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  1. AASL launches school administrator collaborative

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – With support from OverDrive Education, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is launching a two-year initiative to engage with an audience vital to the success of school ...

    JHABLEY - 05/24/2019 - 15:01 - News and Press Center

  2. ALA President Loida Garcia – Febo shares insights on sustainable thinking during United Nations event

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO – Today American Library Association President (ALA) Loida Garcia – Febo joined international library leaders for a knowledge-sharing event entitled "Sustainable Development Goals in Libraries To ...

    MMORALES - 05/23/2019 - 12:49 - News and Press Center

  3. Chapter Advocacy Exchange on June 6 to focus on ‘Empowering Trustees and Friends to Advocate Alongside Librarians’

    Jillian Wentworth Manager of Marketing & Membership jwentworth@ala.org The ALA Chapter Relations Office, along with United for Libraries, will present a Chapter Advocacy Exchange webinar on “Empowering Trustees and Friends to Advocate Alongside Librar ...

    JWENTWORTH - 06/07/2019 - 18:46 - News and Press Center

  4. Loudoun County Public Library wins ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award

    Cheryl M Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — The Loudoun County Public Library (Leesburg, Virginia) has been named the 2019 winner of the American Library Association's Excellence in Library Programming Award for its program, Science On ...

    CMALDEN - 06/07/2019 - 16:46 - News and Press Center

  5. United for Libraries to present June 10 webinar on 'Local, State, and National Library Advocacy: A Grasstop Approach'

    Jillian Wentworth Manager of Marketing & Membership jwentworth@ala.org EXTON, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present the free webinar “Local, State, and National Library Advocacy: A Grasstop Approach” on Monday, June 10, 1 p.m. Eastern. Feat ...

    JWENTWORTH - 05/21/2019 - 16:36 - News and Press Center

  6. Jefferson Jr. and Swader win the 2019 ALA Equality Award

    Cheryl M Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO – Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. and Lorelle R. Swader are the 2019 recipients of the ALA’s Equality Award. They will both receive $1,000 and a framed citation of achievement donated by Rowman & Little ...

    CMALDEN - 05/21/2019 - 16:29 - News and Press Center

  7. Jones County Schools awarded AASL Inspire Disaster Recovery Grant

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – Jones County Schools in North Carolina has been awarded $7,060 as part of the American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) Inspire Disaster Recovery Grant program. The grant p ...

    JHABLEY - 05/20/2019 - 16:53 - News and Press Center

  8. Swing through Louisville with an #AASL19 Cultural Tour

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – Horses, baseball bats, and “The Greatest” are just a few of the highlights of the cultural tours during the 2019 AASL National Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Attendees arriving pri ...

    JHABLEY - 05/20/2019 - 16:51 - News and Press Center

  9. Laurie Halse Anderson joins Colson Whitehead in 'Reading Dangerously' at the Freedom to Read Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Yumeka Brown Program Officer ybrown@ala.org CHICAGO — New York Times bestselling author and intellectual freedom advocate Laurie Halse Anderson will speak at the Freedom to Read Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Celebration in Washington, D.C. on June 22, 201 ...

    YBROWN - 05/21/2019 - 15:54 - News and Press Center

  10. Dewey Decibel podcast to host CSK Book Award winners at 2019 ALA Annual

    Carrie Smith Editorial Assistant csmith@ala.org CHICAGO — Authors Angie Thomas and Jason Reynolds and illustrators Ekua Holmes and Christopher Myers join American Libraries for a special live taping of the Dewey Decibel podcast at the 2019 Annual Conferen ...

    SZALUSKY - 05/17/2019 - 16:36 - News and Press Center