Library Service to Underserved Children and Their Caregivers Committee


To advocate for underserved children and their caregivers. To offer leadership in discovering, developing, and disseminating information about library materials, programs, and facilities for underserved children and their caregivers; to develop and maintain guideline for selection useful and relevant materials; and to discuss, develop, and suggest ways in which library education programs can prepare librarians to serve these children and their caregivers.


Ms. Barbara Klipper (Chair, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010)
Jessica Trujillo (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010)
Starr La Tronica (Consultant, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2010)

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The Library Service to Underserved Children and Their Caregivers Committee consists of two co-chairs appointed in alternating years, plus 5 members. (2 co-chairs +5)


Established in 1964 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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