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  1. Library Photo Promotion

    Let's face it. Stock photos just don't cut it any more. People are moved by authentic images, not perfectly posed stock photos.   We need your help. The American Library Association can't tell the story of libraries without your story.  We ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 07/22/2019 - 16:27 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. “One Book, One Facility” Encourages Book Discussions in Jail

    By: Kasey Butcher Santana, Ph.D., Library Specialist, Arapahoe Libraries “It worked!" our inmate worker told me when he came in one Tuesday. "My cellie stayed up really late reading the book and then I saw him go next door and I thought there wa ...

    AHAYES - 08/16/2019 - 08:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Growing Up and Into the Profession: University of Virginia Library Summer High School Internship Program

    By:  Regina Carter, Teaching & Learning Librarian, UVA Library High School Summer Internship Coordinator  and Phylissa Mitchell, Director of Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, & Accessibility and UVA Library High School Summer Internship Program Direct ...

    AHAYES - 08/12/2019 - 09:07 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Creative Spaces: Equity in Action at the Library

    By: Kait McNamee, Library Specialist, Arapahoe Library District I first met *Ana on a late weeknight shift. She had come to the library for books but saw me moving equipment out of our recording studio. She asked about the studios and within a few minutes ...

    AHAYES - 07/12/2019 - 07:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Beep Beep: Creating Objective Criteria for Choosing Bookmobile Stops

      By: Cynthia Kiyotake (ckiyotake@ald.lib.co.us), Library Operations Manager and Richard Lyda, (rlyda@ald.lib.co.us) Mobile Library Services Supervisor, Arapahoe Libraries Providing equitable access to information is a critical responsibility of all publi ...

    AHAYES - 07/05/2019 - 08:01 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. eBooks

    After several years of relative stability, the publisher eBook licensing terms for library lending are again shifting in disconcerting directions. ALA has a longstanding commitment to ensuring all people have access to the world's knowledge through o ...

    EWAGNER - 07/29/2019 - 12:11 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. 2020 Census

    Read ALA's new guide for librarians about the 2020 Census. In 2020, the  Census  will be conducted primarily online for the first time. Like past e-government efforts, this will likely impact libraries and libraries' technology resources as staf ...

    EWAGNER - 08/13/2019 - 18:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Milo Ventimiglia Video PSA

    New video PSA from “The Art of Racing in the Rain” star Milo Ventimiglia highlights the power of libraries! The video is available for download at  http://bit.ly/ventimiglia-psa-download. Please help us spread the word by posting it on your website, socia ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 07/25/2019 - 13:05 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Twitter Chat: Museums & Archives

    Thursday, August 22, 2019- 12:00 to 13:00 @ala_spectrum Join the Spectrum Advisory Committee and other Spectrum alumni for a Twitter chat around work in museums and archives.  ...

    BJARNAGIN - 07/29/2019 - 13:18 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. 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 - 07/16/2019 - 13:36 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues