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 […]

AzLA Service Award Nominations

AzLA Service Award Nominations 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 […]

The History of the Grand Canyon Reader Award

By Shirley Berow, Grand Canyon Reader Award Co-chair The Grand Canyon Reader Award (GCRA) originated in 1976 as the Arizona Young Readers Award. The first awards were given in the spring of 1977. The early awards were sponsored by the Elementary Education and Library Science Departments at Arizona State University and the University of Arizona.  […]

2020 AzLA Service Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2020 AzLA Service Award Winners Newton And Betty Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award   René Tanner René Tanner is an Associate Librarian at Arizona State University in the STEM  Division. She started her career as an academic librarian at Montana State  University in 2008 and joined Arizona State University Library in 2011. She is  currently […]