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  1. Receive 50 magical activity books for your library!

    All available activity books have been claimed. To stay informed about future giveaways and public awareness resources from ALA, subscribe to the Libraries Transform email list. In the upcoming film “The Kid Who Would Be King,” a regular boy stumbles upon ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 01/18/2019 - 09:32 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. The Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation Through Adversity application

    The Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation Through Adversity is given annually to a librarian who has overcome adversity and create lasting innovative community service programs that successfully inspire and connect with new readers.   1 Start ...

    RGERBER - 01/27/2019 - 11:41 - Professional Tools

  3. Work Hard, Play Harder: An Insider’s Guide to Not So Passive Programs

    Wednesday, 5/1/2019 12:00 PM (Eastern) 11:00 AM (Central) 10:00 AM (Mountain) 9:00 AM (Pacific) Passive programs can be a librarian’s dream or nightmare- less work during the program, but limited interaction with customers. A successful program can also p ...

    KFIGLIULO - 02/14/2019 - 14:30 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  4. Advocating for Your Department and Library

    Tuesday, 6/4/2019- Wednesday, 6/5/2019 an ALCTS Virtual Preconference   Libraries are continuing to evolve not only technically, but also politically. Due to the current political climate, it is becoming more important for libraries to advocate for the va ...

    MDOUGHERTY - 02/21/2019 - 15:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. YALSA E-Course: ConnectedLib: Creating Learning Connections for Youth

    Sunday, 3/17/2019- Saturday, 4/20/2019 In this five-week e-course, participants will learn how to create engaging teen programs and services using the Connected Learning framework developed by the Connected Learning Alliance. Connected learning connects t ...

    LBRAUN2000 - 02/21/2019 - 14:14 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  6. Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Communications Committee

    Charge This committee shall provide oversight and overall direction for the LIRT Web site. The committee may create and update content for the Web site as well as advise other committees regarding the creation and maintenance of content. Roster Sherri Lyn ...

    SEITEST - 02/15/2019 - 13:28 - ALA Support

  7. Computational Thinking in Your Library: Systematic Problem Solving in School & Real Life

    Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central  Computational thinking is a systematic problem solving process applicable to multiple arenas, including various curricular areas and real life. In this session, learn about the basics of computational thinking, h ...

    JHABLEY - 02/13/2019 - 09:13 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. In-house vs. Outsourced Digitization: similarities, key differences and pitfalls to avoid

    Wednesday, 6/5/2019 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) With the rise of digitizing archival collections across academic and public libraries, more librarians are getting involved in project management, but not all o ...

    MBEATTY3 - 02/20/2019 - 15:33 - Library Information Technology Association (LITA)

  9. Techniques in Managing a Library Services Platform Migration

    Thursday, 5/30/2019 1:00 PM (Eastern) 12:00 PM (Central) 11:00 AM (Mountain) 10:00 AM (Pacific) Is your library currently working on or considering a library services platform (LSP) migration? If so, register for this 60-minute workshop, where you’ll gain ...

    MBEATTY3 - 02/20/2019 - 14:31 - Library Information Technology Association (LITA)

  10. Managing Special User Groups in Academic Libraries

    Tuesday, 5/7/2019 1:00 PM (Eastern) 12:00 PM (Central) 11:00 AM (Mountain) 10:00 AM (Pacific) University and college libraries serve a diverse patron population that includes students, faculty, staff, and, increasingly, special groups that don't fit ...

    MBEATTY3 - 02/20/2019 - 15:07 - Library Information Technology Association (LITA)