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ALA Launches FY2025 #FundLibraries Campaign

April 23, 2024 David Free 0

ALA recently launched the annual #FundLibraries campaign, calling on advocates in every congressional district to ask their members of Congress to cosign Dear Appropriator letters to fund the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) program. The LSTA letter, circulated by U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) […]

Represent ALA on IFLA Standing Committees – Applications Due May 1

March 28, 2024 David Free 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from 2025 through 2029. The ACRL Board of Directors endorses candidates for election […]

Register Now for 2024 ALA Annual Conference and Save!

March 19, 2024 David Free 0

Join us at the 2024 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition taking place in beautiful San Diego, June 27 – July 2, 2024! ALA Annual offers peer-led professional development on diverse and timely topics; inspiring talks from top authors and thought leaders; and opportunities to discuss key challenges and opportunities facing libraries today. […]

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ALA Building Library Capacity Grants Applications

March 15, 2024 David Free 0

ALA announces the opening of the second year of the ALA Building Library Capacity Grants that will provide grants to libraries serving incarcerated persons or assisting those re-entering society. Up to sixteen $10,000 grants will be given to successful applicants nationwide. The application site is open now. The application deadline is April 12, […]

Register for LibLearnX Today, Early Rates End November 30

November 17, 2023 David Free 0

LibLearnX 2024 is coming up January 10-22, 2024, in Baltimore. It’s the perfect opportunity to come together with library professionals from across the country to share ideas, collaborate on solutions, and build lasting relationships that will move your career and the entire profession forward. At LLX, you’ll have access to […]

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Apply for ALA Carnegie-Whitney Grant by November 3

September 21, 2023 David Free 0

The ALA Publishing Committee provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes, or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library. Funded projects have ranged from “A Resource Guide about […]

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Nominations for ALA President, Councilor-at-Large Due September 30

September 15, 2023 David Free 0

It is a critical time in our profession, and there is no time like the present to step into leadership roles. We are looking for members from across all divisions to get involved in ALA leadership. The ALA Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for the 2025-2026 ALA President and 2024-2027 Councilors-at-Large. If you […]