american library association

RayCharles.jpgAmherst, MA --An exhibition depicting African American life, history, and culture

The American Library Association (ALA) held its midwinter meeting in Boston last weekend. Nearly 11,000 educators, writers, publishers and exhibitors attended lectures and lunches that focused on how librarians could better engage the communities they serve. Attendees also basked in the glow of celebrity--among others,

CHICAGO —The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the six books shortlisted for the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The medals are awarded for the best fiction and nonfiction books written for adults in the previous year and published in the U.S. As part of an announcement and medal presentation event at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference

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The American Library Association has declared today to be National Bookmobile Day. How many readers and