CHICAGO — School librarians are invited to apply for a $5,000 award recognizing outstanding humanities programming in kindergarten through eighth grade, the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office announced.
CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is pleased to announce that Karleen Delaurier-Lyle has been selected as a Core Emerging Leader (EL). Delaurier-Lyle serves as the Information Services Librarian at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus where she focuses on indigenous librarianship, library instruction, reference services, and critical indigenous literacy.
CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is pleased to announce that Rachel Wells has been chosen as a Core Emerging Leader (EL). Wells works as the Reference Librarian at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York where she is responsible for answering reference questions related to all facets of baseball. She also works on collection development.
"I am humbled to be selected for the ALA Emerging Leaders Class of 2023," Wells said. "I'm ecstatic to work other members and to see what we can accomplish for ALA!"
CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is pleased to announce that Alexander Dodd has been named as a Core Emerging Leader (EL). Currently working as the Continuing Resources Librarian at the University Libraries at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, Dodd's areas of focus in libraries include open access and scholarly publishing.
"I'm very honored to have been chosen for the class of 2023, says Dodd. "I'm so excited to start working with all the other members of this year's cohort on some interesting and important topics facing the library world."
CHICAGO–Please join Core and International Interior Design Association (IIDA) for a free webinar on the 2022 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards being held on Wednesday, December 7 from 1 - 2 p.m. CT. The webinar is presented by the IIDA Awards Juror Panel.
CHICAGO—The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded the 2022 Core/OCLC Spectrum Scholarship in Library and Information Technology to Fiona Rae Brown. Brown is currently in the process of receiving a degree in Library and Information Science with a certificate in archives from the Pratt Institute. As a librarian and archivist, she is interested in Black and Indigenous history, as well as music and film.
SustainRT has awarded the 2022 Citation for Wellness in the Workplace to the Health and Safety Department at Queens Public Library for their commitment to promoting the physical and mental well-being of their library workers. The library's program was designed to increase employee’s health awareness and focus on prevention of disease to sustain a healthier workforce. By adding expertise from medical, health, and social care professionals to its staff, the department expanded programs with a focus on promoting mental health and wellness.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded its 2022 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award to Saint Marys (Penn.) Area Middle School for their program, Empathizing with Teens in Trauma: Terezín/Theresienstadt Museum Project.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) are awarding five libraries with the 2022 AIA/ALA Library Building Award for excellence in architectural design.
Award recipients must demonstrate design achievement, including a sense of place, purpose, ecology, environmental sustainability, and history. This year’s AIA/ALA Library Building Award recipients, selected by a seven-person jury, exemplify these qualities.