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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. New coloring book for library lovers supports the mission of ALA

    CHICAGO — “ Check This Out! A Coloring Book for Library Lovers,” published by ALA Editions, will have both children and adults casting aside the day’s stress in favor of pens, crayons, and colored pencils. Inside this book readers will find a variety of d ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 02/16/2018 - 13:10 - News and Press Center

  5. AASL Launches Affiliate of the Year Award

    CHICAGO – At the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced the launch of its new Affiliate of the Year Award. The award recognizes the AASL Affiliate organization most active and dynamic in achiev ...

    JHABLEY - 02/16/2018 - 11:06 - News and Press Center

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Music Library Association’s guide to essential world music scores and sound recordings

    CHICAGO — Intended to offer suggestions for anyone, regardless of musical training or experience, who is seeking to develop music collections in libraries of all kinds, “ A Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings, Fourth Edition, Volume ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 02/15/2018 - 12:40 - News and Press Center

  9. 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

  10. 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