AzLA Newsletter

July/August 2016

Libraries – The Oasis in the Desert

Here we are in the middle of summer in Arizona, having just survived record-breaking heat throughout the state.

Horner Fellowship Program Special Project: Poetry, Preservation, and Outreach in Japanese Cultural Heritage Institutions

In January 2016, Sarah Kortemeier, Library Specialist at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, traveled to Japan to complete a special project for the Horner Fellowship Program.

Arizona Library Leader’s Summit

I had the privilege of attending the Arizona Library Leaders’ Summit in Flagstaff on June 6-7.

A Glimpse of the 2016 ALA Annual Conference

In June, I was able to attend the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, because I was awarded an LSTA grant by the State Library of Arizona.

Libraries Are and Should Forever Be Safe Places for All Teens

I got into teen services almost by accident. I was 16 and in the library after school one day, when a librarian walked up to me and attempted to convince me to join the Teen Library Council.

Help! We Need Your Old AzLA Newsletters

Do you have PDF copies of AzLA newsletters from years past, before it went online? If so, we’d love to add them to our growing AzLA newsletter archive.

Call for Nominations: AzLA Service Awards

The deadline to nominate a colleague for one of the AzLA Service Awards is August 19!