks the United States Congress to Renew the USA PATRIOT Act In His State of the Union Address

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers selects 79 titles

Rural Texas library receives a ton of library materials

St. Mary Parish Library wins 2004 Scholastic Grolier Grant

Survey shows strong response to @ your library

There is something for everyone in the new ALA Graphics catalog

Tim Robbins PSA available

Updated Create Change brochure now available New Design Includes Updated Statistics, Highlights Open Access

Video Round Table announces 2004 Notable Films for Adults

YALSA announces 2004 Audiobooks for Young Adults

YALSA's Selected DVDs and Videos for Young Adults Committee have chosen 11 videos for 2004

Yuyi Morales y Julia Alvarez ganadores del Premio Pura Belpré

Yuyi Morales, Julia Alvarez win Pura Belpré Awards

American Library Association Announces Award Winners

2003

December

ACRL Announces New Deadline for Several Awards

ALA offers “Lawyers for Libraries” training institutes in Dallas, Boston

ALA President Carla Hayden named one of 10 Ms. Women of the Year honorees

ALA President Carla Hayden receives Ms. Woman of the Year award event photo gallery

ALA President to present Living in a post-CIPA World panel at Midwinter Meeting in San Diego, January 9-14

ALA releases updated Libraries & the Internet Toolkit

ALA to announce Newbery, Caldecott winners; discusses Internet access in libraries

ALA Web site will feature short URLs

American Library Association to announce Stonewall Award winners at San Diego conference, January 9-14

Bertice Berry, Ángeles Mastretta to speak at ALA Best-Selling Author Forum

Freedom to Read Foundation announces Nominating Committee

La Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas premiará a los mejores autores e ilustradores hispanos de literatura infantil; y presentará a los populares escritores Ángeles Mastretta, Richard Rodríguez

Libraries selected to host Cyberchase kids math workshops

OLOS Launches What's Happening in Outreach @ Your Library Web site

RBMS to offer 45th Preconference in New Haven, Conn.

Remarks by American Library Association President Carla Hayden upon accepting Ms. Woman of the Year award

Richard Rodriguez to discuss Browning of America during ALA Midwinter Curley Lecture

November

2004 National Library Week CD, online resources now available

AASL 11th National Conference draws almost 3,500

AASL to sponsor two Pre-Midwinter Institutes in San Diego

ACRL announces Award deadline correction

ACRL Issues Statement on Fair Use and Electronic Reserves Systems

ACRL launches new Information Literacy Web site

ACRL to offer Creating a Marketing Plan for Your Academic and Research Library workshop at ALA Midwinter Conference

ALA and Guadalajara Book Fair renew-Free-Pass Program through 2008

ALA receives grant for fourth StoryLines America season

ALA releases new internet tools, information for libraries

ALA, Logitech announce fundraising effort to support 21st Century Literacy

ALA-APA director named

Bill Gates assesses five-year library initiative

Century Scholarship endowment established

Four states selected for national expansion of PRIME TIME family reading program

John Wiley & Sons, Inc to sponsor the Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award

Library ballot measures draw strong support and some disappointments in 2003

New LITA Guide on XML for Librarians Available

New Online Tools Available as Get on Board and Read begins

One Book, One Community workshop scheduled for ALA Midwinter Meeting

PLA announces keynote speakers for 2004 National Conference

Public Library Associaton launches e-learning@PLA

Public Statement by American Library Association President Dr. Carla Hayden Submitted to a Judicial Committee Hearing,America After 9/11: Freedom Preserved or Freedom Lost?

RUSA announces first annual Awards Recognition Reception

RUSA offers business librarianship workshop at ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego

School librarians fight for future

Speaker added to PLA National Conference Adult Author Luncheon

Teens vote for their favorite young adult books

Thousands of teens celebrate poetry during Teen Read Week 2003, Slammin’@ your library

YALSA's Teen Advisory Group Site helping teens make their mark on libraries

October

$5000 National Library Week grant deadline extended

@ your library campaign for school library media programs to kick off

1700 libraries signed up for Get on Board and Read

AASL’s National School Library Media Program of the Year Award to mark 40th year

ACRL offers workshops @ the Midwinter Meeting

ACRL provides @ your library toolkit to help promote academic and research libraries

ACRL seeks presenters for National Conference Currents and Convergence: Navigating the Rivers of Change

ACRL’s Institute for Information Literacy seeks applicants for Immersion 04

ALA announces retirement of ORS Director Mary Jo Lynch

ALA applauds IMLS and winners of the National Award for Library and Museum Services

ALA introduces Another ‘Hysteric’ Librarian for Freedom” button

ALA introduces online balloting for 2004 member elections

ALA organizational members to receive free copies of Cry, The Beloved Country, newest Oprah's Book Club selection

ALCTS names Pamela Bluh editor of Papers on Library Technical Services and Collections

American Library Association Photo Search Contest

Celebrate the season with the new ALA Graphics catalog

Gorman, Stripling seek 2005-2006 ALA presidency

Grant applications available for Isaac Bashevis Singer centennial programs

Intellectual Freedom Round Table seeks nominations for awards

John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

Join ACRL in Paris for the WESS European Conference

Join the Major Leagues @ your library® wraps up another winning season

LAMA announces “Leaders of the Pack” participants

LAMA seeks Cultural Diversity Grant applications

LAMA seeks Nominations for Division Awards

Library Advocates Handbook available in Spanish

Library Resources & Technical Services journal seeks editor

Linke, Switzer seek ALA Treasurer post

LITA/Library Hi-Tech award nominations sought

Manuscripts sought for LITA/Endeavor student writing award

New Bernie Mac radio PSAs

New Copyright Rules Fail to Provide Fair Access in the Digital World

New Line Cinema’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” joins YALSA’s Teen Read Week initiative

Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Nominations sought for Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award

Nominations sought for John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award

Nominations sought for Kilgour Award

Nominations sought for library and information science scholarships awards

Participants sought for PLA staffing pattern survey

PLA award applications now available

PLoS Biology inaugural issue provides free access to top tier biology research

Promote school library issues with new online print PSAs

Teen Read Week Events 2003

Teen Read Week supporting organization SmartGirl

The N Joins YALSA's Teen Read Week Celebration!

