Membership in ALSC can seem overwhelming some time. Here are some great advantages of an ALSC membership that might not have occurred to you right away.
The ALSC Blog and the Friends of ALSC are proud to announce the eight winners of the ALSC Blog Photo Contest. Thanks to everyone who participated, ALSC members are truly very talented individuals! The winners are separated into two prize categories, Newbery-Caldecott Banquet tickets and Barnes & Noble gift certificates. Each of the winners and the photo are listed below. Newbery-Caldecott Banquet tickets Barnes & Noble gift certificate
Show off your creativity! We’re giving you a reminder about the ALSC Blog Photo Contest. Send us your great photos related to children’s librarianship. We’ll even give you some ideas: Library spaces Programs Displays Crafts Books Children’s technology Reading May the best photo win! Participants must be ALSC members to enter. Anyone, members and non-members, can vote in the final round. Be sure to visit the ALSC Blog to vote for your favorite library photo beginning April 25, 2014. Prizes include tickets to the Newbery-Caldecott Banquet and $50 gift certificates to Barnes & Noble. Entries must be submitted by 8 am Central Time, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. For rules and entry form, see the ALSC Blog Photo Contest site.
ALSC announced that it will hold a live New Member Forum on Wednesday, April 23 at 3pm Eastern. This hour-long event is free and open to members and non-members. Registration is now open. As part of the forum, ALSC Membership Committee Chair Amanda Roberson will examine ways of getting involved in with the division. Attendees are invited to discuss these topics and their experiences as members. The forum will take place on Adobe Connect. A recorded webcast of the event will be available following the live session. ALSC encourages current members to participate in the forum as well. There will be time provided for questions and discussion. The event is free, but registration is required.