CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) welcomes Tammy Dillard-Steels as executive director, Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of ALA. Her first day at ALA will be Tuesday, April 23.
The symposium takes place November 1-3 in Memphis, TN with the theme Show Up and Advocate: Supporting Teens in the Face of Adversity. Anyone with an interest in young adult services is welcome to attend.
CHICAGO — Members of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), elected Amanda Barnhart as the division’s next president-elect. Barnhart will begin her term as president-elect in June 2019, becoming president for one year starting June 2020.
Barnhart is currently a Branch Manager at the Kansas City Public Library - North-East Branch in Kansas City, MO.