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage extends relationship

YALSA and Cable in the Classroom offer opportunity to combine technology and poetry

September

ACRL to Sponsor Learning Times Library Online Conference

ACRL’s 2004 awards program recognizes outstanding achievements in academic librarianship

ALA invited to 3rd Annual National Book Festival

ALA issues new guidelines for developing library privacy policy

ALA President welcomes call, commitment from US Attorney General

ALA renews call for legislative amendments to Patriot Act

ALA, CPANDA release data from ground-breaking study on cultural programs in U.S. public libraries

American Library Association condemns attack by former Attorney General Edwin Meese; calls for open debate of PATRIOT Act powers

American Library Association responds to Attorney General remarks on librarians and USA PATRIOT Act: A statement by ALA President Carla Hayden

Applications available for Prime Time family reading and discussion series

Applications available for We The People Bookshelf Grants

BRASS hosts free Web cast on writing an effective business plan

Dale Lipschultz named president of the National Coalition for Literacy

Friends and Foundations of California Libraries wins FOLUSA/Baker & Taylor @ your library® Award

Harper Collins Children’s Books latest corporate sponsor to support Teen Read Week 2003

LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Award seeks entrants

Librarians and teens win when they Get on Board @ your library

Libraries nationwide mark September 11 anniversary

Morningstar Foods, Inc. latest corporate sponsor for Slammin’ @ your library ®

New “Save America’s Libraries” video, television PSA

Nominations sought for 2004 ALCTS awards

Nominations sought for 2004 W.Y. Boyd Literacy Novel Award

Nominations sought for annual ALA Recognition Awards and Grants

Promote key library issues in your community with new online print PSAs

Teen Read Week 2003 welcomes corporate sponsor Barnes & Noble Booksellers

To read or not to read: that is the teen question Poetry slams, contests, readings hosted nationwide in celebration of Teen Read Week of 2003

Tom Sloan named ASCLA president

Twenty-five libraries host “The Sixties” film discussion series

August

A statement from ALA President Carla Hayden

ACRL unveils theme for 12th National Conference

ALA Honorary Member nominations due by Sept. 1

ALA READ posters featured in N.Y. exhibition

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher Scholarship winners

ALSC Arbuthnot Lecture host site announced

Chuck D’Adamo receives

Detroit, Des Moines Area Activists Express Concerns About the USA PATRIOT Act

Fall into reading with the new ALA Graphics catalog

Harcourt, Inc. latest Teen Read Week sponsor

Herrera begins term as president of the Public Library Association

International Literacy Day Tool Kit re-launched

Leaders of the Pack: LAMA brings up the next generation of library leaders

LITA announces 2003 National Forum

More than 1000 libraries Get on Board

National Library Week Grant available

Nominations sought for 2004 ASCLA awards, Century Scholarship

Nominations sought for 2004 RUSA Awards

Over 150 programs to be offered at PLA National Conference, February 24-28

Teen Read Week: SLAMMIN’ @ your library

The American Library Association (ALA) Praises the Passage of Senate Bill to Increase Funding for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) to $232 Million

Tony Hawk “Ramps Up” third year of national teen reading program

YALSA announces winners of Excellence in Library Service to Young Adults Project

July

2003 ASCLA Century Scholarship recipient named

2003 Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship winner named

2003 David H. Clift Scholarship winner named

2003 Mary V. Gaver Scholarship winner named

2003 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship winner named

2003 PLDS Statistical Report now available; includes results of Children's Services Survey

2003 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship winner named

2003 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship winner named

AASL debuts its brand new look

AASL presents 2003 awards recipients

AASL presents 2003 National School Library Media Program of the Year winners

ALA announces Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

ALA awards 2003 Diversity Research Grants

ALA introduces new Communication Preferences

American Library Association presents October lawyer training in San Francisco

Booklist Editor wins Industry Award from Romance Writers of America

CIPA Decision Response: A statement from ALA President Carla D. Hayden and the ALA Executive Board

COA announces accreditation actions

Gaiman’s Sandman promotes reading and libraries

Leaders of the Pack: LAMA brings up the next generation of library leaders

LITA announces creation of LITA/Brett Butler Entrepreneurship Award

NASA @ your library launches

New LITA officers elected

Open Your Mind: Libraries, bookstores celebrate Banned Books Week, September 20-27

PLA President-elect to focus on moving association forward

June

2003 LITA Frederick G. Kilgour Award winner announced

2003 LITA/Gaylord Award winner announced

2003 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner announced

ALA denounces Supreme Court ruling on Children’s Internet Protection Act

American Library Association (ALA) welcomes introduction of Surveillance Oversight and Disclosure Act today in House of Representatives

American, Canadian associations convene hundreds of programs at world’s largest library conference

ASCLA hires project director to revise BPH standards

Attorney Theresa Chmara named Freedom to Read Foundation Roll of Honor Award recipient

Carla Hayden leads American Library Association

Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant recipient named

Clyde Edgerton, Naomi Shihab Nye, Karin Slaughter and many more authors LIVE! at ALA/CLA Annual Conference

Forty libraries to host Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend traveling exhibition

Fossum receives 2003 NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

LAMA announces Diana V. Braddom FRFDS Scholarship recipients

LITA President’s Program on Universal Access to all Human Knowledge presented by Brewster Kahle

