CHICAGO —The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association, has announced the winners of annual scholarships it sponsors jointly with three organizations: Baker & Taylor, LSSI and OCLC, Inc. These scholarships are for master’s level study, with an emphasis on library technology and/or automation, at a library school program accredited by the American Library Association.
CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced six scholarship winners for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Four winners were awarded the Bound to Stay Bound Books Scholarship, which is made possible by Bound to Stay Bound Books, Inc. All four recipients will receive $7,000 in scholarship aid for the 2012-13 academic year. The four recipients are: Michelle Ahern, Bethpage, N.Y., Rebecca Baker, Frankfort, Ky., Micaela Sanchez, Greeley, Colo., and Lisa Jordan, Longmont, Colo.
CHICAGO—The Christopher J. Hoy Scholarship Fund of the Exhibitor’s Round Table of the American Library Association will hold its annual auction during the American Library Association Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif.
The silent auction will open up with a reception at 5 p.m. Friday, June 22 and will run until noon on June 25. It will be held in Lobby B of the Anaheim Convention Center.
PHILADELPHIA — The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has awarded the 2012 LexisNexis Outstanding Friend Conference Grant to Mary Alicia McRae, secretary of the Friends of the Salinas (Calif.) Public Libraries. McRae will receive $850 plus full conference registration to attend the 2012 ALA Annual Conference June 21-26 in Anaheim, Calif. A formal presentation to McRae will be made at the conference.
Grants to fund summer internships for teens at libraries
CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to announce the winners of its Teen Summer Internship Program Grants, which are funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Forty libraries are receiving $1,000 to help fund summer internships for teens.
CHICAGO — The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has named Steven Booth, an archivist with the Presidential Materials Division at the National Archives and Records Administration, the fifth recipient of the Gordon M.
PHILADELPHIA — The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has awarded the 2012 ALTAFF/Gale Outstanding Trustee Conference Grant to Karen Parrilli, a member of the Board of Trustees at Skokie (Ill.) Public Library. Parrilli will receive $850 plus full conference registration to attend the 2012 ALA Annual Conference June 21-26 in Anaheim, Calif. A formal presentation to Parilli will be made at the conference.