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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. ACRL program proposals for 2018 ALA Annual Conference

    CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. For the first time, pro ...

    DFREE - 05/23/2017 - 10:13 - News and Press Center

  7. ALA, Harwood Institute announce 2017 Public Innovators Lab for Libraries community engagement training opportunity

    The American Library Association (ALA) and The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation have announced their fifth annual training opportunity to help libraries strengthen their role as agents of positive change in their communities. The Public Innovators ...

    SOSTMAN - 05/23/2017 - 09:34 - News and Press Center

  8. 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

  9. IMLS funds $500,000 research project to study characteristics and outcomes of library public programming

    CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office has received a $512,000 National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for a research project to understand and document the characteristics, audie ...

    SOSTMAN - 05/23/2017 - 09:38 - News and Press Center

  10. New Workshop: Build a Great Team

    CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Build a Great Team  with Catherine Hakala-Ausperk. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain ...

    CURSINY - 05/19/2017 - 14:32 - News and Press Center

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