ALA Conference Services will begin accepting program proposals on June 10, 2019, for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference, to take place in Chicago, IL. on June 25-30, 2020. Once again, proposals will be accepted via one submission site for all ALA Divisions, R ...
DHUNTER - 07/08/2019 - 11:37 - News and Press Center
What could be better than books and breakfast? Maybe signed books and breakfast? Join your fellow readers and book lovers and listen to some of the year's best authors from RUSA book and media award winners and Best of Lists Authors discuss their wor ...
NMOORE - 06/12/2019 - 08:30 - News and Press Center
United for Libraries to host programs for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations at ALA Annual Conference
Trish McFadden Program Coordinator email@example.com EXTON, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will host several programs curated for library Trustees, Friends, and Foundations during ALA Annual 2019: Annual Giving Campaigns- Best Practices From Across t ...
TMCFADDEN - 06/11/2019 - 16:14 - News and Press Center
Winners of the 2018 National Friends of Libraries Week Awards to be recognized at United for Libraries' Gala Author Tea
Trish McFadden Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org EXTON, Pennsylvania-- Friends of the LeClaire (Iowa) Community Library and Charleston (S.C.) Friends of the Library are winners of United for Libraries’ 2018 National Friends of Libraries Week Awards. E ...
TMCFADDEN - 06/11/2019 - 16:12 - News and Press Center
Macey Morales Deputy Director email@example.com CHICAGO — The life of a library worker can be stressful, with demanding professional and personal schedules that can invite poor health. During the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exh ...
MMORALES - 06/10/2019 - 11:06 - News and Press Center
S hop and browse the ALA Store at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition for products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs—as well as fun gift items. Located near the main entrance ...
RCHRISTOPHER - 06/10/2019 - 09:21 - News and Press Center
Richland Library of Columbia, South Carolina is first library selected for the Presidential Citation for Wellness in the Workplace. The library was chosen for its accomplishments in creating and sustaining system-wide support for library staff through mul ...
BCALVIN - 06/21/2019 - 17:38 - News and Press Center
CHICAGO — “ The Coretta Scott King Awards: 50th Anniversary,” published by ALA Editions and edited by Carole J. McCollough and Adelaide Poniatowski Phelps, celebrates the legacy of these prestigious honors, which have enlarged the prominence of literature ...
RCHRISTOPHER - 06/17/2019 - 08:19 - News and Press Center
Public Library Association expands access to technology and digital skills training for rural communities with Microsoft Philanthropies
CHICAGO — Today, the Public Library Association (PLA) announced a new effort, supported by Microsoft Corp., to increase digital skills programming and access to technology in rural communities. Through $400,000 donated by Microsoft Philanthropies, PLA wil ...
LDEUTSCH - 06/07/2019 - 13:13 - News and Press Center
CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Gina Seymour, School Library Media Specialist at the Islip (New York) High School, as its next ALA Liaison. She will start her term on July 1, 2019. “I am extremely honored to rep ...
ALAM - 06/07/2019 - 09:21 - News and Press Center