Monthly Archives: January 2011

Dudley Carlson, 2011 Distinguished Service Award winner

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!

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Visit the de Grummond Collection at Annual!

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

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Get Your Name in Print!

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

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Free Tickets to 2011 Arbuthnot Lecture in St. Louis

On Friday, April 15, 2011 bestselling children’s author Lois Lowry will give the 2011 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture in St. Louis, Mo. The event begins at 7 P.M. and will take place in the Main Reading Room of the … Continue reading

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One Week Left to Register for ALSC Online Courses

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

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A Simple and Inexpensive Display Idea

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

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2011 Notable Children’s Books

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

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Authors Speak Out for Libraries

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

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