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ALA Initiatives

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ALA Center for Civic Life   Facebook icon     FLickr     Tumblr
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Spectrum Scholarship Program   Facebook icon            

ALA Events

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ALA Youth Media Awards Monday, January 11, 2016 at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, MA at 8:00 a.m. ET #alayma Twitter icon Facebook icon   YouTube    
Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction #ala_carnegie              
Banned Books Week - September 27 - October 3, 2015 (or http://www.bannedbooksweek.org) #bannedbooksweek Twitter icon Facebook icon Google Plus  FLickr Pinterest  
Banned Websites Awareness Day - September 30, 2015 (Wednesday of Banned Books Week)                
Choose Privacy Week - May 1-7, 2015 #chooseprivacy  Twitter icon Facebook          
Children's Day/Book Day - El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día) - April 30, 2015 #dia15alsc   Facebook icon     Pinterest  
Digital Learning Day - TBD 2016     Facebook icon          
Freedom of Information Day - March 16, 2016                
International Games Day - Saturday, November 21, 2015                
Library Card Sign-up Month   September 2015                
Money Smart Week® - April 23-30, 2016                
National Bookmobile Day - April 13, 2016 (Wednesday of National Library Week) #NBD2015   Facebook icon          
National D.E.A.R Day - National Drop Everything and Read - April 2016                
National Friends of Libraries Week - October 18-24, 2015 #nfolweek              
National Library Legislative Day - May 4-5, 2015 #nlld15              
National Library Week  - April 10-16, 2016 #NLW16              
National Library Workers Day - April 12, 2016 (Tuesday of National Library Week) #nlwd15   Facebook icon          
Picture Book Month - November 2015                
Preservation Week - April 24-30, 2016 #preswk15 Twitter Facebook icon          
School Library Month - April 2016 #slm15              
Teen Read Week - October 18-24, 2015 #trw15           Pinterest  
Teen Tech Week - March 6-12, 2016 #TTW15              
                 

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Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) twitter icon     OIF Blog
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Round Tables of ALA - Round Table Projects


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Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) twitter icon Facebook     ALA Connect
Federal & Armed Forces Libraries Round Table (FAFLRT) twitter icon       ALA Connect
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table (GLBTRT) twitter icon Facebook GLBTRT Reviews   ALA Connect
GLBTRT  Rainbow List twitter icon Facebook      
Government Documents Round Table (GODORT)   Facebook     ALA Connect
International Relations Round Table (IRRT)     IRRT Blog   ALA Connect
Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) twitter icon Facebook     ALA Connect
Learning Round Table (LearnRT) twitter icon Facebook     ALA Connect
Library History Round Table (LHRT) twitter icon Facebook     ALA Connect
Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT)         ALA Connect
Library Research Round Table (LRRT) twitter icon       ALA Connect
Library Support Staff Interests Round Table (LSSIRT)         ALA Connect
Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT)   Facebook     ALA Connect
Library Support Staff Interests Round Table (LSSIRT) twitter icon       ALA Connect
New Members Round Table (NMRT) twitter icon Facebook NMRT Notes   ALA Connect
Retired Members Round Table (RMRT)   Facebook     ALA Connect
Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT)   Facebook     ALA Connect
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SRRT Feminist Task Force   Facebook      
Sustainability Round Table (SRT)   Facebook   LinkedIn ALA Connect

Committees

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Additionally:

Committee on Accreditation (COA) Standards Review Information

ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL) is @ALA_COSWL

ALA Training, Orientation & Leadership Development  Committee (TOLD)  @ALA_TOLD

Committee on Archives, Libraries and Museums (CALM) - Joint Committee of the American Library Association (ALA), Society of American Archivists (SAA), and American Association of Museums (AAM) - is @CALMcte

 

Affiliates & Chapters & Companion Organizations

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Black Caucus of the American Library Association BCALA Blog twitter icon Facebook icon           ALA Connect
Chinese American Librarians Association   Facebook icon           ALA Connect
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) twitter icon Facebook            
REFORMA The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking twitter icon Facebook icon   YouTube Flickr Pinterest LinkedIn ALA Connect

 

ALA Member Initiative Groups (MIGs)

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Comic Book and Graphic Novel Member Initiative Group   Facebook icon            
Virtual Communities and Libraries   Facebook icon            

Individual ALA Staffers

  • Mary Ghikas, ALA Senior Associate Executive Director -- twitter icon
  • Jenny Levine, Strategy Guide -- twitter icon
  • Keir Graff, Booklist Online Senior Editor -- twitter icon
  • Daniel Kraus, Associate Editor -- twitter icon
  • Bill Ott, Editor & Publisher of Booklist Publications -- twitter icon
  • Carrie Russell, Program Director, Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP)-- twitter icon
  • Emily Sheketoff, Executive Director , ALA Washington Office-- twitter icon
  • Rebecca Vnuk, Booklist Editor for Reference & Collection Development-- twitter icon
  • Beth Yoke, Director, Young Adult Library Services Association-- twitter icon

 

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