CHICAGO – Robert (Rob) Banks, Alexia I. Hudson and John A. Moorman have been elected to serve on the American Library Association (ALA) Executive Board. The new board members were elected by the ALA Council in a vote taken at the 2012 ALA Midwinter Meeting held Jan. 20 to 24 in Dallas.
PHILADELPHIA – The Friends of the Ennis (Texas) Public Library and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Public Library District were recognized for winning the 2011 National Friends of Libraries Week Awards by the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF) during the ALTAFF Gala Author Tea, held during the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Me
American Libraries Editors George M. Eberhart and Sanhita SinhaRoy interview (back row, from left) Jaime Taylor, Zachary Loeb, Mandy Henk, (front row) Danny Norton, and Betsy Fagin about their experiences building Occupy Wall Street’s People’s Library.
CHICAGO – Linda A. Perkins is the 2012 recipient of the Association for Library Service to Children’s (ALSC) Distinguished Service Award. This prestigious award honors an individual who has made significant contributions to library service to children and to ALSC.