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Apr 12, 2019

[en inglés]
 

CHICAGO – Las bibliotecas son un reflejo del mundo que nos rodea. Como el comportamiento demográfico actual indica que Estados Unidos va en camino a convertirse en un país de minorías mayoritarias, las bibliotecas están satisfaciendo necesidades de programas, servicios y colecciones tan diversas como las poblaciones a las que sirven.

Apr 11, 2019

Kirby McCurtis, an Administrator at Multnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). 

Apr 5, 2019

CHICAGO - The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Special Collections and Bechtel Fellowship Committee have awarded the 2019 Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship to Beth McIntyre and Caroline Ward.

Mar 21, 2019

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has awarded the 2019 Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Visit Award to the Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Clayton, North Carolina.

Mar 15, 2019

CHICAGO--The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the 2020 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Committee are proud to announce the opening of the application to host the 2020 event featuring author, Neil Gaiman.

 

Mar 13, 2019

The Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) has awarded the 2019 Bookapalooza Program to three libraries: McNary Community Library of McNary, Arizona; Jaffrey Public Library of Jaffrey, New Hampshire; and Lawrence County Public Library of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.

Mar 11, 2019

The Association for Library Service to Children has awarded the 2019 Penguin Random House Young Readers Group Award to Alexandra Bell, Bloomington Public Library (Illinois); Jeanmarie Gielty, Cleveland Public Library (Ohio); Hadeal Salamah, District of Columbia Public Library; Dawn Wilbert, Decatur Public Library (Texas).

Mar 6, 2019

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has announced that Suffolk Public Library is the recipient of the 2018-2019 ALSC/Candlewick Press "Light the Way: Outreach to the Underserved" Grant. As the winner of the grant, the library will receive $3,000 for their ­­­­summer enrichment program, “Mess Hall on the Loose.”  

Mar 5, 2019

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), the Cooperative Children’s Book Center along with the UW-Madison iSchool and UW-Madison School of Education announced that tickets for the 2019 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture featuring Dr. Debbie Reese are now available.

Feb 28, 2019

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and its Notable Children's Digital Media committee, are pleased to announce the 2019 list of outstanding digital media for children. The list includes real-time, dynamic and interactive media content for children 14 years of age and younger that enables and encourages active engagement and social interaction while informing, educating and entertaining in exemplary ways.

The media selected include: