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  1. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Standing up for our values By Barbara K. Stripling If you have heard me speak this year, then you’ve heard me repeat this often-quoted saying: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” I thought every library worker already had that mindset, ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. How Diversity Matters: Micro-Practices That Keep Libraries Relevant

    There are lots of reasons why diversity is important in libraries, but not much has been shared about HOW diversity makes a difference in our ability to connect, collaborate and serve our user populations. This session will highlight a variety of micro-pr ...

    admin - 09/24/2012 - 14:14 - Online Learning

  3. Rich Student, Poor Student, & the School Library

    What the PISA Exam Tells Us about Our Value Thursday, February 5, 2015 7:00 p.m. Eastern / 6:00 p.m. Central / 5:00 p.m. Mountain / 4:00 p.m. Pacific REGISTER NOW In the ideal picture, schools and their resources, including school libraries, are intended ...

    JHABLEY - 01/27/2015 - 09:44 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Children's Day/Book Day- El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día)

    ALA Events Celebration Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (All day) Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading and held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasi ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:43 - Conferences & Events

  5. New Immigrants

    In 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that 13%, or over 40 million people, in the U.S. were immigrants, defined as people residing in the U.S. who were not U.S. citizens at birth. This is about the same percentage as when ALA published The Polish Immi ...

    karenmuller - 04/02/2014 - 11:22 - Professional Tools

  6. 2011

    In an extension of the observance of Banned Books Week, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) designated Wednesday, September 28, 2011, as the first annual Banned Websites Awareness Day. By doing so, it's AASL's hope to bring atte ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 13:44 - This site (About ALA)

  7. 2011

    The American Library Association (ALA) joined in a partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to make Money Smart Week® @ your library a national initiative, which was first held April 2-9, 2011. Celebrating its 12th year in 2013 (and its third ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 13:34 - This site (About ALA)

  8. 1995

    Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading and held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for every child ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 11:06 - This site (About ALA)

  9. 2010

    The Office of Literary and Outreach Services celebratef the first National Bookmobile Da y in 2010. It is celebrated in conjunction with the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Service (ABOS), and the Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL). ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 09:54 - This site (About ALA)

  10. 2008

    ALA adopts the ALA Preservation Policy. "The American Library Association’s policy on preservation is based on the Association’s mission to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all. The preservation policy has as its goal, promoting ...

    HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 09:56 - This site (About ALA)

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