Monthly Archives: December 2010

Vote on Your Favorite Newbery Winner!

Have a favorite Newbery Award winner? To celebrate the upcoming Youth Media Awards, @ Your Library created a new poll, which allows you to vote on your favorite Newbery Award winning books from years past. Check it out! Hmmm…almost 90 … Continue reading

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Library Programs for School Readiness

Do you work with preschoolers? Are you interested in services for preschoolers? Are you heading to ALA Midwinter?  You are invited to check out the Preschool Services Discussion Group meeting on Sunday, January 9th from 4:00 to 5:30. The group … Continue reading

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Midwinter Calendar and Updates!

If you’ll be in San Diego, join ALSC for these exciting events! FRIDAY, January 7 ALSC Speed Networking, 7:30 — 9 p.m., MAR/Santa Rosa The object of the evening is to meet as many professionals as you can… with Speed … Continue reading

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Bloggers Wanted

Want to blog for ALSC during the upcoming ALA midwinter conference? The ALSC Blog will be blogging through the midwinter meetings in San Diego, Calif. We hope to be especially active during the Youth Media Awards on Monday, January 10, … Continue reading

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ALSC announces winners of El día de los niños/El día del los libros mini-grants

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is pleased to announce the winners of the El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros mini-grants. Eight libraries serving a population of 75,000 or less have won mini-grants worth $4,000 … Continue reading

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ALSC Scope of Attention Motion

Dear ALSC Members, In light of concerns raised by individuals at our membership meeting last summer, new information and points of view revealed through the discussions on ALAConnect, a board divided over the decision, and in consultation with ALA Parliamentarian … Continue reading

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Rave Reviews for ALSC’s Online Courses

At ALSC we can’t help but be proud of our online education programs. They continue to get rave reviews from students and yet…not everyone knows about them! If you read this blog and you don’t know our online courses by … Continue reading

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New Great Web Sites for Kids

If you’re like me, you love learning about excellent web sites which you can explore and use with kids or suggest to their parents and teachers.  To help with this, ALSC has added more recommended websites to the Great Web … Continue reading

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