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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. New Titles in the LITA Guide Series

      A new relationship between LITA and Rowman and Littlefield publishers kicks off with the announcement of 7 recent and upcoming exciting titles on library technology. The LITA Guide Series books from Rowman and Littlefield publishers, contain practical, ...

    MBEATTY3 - 08/25/2016 - 14:49 - News and Press Center

  3. Expert legal guidance on makerspaces, meeting rooms and displays offered in two new e-books

    CHICAGO — The team of Mary Minow, Tomas A. Lipinski and Gretchen McCord offer legal answers to potentially thorny situations in two new e-books published by ALA Editions. Library makerspaces are truly transformative, inviting library users to create, inno ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 08/25/2016 - 13:29 - News and Press Center

  4. Garcia-Febo, Grief seek 2018-19 ALA presidency

    CHICAGO – Loida Garcia-Febo, International Library Consultant and President of Information New Wave in Brooklyn, New York, and Terri Grief, School Librarian at McCracken County High School in Paducah, Kentucky, are the candidates for the 2018-19 presidenc ...

    JKEMPF - 08/25/2016 - 10:57 - News and Press Center

  5. ALSC to Host Mini Institute in Atlanta

    The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced a new learning opportunity for librarians serving youth. The ALSC Mini Institute is a one-day event that will take place on Friday, Jan ...

    DBOSTROM - 08/24/2016 - 14:21 - News and Press Center

  6. Registration open for PLA 2016 post-conference webinar series

    CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) 2016 Conference was an extraordinary learning experience for public librarians, with over 8,000 attendees and more than 100 educational sessions presented. If you weren’t able to make it to Denver this year o ...

    KOKEEFE - 08/24/2016 - 13:56 - News and Press Center

  7. LLAMA webinar helps you plan an ecologically sustainable library

    Fred Reuland Continuing Education Program Officer freuland@ala.org CHICAGO — Library communities and stakeholders increasingly place a high value on the ecological sustainability of their facilities and programs.  For library directors and managers, the q ...

    FREULAND - 08/24/2016 - 16:39 - News and Press Center

  8. AASL conducts state level workshops on ESSA implementation

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL), in collaboration with the ALA Office for Library Advocacy and the ALA Washington Office, is offering a complimentary, comprehensive ...

    JHABLEY - 08/23/2016 - 16:24 - News and Press Center

  9. Connecting preschoolers with nonfiction books through movement

    CHICAGO — An underutilized source for storytime programs, quality nonfiction books can help bridge the reading gap between preschool boys and girls; boys enjoy facts and “true stuff,” and including these books in storytime helps boys see that reading can ...

    RCHRISTOPHER - 08/23/2016 - 15:50 - News and Press Center

  10. ACRL 2017 keynote speakers announced

    Tory Ondrla Conference Supervisor tondrla@ala.org Baltimore conference to feature David McCandless, Roxane Gay, Carla Hayden  CHICAGO — The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces its celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the AC ...

    DFREE - 08/23/2016 - 12:34 - News and Press Center

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