Children and Libraries: The Journal of ALSC

2018 Apex Award Winner logoChildren and Libraries received a 2017 Apex Grand Award for publication excellence. 

ALSC members and subscribers may access Children and Libraries online at All past issues from volume 1 through the fifth-most-recent issue are accessible to all.

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About Children and Libraries

Children and Libraries (CAL) is the official, refereed journal of the Association for Library Service to Children. It primarily serves as a vehicle for continuing education for librarians working with children, and showcases current scholarly research and practice in library service to children and significant activities and initiatives of the Association.

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Manuscripts and Letters

Manuscripts and letters pertaining to editorial content should be sent to the CAL editor Sharon Korbeck Verbeten at: 820 Spooner Ct., De Pere, WI 54115, Phone: 920-339-2740, or e-mail.