Monthly Archives: December 2014

ASCLA Direct. Up-to-date news directly from the ASCLA office.

Please check out our first e-newsletter, ASCLA Direct. News exclusively from, about and for ASCLA.

New District Dispatch website to highlight federal legislation and policy news that impacts libraries!

December 9, 2014 the American Library Association’s Washington Office launched a new and reinvigorated District Dispatch website that will highlight federal legislation and policy news that impacts libraries. The new District Dispatch makes it easier for library advocates to find important library news, search articles, share news with friends and learn more about library policy issues. […]

ASCLA Institute at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting

Using Comics to Promote Literacy – Advance Ticket Purchase Required, Great Prices for Students! Friday, January 30, 12:00pm to 4:00pm; Hilton-Chicago, Williford Room A This topic is important and timely in today’s increasingly visual culture. Participants in “Using Comics to Promote Literacy” will learn how to use comics to promote both verbal and visual literacy for emerging and struggling readers, as well […]

ASCLA Needs You!

Please consider volunteering for one of the below positions. Help ASCLA move forward in new and exciting ways! ASCLA liaisons to ALA committees needed: Liaisons to the literacy assembly, Website advisory committee, Website advisory committee/representative on accessibility issues, APA certified public library administrator program certification review committee. If you are interested in serving on one […]

Don’t be left out in the cold and miss any of ASCLA’s 2015 Midwinter Meetings!

EXTRAORDINARY EVENTS: ASCLA Institute: Using Comics to Promote Literacy, Friday, January 30, 12:00 – 4:00 PM Hilton-Chicago, Williford Room A  This topic is important and timely in today’s increasingly visual culture. Learn how to use comics to promote both verbal and visual literacy for emerging and struggling readers, as well as learn how comics are used to teach the […]