For immediate release | January 17, 2012

Huron Street Press furthers ALA’s mission to the public

CHICAGO — Taking ALA Publishing beyond its traditional market of library and information professionals, the American Library Association announces the launch of a new publishing imprint, Huron Street Press. In line with ALA’s mission to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all, Huron Street Press will publish a variety of titles designed to appeal to a broad consumer and library market. Its publications will harness the expertise of the Association, while encouraging library use among the public, joining other initiatives such as @ your library and ILoveLibraries.

A trade imprint, Huron Street Press titles will be available through Independent Publishers Group as well as numerous traditional retail outlets in both print and e-book editions. Its first season of titles is now available for pre-order and includes:

Huron Street Press is administered through ALA Editions, which publishes resources used worldwide by tens of thousands of library and information professionals to improve programs, build on best practices, develop leadership, and for personal professional development. ALA authors and developers are leaders in their fields, and their content is published in a growing range of print and electronic formats. Contact ALA Editions at (800) 545-2433 ext. 5418 or