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  1. American Library Association announces 2014 youth media award winners

    Macey Morales ALA Media Relations mmorales@ala.org PHILADELPHIA — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz a ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 01/29/2014 - 13:34 - o9kd00

  2. ALA announces Libraries Transforming Communities Public Innovator Cohort grant opportunity

    Mary Davis Fournier Deputy Director mfournier@ala.org Public libraries invited to apply by March 6 to receive $8,000 grant and 18 months of professional development in community engagement CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs O ...

    brussell3 - 01/22/2014 - 09:08 - o9kd00

  3. ALA calls for immediate passage of USA Freedom Act of 2014

    Adam Eisgrau Managing Director aeisgrau@alawash.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—The following statement on behalf of the American Library Association (ALA), concerning the introduction earlier today of the USA Freedom Act of 2014 by Sen. Patrick Leahy, may be attrib ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 07/29/2014 - 16:07 - o9kd00

  4. ALA welcomes Macmillan expansion of its public library e-lending program

    Larra Clark Program Director, Washington Office lclark@alawash.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today Macmillan announces that its frontlist ebooks will be available through its public library e-lending program. ALA President Courtney Young released the following sta ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 07/29/2014 - 16:08 - 1 comment - o9kd00

  5. ALA brings library lens to network neutrality debate in FCC public comments

    Larra Clark Director, Program on Networks lclark@alawash.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the American Library Association (ALA) urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt the legally enforceable network neutrality rules necessary to fulfill l ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 07/18/2014 - 11:52 - o9kd00

  6. Winners of the first annual Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries announced

    Tina Coleman Staff Liaison ccoleman@ala.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) and the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation announced the two winners of the first Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries Saturday on-site at the ALA 20 ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 06/29/2014 - 12:25 - o9kd00

  7. YALSA announces Teen Blogging Contest for Teen Read Week™

    Jaclyn Finneke Communications Manager jfinneke@ala.org CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced its Teen Read Week Teen Blogging contest in conjunction with YALSA’s blo ...

    JFINNEKE - 05/23/2014 - 11:22 - o9kd00

  8. Free webinar introduces LLAMA’s New Professionals Section

    Fred Reuland Program Officer freuland@ala.org CHICAGO — Are you are a new or aspiring library professional facing the challenges of finishing school, looking for a job, or working hard to succeed in your first position?  LLAMA’s New Professionals Section ...

    FREULAND - 05/23/2014 - 10:19 - o9kd00

  9. ACRL 2015 keynote speakers announced

    Tory Ondrla Conference Supervisor tondrla@ala.org CHICAGO — The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces its celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the ACRL 2015 Conference, “Creating Sustainable Community,” to be held March 25- 2 ...

    DFREE - 09/15/2014 - 08:49 - o9kd00

  10. E-Books: What librarians need to know now and for the future

    Dan Freeman eLearning Manager editionscoursehelp@ala.org CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, E-Books: What Librarians Need to Know Now and for the Future. Mirela Roncevic will serve as the instructor for this four-week ...

    SIMBURGIA - 09/12/2014 - 14:18 - o9kd00

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