LITA/Endeavor Student Writing Award winner announced

LRRT announces winners of the Jesse H. Shera Award for 2003

Maloy elected ACRL vice president

Murphy and Rozier Trustee Citation Award

National magazine taps librarian expertise with debut of online book club

Pipkin and Lent win Immroth Award

Recipients of 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant announced

Robertson receives 2003 Special Humanities Award

Sargeant named Literacy Award winner

Simmesport State Bank and R.R. Donnelley Foundation receive ALTA Major Benefactors Honor Award

SLAMMIN @ your library is the Theme for Teen Read Week 2003

Spectrum Scholarship winners announced

State and Regional Achievement Award winner named

Thousands attend ALA/CLA joint conference in Toronto

Trinidad Valentin receives ALTA/Gale Grant

Vancouver Community Library named 2003 All-Star

World Book – ALA Goal Grant recipients named

May

2003 Annual Conference registration remains strong

2003 Children/Youth Book Award posters are now available

ALA Annual Conference to remain in Toronto

ALA comments on the statement of work for ERIC

ALA councilors elected

American Library Association Statement responding to the Department of Justice May 20 report and testimony to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee

Arkansas teen wins checkered flag in Drive to Read @ your library™

Carol A. Brey-Casiano elected ALA president for 2004-2005;Teri R. Switzer elected to complete ALA treasurer term

Inspire summer fun with the new ALA Graphics catalog

Latest information regarding ALA Annual Conference in Toronto

Library conference highlights “One Book, One City” trend

May 9: A letter from ALA President Maurice Freedman regarding the Toronto Conference

Oscar winner Michael Moore donates $25,000 to ALA Spectrum Initiative

Rep. Bernie Sanders to keynote joint library conference in Toronto, June 19-25

Robert L. Maxwell wins Highsmith Library Literature Award

Update Your Professional Toolkit: Register for These Preconferences Today!

W.Y. Boyd Literary Novel Award recipient named

April

2003 Atkinson winner announced

2003 Grolier Foundation Award recipient named

2003 Paul Howard Award For Courage recipient named

AASL members attend planning retreat for @ your library™ campaign for school libraries; new initiative to launch in October

ALA Diversity Research Grants deadline extended to May 1

ALA joins international library community in assisting Iraq National Library

ALA launches 2001-2002 Annual Report April 17

ALA prepares to go Due North for joint CLA conference

ALA, Major League Baseball launch second inning of Join the Major Leagues @ your library

ALCTS announces award recipients for 2003

American Library Association announces Chicago, San Francisco lawyer institutes

American Library Association, communities nationwide celebrate National Library Week, April 6-12

Ann Sparanese named Futas winner

ASCLA Professional Achievement Award recipient named

Association of College and Research Libraries’ National Conference Breaks Attendance Records

Beta Phi Mu Award recipient named

Carla J. Stoffle receives 2003 Equality Award

Cummings named RUSA Genealogical Publishing Co./History Section Award recipient

Forty libraries nationwide to host Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation traveling exhibition

Fruchterman wins Francis Joseph Campbell Award

Gale Group Financial Development Award recipient named

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant recipient named

Hundreds Rally to Save America’s Libraries during National Library Week

Jerilynn Adams Williams receives 2003 PEN/Newman’s Own First Amendment Award

LAMA seeks Library Buildings Consultant List entries

Libraries nationwide celebrate Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros (Day of the Children, Day of the Books) April 30

Library of the Future Award recipient named

Online registration and housing for AASL's 11th National Conference now open

Reference Service Press Award recipients named

Seven libraries win AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

SIRSI Leader In Library Technology Grant winner named

Smith receives the 2003 Melvil Dewey Medal

Susan Kent receives 2003 Lippincott Award

Ten ALA members to receive Conference Sponsorship Awards

March

2003 ASCLA/National Organization on Disability Award recipient chosen

AASL to offer leadership institutes

ACRL announces 2003 award winners

ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries winners announced

ALA announces winners of A&E-sponsored library grant contest

ALA begins transition to new Web site April 7

ALA honors Mayor Daley, Chicago Public Library at Celebrating the Freedom to Read Freely reception

ALA President Freedman seeks better salaries for female-dominated profession

ALA signs agreement to mitigate RoweCom library losses

ALSC preconference to focus on The Literature of Fact

American Library Association praises Rep. Hoekstra, House colleagues for supporting Library Services and Technology Act

American Library Association presents James Madison Award to former U.S. Congressman Steve Horn

American Library Association President Freedman, library users rally for sustained funding, services at National Library Week event in Queens

American Library Association supports legislation to exempt libraries, booksellers from certain provisions of USA Patriot Act

Atkinson named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

Bessie Boehm Moore Thorndike Press Award recipient named

Best of Show PR competition entries due April 5

COA announces accreditation actions

Council of LAMA affiliates elects new officers

Dartmouth Medal recipient chosen

David Guilliams wins BRASS Thomson Financial Student Travel Award

Diane Holzheimer wins Louis Shores-Greenwood Publishing Group Award

Dun & Bradstreet Award for Outstanding Service to Minority Business Communities recipient named

Dun & Bradstreet Public Librarian Support Award recipient announced

Ellen Perlow wins ASCLA Service Award

FOLUSA awarded Fyan Grant

John Sessions Memorial Award recipient chosen

Karen Hyman awarded ASCLA Leadership Achievement Award

LAMA awards 2003 Cultural Diversity Grants

LAMA presents new Regional Institutes

Mary Hollerich named Virginia Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award

Miriam Pollack wins Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award

PLA announces 2003 Award winners

Put it in Writing @ your library™: 15 libraries host workshops with Woman's Day writers during National Library Week

Recruitment, funding, technology issues top agenda for academic, research librarians

Richmond Public Library awarded Gale Group Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library Services

RUSA selects Spectrum Scholar for internship

The Office of Diversity announces the Diversity Research Grants

February

2003 Notable Children's Books announced

2003 Notable Computer Software for Children announced

ALA calls for library participation on RoweCom creditor committee

ALA names three honorary members

ALA Public Programs Office & Association of American Publishers launch Authors @ your library Web site

