Blogger Mary R. Voors

Have you ever thought about blogging for the ALSC Blog?

As a reader of the ALSC Blog, we know you are interested in issues related to kids, books, and libraries. Are you also interested in blogging?

Do you love sharing your thoughts as they relate to children’s librarianship about

  • programming
  • collection development
  • professional development
  • storytimes
  • equity, diversity and inclusion
  • STEAM activities
  • team-building
  • outreach
  • the digital world
  • management issues
  • displays
  • advocacy
  • library-related statistics
  • intellectual freedom issues
  • virtual presentations
  • and the hundreds of other topics children’s librarians are involved with on a regular basis?

The mission of the ALSC Blog is to provide a venue for coverage of time sensitive news in children’s librarianship, current issues in the field, and programs, conferences, initiatives, resources, and activities of interest to ALSC members and those interested in children’s librarianship.

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Have you ever thought about becoming a blogger for this blog?

The ALSC Blog is seeking additional writers. We are currently accepting applicants for three distinct types of bloggers. Check out these brief descriptions and let us know which you might be interested in by completing the appropriate form.


Regular bloggers must be current members of ALSC and commit to contributing one post per month. We are particularly seeking out a broad range of perspectives and experiences with a specific focus on representing and empowering diverse voices. Interested in joining our team of regular bloggers? Submit a Regular Blogger Interest Form.


Guest contributors may request an opportunity to submit a guest blog post. Guidelines related to guest bloggers can be found in our Guest Post Guidelines. If you are interested in submitting a guest post, please read and fill out our Guest Blogger Interest Form.


The Annual ALA conference, the upcoming LibLearnX (The Library Learning Experience) and the ALSC Institute are all experiences at which micro-bloggers reflect and report on their experiences for those who are unable to attend. As an attendee, we invite you to share what you’ve learned through contributions via the ALSC Blog. If you are interested in participating as a volunteer conference blogger, please complete the Conference Blogging Interest Form.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Mary R. Voors
ALSC Blog manager

One comment

  1. Emily Mroczek (Bayci)

    I have done all three types of blogging for the ALSC blog and enjoyed them all! Guest blogging is good if you have one good idea, you want to share- regular blogging is a great way to give back to ALSC and boost your resume and conference blogging is a fun and fast paced way to reflect on conferences! If you have any questions about any of the experiences, feel free to reach out to me!

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