Post Midwinter 2012

Volunteers Wanted

The new ASCLA is so many good things: fun, kind, networking, innovative-thinking, and full of futurists just to name a few. ASCLA also has the best mission at ALA! Our new interest groups are a force for this new energy–volunteer for ASCLA and participate in our interest groups! Did you know that the Association of...

American Foundation for the Blind New Website

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), the national nonprofit that expands possibilities for people with vision loss, has launched a redesign of its main website, www.afb.org. The new site offers a more interactive, engaging experience, making it easier for visitors to locate information on the topics that interest them. Like the former AFB website,...

New Website for Library Services for Youth in Custody

Submitted by Camden Tadhg, Acquisitions & Youth Institutions Consultant, Institutional Library Development, Colorado State Library Do you serve youth in detention and correctional facilities? Are you interested in working with this highly-disenfranchised and incredibly rewarding population? Then check out the newly launched website of Library Services for Youth in Custody at www.youthlibraries.org ! All across...

Join an ASCLA Interest Group

For your convenience, we list the current ASCLA Interest Groups and their leaders.  If you would like more information on any of these groups, please contact the leader. Clicking on the name of any of these groups will take you to their Connect page where you can learn how to join. ASCLA Future of Libraries...

ASCLA Programs and Events at ALA Annual Conference

We have lots of exciting programming coming up at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim! A list of program titles is below. You can get more information about these programs at the ASCLA website. This year’s ASCLA President’s Program: Duct Tape Marketing and Advocacy will feature John Jantasch, author of “Duct Tape Marketing” and “The...