- ALA Annual 2018 in Photos
The American Library Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition took place June 21–26 in New Orleans, bringing together librarians and library staff, educators, authors, illustrators, and publishers.
- ALA Annual 2018: Division Watch
New terms officially start when the ALA Annual Conference concludes.The new AASL Board of Directors is headed by Mary Keeling, library services supervisor for Newport News (Va.)
- ALA Annual 2019 in Photos
The American Library Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition took place June 20–25 in Washington, D.C., drawing together librarians, educators, authors, illustrators, and publishers.
- ALA Annual Division Watch
New terms of service begin when the ALA Annual Conference concludes on June 25.Kathy Carroll, lead school librarian for the Westwood High School Library Information Center in Columbia, S.C., will be the 2020–2021 AASL president.
- ALA 2018 Spotlight: Michelle Obama Headlines a Great 2018 ALA Annual Conference Program
Smith & journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas will join ALA president Jim Neal for the annual ALA Awards Presentation & President’s Program (Sunday, June 24, 2018 3–5:30 p.m.
- ALA 2018: A Headline Grabbing ALA Annual Conference Wraps Up in New Orleans
American Library Association officials last week reported solid attendance for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference, which concluded on June 26 in New Orleans.
- ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference
The 2020 ALA Annual Conference returns to Chicago June 25–30.
- ALA 2018 Spotlight: ALA Program Highlights
(MCC, Room 353–355).1–2:30 p.m.Annual Conference Orientation First time at ALA Annual?
- Jim Neal Elected ALA President for 2017-2018
Neal will be serve as president-elect for one year, before taking office at the close of the 2017 ALA Annual Conference, which is set for Chicago.An ALA member since 1976, Neal has held numerous leadership positions throughout ALA and its divisions.
- ALA 2018 Spotlight: Why is Turnout So Low in ALA Elections?
Maybe they aren’t that engaged with ALA as an institution, or they join ALA for other reasons.
- Michelle Obama to Deliver Opening Keynote at 2018 ALA Conference
The American Library Association this week announced that former First Lady Michelle Obama will keynote the opening general session of the 2018 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in New Orleans.Through her initiatives as First Lady, Obama became a role model for women and gi
- ALA 2018: ALA Strips 'Laura Ingalls Wilder' Name From Children's Book Award
On Monday, at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, ALA president Jim Neal and ALSC president Nina Lindsay released the following joint statement on the decision to make the change:“Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books have been and will continue to be deeply meaningful to many readers.
- ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: The Top 10 Library Stories of 2017
Trump has done for us, if nothing else,” Fiels told PW ahead of the ALA annual conference, “is focus us.”
- ALA Rebounds in Seattle
Among the notable events was the release of a report drawn from a National E-book Summit convened at the 2018 ALA annual conference, in New Orleans.
- ALA Executive Director: Let’s Work Together to “Modernize” ALA
No question, there are a lot issues in play for librarians as they prepare for the upcoming ALA Annual Conference, set for New Orleans, June 21-26—and the future of ALA is one of them.In a column in the current issue of American Libraries, ALA Executive Director Mary