JoAnne Kempf Director, Office of ALA Governance firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — As the American Library Association (ALA) gears up for its 2014 elections, an electronic election guide is once again available to help inform members about the candidates and the election process. “Your Guide to the 2014 ALA
03/07/2014 - 15:05
JoAnne Kempf Director, Office of ALA Governance email@example.com CHICAGO — Voting in the 2014 ALA elections is now open. Between March 19 and March 21, the ALA sent e-mails to voters, providing them with their unique pass codes and information about how to vote online. The polls will close at 11:59 p
03/26/2014 - 08:43
JoAnne Kempf Director, Office of ALA Governance firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is gearing up for its upcoming election. Polls will open at 9 a.m. Central time on March 19, 2014 for the American Library Association’s annual election. For the sixth year in a row, the
03/04/2014 - 17:33
The first National Library Week occurred in 1958. Read more about National Library Week at National Library Week History which includes lists of both the National Library Week Honorary Chairpersons and the National Library Week Themes, from 1958 to the pr ...
HDAVIES - 04/10/2015 - 18:43 - About ALA
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 - About ALA
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 - About ALA
First celebrated in 2007 by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA, a division of ALA) under its original name, Support Teen Literature Day. The purpose of the renamed (starting in 2013) Celebrate Teen Literature Day is to raise awareness amo ...
HDAVIES - 03/08/2013 - 10:11 - About ALA
The first children’s room in a library is established. The public Library of Brookline (Mass.) set aside an unused room in its basement for a children's reading-room. "One of its most momentous legacies is the establishment of a separate reading ...
HDAVIES - 03/11/2013 - 09:30 - About ALA
YALSA launches Teen Read Week, setting aside the third week In October to encourage teens to read for the fun of it "Teen Read Week is a time to celebrate reading for fun and encourage teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms —books and ma ...
HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 15:10 - About ALA
ALA Literacy Assembly established. "To establish a focal point with ALA that will emphasize the Association’s continuing commitment to literacy beyond divisional and unit membership committees; to provide an opportunity for broad representation of th ...
HDAVIES - 02/27/2013 - 14:18 - About ALA
First meeting of the Young People's Reading Round Table; now part of Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). According to the International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science, this round table was founded as part of the Childre ...
HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:29 - About ALA
ALA opened a library for American military personnel in Paris during 1918. This library was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris "During the closing years of World War I, when the United States entered the conflict, hundreds of A ...
HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:30 - About ALA
The ALA has produced a number of publications during its history. The Booklist, a guide to current library materials, began publication in 1905. It continues to be published today. "For over 100 years Booklist magazine has helped more readers find ...
HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:38 - About ALA