ALSC announces 2003 Notable Children's Videos

ALSC Bechtel Fellowship winner announced

ALSC Econo-Clad Literature Program Award announced

ALSC names 2003 Notable Children's Recordings

ASCLA seeks project director to revise BPH standards

Baker & Taylor Scholarship Grants announced

Book Wholesalers, Inc./YALSA Collection Development Grant winners announced

Frances Henne/YALSA/VOYA Research Grant winner announced

Julie Cummins wins 2003 ALSC Distinguished Service Award

Library funding increases 15 percent in President Bush's FY2004 budget

Lippincott Award benefactor dies

Newlen, Mondowney seek election as ALA president, treasurer

Nominations sought for Eubanks Award

Popular Paperbacks announces 2003 picks

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers selects 78 titles

Strategic marketing @ your library™: New ACRL discussion list focuses on marketing of academic and research libraries

Three members elected to ALA Executive Board

Two new ALA Recognition Awards available

YALSA announces 2003 Selected DVD's and Videos for Young Adults

YALSA announces 2003 Selected List of Audiobooks for Young Adults

January

2003 Batchelder Award honors The Chicken House/Scholastic, Inc.

2003 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winners announced

2003 Notable Books for Adults announced

Aidan Chambers wins Printz Award

ALA announces 2003 Stonewall award winners

Applications for The Sixties film discussion series available

Author/artist Eric Carle wins 2003 Wilder Award

Avi, Rohmann win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

BCALA announces 2003 literary awards winners

Celebrate spring with the new ALA Graphics catalog

Gagne, Reilly win Carnegie Medal for the video So You Want to Be President

Grimes, Lewis win 2003 Coretta Scott King Awards

Harry Potter series tops list of most challenged books four years in a row

James Cross Giblin wins Robert F. Sibert Award

Kansas City Public Library wins 2003 Grolier National Library Week Grant

Le Guin to deliver 2004 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

LeGuin honored for lifetime contribution to young adult readers with Edwards Award

Make history @ your library™; ALA, A&E team up on library grant contest

Nancy Garden named Edwards winner

Paulette Goodman is the winner of the 2003 YALSA/Sagebrush Award

2002

December

2002 Teen Read Week celebrates the fun of reading

91 AASL members achieve National Board Certification

AASL Board to discuss possibility of NBPTS Interest Group

AASL to again select schools to receive 3M detection systems

AASL, ACRL, PLA announce cooperative recruitment effort

ACRL's Effective Practices Clearinghouse accepting submissions

Bohjalian to address PLA Symposium luncheon

Brenda Dixon Gottschild to discuss the role of dance in culture at library conference

Celebrate @ your library™

Digital Reference audiocasts available from ACRL

Dziedzic, Switzer seek to fill ALA Treasurer vacancy

Smart Libraries Newsletter debuts

Supreme Court sets schedule for CIPA appeal: ALA arguments to begin March 5

YALSA announces YA Galley participants

November

Academic and research library campaign to launch during ACRL National Conference, April 2003

ALA puts media spotlight on school librarians

American Library Association partners to create first International Children's Digital Library

LAMA seeks Best of Show award winners

Nearly $250,000 pledged by PLA, ALA divisions; FTRF to contribute to next phase in CIPA litigation

Teens race for finish by entering national reading program developed by ALA, HERSHEY®'S Milk

AASL affiliate members informed about national board standards

ACRL's Institute for Information Literacy announces Immersion '03

ALSC hires editor for new journal

Freedom to Read Foundation seeks Justice Department response

LAMA Diana V. Braddom FRFDS Scholarship seeks applicants

Nearly $250,000 pledged by PLA, ALA divisions

New National Library Week 2003 and other products featured in the Holiday 2002 ALA Graphics catalog

REFORMA addresses language rights

U.S. Supreme Court arguments on CIPA expected in late winter or early spring

October

LAMA presents Midwinter is Murder! at 2003 ALA Midwinter

Public Library Association to distribute The Shy Librarian

ACRL announces keynote speakers

ALSC to spearhead national symposium on early learning

American Library Association applauds Ad Council PSAs that raise concerns about erosion of freedoms

Applications for Loleta D. Fyan Grant sought

Applications sought for Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant

Bring Honest Abe to your library: Applications for the new Forever Free traveling exhibit available

Comics go 'OUCH!' at night

Follett Library Resources increases AASL NSLMPY award to $10,000 in each category

LAMA hosts two institutes in Philadelphia

LAMA national institute registration deadline is October 25

Libraries host Declaration of Independence as part of national civic celebration

LITA/Gaylord award nominations sought

LITA/Library Hi Tech award nominations sought

LIVE! @ your library presents Billy Collins, Anita Shreve & Dagoberto Gilb at National Book Festival

Nominations sought for Kilgour award

Publishing grant for librarians is available

RUSA presents two workshops in Philadelphia

Second year of Drive to Read @ your library™ gets into gear; online tools now available

September

October American Libraries to feature Great American Public Libraries rankings

2003 Arbuthnot Lecture date and time announced

ACRL to offer two workshops in Philadelphia

ALA assists libraries and archives damaged during the recent flooding in Central Europe

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher Scholarship winners

Cindy Kaag is new RUSA president

Get graphic @ your library™ during Teen Read Week

Houston first of 10 cities to launch local homeownership program

Margot Sutton Conahan named director of professional development for ACRL

Martin is new ACRL visiting program officer

Nominations sought for 2003 ALCTS awards

Nominations sought for 2003 RUSA awards

Nominations sought for ALA Recognition awards and grants

PLA 2004 National Conference call for program proposals

PLA announces keynote speaker for Spring Symposium

PLA to contribute $100,000 to the ALA Spectrum Scholarship Endowment

Scholastic to give away books to YALSA members who register for Teen Read Week

August

2002 Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship winner named

2002 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship winner named

ALSC Bechtel Fellowship winner announced

Arts Alive @ your library: Arkansas wraps up 20th year of statewide summer reading programs

$4,000 National Library Week grant available; @ your library™ brand to promote role of librarians

ACRL supports Spectrum Scholars

ACRL takes lead in recruiting to the profession

ACRL's 2003 awards program recognizes outstanding achievements in academic librarianship

COA announces Accreditation Actions

Ethel Himmel is new ASCLA president

Fifty libraries nationwide selected to host Research Revolution film discussion series

LAMA presents new regional institutes

LAMA seeks Cultural Diversity Grant applications

LAMA seeks nominations for division awards

PLA issues RFPs for two projects

Poster session presenters sought for ACRL National Conference

Teen Read Week partner Barnes & Noble to Get Graphic @ your library™

U.S. IFLA 2001 National Organizing Committee creates 'Fellowships for the Americas Program'

YALSA announces new Teen Read Week Manual for Participation

July

2002 EBSCO/NMRT Scholarship winner named

2002 Marshall Cavendish Scholarship winner named

2002 Mary V. Gaver Scholarship winner named

2002 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship winner named

2002 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship winner named

American Library Association, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage partner to provide education about homeownership

Baltimore County Library, Southfield Public Library, Des Plaines Public Library win L. PeRCy Awards for @ your library™ campaign

Cambridge to host ALSC Arbuthnot Lecturer Sendak

Deyrup named LA&M associate editor

LAMA announces 2002 Best of Show winners

Loudoun County named all-star library

Niessen wins ACRL 2002 study grant

YALSA announces editor for new journal

2002 My Favorite Martian Award

2002 ProQuest Scholarship winners named

ALSC seeks editor for new division journal

Brown named ALSC executive director

CHOICE Reviews available through Baker & Taylor's Content Café

LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Award seeks entrants

New products for fall library campaigns and more featured in Fall 2002 ALA Graphics catalog

Nominations sought for 2003 ASCLA awards and scholarship

PLA call for award nominations

Read and grow @ your library™: New Jersey Launches statewide summer reading program

Registration now open for Poetry in the Branches National Institute

June

2002 ASCLA Century Scholarship recipient named

2002 LITA announces National Forum

AASL celebrates 25 years of Affiliate Assembly

AASL presents 2002 awards recipients

AASL presents 2002 National School Library Media Program of the Year Award

AASL presents 2002 Scholarship winners

AASL's Walker named to national advisory committee for The Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries

ACRL launches Information Literacy Web site with Expert Locater

ACRL promotes academic libraries through Chronicle ads

ALA opens conference with author, critic Robert Hughes

ALA President presents Gatekeepers of the Information Age: From Safety Net to Springboard at Conference

ALA proud to participate in White House Conference on School Libraries

ALA Rediscover America @ your library™ video wins Telly Award

ALSC joins with NASA in providing space-based activities

ALSC joins with NASA in providing space-based activities

American Libraries presents September 11 video documentary

Australia, Korea and Kazakhstan sign on to Campaign for the World's Libraries

Better salaries and pay equity for library workers addressed during ALA Annual Conference

Congressman Ralph Regula selected as 2002 Crystal Apple winner

Crisis communications, branding experts to be featured at ALA Annual Conference

Declaration of Independence to be showcased at ALA Annual Conference

Immroth Memorial Award winner announced

Librarians call for information commons at Conference

Librarians receive scholarships to attend OLOS preconference

LITA announces President's Program

LITA offers two new Regional Institutes

Mitch Freedman leads American Library Association

Morgan, Meskis named Freedom to Read Foundation Roll of Honor Award winners

New LITA officers elected

OLOS receives grant from Verizon

Promote advocacy with AASL's new toolkit

Two new LITA guides available at ALA Annual Conference

New ABC-TV PSAs promote today's libraries in prime time

May

@ your library™ to be featured at Swap and Shop during ALA Annual Conference

2002 Atkinson winner announced

2002 Diversity Fair participants announced

2002 LITA/Gaylord Award winner announced

2002 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner announced

3M announces Salute to Schools recipients for 2002

AASL to host forum on NBPTS standards this fall

ALA adds preconference institute on Transforming Your Library into a Public Forum

ALA announces fourth annual Spectrum Leadership Institute

ALA announces William R. Gordon Scholarship as newest named Spectrum Scholarship

ALA applauds federal court ruling on the Children's Internet Protection Act

ALA Editions creates online Author Directory

ALA Graphics introduces new bilingual products, more in Spring catalog

ALA Legacy Society members honored at Annual Conference

ALA Planned Giving Seminar at Annual Conference

ALA, HERSHEY®'S Milk call on teens to discover the world through reading in libraries

ALSC announces 2002 National Institute

ALSC announces President's Program

ALSC hosts multicultural preconference

bill boyd Literary Novel Award recipient named

Cannon elected ACRL vice president

Collinsville Library wins $5,000 as part of sixth-annual Check-It-Out Yourself Day

Donald G. Davis Article Award winner announced

Dr. Lotsee Patterson to be the 2002 Jean E. Coleman Library Outreach Lecturer

Eighty-two libraries nationwide to host Frankenstein traveling exhibition

Join the Major Leagues @ your library™: ALA and Major League Baseball launch grand-slam partnership to promote 21st century literacy

LAMA announces National Institute

LAMA awards 2002 Cultural Diversity Grants

LAMA offers four preconferences

National Library of Medicine to support 40 additional sites for Frankenstein traveling exhibition

New ALA Annual Conference programs help librarians develop cultural programs at their libraries

