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  1. ALA Awards Spectrum Scholarships for 2019

    Briana Jarnagin Program Coordinator, Community Engagement spectrum@ala.org Today, the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services awards 2019 Spectrum Scholarships to 60 exceptional students pursuing grad ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 06/18/2019 - 16:23 - News and Press Center

  2. Tuliao participates in the inaugural Washington DC Sharkfest Swim to raise funds for Spectrum

    Gwendolyn Prellwitz Assistant Director for Recruitment and Retention spectrum@ala.org CHICAGO — Miriam Tuliao has announced that she will participate in the 2019 Washington DC Sharkfest Swim to raise funds for the Spectrum Scholarship Program. The event w ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 06/18/2019 - 14:48 - News and Press Center

  3. ALA and US library associations affirm commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) and several library associations in the United States have pledged their commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). ALA, AALL (the American Associati ...

    SZALUSKY - 06/18/2019 - 09:41 - News and Press Center

  4. ALA 'concerned' over Hachette Book Group ebook and audio book lending model changes

    Shawnda Hines Asst. Director, Communications shines@alawash.org The American Library Association (ALA) expressed concern about changes announced today by Hachette Book Group (HBG) to its ebook and digital audio book lending model for libraries. Effective ...

    SHAWNDA.KAY - 06/17/2019 - 18:53 - News and Press Center

  5. Nominate a superstar librarian for the national I Love My Librarian Award

    Heather Cho Campaign Specialist hcho@ala.org CHICAGO–The American Library Association (ALA) is inviting all library users to nominate their favorite librarians for the prestigious I Love My Librarian Award. The national award recognizes the outstanding pu ...

    HCHO - 06/17/2019 - 09:00 - News and Press Center

  6. ACRL releases 'Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications: Creating a More Inclusive Future'

    Kara Malenfant Senior Strategist for Special Initiatives kmalenfant@ala.org CHICAGO- The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce the release of " Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications: Creating a More Inclusi ...

    DFREE - 06/14/2019 - 13:17 - News and Press Center

  7. United for Libraries to host programs for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations at ALA Annual Conference

    Trish McFadden Program Coordinator tmcfadden@ala.org EXTON, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will host several programs curated for library Trustees, Friends, and Foundations during ALA Annual 2019: Annual Giving Campaigns- Best Practices From Across t ...

    TMCFADDEN - 06/11/2019 - 16:14 - News and Press Center

  8. Winners of the 2018 National Friends of Libraries Week Awards to be recognized at United for Libraries' Gala Author Tea

    Trish McFadden Program Coordinator tmcfadden@ala.org EXTON, Pennsylvania-- Friends of the LeClaire (Iowa) Community Library and Charleston (S.C.) Friends of the Library are winners of United for Libraries’ 2018 National Friends of Libraries Week Awards. E ...

    TMCFADDEN - 06/11/2019 - 16:12 - News and Press Center

  9. ALA president to host Cooking Stage demo during ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO — The life of a library worker can be stressful, with demanding professional and personal schedules that can invite poor health. During the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exh ...

    MMORALES - 06/10/2019 - 11:06 - News and Press Center

  10. United for Libraries President’s Program to focus on relationship building with lawmakers

    Trish McFadden Program Coordinator tmcfadden@ala.org EXTON, Pennsylvania — The United for Libraries President’s Program, “How to Hug a Porcupine: Relationship Building with Lawmakers and Why It’s Important,” sponsored by the ALA Public Policy and Advocacy ...

    TMCFADDEN - 06/04/2019 - 16:47 - News and Press Center