American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

AASL Commends Calvert Library

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends Calvert Library. The library is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends the Magic Book Bus of Rosman, North Carolina

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends the Magic Book Bus of Rosman, North Carolina. The program is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends Louisiana Citizens Against Censorship

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Louisiana Association of School Librarians (LASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends Louisiana Citizens Against Censorship. The coalition is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends Book Riot's Weekly Censorship Roundup and Archives by Kelly Jensen

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Louisiana Association of School Librarians (LASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends Book Riot's Weekly Censorship Roundup and Archives by Kelly Jensen. The news roundup is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends the South Carolina Education Association

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends the South Carolina Education Association (SCEA). The association is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

New Research Examines LGBTQIA+ Inclusive School Library Services for Youth

CHICAGO – Newly published research study from the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) peer-reviewed online journal, School Library Research (SLR), used systematic literature review methodology to examine international empirical research in the field of school and youth librarianship to identify and categorize published empirical research on LGBTQIA+ topics. Articles can be accessed for free at www.ala.org/aasl/slr.

AASL Commends the Get Ready, Stay Ready: Community Action Toolkit

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends the Get Ready, Stay Ready: Community Action Toolkit. The toolkit is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products nominated in 2023 by AASL Chapters for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends the Diversity Awareness Youth Literacy Organization

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends Diversity Awareness Youth Literacy Organization (DAYLO). The organization is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends Borderlands Comics and Games

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends Borderlands Comics and Games. The shop is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of South Carolina

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of South Carolina. The organization is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.