Monthly Archives: July 2014

Travel with ASCLA to France and Italy this October!

Say au revoir to the gloomy fall weather and bonjour to lavender fields, vineyards and outdoor markets! Destinations for this Mediterranean adventure include Nice, Cannes and Monte Carlo. This is a fundraising trip hosted by ASCLA, a division of ALA. Previous adventures include Spain, France, Ireland and Italy.A complete travel itinerary and instructions for reserving your […]

New online courses and webinars!

Online Courses: **Going to Jail: How Juvenile Books Portray the Prison Experience October 20 – November 23, 2014, (Five live course chat meetings Thursdays 1:00 – 2:00pm CST) This five week course will explore portrayals of the incarceration experience in juvenile and young adult literature. Read more. Register now! **CEUs are available for this course!  Webinars  Emotional Intelligence […]

Libraries Support Digital Readiness with Tech Training, STEM Programs, More Robust Online Collections

Leading Role Recognized in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Nearly 100 percent of America’s public libraries offer workforce development training programs, online job resources, and technology skills training, according to a new study from the American Library Association (ALA). Combined with maker spaces, coding classes, and programs dedicated to entrepreneurship and small business development, libraries […]