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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. ALA argues to retain 2015 Open Internet protections with FCC comments

    Shawnda Hines Press Officer shines@alawash.org WASHINGTON, DC — The American Library Association (ALA) continues the fight for an open internet for all. In  comments filed  at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), ALA questions the need to review c ...

    SZALUSKY - 07/25/2017 - 09:24 - News and Press Center

  3. ALA opens application period for Libraries Ready to Code grants

    Shawnda Hines Press Officer shines@alawash.org WASHINGTON, DC —  The American Library Association (ALA) has opened the application period for grants to develop public and school library programming that promotes computer science (CS) and computational thi ...

    SHAWNDA.KAY - 07/24/2017 - 14:08 - News and Press Center

  4. LLAMA Webinar: What Drives and Guides Us- The Importance of Developing a Personal Philosophy of Librarianship

    Fred Reuland LLAMA Program Officer, Continuing Education freuland@ala.org CHICAGO — Many librarians report feeling passionate about their chosen profession, but have you ever asked yourself exactly why? What are your personal values that make working in t ...

    FREULAND - 07/17/2017 - 10:42 - News and Press Center

  5. New Iteration: Cataloging for Non-Catalogers Advanced eCourse

    Colton Ursiny Administrative Assistant cursiny@ala.org CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions, in collaboration with the San José State University School of Information (SJSU iSchool), announces a new iteration of our popular advanced eCourse  Catalog ...

    CURSINY - 07/11/2017 - 11:58 - News and Press Center

  6. United for Libraries to host free webinar July 25: ‘Celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week’

    Jillian Wentworth Marketing/Public Relations Specialist jwentworth@ala.org BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will host a free webinar on “Celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week: Promoting Your Group and Library” on Tuesday, July 25, 2 ...

    JWENTWORTH - 07/11/2017 - 10:47 - News and Press Center

  7. Two groups win United for Libraries’ Baker & Taylor Awards

    Jillian Wentworth Marketing/Public Relations Specialist jwentworth@ala.org BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — The Williamsburg (Va.) Regional Library Foundation and the Friends of Smyrna (Tenn.) Library have been recognized with United for Libraries’ Baker & T ...

    JWENTWORTH - 07/11/2017 - 10:46 - News and Press Center

  8. LLAMA Webinar: Library Space Planning-- Using Knowledge Management Principles for Success

    Fred Reuland LLAMA Program Officer, Continuing Education freuland@ala.org The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present "Library Space Planning-- Using Knowledge Management Principles for Success," on Wed., July 19, at 1 ...

    FREULAND - 07/11/2017 - 10:43 - News and Press Center

  9. Western Washington University and the Whatcom County Library System chosen as site for 2018 Arbuthnot Lecture

    Courtney Jones Awards Coordinator alscawards@ala.org CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced that the 2018 May Hill Arbuthnot Committee has selected the Western Washington University and Whatcom County Library System to ...

    CJONES - 07/10/2017 - 15:22 - News and Press Center

  10. ALSC announces winners of 2017 Bound to Stay Bound, Melcher Scholarships

    Courtney Jones Awards Coordinator alscawards@ala.org CHICAGO – The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced six scholarship winners for the 2017-2018 academic year. Four winners were awarded the Bound to Stay Bound Books scholarship, w ...

    CJONES - 07/10/2017 - 15:23 - News and Press Center

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