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 […]

Participate in National Voter Registration Day

August 24, 2023 David Free 0

ALA has once again joined with NonProfit Vote as a premier partner for National Voter Registration Day 2023. As a national partner, ALA encourages libraries across the country to participate in this critical annual celebration, ending with a national day of action on September 19, 2023.  Libraries have long invested in supporting patron civic engagement, […]

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Tell Congress to Protect Public Access to Information

August 23, 2023 David Free 0

ALA has long believed that when taxpayers fund scientific research, the public should have access to the information that results. Unfortunately, after years of bipartisan progress, some in Congress are now trying to put a stop to this. Exorbitant serials prices have been a problem for years, especially for academic […]

2024 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due September 30

July 18, 2023 David Free 0

Has a librarian made a difference in your life or your community? Now is your chance to honor their contributions by nominating them for the ALA’s annual l Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award invites library users across the country to recognize their favorite librarians working […]

ALA Annual Conference Early Registration Rates End March 31

March 29, 2023 David Free 0

The ALA Annual Conference is returning to our home city of Chicago this June 22-27. It’s the largest library event of the year, with hundreds of opportunities for educational programming; important announcements and updates; and the chance to hear from a wealth of authors and thought leaders. Most importantly, it’s a chance to be […]