As I write this, it is that special time, smack-dab between Christmas and New Year’s, that I always use for reflection on the year that was, and for doing some contemplative planning and goal-setting for the year ahead.
diversity, membership, participation, planning
2014 was an especially important year for the Horner Fellowship program because another event occurred in addition to a JLA Horner fellow’s visit to Arizona: two Horner Fellowship Committee members presented at the Centennial Conference of the JLA.
centennial conference of the jla, conferences, horner committee, horner fellowship, japan library association
Did you know that each and every member is part of AzLA’s history and probably has papers that belong in the organization’s archives?
archive, azla archive, handbook, history, organization history
Award season is among us!
awards, Maricopa County, Mock Caldecott, Mock Newbery, Mock Printz
My colleague, Ann Leonard, and I would like to extend our thanks to everyone who made 2014’s joint AzLA/MPLA Conference a tremendous success.
conference 2014, conference 2015
Internet Librarian (IL) is a conference that you need to attend at least once in your professional career.
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The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records is encouraging readers to participate in National Readathon Day, January 24 from noon to 4 p.m.
literacy, national readathon day
Every year, the conference committee lures in quality keynote speakers for the attendees.
Children's Author/Illustrator Network
Directory of Arizona children's authors and illustrators
The AzLA Awards Committee is looking for a few additional members to help in the selection of AzLA Awards winners.
As this edition of the AzLA Newsletter is published I will be days away from taking on the role of AzLA President – a new beginning for me for sure!
azla2015, conference, conference 2015, education, libraries transform, making connections
The University of Arizona is poised to become a leader in the rapidly growing field of information science with the opening of the new School of Information.
ischool, school of information, university of arizona
The week of May 4, State Librarian Joan Clark, Citizen Advocate Megan Sterling, and AzLA Legislative Chair Kathy Husser traveled to Washington, D.C., for National Library Legislative Day.
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The Legislative Committee and all AzLA members have been busy with advocacy efforts during one of the shortest Arizona Legislative Sessions on record – only 81 days this year.
firearms, funding, guns, rural libraries
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the AzLA 2015 Annual Conference!
conference 2015, flagstaff
Just seven short months ago, the membership of AzLA honored me with the position of President-Elect for the organization!
ala, conference 2015, conferences, future of libraries
It’s hard to believe, but when this newsletter comes out I will be halfway through my year as AzLA President!
Published in 1623, the First Folio is the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, and only 233 copies are known today.
exhibits, shakespeare, university of arizona
The members of the Horner Fellowship Committee would like to invite you to our annual business meeting during the AzLA 2015 Conference
conference 2015, horner fellowship
The Association for Rural and Small Libraries Conference has always been one of the most practical conferences I have ever attended, so I was very excited when the Arizona State Library approved a scholarship for me to attend again.