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2019 press releases

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

The 2019 guide to the Newbery and Caldecott awards
Libraries respond to need for diverse collections, services through Día, April 30
Las bibliotecas satisfacen la necesidad de colecciones y servicios diversos y celebran el “Día”, el 30 de abril
McCurtis elected ALSC 2020-2021 president
Beth McIntyre and Caroline Ward receive 2019 Bechtel Fellowships
Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library receives 2019 Hayes Award
ALSC invites applications for 2020 Arbuthnot Lecture with Neil Gaiman
Arizona, New Hampshire, and Tennessee libraries win 2019 ALSC Bookapalooza Program
Bell, Gielty, Salamah, and Wilbert receive 2019 Penguin Random House Young Readers Group Award
Suffolk Public Library awarded 2019 ALSC/Candlewick Press Light the Way Grant
Tickets available for 2019 Arbuthnot Lecture featuring Dr. Debbie Reese
ALSC announces 2019 Notable Children’s Digital Media list
Lewiston Public Library awarded 2019 ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant
ALSC names 2019 Notable Children's Books
ALSC announces 2019 Notable Children’s Recordings
Meg Medina, Sophie Blackall win Newbery, Caldecott Medals
Walter Dean Myers wins 2019 Children’s Literature Legacy Award
PBS Kids wins inaugural Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award for Play and Learn Science
Corey R. Tabor wins Geisel Award for “Fox the Tiger”
Yuyi Morales, Elizabeth Acevedo win Pura Belpré Awards
Joyce Sidman wins 2019 Sibert Medal
American Library Association announces 2019 youth media award winners
2019 Batchelder Award honors Thames & Hudson for “The Fox on the Swing”
Neil Gaiman to deliver 2020 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture
Salvadore is 2019 ALSC Distinguished Service Award Recipient
ALA’s Libraries Ready to Code awards 10 "Promising Practice" libraries for broadening participation and diversity in CS Ed programs
ALSC seeks member content editor for Everyday Advocacy