The Association's Associations: ALSC

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The Association's Associations: ALSC


Najduch, Jenny, American Libraries


CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR CHILDREN

Through nationwide initiatives, strategic partnerships, prestigious awards, and educational opportunities, the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) advocates for the best possible library service for all children and the development of high-quality library materials.

ONLINE EDUCATION

ALSC's new online education courses, taking place virtually in Moodle, offer convenience and flexibility for anyone looking to build upon current skills or learn something new. Courses such as "Reading Instruction and Children's Books" and "The Caldecott Medal" will begin July 20. Visit www.ala.org/alsced for more information.

KIDS! @ YOUR LIBRARY

ALSC's "Kids! @ your library" public awareness campaign will host "A.R.T and Your Library: How You Can Bring Them Together!" July 12 from 1:30 to 3 p.m., during ALA's Annual Conference in Chicago. A.R.T. (Authors Readers Theatre) members Avi, Brian Selznick, Pam Munoz Ryan, and Sarah Weeks will perform their readers'-theater magic to demonstrate how this type of program can be presented in the library with children. …

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