CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO are partnering to offer five scholarships for librarians to attend the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle. The meeting takes place Jan. 25 – Jan. 29, 2013, and offers an opportunity for continuing education, meetings and interaction with colleagues.
CHICAGO - The Association for Library Service to Children has awarded the 2012 Penguin Young Reader’s Group Award to Heather Schubert, Hill Country Middle School Library, Eanes ISD, Austin , Texas; Eric Barbus, San Francisco-North Beach Branch, San Francisco; Linda Klein, Anchorage Public Library, Anchorage, Alaska; and Donna Alvis, Ephesus Public Library, Roopville, Ga.
The <a href="http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/affiliates/relatedgroups/freedomtoreadfoundation/index.cfm">Freedom to Read Foundation</a> (FTRF) has opened applications for the 2012 <a href="http://www.ala.org/groups/affiliates/relatedgroups/freedomtoreadfoundation/ftrfinaction/conablescholarship/conable">Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship</a>, which will enable a library school student or new professional to attend <a href="http://www.alaannual.org/">ALA’s 2012 Annual Conference</a>, held June 21-26 in Anaheim.</p>
PHILADELPHIA - The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is accepting applications for the ALA Trustee Citation and the ALTAFF/Gale Outstanding Trustee Grant.Applications for both awards are due Dec. 30, 2011.