The excitement is building! Following signs cheerfully held by members of the hard-working Local Arrangements Committee, hundreds and hundreds of attractively attired lovers of children’s literature are being enthusiastically led to one of the most gala events of the ALA Conference: The Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Banquet!
The American Library Association Annual Conference began yesterday and is in full swing. Are you #alscleftbehind and unable to make it to Chicago? Are you wondering how you can keep up with all that’s going on? We’ve got you covered!
The ALSC Notable Children’s Recordings committee is charged with creating a list of the best children’s recordings that fit the following criteria (from the ALSC website):
In our member of the month profile, we talk with an ALSC member, and learn about their professional life as well as a bit about their not-so-serious side. This month, learn a bit about Elizabeth Serrano, ALSC’s new
In just a few short weeks, librarians will head to Chicago for ALA’s Annual Conference. This event includes a full line-up of ALSC programs, including the President’s Program and Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Awards Banquet, hundreds of exhibits to explore, and much more. We’d love it if you consider being a live blogger!
In an effort to help ALSC members make an informed decision before they vote, the blog posts yesterday and today consist of interviews with the candidates for ALSC 2017-18 Vice President/President-Elect, Jamie Naidoo and Lisa Von Drasek. Each candidate was given ten questions and submitted written answers. Today’s interview is with Jamie Naidoo:
Learn more about 2017-18 ALSC Vice President/President Elect, Lisa Von Drasek through ten questions asking more about her feelings about ALSC, ALA, and her experience in the library world.
Today I enjoyed one of the highlights of the ALA Midwinter Meetings. Today were the announcements of the Youth Media Awards, otherwise known as the YMAs.