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  1. ALA Executive Director on LTC: "A Project for ALA and All Types of Libraries"

    In this month's American Libraries magazine, ALA Executive Director Keith Fiels describes how the association is supporting library-led community engagement and innovation to spark "increased innovation, increased impact, and ultimately, a more ...

    SOSTMAN - 07/24/2017 - 13:13 - Professional Tools

  2. History of the ALA Library

    VHAWKINS's blog [Written for our 90th birthday in 2014] At the meeting of the ALA Executive Board on September 30, 1924, it was voted to authorize ALA Secretary Carl Milam to employ a librarian.  He described in the 1925 report to the membership asse ...

    VHAWKINS - 12/08/2016 - 15:56 - 1 comment - Professional Tools

  3. Announcing the LTC Public Innovators Cohort

    The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the 10 public libraries chosen to undergo an intensive 18-month, team-based community engagement training program as part of the Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC) Public Innovators Cohort. The ...

    SOSTMAN - 07/24/2017 - 13:13 - Professional Tools

  4. Close the Book on Hunger: Knox County Public Library's Food Drive Success

    SOSTMAN's blog Knox County (Indiana) Public Library is part of the  Libraries Transforming Communities Public Innovators Cohort, a group of 10 public libraries chosen to undergo an extensive 18-month training in the “turning outward” approach. Here, ...

    SOSTMAN - 03/04/2015 - 16:32 - Libraries Transform

  5. Latest Library Links, February 26, 2015

    geberhart's blog News from ALA and the profession American Libraries Online Keep Me Safe Storytime ALA News ALA applauds FCC vote to protect the open internet National Library Workers Day, April 14 Ideas, strategies, and programs for the innovative l ...

    geberhart - 02/26/2015 - 15:12 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Latest Library Links, February 25, 2015

    geberhart's blog News from ALA and the profession ALA News Celebrate National Library Workers Day, April 14 Annual Conference News Session proposal deadlines this weekend Division News Conformity, resistance, and the ACRL Information Literacy Framewo ...

    geberhart - 02/26/2015 - 13:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Latest Library Links, February 24, 2015

    geberhart's blog News from ALA and the profession American Libraries Online Writing app reviews Libraries explore a variety of mobile options ALA News ALA Council petition candidates NMRT online session on salary negotiation National Freedom of Infor ...

    geberhart - 02/24/2015 - 16:46 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Latest Library Links, February 23, 2015

    geberhart's blog News from ALA and the profession ALA News Comments on Draft National Policy Agenda due by February 27 Accreditation decisions at Midwinter New ALA Executive Board members ALA Council denounces Charlie Hebdo attack ALA Council commend ...

    geberhart - 02/23/2015 - 16:05 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Latest Library Links, February 20, 2015

    PMOREHART's blog News from ALA and the profession American Libraries Online An interview with YA author Kody Keplinger ALA News Education and school library legislation is heating up ALA and PLA e-rate webinar available Division News Register for Sch ...

    PMOREHART - 02/24/2015 - 10:32 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Latest Library Links, February 19, 2015

    PMOREHART's blog News from ALA and the profession American Libraries Online Additional reporting on the removal of Persepolis from Chicago Public Schools Film programming for public libraries ALA News ALA joins list of groups calling for balanced def ...

    PMOREHART - 02/23/2015 - 09:56 - American Libraries Magazine