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The State of America’s Libraries

During this time of rapid social change, libraries of all types are providing welcoming spaces to an increasingly diverse population. The State of America’s Libraries 2018: A Report from the American Library Association, a special American Libraries digital supplement, affirms the invaluable role libraries and library workers play within their communities by leading efforts […]

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New competencies for children’s librarians released.

  The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has released a revised edition of its Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries. ALSC recommends these core competencies to all children’s librarians and other library staff whose primary duties include delivering […]

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Libraries Transform

The American Library Association has announced details of its new public awareness campaign, Libraries Transform, will launch in Washington, D.C. and in communities and libraries around the country on 29 October 2015. The purpose of the new campaign is to increase public awareness of the ways that libraries of all […]

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Is yours an award winning library?



The Online Entry Form for the 2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards is now available.  This biennial competition is co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).  The awards honor excellence in library interior design. Award winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function and satisfaction of the client’s objectives.
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Act Now!

Our friends at the American Library Association advise that advance registration for PLA 2014 closes this Friday at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time. Looks to be a great program.

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ALA Conference Registration Opens Today

  One of the great annual conferences on the Library and Information Calendar (next to the IFLA Congress!) is the Annual American Library Association Conference which this year will be held in Las Vegas 26 June-1 July. Today the ALA have announced that registrations are now open.

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