Jennifer Habley Manager, Web Communications firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – David Loertscher, innovative educational researcher and learning commons revolutionary, will exemplify the anywhere, anytime learning concept by facilitating an online working session during the American Association of School
09/16/2014 - 13:56
Anna Lam Communications Specialist email@example.com CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has launched its 2015 Teen Read Week website, www.ala.org/teenread. Teen Read Week is an opportunity for libraries to showcase to
04/15/2015 - 12:38
Anna Lam Communications Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) has named Jessica Snow, teen services team leader at Central of the Boston (Massachusetts) Public Library as the member manager of its
08/25/2015 - 11:29
Leighann Wood Membership and Awards Program Specialist email@example.com BOSTON —The annual Best Free Reference Websites list was announced at the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) Book and Media Awards Ceremony at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Boston on Sunday
01/10/2016 - 17:49
Fred Reuland Continuing Education Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Do you sometimes feel like you’ve been left behind in a world driven by ever-increasing amounts of data? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) and the LLAMA Assessment Section will present “What’s Your
09/16/2016 - 16:18
Delin Guerra Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — After a sold-out success last year, the American Library Association (ALA) is again providing an opportunity for members and others to be part of a Tour to Cuba during the Havana Book Fair, Feb. 10-17, 2017. In addition to the Havana Book Fair
09/20/2016 - 14:47
Fred Reuland LLAMA Program Officer, Continuing Education firstname.lastname@example.org Most people tend to think of speaking and writing when they hear the term communication skills. However, those are only two of the skills librarians need to effectively communicate with their users, colleagues, and
02/28/2017 - 16:27
Delin Guerra Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — Join the American Library Association (ALA) on another seven-day tour to Cuba, March 3-10, 2018. Last year’s sold-out tour was a success! We’re expecting an even more rewarding tour this year. The tour includes visits to UNESCO historical sites
09/05/2017 - 16:09
Macey Morales Deputy Director firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — American Library Association (ALA) President Loida Garcia-Febo and members of the ALA Workplace Wellness Advisory Committee announce the relaunch of ALA-Allied Professional Association’s (ALA-APA) Workplace Wellness website. The site now
07/09/2018 - 10:33
Mary Mackay Director, Marketing email@example.com CHICAGO — Attendees can keep track of everything while on the go at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim. The new mobile app for the Conference Scheduler puts all the information people need right at their fingertips, including their existing
12/28/2012 - 09:39
CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) invites diverse individuals to apply by August 1 for a chance to present a literacies focused program at its 2019 YA Services Symposium in Memphis, TN. The program will take place on Sunday, N ...
ALAM - 06/12/2019 - 09:44 - News and Press Center
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
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
CHICAGO — Thirty-six librarians have been selected from a highly competitive pool to participate in the American Library Association’s Leadership Institute. This year marks the seventh immersive leadership development program for future library leaders. T ...
SREYES - 06/06/2019 - 11:28 - News and Press Center
The PR Xchange Event at ALA Annual offers visitors the opportunity to view and take home sample promotional materials from libraries across North America. Approximately 1,000 ALA Annual Conference attendees visit the PR Xchange event each year. The PR Xch ...
FREULAND - 06/09/2019 - 10:34 - News and Press Center