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.
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.
AzLA offers a program to provide professional mentoring to students, new professionals, and practicing librarians anticipating and/or entering a new phase in their career. As a mentee, you will be partnered with an experienced person according to your needs and areas of interest.
The Museum of Northern Arizona has much to offer during the Flagstaff winter months. And year round, the Harold S. Colton Memorial Library offers books, pamphlets, maps, and reports, while the Museum of Northern Arizona Archives offers manuscript collections, images, films, audio recordings, and institutional records about the ethnology, geology, and ecology of the Colorado Plateau.
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) is a national organization that works with community legal immigration programs, including at least four library systems. They provide training and help programs qualify as Department of Justice-recognized and accredited citizenship programs.
The 5th annual LibraryCon event was a success, bringing in many members of our local community united in their love of comics, anime, manga, and all things nerdy! LibraryCon is a fun-filled event that is planned continuously all year long. The library has many staff members and volunteers working during LibraryCon. It is a program with a small budget and a large impact! LibraryCon has become such a success that it won a NACo, or National Association of Counties, award in 2016.
Three things I learned from the 2017 AzLA Conference: 1. Feedback and input from your community/stakeholders is now non-negotiable. 2. Be authentic; allow yourself to be vulnerable. 3. Enjoy recognizing our peers.