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  1. Connecting with Immigrant and Refugee Youth in Your Community

    Thursday, 4/21/2016 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Join Ady Huertas and colleagues for a program on how library workers can serve the needs of Spanish-speaking immigrant and refu ...

    NMUNGUIA - 05/18/2016 - 11:51 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. "Remote" Does Not Mean "Isolated": Creating Connections with Library Outreach to the Community

    Even small libraries can create a huge impact on their communities. Serving as Director of the Craig Public Library, one of ten recipients of the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, Amy Marshall and her staff were responsible for implement ...

    NMUNGUIA - 05/18/2016 - 12:52 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  3. Identifying and Serving Homeless Youth

    Live Once Certificate of Attendance By learning more about the characteristics of youth experiencing homelessness in your community, library workers can more effectively provide the assistance they need. Instead of asking them to come to you, venture beyo ...

    NMUNGUIA - 09/18/2015 - 06:33 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  4. How to Host a Preservation Week Event

    On-Demand Once Free! Hosting an event in a discipline you are not too familiar with can be daunting. What topic do you choose, who can you find to speak, what if someone asks a question after the event and you don't know the answer? The Preservation ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/23/2015 - 12:44 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. OLOS Columns

    OLOS Columns Columns written by members of the Office of Literacy & Outreach Services, a division of the American Library Association. Outreach areas include:  Adult Literacy, Bookmobiles, Services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People, Se ...

    HDAVIES - 10/31/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform

  7. Library Services for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

      Library Services for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Lesley S. J. Farmer Autism is now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, and the number of children identified as autistic continues to grow. Introducing what autism ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 11:21 - Libraries Transform

  8. Services to Special Populations

    The ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) serves the Association by identifying and promoting library services that support equitable access to the knowledge and information stored in our libraries and provides information and resources on ...

    admin - 05/23/2013 - 09:18 - Professional Tools

  9. What to do until Utopia arrives: guidelines to evaluate the treatment of gay themes in children's and YA literature

    The below guidelines were written by the Social Responsibilities Round Table's Gay Task Force of the American Library Association in order to help librarians evaluate the treatment of gay themes in children's and YA literature. Note that the Gay ...

    admin - 11/09/2012 - 13:27 - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT)