AzLA Newsletter

May/June 2018

    President’s Message

    Advocating for teacher librarians; updates on the Virtual Conference “Behind the Counter” and the Regional Forum, and planning for the annual conference (Oct. 25-26).

    Call for Proposals for 2018 Annual Conference; deadline extended to May 21

    The 2018 AzLA Annual Conference theme is “Libraries Transform Because Access Equals Opportunity”

    Louise A. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Increased to $2,000

    Louise A. Stephens Memorial Scholarship for AzLA member increased to $2,000; donate to support a University of Arizona iSchool student.

    AzLA Virtual Conference Wrap-Up

    AzLA’s first virtual conference, “Behind the Counter” (April 5), was a success with 261 people attending professional development sessions.

    Blizzards, Books, and Best Practices: PLA 2018

    Report on the Public Library Association Conference last March in Philadelphia.

    Welcome to Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing

    Welcome to our new vendor member: Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing.

    Apples for the Princess from Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group

    A fairy tale teaching the value of kindness, from DaddyTeller, by K. Sean Buvala, illustrated by Michelle Buvala.

    Children’s Author/Illustrator Network, May-June 2018

    Updated directory of authors and illustrators of children’s literature, with a focus on those in Arizona. Listings are provided as a service to teacher librarians interested in scheduling school visits with authors and/or illustrators.