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2014 press releases

Click on the headlines below for the latest news from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).


ALA calls on Dept. of Ed. to include public libraries in early learning intervention model


2015 Building STEAM with Día mini-grants available
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards Youth Literacy grant to ALSC/YALSA

ALSC selects more Great Websites for Kids

ALSC now accepting applications for 2015 Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant

ALSC now accepting applications for 2015 Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award


ALSC now accepting applications for 2015 Penguin Young Readers Group Award
ALSC now accepting applications for 2015 Bechtel Fellowship

ALSC announces winners of 2014 Bound to Stay Bound Books, Melcher Scholarships

Registration open for fall 2014 ALSC online courses


Ames Public Library awarded 2014 Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant
ALSC and LEGO Systems partner to create Junior Maker Spaces

District of Columbia Public Library chosen as site for the 2015 Arbuthnot Lecture


Martin, Stark-Smith awarded Friends of ALSC Institute scholarships
ALSC recommends more Great Websites for Kids

2014 ALSC National Institute Early Bird Registration deadline is June 30

2014 'Building a Home Library' bibliographies now available



Nation’s libraries showcase multicultural resources as uptick in demand for multicultural children’s books continues
Las bibliotecas de la nación dan a conocer servicios informativos para satisfacer demanda creciente de libros infantiles multiculturales

Apply for the Friends of ALSC Institute Scholarship
Theme and speakers announced for ALSC Charlemae Rollins’ President’s Program
New ALSC white paper: 'The Importance of Diversity in Library Programs and Material Collections for Children’

ALSC selects popular books for young readers


Explore Children’s Fairyland at the 2014 ALSC National Institute
Tickets available for 2014 Arbuthnot Lecture featuring Andrea Davis Pinkney

ALSC invites applications for 2015 Arbuthnot Lecture with Brian Selznick

Every Child Ready to Read® for Spanish-Speaking Communities

ALSC announces the Día Family Book Club Curriculum

Andrea Davis Pinkney to deliver Closing General Session at 2014 ALSC Institute



Steve Sheinkin to present Opening Session at 2014 ALSC Institute
ALA offers unlimited virtual seats for ALA Youth Media Awards webcast

Every Child Ready to Read® named finalist for Opening Minds Innovation Award

ALA creates institutional repository

ALA to announce the next classics in children’s and young adult literature and media