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  1. Diversity

    Leave this field blank Online Day of Diversity Forum To continue the conversation started at the Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Programming event at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ALSC Board of Directors an ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:32 - Online Learning

  2. Building STEAM with Día: The Whys and Hows to Getting Started

    Did you know that minorities are underrepresented in STEAM education and professional fields, and that children of color routinely score below their white peers in math and science? The library can help bridge this STEAM gap with programs and services dev ...

    KSUTHERLAND - 03/20/2015 - 09:54 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  3. Online Day of Diversity Forum

    To continue the conversation started at the Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Programming event at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ALSC Board of Directors and ALSC President Ellen Riordan hosted an online Day o ...

    DBOSTROM - 02/27/2015 - 11:02 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  4. Racial and LGBT Microaggressions-An Introduction for Library Leaders

    Microaggressions are subtle, denigrating messages delivered to members of marginalized groups, and they can negatively affect an organization's culture. Experiences of microaggressions can lead individuals to feel increasingly dissatisfied with their ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 02/23/2015 - 09:55 - Online Learning

  5. What's After Storytime: Programming for Children and Tweens With Autism

    Many libraries are now offering preschool storytimes adapted to meet the needs of young children with autism, but fewer libraries have programs for elementary and middle school age children with this disability. With the autism incidence presently at 1 in ...

    DRUDE - 02/27/2015 - 12:35 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  6. Beyond Booklists

    In this YALSA online course, find out how to go Beyond Booklists to serve today's teens, the most diverse generation ever. Participants will learn about available tools to help them identify the diverse teen populations in their service area and expl ...

    admin - 03/12/2015 - 12:38 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  7. Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services

    American Library Association 50 E. Huron St. Chicago, Illinois 60611 1-800-545-2433 ext. 5048 Fax: 312-280-3256 Email: diversity@ala.org   Mission The Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services drives activities around three professional issues ...

    admin - 03/18/2015 - 14:15 - Offices of the American Library Association

  8. Sensory Storytime: Preschool Programming That Makes Sense for Kids with Autism

    Sensory Storytime incorporates theory and practices from Sensory Integration Occupational Therapy into a regular library preschool story hour that is fun for all kids and appropriate for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  In this webinar, you ...

    admin - 02/27/2015 - 12:35 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  9. Children with Disabilities in the Library

    Imagine that Joey Pigza came into your library.  Would he feel welcome?  How would you provide library service for him? A child with a disability may need an individual service plan.  But many books or articles provide generalizations and all-encompassing ...

    admin - 02/27/2015 - 12:30 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  10. Speaking Up

    Starting a dialogue on sexual harassment in libraries By Lisa Rabey In some ways, it is the subtlety of the act of harassment that allows it to be so often overlooked: When I worked in IT, sexism and misogyny were the unspoken accepted practice. I learned ...

    MPERA - 06/10/2014 - 11:14 - American Libraries Magazine

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