ALA Recommended Viewing

ALA Recommends. . .

List of links to ALA's recommended and award-winning videos/DVDs for all ages, sorted by age group.

For Children | For Young Adults/Teens | For Adults | For Librarians and Educators

 

This page is compiled by the ALA Library. Please send any needed corrections to the ALA Library.

 

Lists and Awards Spotlight

The ALA 2016 Youth Media Awards including the Newbery Medal and Caldecott Medal, will be announced January 11, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. ET.

Booklist Editors' Choice and Top of the List picks, 2015 at the Booklist Reader

Libraries on Film - Pinterest board with hundreds of films (and some TV shows) in which libraries and librarians are featured, from 1912 to the present. The full list is a Web Extra PDF (bit.ly/12RpQqF) associated with The Whole Library Handbook 5, edited by George M. Eberhart and published by ALA Editions.

National Film Registry, 2015- Pinterest board showing chosen titles. The National Film Registry is the US National Film Preservation Board's selection of films for preservation in the Library of Congress. The Board was established by the National Film Preservation Act of 1988. The National Film Registry names to its list up to 25 "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant films" each year.

 

For Children

All previous Carnegie Medal winners (award est. 1991)
Previous Notable Children's (Films and) Videos Lists (1996 to the present only available online)

 

For Young Adults/Teens

 

For Adults

 

 

For Librarians and Educators

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This page is part of ALA Recommends... compiled by the ALA Library. Contact us at library@ala.org with any questions. See the other lists of recommendations compiled by ALA member committees - ALA Recommended Reading: List of links to ALA's literature award winners and various notable reading lists for all ages, sorted by age group; ALA Recommended Listening: List of links to ALA's recommended music and spoken-word recordings and audiobooks for all ages, sorted by age group; and ALA Recommended Web Sites: List of links to ALA's recommended web sites for all ages, sorted by age group.

 

Last updated: December 2015

 

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