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Channing Tatum, New Kid, and more debut in fall ALA Graphics catalog

CHICAGO — The fall ALA Graphics catalog delivers a host of exciting posters and bookmarks encouraging and inspiring readers of all ages. Actor, producer, and director Channing Tatum stars on the cover in a new celebrity READ® poster.

New customer service and fulfillment address for ALA Store beginning July 1, 2021

CHICAGO — Effective July 1, 2021, the Chicago Distribution Center will provide customer service and fulfillment for the ALA Store. We look forward to working with this state-of-the-art distribution and fulfilment operation, also a non-profit organization.

ALA announces new distribution arrangement with the Chicago Distribution Center, University of Chicago Press

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2021, the Chicago Distribution Center will provide customer service and fulfillment for the ALA Store. This includes books published by ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman, ACRL Publications, and other ALA units; posters, bookmarks, READ-branded and other items that promote literacy and libraries, published by ALA Graphics; and ALA’s physical award seals such as the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Carnegie Medals seals.

Spring brings fresh posters and bookmarks in ALA Graphics catalog

CHICAGO – The spring/summer ALA Graphics catalog delivers a host of fresh posters and bookmarks encouraging readers of all ages. Gracing the cover is a vibrant poster featuring Varian Johnson’s Twins, illustrated by Shannon Wright.

#1000BlackGirlBooks founder Marley Dias to support Library Card Sign-Up Month 2021

CHICAGO—Marley Dias, author, executive producer and founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, is taking on a new role as honorary chair of Library Card Sign-Up Month. This September, Dias will join the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide in promoting the power of a library card.

Save 50% on more than 450 products during the ALA Store Moving Sale

CHICAGO — Spring has sprung and ALA would like to put a spring in your step with savings on a wide range of materials as we prepare for our move to a new warehouse in June. Now through April 30, head to the ALA Store and save 50% on more than 450 products, including professional development books, posters, bookmarks, gift items, t-shirts, and more.

Celebrate the joy of reading with Miss Piggy and Kermit READ® poster tees

CHICAGO – Apparel and accessories company Out of Print is collaborating with the American Library Association (ALA) on the debut of its Disney Miss Piggy and Kermit Muppets READ® tees. The T-shirt will feature a vintage image of Miss Piggy and Kermit among the library stacks originally released in 1981 as part of ALA’s READ® poster campaign promoting literacy.

Baby Yoda stars in new READ® poster and bookmark from the American Library Association

CHICAGO – Star Wars fans, book lovers, and collectors from around the universe can use their powers to help libraries this holiday season. The Child (a.k.a. Grogu or Baby Yoda), the breakout star of Disney+'s hit series The Mandalorian, is featured in several new must-have products from the American Library Association (ALA), a 501c3 non-profit. All proceeds will fund advocacy, awareness, and accreditation programs for library professionals worldwide.

Baby Yoda, Marley Dias, and more in the new ALA Graphics catalog

CHICAGO – The Child (a.k.a Grogu or Baby Yoda) debuts in the new winter catalog from ALA Graphics. The breakout star of Disney+’s hit Star Wars series The Mandalorian appears on The Child poster and bookmark spreading the message, “READ.

Iconic R.E.M. READ® poster becomes a puzzle to support literacy and U.S. libraries

ATHENS, Ga. - In 1990, R.E.M. posed for the American Library Association's READ campaign to promote the pleasure and importance of reading—and it became an instant collector's item. The READ poster campaign gave indie rock artists Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Michael Stipe a chance to promote their love of reading and to share some of their favorite books and authors with the public. This iconic image, taken over 30 years ago, will now be available in puzzle form to R.E.M. fans and a new generation of readers.