Monthly Archives: January 2011
Congratulations to Dudley Carlson, winner of the 2011 Distinguished Service Award! For more about the award and the award winner, please check out the official ALA press release!
If you plan on attending ALA Annual in New Orleans this summer, don’t miss out on an opportunity to visit the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection during this one-day tour! The collection is located in Hattiesburg on the campus of … Continue reading
ALSC’s official journal, Children and Libraries: The Journal of the Association for Library Service to Children (CAL), is now soliciting manuscripts for its 2011 volume year and beyond. CAL, which publishes three times per year (spring, summer/fall, and winter), is … Continue reading
Children’s librarians, award enthusiasts, and book lovers: there’s only one week left to sign up for ALSC’s online education courses! Registration continues for the four Winter 2011 courses: Information Literacy – From Preschool to High School, Out of this World … Continue reading
Aren’t we all looking for display ideas which we can use in our libraries that don’t take a lot of time or money? Here’s a fun display idea put together by librarian Erica Anderson-Senter. All of us have experienced the … Continue reading
Many people viewed the blog post earlier this month which listed the titles discussed as possible Notable Children’s Books for 2011. From the ALA ALSC page, here is a complete list of the 2011 Notable Children’s Books. Congratulations to all … Continue reading
As part of ALA President Roberta Stevens’ initiative Our Authors, Our Advocates: Authors Speak Out for Libraries, ALA’s Public Information Office has developed the following website to be used a resource for library advocates: http://www.ourauthorsouradvocates.org/ The site features a number … Continue reading