Monthly Archives: April 2010

The 2010 ALSC Election Results

Here are the election results. Many thanks to all of our candidates! Vice-President/President-Elect Mary Fellows, Upper Hudson Library System, Albany, N.Y. Board of Directors Nina Lindsay, Oakland Public Library, Oakland, Calif. Carolyn Brodie, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Caldecott Committee, … Continue reading

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Nominate your Dí­a for the 2010 Mora Award

Now that we are in the midst of celebrating Dí­a at our libraries and schools, it is a great time to consider nominating your celebration for the Mora Award! The Estela and Raíºl Mora Award was established by author and … Continue reading

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Discover D.C. – The Great Blogdown to the Annual Conference #3

Well, just over 2 months to left to go and counting….. For many of the tourists who visit Washington, D.C., the “high point” of their time here is a trip to the top of the Washington Monument.  Did you know that … Continue reading

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Partnership Profile: Bristlecone Storytelling Festival

The program below is one of many featured on ALA’s online clearinghouse for school/public library cooperation managed by the AASL/ALSC/YALSA Interdivisional Committee on School/Public Library Cooperation. Visit the clearinghouse to learn more or share your own exemplary partnership! Title of … Continue reading

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2011 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Application

Just a reminder that the application deadline to host the 2011 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture that will feature Lois Lowry is May 1. Information about Lois Lowry, the lecture and the host application is available on the ALSC Web … Continue reading

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Caldecott Medal Winner Ed Young, New York Times Bestselling Author Amy Krouse Rosenthal, and award-winning authors Tor Seidler and Margaret McMullan will headline the Southampton Children’s Literature Conference, July 28-August 1. Part of the internationally renowned Southampton Writer’s Conferences sponsored … Continue reading

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Kids for King Education Initiative

There is still time for children to participate in the Kids for King Education Initiative. The Kids for King Education Initiative is part of The Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc.. There are three grade … Continue reading

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ALSC 2010 National Institute

Dear Colleagues, Online registration is now available for the 2010 ALSC Institute to be held September 23-25 in Atlanta, GA. You will receive nearly 30 hours of programming, all handout materials, multiple networking activities, five meals and three snacks … Continue reading

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