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  1. Broad Public, Library and Educational Sector Support of Hayden Nomination

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org More than 140 national nonprofit and library groups, schools, and academic libraries urge Dr. Carla Hayden’s rapid confirmation as Librarian of Congress (Washington, D.C.) – "The Library of Congress has ...

    MMORALES - 04/21/2016 - 08:01 - News and Press Center

  2. LLAMA webinar helps you cultivate better supervisor relationships by 'managing up'

    Fred Reuland Program Officer, Continuing Education freuland@ala.org CHICAGO — How would you describe your relationship with your supervisor?  Is it collaborative?  Or, is it the dreaded top-down?  If yours is a top-down relationship, you may be at risk fo ...

    FREULAND - 05/26/2016 - 16:18 - News and Press Center

  3. Registration for three LLAMA preconferences available through June 1

    Fred Reuland Program Officer, Continuing Education freuland@ala.org CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) is offering three preconferences at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference on Friday, June 24, in Orlando, Florida. Building Bl ...

    FREULAND - 05/25/2016 - 09:01 - News and Press Center

  4. United for Libraries to host President’s Program with John Hart at ALA Annual Conference

    Jillian Wentworth Marketing/Public Relations Specialist jwentworth@ala.org BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries President Ed McBride will host the President’s Program featuring bestselling author John Hart from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, J ...

    JKALONICK - 05/23/2016 - 13:53 - News and Press Center

  5. Libraries stand firm in support of GLBT books

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO — In a year when Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) communities are facing divisive “religious freedom” and “bathroom privacy” legislation, libraries are working against legislating discri ...

    SZALUSKY - 05/23/2016 - 12:57 - News and Press Center

  6. Deadline to apply for 2016 ALA Diversity & Outreach Fair extended to June 3

    John L. Amundsen Program Officer, Outreach and Communications jamundsen@ala.org CHICAGO – The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services has extended its deadline for library professionals from all kinds of institutions to submit proposals t ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 05/20/2016 - 12:45 - News and Press Center

  7. Free webinar on May 25: How to Leverage Snoopy to Run a Library-Card Sign-Up Campaign for Your Library

    Megan McFarlane Campaign Coordinator mmcfarlane@ala.org CHICAGO – Looking for a new way to promote Library Card Sign-up Month to your community? Join Jeff Julian, director of the American Library Association's (ALA) Public Awareness Office, and Megan ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 05/20/2016 - 12:13 - News and Press Center

  8. RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage becomes open access

    David Free Marketing and Communications Specialist dfree@ala.org CHICAGO- The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces that its special collections and cultural heritage-focused journal, RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and ...

    DFREE - 05/18/2016 - 15:54 - News and Press Center

  9. ALA applauds veto of controversial Tennessee law

    Megan Murray Cusick Grassroots Specialist mcusick@ala.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) applauds the rejection of a bill that would have made the Bible the official state book of Tennessee. “We commend Governor Haslam for vetoing this l ...

    MCUSICK - 05/17/2016 - 11:14 - News and Press Center

  10. United for Libraries to present ‘Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations’ at 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 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 24 at the Hilton Orlan ...

    JKALONICK - 05/16/2016 - 15:34 - News and Press Center

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