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  1. Your history @ your library

    CHICAGO – This week marks the first annual Preservation Week @ your library, highlighting what we can do, individually and together, to preserve our personal and shared collections. Recognizing the critical role libraries play in preservation, the Associa ...

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

  2. Donna K. McDonald elected as 2010-2011 ALTAFF Vice President/President-Elect

    PHILADELPHIA –  Donna K. McDonald, director of the Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System, has been elected  2010-2011 vice-president/president elect of the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of ...

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

  3. Freedom to Read Foundation announces 2010 Board of Trustees election winners

    Barbara Jones CHICAGO- The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2010 Board of Trustees election, held in April.  Five trustees were elected to two-year terms, beginning in June: Carol Brey-Casiano, Mary Minow, James ...

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

  4. ALA launches its Awards, Grants & Scholarships resource

    Rebecca Gerber CHICAGO – The Awards, Grants & Scholarships resource (http://www.ala.org/ala/awardsgrants/allawardsgrants/index.cfm) is now available to the public for searching or browsing the many ways that ALA offers recognition.  Included in the re ...

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

  5. PLA announces final two Leadership Fellows scholarship winners

    The Public Library Association (PLA) has awarded Leadership Fellows scholarships for programs at the Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington and the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Denise Lyons, a Library Development Cons ...

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

  6. Five leading bookmobile builders to sponsor fifth-annual Bookmobile Sunday at ALA Annual Conference

    CHICAGO – Five of the leading bookmobile builders in the United States-- All-American Specialty Vehicles, Matthews Specialty Vehicles, Meridian Specialty Vehicles, OBS, Inc., and Farber--will sponsor the fifth-annual Bookmobile Sunday, held from 10:30 a.m ...

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

  7. L4L Webinars available in AASL archives

    Melissa Jacobsen CHICAGO – The 2010 Learning4Life (L4L) webinars hosted by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) are now available for purchase in archived format. The webinars are part of the L4L initiative to nationally implement "St ...

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

  8. Iowa library advocate wins White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce Award

    Jennifer Terry WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Library Association (ALA) today announces that Greer Fry of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is the winner of the 2010 White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) Award. The award, given ...

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

  9. AASL's summer tour of online courses

    Melissa Jacobsen CHICAGO – School librarians are encouraged to sign up for the American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) 2010 summer online courses. Designed to isolate and strengthen problem areas, the four four-week courses will help develo ...

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

  10. Paige Johnson headlines AASL's Fall Forum Opening Session

    Melissa Jacobsen CHICAGO – Paige Johnson, global manager of K-12 education for Intel's Corporate Affairs Group, will give the keynote at the American Association of School Librarian's (AASL) Fall Forum 2010. The institute, "In Focus: The Es ...

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