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  1. ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo’s ‘Libraries = Strong Communities’ tour reaches next stop in LA

    Steve Zalusky Communications Specialist szalusky@ala.org CHICAGO — American Library Association (ALA) President Loida Garcia-Febo will visit Los Angeles on the next stop of her Libraries = Strong Communities  tour. At 10 a.m. PT (11 a.m. MT, 12 p.m. CT, 1 ...

    SZALUSKY - 05/08/2019 - 16:44 - News and Press Center

  2. Ray McPadden wins 2019 W. Y. Boyd Literary Award for excellence in military fiction

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — "And The Whole Mountain Burned" by Ray McPadden, published by Center Street, Hachette Book Group, is the winner of the 2019 W. Y. Boyd Literary Award “for Excellence in Military Fiction.” T ...

    CMALDEN - 05/07/2019 - 15:57 - News and Press Center

  3. Craig County Public Library, New Castle, Virginia, wins ALA’s first Penguin Random House Award for Innovation Through Adversity Award

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — The Craig County Public Library, New Castle, Virginia, has been named the 2019 winner of the first ALA’s Penguin Random House Award for Innovation Through Adversity Award. The award, supported by the ...

    CMALDEN - 06/03/2019 - 11:56 - News and Press Center

  4. Illinois High School District 214 named National School Library of the Year

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – High School District 214, located in Arlington Heights, Illinois, is the recipient of the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) 2019 National School Library of the Year (NSL ...

    JHABLEY - 05/02/2019 - 15:04 - News and Press Center

  5. H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant Award recipient named

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO – The North Bergen Free Public Library is the 2019 winner of the prestigious H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant. The award is presented annually to a library organization whose application dem ...

    CMALDEN - 04/30/2019 - 15:14 - News and Press Center

  6. EBSCO Information Services and ALA award 10 librarians with scholarships to attend ALA Annual Conference

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has awarded 10 scholarships, including three new awards specifically for international recipients, to attend the 2019 ALA Annual Conference. The scholarships are in ...

    CMALDEN - 04/30/2019 - 14:53 - News and Press Center

  7. Sue Ann Pekel, senior librarian, Bentonville Public Library, wins 2019 Sullivan Award

    Cheryl Malden Program Officer cmalden@ala.org CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the 2019 Peggy Sullivan Award for Public Library Administrators Supporting Services to Children has been awarded to Sue Ann Pekel, Childr ...

    CMALDEN - 04/30/2019 - 14:48 - News and Press Center

  8. Pennsylvania School Librarians Association receives AASL Affiliate of the Year Award

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – The Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) is the recipient of the 2019 American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Affiliate of the Year Award. The $1,000 award recogn ...

    JHABLEY - 04/30/2019 - 14:39 - News and Press Center

  9. Allison Porch receives 2019 – 2020 Pat Carterette Professional Development Grant

    Danielle M. Ponton Program Manager for Round Tables dponton@ala.org CHICAGO — The Learning Round Table (LearnRT) of the American Library Association is pleased to announce that Allison Porch, marketing coordinator at the Carol Stream Public Library, is th ...

    DALDERSON - 04/30/2019 - 14:03 - News and Press Center

  10. Sustainability Round Table announces Top 10 Sustainability Themed Children's Book List for 2019

    Danielle M. Ponton Program Manager for Round Tables dponton@ala.org CHICAGO — In celebration of Earth Day, the American Library Association’s Sustainability Round Table (SustainRT) is pleased to release its first annual Top 10 Sustainability Themed Childr ...

    DALDERSON - 04/30/2019 - 13:17 - News and Press Center