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  1. ALA Presidential Candidate Question Responses: Stevens on GLBT Employment Rights

    ALA Presidential Candidate Roberta Stevens responds to Karen Schneider's question on enforcing ALA policy on GLBT rights. More ALA videos available at alfocus.ala.org. Question: Karen Schneider:  Hi, Im Karen Schneider.  I blog at freerangelibrarian. ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Avi interview

    Legendary author Avi speaks to Booklist about Poppy and Ereth —his newest and most autobiographical book—as well as how he ended up with his famous name, how his lack of a distinctive style helps him as a writer, his thoughts on how the Newbery Award coul ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Kate DiCamillo interview

    Kate DiCamillo, author of The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie, sat down with Booklist's Ilene Cooper to talk about seeing her creations become major motion pictures, the surreal moments that came along with the Despereaux phenomenon, and ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Judy Krug Memorial

    A memorial video to intellectual freedom legend Judith Krug, the long-time director of the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom and Freedom to Read Foundation, featuring messages from colleagues, interviews featuring Judy, a ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Read This Now

    ALA's book and media awards represent some of the best works of the year. In this video, the chairs of many of the committees charged with choosing the award winners discuss the winning books and why they were selected. For more information, see the ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. 2009 Chicago Annual Conference Promo

    Produced by ALA Conference Services, this video features plenty of your colleagues discussing the value of Annual Conference--and the benefits to holding it in Chicago. Annual Conference this year is July 9 to 15. ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Banned Books Week: I'd Like To Find *BLEEP*

    A library patron needs some books. Famous, award-winning, acclaimed books. Seems simple enough. And yet... Video produced in recognition of Banned Books Week, September 27-October 4, 2008, and in cooperation with ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium 2008

    The 2008 ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium, held November 2-4 in Oak Brook, Illinois, demonstrated many of the benefits gaming has for libraries, including improved literacy, improved civic engagement, inclusiveness, and even fundra ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. T. A. Barron interview

    Rousing Reads T.A. Barron, author of the Lost Years of Merlin books and the in-progress Merlin's Dragon trilogy, speaks to Booklist about the 32 rejection letters that helped convince him to quit his venture capital business and begin writing fantasy ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Lauren Myracle interview

    Bill Ott Lauren Myracle, the oft-challenged author of such books as ttyl, Bliss, and the new Peace, Love & Baby Ducks, sits down with Booklist to discuss why libraries "rule the world," how she handles angry emails from parents, and the Step ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine