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2015 press releases

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Thousands to join free ALA Youth Media Awards webcast
ALSC selects Meredith Steiner as 2016 Emerging Leader

Esposito, Sexton, Shea and Wilson receive 2016 Penguin Young Readers Group Award

ALSC offers ten Building STEAM with Día mini-grants

ALSC now accepting applications for 2016 Bookapalooza Program
New edition of Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries available


ALSC enhances creativity programming in 79 libraries with Curiosity Creates Grants
ALSC applauds American Academy of Pediatrics’ screen time guidelines

ALSC now accepting applications for 2016 ALSC/Candlewick Press 'Light the Way' Grant


Registration open for the 2016 ALSC National Institute
More Great Websites for Kids selected by ALSC

ALSC now accepting applications for 2016 Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant

ALSC now accepting applications for 2016 Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award


$7,500 Curiosity Creates Grant from ALSC
Babies Need Words Every Day to bridge the word gap


ALSC now accepting applications for 2016 Penguin Young Readers Group Award
ALSC now accepting applications for 2016 Bechtel Fellowship

Santa Barbara Public Library System chosen as site for 2016 Arbuthnot Lecture


ALSC names eight more Great Websites for Kids


ALSC announces winners of 2015 Bound to Stay Bound Books, Melcher Scholarships
Applications being sought for 2016 ALSC Bill Morris Seminar

Orsburn elected 2016-2017 ALSC president

ALSC Releases white paper: 'Media Mentorship in Libraries Serving Youth'


Libraries celebrate diversity, promote multicultural literacy
ALSC releases 2015 Summer Reading list
ALSC Invites E-book Submissions for the 2016 Mildred L. Batchelder Award
The 2015 guide to the Newbery and Caldecott awards
ALSC announces 2015 preconference speakers


ALSC invites applications for 2016 Arbuthnot Lecture with Pat Mora
ALSC names 2015 Notable Children's Books
ALSC announces 2015 Notable Children's Recordings

ALSC announces 2015 Notable Children's Videos

Arizona, California libraries win 2015 Bookapalooza Program


ALSC to host Online Day of Diversity Forum
ALSC Launches Advocacy Button Campaign

Putnam County Library receives 2015 Light the Way grant

American Library Association announces 2015 youth media award winners
Live Oak Media wins 2015 Odyssey Award for 'H.O.R.S.E. A Game of Basketball and Imagination'
Batchelder Award honors Eerdmans Books for Young Readers for 'Mikis and the Donkey'

Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard win 2015 Carnegie Medal for 'Me...Jane'

Kwame Alexander, Dan Santat win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

Anna Kang, Christopher Weyant win Geisel Award for 'You Are (Not) Small'

Donald Crews wins 2015 Wilder Award

Jen Bryant, Melissa Sweet win 2015 Sibert Medal

Pat Mora to deliver 2016 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

Yuyi Morales y Marjorie Agosín ganan premios Pura Belpré

Yuyi Morales, Marjorie Agosín win Pura Belpré Awards

Annual list of Best Free Reference Websites selected by RUSA’s Emerging Technologies in Reference Section

Kathleen T. Horning is 2015 ALSC Distinguished Service Award recipient