ALA Midwinter 2018

Submit Your Mock Elections Results!

What is taking the top honors in YOUR Mock YMA elections? Submit your results now at https://form.jotform.com/alscblog/submit-your-mock-election-results Do you have February 12th marked on your calendar as a red-letter day? If you do, you might be as much as a children’s lit geek as I am! It is, of course, the day the ALA Youth Media Awards will be announced from the ALA Midwinter Conference in Denver. I love to hear which titles are selected as the official winners. And I love, love, love to track what librarians, students, and other children’s book lovers have selected in their mock elections. Again this year, the ALSC Blog is compiling winners of Mock Elections from around the country. Check it out here. We hope to see these lists grow extensively in the coming months. You can also find this tab at the top of the page of the ALSC Blog. If your…

ALA Midwinter 2018

Volunteer Now to be a #ALAMW18 Live Blogger

One month from today, many librarians will be heading to Denver for the ALA Midwinter Conference where they will be participating in a wide variety of activities: ALSC meetings and events panel discussions speakers Networking Uncommons committee meetings social events hundreds of exhibits to explore networking opportunities the Youth Media Awards and so much more! If YOU are heading to the Midwinter Conference next month, consider sharing your experiences on the ALSC Blog so everyone—especially those #leftbehind—can experience the conference through your eyes. Sound interesting? Contact Mary Voors, ALSC Blog manager at alscblog@gmail.com, for all the information you need to volunteer as a live blogger from the conference. We’d love it if you consider being a live blogger!

ALSC Member Profile

ALSC Member of the Month – Amanda Foulk

Each month, we work to profile an ALSC member, and learn a little about their professional life as well as a bit about their not-so-serious side. Using just a few questions, we try to keep the profiles fun while highlighting the variety of members in our organization. So, without further ado, welcome to our ALSC profile, ten questions with ALSC member, Amanda Foulk. 1. What do you do, and how long have you been doing it? I have the good fortune to be the K-12 Specialist for Sacramento Public Library. The position was created for our system 3 years ago, and I have held it since then. 2. Why did you join ALSC? Do you belong to any other ALA divisions or roundtables? ALSC is doing incredible work, and is setting an example within ALA for supporting our communities in interesting times. I have been a book award fangirl for…

ALSC Member Profile

ALSC Member of the Month – Sarah Stippich

Each month, we work to profile an ALSC member, and learn a little about their professional life as well as a bit about their not-so-serious side. Using just a few questions, we try to keep the profiles fun while highlighting the variety of members in our organization. So, without further ado, welcome to our ALSC profile, ten questions with ALSC member, Sarah Stippich.

ALSC Member Profile

ALSC Member of the Month – Mary Landrum

Each month, we work to profile an ALSC member, and learn a little about their professional life as well as a bit about their not-so-serious side. Using just a few questions, we try to keep the profiles fun while highlighting the variety of members in our organization. So, without further ado, welcome to our ALSC profile, ten questions with ALSC member, Mary Landrum.