WASHINGTON, DC – The American Library Association (ALA) will host a bimonthly series of live conversations between ALA President Patty Wong and library practitioners who are keeping their communities connected with high-speed broadband, technology and digital skills training.
ALA Conference Services will begin accepting program proposals on August 23, 2021, for the 2022 ALA Annual Conference to take place in Washington, DC. on June 23-28, 2022. Proposals will be accepted via one submission site for all ALA Divisions, Round Tables, Committees, and Offices.
Washington, D.C. -- The American Library Association (ALA) is partnering with Communities for Immunity, an unprecedented collaboration among libraries and museums to boost COVID-19 information and vaccine confidence in communities across the United States. Communities for Immunity provides funding to libraries, museums, science centers and other cultural institutions to enhance vaccine confidence where it matters most: at the local level.
Library professionals are working in environments fueled by rapid advances in technology, social change, funding challenges, and changing user needs. Therefore, the roles, capabilities, and expectations of library professionals are changing as well. The ALA Core Competences (ALACCs) for library professionals must reflect these changes.
CHICAGO — ALA Conference Services will begin accepting program proposals on June 15, 2021, for 2022 LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience (LLX), to take place in San Antonio, TX. on January 21-24, 2022. Please use this Submission Site.
CHICAGO – You are invited to take part in a historic virtual event! Join Patricia “Patty” Wong at 1 p.m. CT on June 29, as she begins her term as the first Asian American to serve as president of the American Library Association (ALA) and shares her plans for leading the association through an exciting time of change.