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  1. Cawthorne elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect

    Mary Ellen Davis Executive Director mdavis@ala.org CHICAGO-  Jon E. Cawthorne, dean of the Wayne State University Library System and School of Information Sciences, has been elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect. He will become president-elect follo ...

    DFREE - 05/08/2019 - 14:52 - News and Press Center

  2. Libraries respond to need for diverse collections, services through Día, April 30

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org [en español]   CHICAGO – Libraries reflect the world around us. With demographic trends pointing toward the United States evolving into a majority minority country, libraries are responding to the need for pr ...

    MMORALES - 04/12/2019 - 16:49 - News and Press Center

  3. Las bibliotecas satisfacen la necesidad de colecciones y servicios diversos y celebran el “Día”, el 30 de abril

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org [en inglés]   CHICAGO – Las bibliotecas son un reflejo del mundo que nos rodea. Como el comportamiento demográfico actual indica que Estados Unidos va en camino a convertirse en un país de minorías mayoritari ...

    MMORALES - 04/12/2019 - 16:48 - News and Press Center

  4. AASL awards five Inspire Special Event Grants

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – Five school libraries from across the country have been awarded American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) Inspire Special Event Grants. Made possible by the generosity of A ...

    SZALUSKY - 04/12/2019 - 10:25 - News and Press Center

  5. AASL and Scholastic announce ‘Pilkey Party @ Your School Library’ as part of School Library Month celebration

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org Grand Prize to receive a visit and free books for the entire school with School Library Month National Spokesperson and bestselling author Dav Pilkey CHICAGO – To celebrate School Library Month ( ...

    JHABLEY - 05/08/2019 - 14:15 - News and Press Center

  6. McCurtis elected ALSC 2020-2021 president

    Laura Schulte-Cooper Program Officer, Communications lschulte@ala.org Kirby McCurtis, an Administrator at Multnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) ...

    LSCHULTE - 04/11/2019 - 14:35 - News and Press Center

  7. Farrell elected ALA treasurer

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO- Maggie Farrell, dean of university libraries at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has been elected treasurer of the American Library Association (ALA) for 2019–2022. Farrell received 5,221 votes, whil ...

    MMORALES - 04/10/2019 - 12:24 - News and Press Center

  8. Jefferson wins 2020–2021 ALA Presidency

    Macey Morales Deputy Director mmorales@ala.org CHICAGO- Julius C. Jefferson Jr., section head of the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has been elected president-elect of the American Library Association (ALA). ...

    MMORALES - 04/10/2019 - 12:14 - News and Press Center

  9. Joyce Valenza receives AASL Distinguished Service Award

    Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications jhabley@ala.org CHICAGO – Joyce Valenza, assistant teaching professor of library and information science at Rutgers University, is the recipient of the 2019 American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Dist ...

    JHABLEY - 04/15/2019 - 12:27 - News and Press Center

  10. Applications for United for Libraries’ Baker & Taylor Awards due May 1

    Jillian Wentworth Manager of Marketing & Membership jwentworth@ala.org EXTON, Penn.- United for Libraries is accepting applications for the Baker & Taylor Awards, given to friends of the library groups and library foundations. Applications are due ...

    JWENTWORTH - 04/09/2019 - 14:27 - News and Press Center