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  1. New report chronicles library community’s front line battles against fake news, censorship, bigotry

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO –  Today the American Library Association (ALA) released its State of America’s Libraries Report, an annual report released during National Library Week, April 9 – 15, that captures usage trends withi ...

    MMORALES - 04/10/2017 - 10:12 - News and Press Center

  2. ALSC Releases Comforting Reads for Difficult Times Booklist

    Angela Hubbard Program Officer, Projects & Partnerships ahubbard@ala.org CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has released a new booklist called Comforting Reads for Difficult Times. This list includes titles meant to help ...

    AHUBBARD - 05/23/2017 - 14:31 - News and Press Center

  3. Jim Rettig receives the 2017 Norman Horrocks-Rowman & Littlefield Press Annual Conference Award

    Danielle Alderson Member Relations/Svcs. Specialist for MPS dalderson@ala.org CHICAGO — The Retired Members Round Table of the American Library Association is pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of The  Norman Horrocks-Rowman & Littlefield ...

    DALDERSON - 05/23/2017 - 14:29 - 2 comments - News and Press Center

  4. Emil Ferris among featured authors at United for Libraries’ ‘First Author’ panel at ALA Annual

    Jillian Wentworth Marketing/Public Relations Specialist jwentworth@ala.org BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — Emil Ferris (“ My Favorite Thing is Monsters ”) will be among the featured authors at United for Libraries’ “First Author, First Book panel from 3-4 p.m. ...

    JWENTWORTH - 05/23/2017 - 12:45 - News and Press Center

  5. United for Libraries to present Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations at ALA Annual Conference

    Jillian Wentworth Marketing/Public Relations Specialist jwentworth@ala.org BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 23 at the ALA Annual Con ...

    JWENTWORTH - 05/23/2017 - 12:43 - News and Press Center

  6. Trump Administration’s budget using wrong math when it comes to libraries

    Shawnda Hines Press Officer shines@alawash.org WASHINGTON, DC — In response to the Trump Administration’s 2018 budget proposal released today, American Library Association (ALA) President Julie Todaro issued the following statement:   “The Administration’ ...

    SHAWNDA.KAY - 05/23/2017 - 08:46 - News and Press Center

  7. ALA condemns FCC vote to undermine net neutrality protections, vows to defend open internet

    Shawnda Hines Press Officer shines@alawash.org WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, the American Library Association (ALA) condemned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s vote on Thursday that begins undoing strong net neutrality protections. If the 2015 Open ...

    MMORALES - 05/18/2017 - 11:41 - News and Press Center

  8. ALA lauds major businesses united to fight for federal library funding

    Shawnda K. Hines Press Officer shines@alawash.org (Washington, DC) – The American Library Association hailed today’s unveiling of the Corporate Committee for Library Investment (CCLI), a group of more than two dozen leading information, software, publishi ...

    SHAWNDA.KAY - 05/22/2017 - 20:55 - News and Press Center

  9. Gale, a Cengage Company Learning Financial Development Award recipient named

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — Mid-Continent Public Library, the largest public library system in the Kansas City metropolitan area—serving nearly 800,000 people across its three-county district—is the 2017 winner of the prestigio ...

    CMALDEN - 05/16/2017 - 14:47 - News and Press Center

  10. Dr. Barbara K. Stripling receives the 2017 Joseph W. Lippincott Award

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Barbara K. Stripling is the winner of the 2017 Joseph W. Lippincott Award. This annual award is sponsored by Joseph W. Lippincot ...

    CMALDEN - 05/16/2017 - 14:44 - News and Press Center

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