For immediate release | September 22, 2010

Introducing Children’s Programming Monthly

CHICAGO—ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, announces the launch of Children’s Programming Monthly . This new electronic periodical with 13 issues annually features programs and ideas for preschool through Grade 3. Designed for anyone active in program planning for children, each issue is filled with creative programs and storytimes by Rob Reid, Kathy Macmillan, Saroj Ghoting and many other ALA Editions authors. Organized into themes consistently popular with children, this convenient resource features:

  • Ready-to-use programs and planning resources;
  • Book and music lists, fingerplays, flannelboard and video suggestions;
  • Hints to help parents and caregivers promote reading at home;
  • Easy-to-download and print current and back issues.
A sample issue is available for free download. Subscriptions may be ordered online at the ALA Store.
ALA Store purchases fund advocacy, awareness, and accreditation programs for library professionals worldwide. ALA Editions 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


Rob Christopher