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  1. 1945

    ALA's Washington Office opens, under the direction of Paul Howard. "The American Library Association's Washington Office was established in 1945 to represent libraries on Capitol Hill, and now consists of the Office of Government Relations ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:28 - About ALA

  2. 1982

    "Since 1982, Banned Books Week has rallied librarians, booksellers, authors, publishers, teachers, and readers of all types to celebrate and defend the freedom to read. As we commemorate 30 years of Banned Books Week and enter our 31st year of protec ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:34 - About ALA

  3. National Library Legislative Day

    ALA Events Public awareness Monday, April 23, 2012 (All day) to Tuesday, April 24, 2012 (All day) The American Library Association, Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA), the District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA) and the Special Libra ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 16:01 - Conferences & Events

  4. Banned Books Week

    ALA Events Celebration Sunday, September 22, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, September 28, 2013 (All day) Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of the freedom to read since 1982, is observed the last week of September. Each year, librarians, booksellers, t ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 16:01 - Conferences & Events

  5. Library Card Sign-up Month

    ALA Events Celebration Tuesday, September 1, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, September 30, 2015 (All day) September is Library Card Sign-Up Month- a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most impo ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:57 - Conferences & Events

  6. Library Card Sign-up Month

    ALA Events Celebration Monday, September 1, 2014 (All day) to Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (All day) September is Library Card Sign-Up Month- a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most importa ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:57 - Conferences & Events

  7. Library Card Sign-up Month

    ALA Events Celebration Sunday, September 1, 2013 (All day) to Monday, September 30, 2013 (All day) September is Library Card Sign-Up Month- a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most importan ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:57 - Conferences & Events

  8. National Library Legislative Day

    ALA Events Celebration Tuesday, May 7, 2013 (All day) to Wednesday, May 8, 2013 (All day) The American Library Association, Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA), the District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA) and the Special Libraries Ass ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:57 - Conferences & Events

  9. Children's Day/Book Day- El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día)

    ALA Events Celebration Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (All day) Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is a celebration of children, families, and reading and held annually on April 30. The celebration emphasi ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:43 - Conferences & Events

  10. Christie Hefner Interview

    Success stories Before her Opening General Session speech at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference, American Libraries spoke with former Playboy Enterprises CEO Christie Hefner about her message to librarians, her memories of Judith Krug and the important First ...

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