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  1. American Library Association announces 2018 youth media award winners

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org DENVER — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults—including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards—at its ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 02/19/2018 - 09:10 - News and Press Center

  2. 'Manhattan Beach,' 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,' receive 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org DENVER — The American Library Association (ALA) selects “Manhattan Beach,” by Jennifer Egan, published by Scribner, as the winner of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and “You Don' ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 02/14/2018 - 10:09 - News and Press Center

  3. ALA Appoints Mary Ghikas as Executive Director through January 2020

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org   CHICAGO- The American Library Association (ALA) Executive Board has appointed Mary Ghikas as executive director through January 2020, effective immediately. Ghikas has been serving as interim executive dire ...

    MMORALES - 01/30/2018 - 08:44 - News and Press Center

  4. Submissions Now Open for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Awards

    Fred Reuland Program Officer, Continuing Education freuland@ala.org $10,000 Development Awards will go to up to Eight Winners The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Awards. The awards are managed ...

    MMORALES - 02/16/2018 - 10:35 - News and Press Center

  5. 2018 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award winners announced

    Chase Ollis Program Officer collis@ala.org CHICAGO — The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the recipients of the 2018 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award – Naugatuck Valley Community College Max R. Traurig Library, Waterbur ...

    DFREE - 02/16/2018 - 10:32 - News and Press Center

  6. Public Library Association to offer diversity-focused youth internship program in 2018

    Laurence Deutsch Manager, Communications ldeutsch@ala.org Applications due March 25 CHICAGO — The Public Library Association (PLA) is now accepting applications from public libraries interested in participating in PLA's Inclusive Internship Initiativ ...

    LDEUTSCH - 02/14/2018 - 15:45 - News and Press Center

  7. David W. Lewis named 2018 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year

    Chase Ollis Program Officer collis@ala.org CHICAGO — David W. Lewis, dean of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library, is the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) 2018 Academic/Research Librarian of ...

    DFREE - 02/14/2018 - 15:44 - News and Press Center

  8. 2018 Barbara Gittings Literature Award and Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award of the Stonewall Book Awards Announced

    Briana Jarnagin Member Services Assistant bjarnagin@ala.org DENVER- Two of the 2018 Stonewall Book Awards were announced Sunday, Feb. 11 by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA), during t ...

    BJARNAGIN - 02/14/2018 - 09:25 - News and Press Center

  9. 2018 Rainbow Book List highlights quality GLBTQ books for children and teens

    Briana Jarnagin Member Services Assistant bjarnagin@ala.org DENVER – The 2018 Rainbow Book List, a project of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA), was announced at ALA’s Midwinter Meeti ...

    BJARNAGIN - 02/14/2018 - 10:05 - News and Press Center

  10. Erin Entrada Kelly, Matthew Cordell win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org DENVER — Erin Entrada Kelly, author of “Hello, Universe” and Matthew Cordell, illustrator of “Wolf in the Snow” are the 2018 winners of the John Newbery and Randolph Caldecott Medals, the most prestigious awa ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 02/15/2018 - 15:33 - News and Press Center