AzLA Newsletter

November/December 2017

    Libraries Transform Because Access Equals Opportunity

    Our Arizona libraries (public, academic, school, special, legal, medical, etc.) are ensuring people have access to information and lifelong learning regardless of age, education, ethnicity, gender, language, income, physical limitations or geographic barriers. Our Arizona libraries are strengthening communities and helping create a more literate and just society.

    Knowledge River Cohort 17 Deadline is March 1, 2018

    The priority deadline for Knowledge River Cohort 17 is March 1, 2018. Please consider sharing this excellent opportunity with people you know and work with.

    2017 AzLA Service Award Winners

    The AzLA Service Award Committee is happy to announce the selections for the 2017 Service Awards.

    What I Learned at ARSL Conference 2017

    Programming ideas from the national conference for people from little libraries.

    Space-themed Programs Presentation at ARSL conference

    Keliann LaConte and Hannah Stewart provided a session on low-budget space-themed programs, entitled “Out-of-this-World Programs on a Down-to-Earth Budget” at the Association for Rural and Small Libraries annual conference in St. George, Utah (September 2017).

    Children’s Author/Illustrator Network: November/December 2017

    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.