ORLANDO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced that the 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Committee has selected the South Carolina State Library and the city of Columbia, South Carolina to serve as the host site for the 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture featuring Jacqueline Woodson. The lecture will be held in the spring of 2017.
CHICAGO — The library at Friends Seminary, a private Quaker day school in New York City, has been recognized by the American Library Association (ALA) for creating an exceptional program for eighth-graders about the Greensboro sit-ins of 1960.
As the recipient of ALA’s 2016 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming, the Friends Seminary library will receive $5,000 and a plaque recognizing their achievements.
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced that registration for the 2016 ALSC Virtual Institute is now open. The Virtual Institute is one of the only virtual conferences devoted solely to children's librarianship, literature and technology.
CHICAGO —The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, has added more sites to Great Websites for Kids, the online resource featuring hundreds of links to exceptional websites for children.
CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and REFORMA (The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking) will hold a special celebration to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Pura Belpré Award at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. The event will take place from 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 in Jr. Ballroom F of the Rosen Centre Hotel. The event is free with conference registration, and all conference attendees are invited to attend.
NEW YORK - Penguin Random House, which is partnering with the American Library Association (ALA) for this year’s National Readathon Day, announced today that readers everywhere will be able to contribute to #Readathon2016, which will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2016, through its newly launched Donate campaign on Fa
CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has updated and released four Summer Reading lists. The lists are full of book titles to keep children engaged with reading and exploring new topics throughout the summer.
CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2017 event featuring Newbery Honor and National Book Award winning author, Jacqueline Woodson.