AzLA Newsletter

September/October 2021

    President’s Message

    Dear AzLA members, colleagues, and friends, It has been one year since I wrote my first President’s message that reintroduced the AzLA Newsletter. As Fall approaches, and the end of my presidency, I look back on that first message and reflect on this past year. There are a number of decisions I wished I made [...]

    Feature Librarian – Jason Macoviak @ Copper Queen Library

    In this issue we will be featuring the Copper Queen Library (CQL) and its director Jason Macoviak. The CQL is located in Bisbee Arizona, approximately 80 miles southeast of Tucson in Cochise County Library District. The building is located at 6 Main Street, right in the heart of the Bisbee Historic District. The Historic District [...]

    Build America’s Library Act Advocacy

    The following letter was sent to Arizona Library Association Leadership team by Erin MacFarlane, Legislative Committee Chair of AzLA. Hi everyone,  As many of you already know, the American Library Association has been working for many months to advocate for library infrastructure funding. We have an opportunity to get libraries included in the budget resolution, [...]

    AzLA Service Award Nominations Extended to October 15, 2021

    Every year AzLA recognizes library professionals from across the state at our Annual Conference. Though we have postponed the conference this year, we feel it is more important than ever to recognize our members who have performed through all the challenges of the past year.  Do you know someone who has shown outstanding leadership? Someone [...]

    Turning To Do to Ta-Da! Prioritizing and Organizing at Work – AzLA Professional Development Monthly Webinar Series – 10/14/21

    Do you have so much to do and so little time? Is your idea of a good time making a to-do list (and checking it off)? Are you frustrated when you make the same to-do list day after day and feel like you are getting nowhere fast? State of Arizona Research Librarians Kori Tueller and [...]