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  1. ACRL awards Library Advocacy Day travel grants

    Kara J. Malenfant CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has chosen six winners for  2010 Library Advocacy Day travel grants. Reflecting ACRL’s commitment to fostering grassroots legislative advocacy, the association awarded $2 ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:45 - News and Press Center

  2. 2010 guide to the Newbery and Caldecott award-winners

    Jill Davis Marketing Manager editionsmarketing@ala.org CHICAGO — ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, announces the release of “ The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2010 Edition.” Pu ...

    Anonymous - 01/11/2013 - 18:57 - News and Press Center

  3. Rally with AASL for Library Advocacy Day

    Melissa Jacobsen CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) encourages all school librarians and supporters of school libraries to join together on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on June 29 to show their support for school libraries. ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:45 - News and Press Center

  4. Capstone supports Learning4Life™

    Melissa Jacobsen CHICAGO – Beginning this summer, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and Capstone are teaming up to offer "Empowering 21 st Century Learners: P21 Framework and AASL Learning Standards" licensed institutes. Throu ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:45 - News and Press Center

  5. Emerging Leaders Team J releases survey: how Web 2.0 should ALA go?

    CHICAGO- ALA is planning a Web redevelopment in the next year.  To ensure that the changes to the website satisfy members’ needs, ALA stakeholders should tell us: Just how Web 2.0 should ALA go? When you visit the ALA website, does it meet your expectatio ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:42 - News and Press Center

  6. Certified Public Library Administrator Program graduates six, adds five candidates

    CHICAGO- The Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) Certification Review Committee (CRC) granted certification to six CPLA® candidates who are now officially Certified Public Library Administrators. In addition, the committee approved five ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:45 - News and Press Center

  7. @ your library website highlights article on how you can extend the joy of reading by noted author Emma Walton Hamilton

    Mark Gould (Chicago)  An article by noted author Emma Walton Hamilton on using enrichment activities to extend the joy of reading is  highlighted on the @ your library website this week.  The www.atyourlibrary.org website provides  information and recomme ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:45 - News and Press Center

  8. Nominating Committee seeks candidates

    JoAnne M Kempf The ALA 2011 Nominating Committee is soliciting nominees to run on the 2011 spring ballot for the offices of ALA President-elect and Councilor-at-large. The Nominating Committee will select two candidates to run for President-elect and no f ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:45 - News and Press Center

  9. 2010 Literary Tastes Breakfast packed with award-winning authors

    CHICAGO—Two outstanding authors have been added to an already stellar lineup at the 2010 Literary Tastes Breakfast: David Small, author of the graphic novel “Stitches: A Memoir,” and Melvin Konner, author of “The Jewish Body”. “Stitches: A Memoir,” which ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:45 - News and Press Center

  10. Registration for online course teaching genealogy reference basics closes May 12

    CHICAGO—Wednesday, May 12, is the registration deadline for the next offering of “ Genealogy 101, ” an online course designed to provide librarians and library staff with confidence and skill in assisting family history researchers. The course, which is o ...

    Anonymous - 12/27/2012 - 13:45 - News and Press Center