For immediate release | November 16, 2010

Membership in AASL gets even more rewarding

CHICAGO – From Sept. 1, 2010 through Dec. 31, 2011 new or renewing members of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will receive 10,000 Capstone Rewards Bonus Points which can be redeemed for books with Capstone and their collective divisions. For more information, visit
In addition to Capstone Rewards points, members of AASL automatically receive a subscription to AASL's professional journal, Knowledge Quest, published five times per school year; the opportunity to apply for more than $50,000 in AASL awards and grants; reduced registration rates on conferences and continuing education, including the AASL National Conference; and discounts on professional and educational publications on a variety of topics, as well as promotional items.
"Capstone Rewards is just one example of Capstone's ongoing commitment to supporting school librarians by helping them stretch their budget, putting books on their shelves and working with organizations like AASL to help spread the word about the important connections between libraries and learning," said Tom Ahern, CEO, Capstone.
If you are not familiar with Capstone Rewards, visit These points are valued at $100 and are a gift simply for being a member of AASL. Questions regarding access codes or membership should be directed to AASL.
Capstone is a publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, offering everything from nonfiction, fiction, and picture books to interactive books, audio books, and literacy programs. Divisions include Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Picture Window Books, Stone Arch Books, Red Brick Learning, Capstone Digital, and Heinemann-Raintree. Visit Capstone at Connect with Capstone at
The American Association of School Librarians,, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), promotes the improvement and extension of library services in elementary and secondary schools as a means of strengthening the total education program. Its mission is to advocate excellence, facilitate change and develop leaders in the school library field.


Melissa Jacobsen