ALA is now Accepting Scholarship Applications

If you need financial assistance to get through your graduate program, scholarship funds are now available.  The American Library Association (ALA) has more than $300,000 available to students who are studying in library science or school library media programs at the master’s degree level.  Get your application in early.  The deadline to apply is March 7, 2019 for the […]

Stipend to attend ALA Annual

ALSC’s Grants Administration Committee is now accepting online applications for the 2019 Penguin Random House Young Readers Group Awards.  This award, made possible by an annual gift from Penguin Young Readers Group and Random House Children’s books, provides a $600 stipend for up to four children’s librarians to attend their first ALA Annual Conference. The award also […]

Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award

Do you know or could you be the next recipient of the Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award? If so, the Distance Learning Section (DLS) of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) wants to hear from you! This prestigious award, sponsored by the Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, honors an ACRL member […]

ALA, Council, and Joint Committees for 2019-2021

Wanda Kay Brown, American Library Association (ALA) president-elect, encourages members to serve on an ALA, Council or joint committee for the 2019-2021 term (terms start on July 1, 2019). Serving on a committee provides members with leadership training, networking opportunities, and experience in working on specific association topics. The online committee volunteer form opens on Tuesday, Aug. […]

Webinar: Springtime D.I.Y.: New Crafts Titles in Print and Audio

Join us for this free, hour-long webinar on all things crafty. You’ll hear library-programming tips from Tina Coleman, crafter extraordinaire and the author of The Hipster Librarian’s Guide to Teen Craft Projects and Teen Craft Projects 2 (ALA Editions), as well as presentations of new and upcoming crafts titles for adults and teens from Books on Tape/Listening Library, F+W, […]

Judaica Resources Webinars- Nov.- Dec. 2017

The Association of Jewish Libraries, in partnership with ALA, will be presenting three webinars in November, December, and January, on collection development and cataloging of Jewish resources. These webinars are aimed primarily at non-specialist librarians in school, public, and academic libraries at at subject specialists who are new to the field of librarianship. Registration is now open […]

Federal and Armed Forces Library Round Table Awards- due Jan. 31, 2018

Federal and Armed Forces Library Round Table Award Nomination Call for FY18 Nominations are accepted between each year for the four FAFLRT awards to be presented at the ALA Annual Conference. Deadline for nomination is January 31, 2018 We are accepting nominations for: The FAFLRT Distinguished Service Award recognizes a FAFLRT member for outstanding and sustained contributions to […]

Call for volunteers: 2017 LITA Forum- due Oct. 13, 2017

2017 LITA Forum Denver, Colorado November 9 – 12, 2017 Student registration rate available – 50% off registration rate – $180 The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association, is offering a discounted student registration rate for the 2017 LITA Forum. This offer is limited to graduate students enrolled in ALA-accredited programs. […]

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