CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office and ProgrammingLibrarian.org are pleased to announce a free, three-part series of webinars for school and young adult librarians that introduces the Engage! programming model. Developed by ALA and piloted in ten Illinois libraries in 2010, “Engage!
The Promise of Libraries Transforming Communities
partners ala with The Harwood Institute for phase one planning
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) announced today that it received a 2012 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant of $250,837 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). ALA will partner with The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation on the first phase of a multi-phase initiative, <em>The Promise of Libraries Transforming Communities</em>, which will develop a sustainable national plan to transform the role of libraries in their communities by advancing community engagement and innovation.</p>
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office will present a diverse offering of programs at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, open to all attendees who are interested in learning how to make their library a community center for lifelong learning and civic engagement through arts and humanities programs.
Sessions include information on upcoming Bookshelf grant for libraries
CHICAGO – The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, will present two events at the ALA 2012 Annual Conference in Anaheim to introduce a new grant initiative for libraries, “Muslim Journeys,” a <em>Bridging Cultures </em>Bookshelf program. For more information about Muslim Journeys,” visit <a href="http://www.ala.org/programming/muslimjourneys">www.ala.org/programming/muslimjourneys</a>.</p>