New and improved special events scheduled for ALA Annual Conference @lanta

New PLA products aid recruitment efforts

OLOS announces Medical Information Resources preconference

OLOS announces preconferences

PLA Conference record shattered

PLA membership tops 10,000

Sroka wins Justin Winsor Prize

Steinhoff and St. Petersburg Junior College win community college awards

Three awarded 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant

Trailblazer Jackie Robinson's contribution honored in ALA's new poster

Wallace Library adds CHOICE reviews to Online Public Access Catalog

World Book - ALA Goal Grant recipients named

YALSA/AASL welcome new deputy executive director

April

2002 ASCLA/National Organization on Disability Award recipient chosen

2002 Grolier Foundation Award recipient named

AASL introduces new membership feature

ACRL announces 2002 award winners

ACRL begins scholarly communication initiative

ACRL offers more than $25,000 in scholarships to 2003 conference

ALA Executive Board announces finalists for Executive Director

ALA releases first online Annual Report

ALA urges Congress to increase federal support to America's libraries before Senate committee

ALCTS announces awards

ALCTS announces Best of LRTS Award recipient

ALSC receives grant to promote El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros

ALTA and LFF announce preconference

Ann K. Symons receives 2002 Lippincott Award

ASCLA announces President's Program

ASCLA Exceptional Service Award recipient named

ASCLA Leadership Achievement Award recipient named

ASCLA presents preconference

Baker & Taylor Scholarship grants announced

Beta Phi Mu Award recipient named

Campaign for America's Libraries supports LAMA's baseball benefit

Carla J. Stoffle named Futas winner

Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant recipient named

CHOICE announces launch of Site License Edition of ChoiceReviews.online

CHOICE announces launch of Site License Edition of ChoiceReviews.online

Clara M. Chu receives 2002 Equality Award

COA announces accreditation actions

Court panel hears final witnesses in CIPA trial

First annual ALA Diversity Research Grant proposal deadline extended

First annual ALA Diversity Research Grant proposal deadline extended

Francis Joseph Campbell Award recipient named

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant recipient named

John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award winner announced

John M. Budd wins Highsmith Library Literature Award

Keith Michael Fiels named ALA's new Executive Director

LAMA seeks Library Consultant Directory entries

LAMA/YBP Student Writing and Development Award seeks entrants

Libraries feature @ your library brand in their TV and radio programs

Libraries featured in March 12th issue of Woman's Day

Library of the Future Award recipient named

Library usage up in wake of recession

Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award named

Rediscover America @ your library videotapes promote role of libraries in our democracy

Rediscover America @ your library™ to launch during National Library Week

RUSA announces President's Program

RUSA Genealogical Publishing Co./History Section Award recipient named

RUSA presents preconferences

RUSA selects Spectrum scholar for internship

SIRSI Leader In Library Technology Grant winner named

State and Regional Achievement Award winner named

Ten ALA members to receive Conference Sponsorship Awards

Teri S. Lesesne wins Frances Henne/YALSA/VOYA Research Grant

The Gale Group Financial Development Award recipient named

Virginia Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award recipient named

Williams receives the 2002 Melvil Dewey Medal

Winners named for Book Wholesalers Inc./YALSA Collection Development grants

YALSA announces 2002 Alex Awards

YALSA announces new direction for Teen Read Week Web site

March

ALA joins nationwide celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month

ALA raises red flag on recent Bush executive order

Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund winner announced

BRASS Thomson Financial Student Travel Award recipient named

Dartmouth Medal and honorable mention recipients chosen

Dun & Bradstreet Award for Outstanding Service to Minority Business Communities recipient named

Dun & Bradstreet Public Librarian Support Award recipient announced

El Paso Public Library wins 2001 Mora Award

Excellence in Academic Libraries winners announced

Gale Group/BRASS Business Librarianship Award recipient named

John Sessions Memorial Award recipient chosen

LAMA seeks Best of Show Award winners

Louis Shores-Oryx Press Award recipient named

Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award recipient named

Mexico, Japan join Campaign for the World's Libraries

Phipps named Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

PLA announces 2002 service award winners

Reference Service Press Award recipients named

The H.W. Wilson Foundation announces $2,500 development grant for winners of 2003 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

February

2002 Notable Children's Books announced

2002 Notable Computer Software for Children announced

2002 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers announced

ALA creates separate body for professional advocacy

ALA President to participate in Illinois teleconference on libraries post-911

ALSC announces 2002 Notable Children's Videos

ALSC names 2002 Notable Children's Recordings

ALSC selects 2002 Notable Children's Web Sites

Keene Public Library receives ALSC/Book Wholesalers Summer Reading Program Grant

Popular Paperbacks announces 2002 picks

YALSA announces 2002 Selected List of Audiobooks for Young Adults

YALSA announces Best Books For Young Adults

YALSA'S Selected Videos announced

January

@ your library™ campaign kicks off new year with more than 1,000 libraries on board

2002 Batchelder Award honors Cricket Books

2002 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winners announced

2002 Notable Books for Adults announced

ACRL president Mary Reichel to hold live webcast on The Changing Library

ACRL to offer ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute

ALA announces 2002 GLBT-RT award winners

ALA launches Put It in Writing @ your library™ program with Woman's Day Magazine

ALA Video Round Table Selects Notable Videos for Adults 2002

ALSC partners with Nick Jr. to promote reading

American Library Association applauds Presidential proposal to fund librarian recruitment, training

An Na wins Printz Award

ASCLA publishes two new books

BCALA announces 2002 Literary Awards Winners

Bell County Public Library System Bookmobile wins Great Book Giveaway

Booklist announces 2001 Top of the List

Cataloging the Web now available

Coretta Scott King Task Force announces first annual Review Books Donation winners

Di Loreto, Edwards, Carroll, Wilhite win Carnegie Medal for video My Louisiana Sky

Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award winner announced

Guevara, Muñoz Ryan win Pura Belpré Awards

Harry Potter series tops list of most challenged books for third year in a row

Hit a home run @ your library™

IFLA, 3M create first international award recognizing library marketing, public relations

