ALA Virtual Event

ALA Women’s Groups to Host Bridging the Gap: In Support of Women in Librarianship – A Conversation with ALA Presidents, March 25

In celebration of Women’s History Month (observed every March), the ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL), the Association of College & Research Libraries’ Women & Gender Studies Section (ACRL - WGSS) and the Social Responsibilities Round Table’s Feminist Task Force (SRRT – FTF) will jointly host ‘Bridging the Gap: In Support of Women in Librarianship – A conversation with ALA Presidents' on March 25, 2024, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Central). Register now to attend this free session.

Alexander Steven Dodd, 2023 Core Emerging Leader

Alexander Dodd Chosen as a 2023 Core Emerging Leader

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...

Nic Stone

AASL President’s Program Panel Discusses the Power of Words

CHICAGO – Best-selling author Nic Stone and Cicely Lewis, founder of Read Woke, will join AASL President Kathy Carroll to discuss the need for diverse collections and authentic student inquiry in school libraries during the American Association of School...

ALA statement affirming the rights of transgender people

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA), and particularly its Rainbow Round Table, unequivocally and emphatically stands in solidarity with its transgender staff and members, transgender library workers, transgender library users, transgender...

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ALA Virtual - Community Through Connection registration opens

CHICAGO— Registration is now open for the American Library Association’s (ALA) Virtual - Community Through Connection, June 24 - 26,2020. The three-day, online event will send a strong message that the library community can—and will—remain connected...