Posts tagged "Midwinter_2009"

Silent auction benefiting ASCLA Century Scholarship a smashing success

A silent auction held at the ASCLA/COSLA reception at ALA’s Midwinter Meeting raised $1,145 to benefit the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) Century Scholarship.

ASLCA/KLAS/NOD Award Goes To “Libraries and Autism: We’re Connected”

by Kathleen Hegarty, Chair, ASCLA Awards Committee At the ALA Midwinter Conference, the ASCLA Awards Committee selected as the winner of the ASCLA/KLAS/NOD Award “Libraries and Autism: We’re Connected,” a remarkable project developed by Margaret Kolaya, director of the Scotch Plains Public Library, and Daniel Weiss, director of the Fanwood Memorial Library, both in New...

President’s Column: ASCLA Leadership Meeting Sparks New Ideas and Directions

by Carol Ann Desch, ASCLA President, New York State Library ASCLA Leadership met at the Midwinter meeting in Denver on Saturday morning to discuss trends in the profession and new ideas, directions and opportunities for the Division. Roundtable discussions facilitated by Ann Joslin, State Librarian, Idaho Commission for Libraries launched ASCLA’s planning efforts. Timing could...