Children and Libraries Editorial Advisory Committee


To determine editorial policy for the ALSC journal, Children and Libraries, subject to review by the ALSC Board. To suggest topics for forthcoming issues and recommend resource people for articles and review. To provide feedback on published issues, review materials for publication upon request by the editor, and support the overall work of the editor.


Ms. Amalia Elizabeth Butler (Co-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mrs. Jacqueline 'Jacquie' R. Kociubuk (Co-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Soline D. Holmes (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Bernadette A. Lear (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Lizabeth Ortiz Perez (Member, July 1, 2022, to October 27, 2022)
Ms. Jacqueline Quinn (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Sarah Simpson (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Stephanie D. Bange (Consultant, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, August 26, 2015, to August 31, 2024)

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The Children and Libraries Editorial Advisory Committee consists of a two co-chairs, appointed in alternating years, plus four members, all of whom function virtually, appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year staggered terms, and led by the co-chairs. (2 co-chairs + 4 + 2 ExOfficio). Spring. Children and Libraries Editor and ALSC President serve as ex-officio members.


Established in 2002 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Laura Schulte-Cooper