In 1926, Estelle Lutrell and State Librarian Con Cronin recognized the need for a strong association of librarians to improve Arizona libraries. The Arizona State Library Association’s basic mission has remained the same to this day, to promote and improve library service and librarianship in Arizona. Through the years, the State Library and AzLA have […]
Please join me to the Grand Canyon Reader Award winners! 2020 Picture Book – Cookiesaurus Rex by Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans 2020 Children’s Non-Fiction Book – Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and The Boston Marathon by Annette Bay Pimentel 2020 Intermediate Book– The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson 2020 Tween Book – Refugee […]
Dear AzLA members, colleagues, and friends, I realize in this most unpredictable year we have struggled with the planning of the Annual Conference, however I believe we now have a program and platform everyone can be proud of. We have switched platforms twice and I apologize for any inconvenience and confusion. We went from our […]
The 2020 election provides an opportunity for teacher librarians and classroom teachers to co-plan and co-teach lessons related to voting in our democracy. The “Dear Arizona Voter Writing Contest” (DAVWC), sponsored by AzLA and organized by the Teacher Librarian Division (TLD), offers a way for young people to learn more about voting and express their […]
The Consortium of Partners Procuring Electronic Resources (COPPER) is moving full speed ahead. Membership agreements have been sent out, bylaws have been passed, and we are incorporated. We have even received some of our first agreements back! If you are interested in joining and have not received a membership agreement please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org […]
What have you learned outside library school? If you’ve started a service your patrons adore, have graduated from the school of hard library knocks, or have other expertise you’d love to share, we want to hear from you!
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