CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, is now accepting mini-grant applications from libraries interested in developing and implementing a Building STEAM with Día program.
CHICAGO — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded a Youth Literacy grant in the amount of $246,806 to the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). The Everyone Reads @ your Library grant allows ALSC and YALSA to support important literacy programs across the country.
CHICAGO — Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of selection at BookOps, announced that she will participate in the Annual Lake Erie Open Water Classic to raise funds for the Spectrum Scholarship Program. The one-mile event will be taking place in Cleveland on Aug. 10, 2014.
CHICAGO — Today, the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Diversity awarded 2014-2015 Spectrum Scholarships to 50 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies. Since 1997, the ALA has awarded more than 850 Spectrum Scholarships.
CHICAGO — Join the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) and award winning authors in celebration of the very best in GLBTQ literature at the 2014 Stonewall Book Awards Brunch, held during the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. The 2014 Awards Brunch will take place from 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Monday, June 30 at Paris Las Vegas, Champagne 1 ballroom.
CHICAGO —Starr LaTronica, president, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, writes in the Huffington Post about "Libraries Working To Bridge The Cultural Divide."
El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) April 30
CHICAGO — Our nation is becoming more diverse, and libraries are working to step up to the challenge of providing multilingual and multicultural resources. Demographers predict that by the year 2050, African Americans, Asian Pacific Islanders, Latino/Hispanics and Native Americans will constitute the majority of Americans.