Maurice Sendak wins Arbuthnot Lecture

O'Dell wins ALSC/Econo-Clad Literature Program Award

Park, Wiesner win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

Patricia Suellentrop is the winner of the 2002 YALSA/Sagebrush Award

Paul Gagne and Antarctic Antics win 2001 Carnegie Medal

Paul Zindel named Edwards winner

Susan Campbell Bartoletti wins Robert F. Sibert Award

Swets Blackwell to sponsor Martinus Nijhoff Grant

Taylor, Pinkney win 2002 Coretta Scott King Awards

Van Orden receives ALSC Distinguished Service Award

2001

December

2001 Teen Read Week celebrates the fun of reading

ACRL webcasts offer convenient e-learning

ALA announces NASA @ your library™

ALA Graphics, ALA Editions switch fulfillment service

ALA president's program discusses librarians as gatekeepers of the Internet

ALCTS releases MARC21 Authority Records for GSAFD Genre Terms

Andrei Codrescu to discuss storytelling and history at library conference

Caroline Kennedy shares her mother's favorite poems with Harlem community

ESEA authorizes $250 million for school libraries

Stephanie Orphan joins ACRL staff

University, college libraries create new spaces to stimulate learning

University, college libraries create new spaces to stimulate learning

November

ALA Editions launches new Web site

American Libraries: No danger from printing powder

American Library Association expresses condolences; urges public to use library resources for emergency support information

Carnegie Corporation of New York to fund Library Advocacy Projects in the South Caucasus

CIPA court date pushed back to March 25

Drive to Read @ your library winner announced

Drive to Read @ your library winner crosses finish line with gift from her librarian

New 2001 library funding wins voter support throughout U.S.

October

ACRL announces publication of CLIP Note #30

AILA announces establishment of scholarship

ALA launches LSTA Web page, brochure

ALA Library Support Staff Interests Round Table approves name change

American Libraries launches two new columns

Carol M. Tobin is new RUSA president

Fournier appointed to PPO post

Hayden, Strauch seek 2003-2004 ALA presidency

Newbery and Caldecott Mock Elections published

WESS Martinus Nijhoff study grant for 2002 postponed

YALSA launches new electronic newsletter

September

ALA and COA recognized

ALA Development Office announces planned giving program

Genco elected ALSC vice president

New LAMA executive director appointed

Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins speak out for libraries in new TV PSAs

August

Libraries, bookstores celebrate 20 years of Banned Books Week

2001 Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship winners named

2001 David H. Clift and Exhibits Round Table Scholarship winners named

2001 Gale Group Scholarship winner named

2001 Ingram Library Services, Inc. Scholarship winner named

2001 Mary V. Gaver Scholarship winner named

2001 Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship winners named

2001 ProQuest Scholarship winners named

2001 Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship winners named

2001 Tony B. Leisner Scholarship winner named

ALA announces AccessAbility @ your library™

ALA announces Spectrum Scholarship recipients

ALA names 2001 EBSCO/NMRT Scholarship winner

ALSC announces Bound to Stay Bound Books and Melcher Scholarship winners

Campaign for the World's Libraries to be unveiled at IFLA Conference

Drive to Read @ your library™ Helps Teens Discover the World Through Reading

Marshall Cavendish and Brodart Scholarship winners announced

New ALA Preservation Policy adopted

Pinder is PLA president-elect

July

American Library Association joins Declaration of Independence Road Trip

2001 ASCLA Century Scholarship recipient named

AASL presents awards, grants and scholarships for 2001

AASL presents the National School Library Media Program of the Year Award for 2001

Guide to Best Reading in 2001 published

Hodges named new Communications AED for ALA

Jerry Krois named ASCLA president

Librarians and friends raise funds for federal lawsuit

LITA announces scholarship winners for 2001

Mary Ellen Davis named ACRL executive director

Now online @ your library™

RUSA Update to be discontinued

June

ALA Development Office announces Tribute Fund

ALA Past President releases book on Libraries & Democracy

Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund winner announced

Diversity Fair 2001 participants announced

Immroth Memorial Award winner announced

Jenkins to step down from ACRL

LAMA announces Certificate of Achievement recipients

LAMA announces President's Award recipient

LAMA awards two Cultural Diversity Grants

LAMA's Recognition of Group Achievement Award recipients announced

LITA/Endeavor Student Writing Award winner announced

LITA/Library Hi Tech Award winner announced

Phyllis Dain Library History Dissertation Award recipient named

Popular ACRL brochures available online

State and Regional Achievement Award winner named

Virginia Boucher-OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award recipient named

American University Library wins $5,000 as part of fifth-annual Check-It-Out-Yourself-Day

ARL and ALA Commend the Supreme Court's Decision in The New York Times v. Tasini

Charles Wilt named ALCTS executive director

Major League Baseball, Library of Congress' Center for the Book join Campaign for America's Libraries

Spalding elected ACRL vice president

May

@ your library™ campaign goes global; logo now online in multiple languages

2001 Grolier Foundation Award recipient named

2001 Paul Howard Award for Courage recipient named

ACRL selects libraries to participate in information literacy assessment project

ALA councilors elected

ALCTS announces Blackwell's Scholarship Award winners

ALCTS announces Esther J. Piercy Award recipient

ALCTS announces Margaret Mann Citation recipient

ALCTS announces The Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award recipient

ALCTS Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award recipient announced

ALCTS names winner of the First Step Award

ASCLA Leadership Achievement Award recipient named

ASCLA Service Award recipient named

Beta Phi Mu Award recipient named

bill boyd Literary Novel Award recipient named

Dun & Bradstreet Award for Outstanding Service to Minority Business Communities recipient named

Forsman and Horany are named to the Freedom to Read Foundation Roll of Honor Award

Four librarians selected to receive Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers Award

