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Category Archives: Awards & Scholarships
It’s been a couple of month’s since most libraries held their celebration culminating El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) sometime around April 30. And most of us have moved on to summer reading programs. … Continue reading
I bet we librarians can name dozens of Caldecott, Newbery, and even Printz award winners at the drop of the hat. Because of their longstanding history and prestige, these awards are quite visible in our librarian community. There are other … Continue reading
The ALSC Notable Children’s Books committee is charged with identifying the best of the best in children’s books. According to the Notables Criteria, “notable” is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding. As applied to children’s books, … Continue reading
The ALSC Distinguished Service Award is designed to honor an individual member of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) who has made significant contributions to, and an impact on, library services to children and to the Association for … Continue reading
“How do you value your ALSC membership?” By answering this question, you could win a free ticket to the Newbery Caldecott Banquet at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California on June 24, 2012.The ALSC Membership Committee and the Friends … Continue reading
Thank you! ALSC has helped me in one of the biggest ways possible by awarding me with the Melcher Scholarship. I cannot explain the gratitude I have in receiving this assistance. Since my scholarship application our family business has not … Continue reading