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  1. ALSC announces 2019 Notable Children’s Recordings

    Laura Schulte-Cooper Program Officer, Communications lschulte@ala.org CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2019 list of Notable Children’s Recordings. The ...

    LSCHULTE - 02/19/2019 - 17:32 - News and Press Center

  2. Tracy Drake and Kate Adler named inaugural recipients of SRRT Herb Biblo Travel Grants

    Briana Jarnagin Member Services Assistant bjarnagin@ala.org CHICAGO- The American Library Association's Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) is pleased to announced that it has awarded its first annual conference travel grants to Tracy Drake, a ...

    BJARNAGIN - 02/19/2019 - 17:31 - News and Press Center

  3. Donna Coghill awarded the 2019 GLBTRT Newlen-Symons Award for Excellence in Serving the GLBT Community

    Briana Jarnagin Member Services Assistant bjarnagin@ala.org CHICAGO – The American Library Association’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) announced Donna E. Coghill, community engagement librarian and coordinator of campus part ...

    BJARNAGIN - 02/19/2019 - 17:30 - News and Press Center

  4. Professional genealogist and author Kenyatta D. Berry to serve as Preservation Week® Honorary Chair

    Brooke Morris-Chott Program Officer, Communications bmorris@ala.org CHICAGO—Professional genealogist, entrepreneur and attorney Kenyatta D. Berry will join the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the America ...

    BMORRIS - 02/12/2019 - 10:17 - News and Press Center

  5. Public Library Association announces next phase of health initiative focused on insurance literacy

    Laurence Deutsch Manager, Communications ldeutsch@ala.org Funding available for public libraries to educate consumers CHICAGO – As part of its ongoing work to support the public library’s role in creating healthy communities, the Public Library Associatio ...

    LDEUTSCH - 02/12/2019 - 10:16 - News and Press Center

  6. July Siebecker receives 2019 Larry Romans Mentorship Award

    Briana Jarnagin Member Services Assistant bjarnagin@ala.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender and Government Documents Round Tables (GLBTRT and GODORT) are proud to announce July Siebecker as the 2019 ...

    BJARNAGIN - 02/11/2019 - 16:11 - News and Press Center

  7. ALCTS Statement Against Harassment, Racism and Discrimination

    Brooke Morris-Chott Program Officer, Communications bmorris@ala.org CHICAGO—In light of reports of incidents of harassing, discriminatory and racist behavior that occurred at the 2019 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, the Association for Lib ...

    BMORRIS - 02/11/2019 - 10:34 - News and Press Center

  8. ALCTS Statement Against Harassment, Racism and Discrimination

    Brooke Morris-Chott Program Officer, Communications bmorris@ala.org CHICAGO—In light of reports of incidents of harassing, discriminatory and racist behavior that occurred at the 2019 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, the Association for Lib ...

    SZALUSKY - 02/11/2019 - 09:57 - News and Press Center

  9. ALA President announces future EDI Efforts

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO- American Library Association (ALA) President Loida Garcia-Febo today unveiled a variety of tools for library workers to continue to embed Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) principles within the ...

    MMORALES - 02/12/2019 - 10:48 - News and Press Center

  10. COA announces accreditation decisions made at 2019 Midwinter Meeting

    Kerri Price Associate Director kprice@ala.org CHICAGO — The Committee on Accreditation (COA) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces accreditation actions taken at the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting. What follows reflects the April 2018 policy rev ...

    KPRICE - 02/08/2019 - 10:49 - News and Press Center