Gorman wins Highsmith Library Literature Award

H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant recipient named

Haycock wins Herbert and Virginia White Award for Promoting Librarianship

John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award winner announced

Maurice J. (Mitch) Freedman elected ALA president for 2002-2003

Publishing grant for librarians is available

Reneker named Futas winner

Schuman receives 2001 Lippincott Award

Seale receives the 2001 Equality Award

Ten ALA members receive Conference Sponsorship Awards

The Gale Group Financial Development award recipient named

Totten receives the 2001 Melvil Dewey Medal

Winner of the ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award announced

Winner of the Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award named

April

ALA joins national campaign to close digital divide

ASCLA Exceptional Service Award recipient named

Bessie Boehm Moore-Thorndike Press Award recipient named

BRASS Primark Student Travel Award recipient named

Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant recipient named

Eight libraries win awards for library building excellence

Facts On File Grant recipient named

First Lady Laura Bush, American Library Association celebrate National Library Week and launch The Campaign for America's Libraries

Francis Joseph Campbell Award recipient named

Gale Group Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library Services recipient chosen

Gale Group/BRASS Business Librarianship Award recipient named

John Sessions Memorial Award recipient chosen

Mary Taylor named LITA executive director

New ALA scholarship named in honor of Betty J. Turock

Reference Service Press Award recipients named

REFORMA celebrates Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros

RUSA Isadore Gilbert Mudge - R.R. Bowker Award recipient named

Winner of 2001 Loleta D. Fyan Grant announced

Winner of the first ALA Research Grant announced

March

ACRL announces Community College Award winners

ACRL announces Dudley Award winner

ACRL announces Innovation in Instruction Award winner

ACRL announces Lange Award winner

ACRL announces Leab Exhibition winners

ACRL announces Nijhoff Grant winner

ACRL announces Oberly Award winner

ACRL announces Women's Studies Award winners

ALA joins Verizon to build online literacy network

ALSC announces the 2001 Notable Computer Software for Children

ALSC announces the Notable Children's Books for 2001

American Library Association presents James Madison Award to former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta

American Library Association votes to challenge CIPA

Celebrate Equal Pay Day on April 3

COA announces accreditation actions

Countdown to launch of Campaign for America's Libraries; libraries encouraged to host kickoff event

Dun & Bradstreet Public Librarian Support Award recipient announced

Louis Shores-Oryx Press Award recipient named

Phyllis Saunders wins the 2001 YALSA Sagebrush Award

PLA announces 2001 Service Award winners

Recipients of the RUSA Dartmouth Medal announced

RUSA Genealogical Publishing Co./History Section Award recipient named

Spectrum scholar selected as RUSA Intern

Three members elected to ALA Executive Board

YALSA announces 2001 Alex Awards

February

2001 Frederick G. Kilgour Award winner announced

Academic/Research Librarian of the Year announced

ACRL names Lazerow Fellowship recipient

ACRL selects Excellence in Academic Libraries winners

ACRL Student Paper Award recipient announced

ALA names Dr. Arnulfo D. Trejo as honorary member

ASCLA announces new editor

Bonnici receives Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Frye named winner of Atkinson Award

Library Services for People with Disabilities Policy Approved

Nisonger receives K.G. Saur Award

Oh, the Places You'll Go! with Read Across America

Reference and User Services Association announces new RUSA Update editor

RUSA announces full-text reference reviews online

T.C. Huo and Loung Ung win first-ever Asian Pacific American Award for Literature

YALSA announces Selected DVDs and Videos for Young Adults 2001

January

2001 Batchelder Award honors Arthur A. Levine

2001 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults announced

2001 Selected List of Audiobooks for Young Adults announced

3M Library Systems joins @ your library™, The Campaign for America’s Libraries

AASL announces 2001 ICONnect ICPrize winners

ALSC announces Notable Children's Videos for 2001

ALSC Bechtel Fellowship winner announced

ALSC names 2001 Notable Children’s Recordings

ALSC selects 2001 Notable Children's Web Sites

ALSC/Econo-Clad Literature Program Award winner announced

BWI/YALSA Collection Development Grant winners announced

David Almond wins Printz Award

Eskridge, Waters win 2001 ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Book Awards

Frances Henne/YALSA/VOYA Research Grant winner announced

Harry Potter series again tops list of most challenged books

Hialeah Public Libraries win Great Book Giveaway V

Kimmel receives ALSC Distinguished Service Award

LAMA announces 2001 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award Winners

Lester Public Library receives ALSC/Book Wholesalers Summer Reading Program Grant

Log on @ your library™: Campaign for America’s Libraries Posts New @ your library PSAs

Marc Aronson wins first-ever Robert F. Sibert Award

Milton Meltzer wins Laura Ingalls Wilder Award

Notable Books List for 2001 announced

Paule Marshall, Larry Eugene Rivers win BCALA Awards

Peck, Small win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

Philip Pullman named 2002 Arbuthnot Honor Lecturer

Potter named College & Research Libraries editor

Robert F. Moran, Jr. named LA&M associate editor

Robert Lipsyte named Edwards winner

Westlake Porter Public Library Wins 2001 Grolier National Library Week Grant

Woodson, Collier win 2001 Coretta Scott King Awards

YALSA announces Best Books for Young Adults

YALSA announces Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

2000

December

AAUP endorses ACRL Intellectual Freedom Principles for Academic Libraries

Freedman seeks 2002-2003 ALA presidency

Lewis H. Lapham to deliver Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture

November

ACRL announces Information Literacy Consultants

ALA announces Library Card Sign-up Month Sweepstakes winners; five libraries receive Arthur® book sets

Carla Stoffle, Martin Gomez to serve as ALA

New editor named for Telecommunications Electronic Reviews

November issue of American Libraries features “Great American Public Libraries” rankings

Voters cast ballots for libraries in 2000

October

Haycock, Sannwald seek 2002-2003 ALA presidency

Reichel elected ACRL vice president

September

COA announces accreditation actions

Garvey elected PLA vice-president

August

Dziedzic elected new ASCLA president

First Mora Award winner announced

Friedman elected new RUSA president

Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award winner named

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