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ALA Conference Report, Part 4

ALA Conference Reports, Part 4 – Reports from Our Members: Miriam Medow: This is my report back on the APALA Symposium, held on the Thursday before Annual at USF: I didn’t know what to expect at the APALA (Asian/ Pacific … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Report, Part 3

ALA Conference in San Francisco – Reports from Our Members: Helen Bloch: I attended the ALSC Leadership meeting focused on the recent white paper on Media Mentorship (www.ala.org/alsc/mediamentorship). Lisa Guernsey, a researcher from the New America Think Tank, was the … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Report, Part 2

Report from Jessica Ormonde, Half Moon Bay Library: Saturday Ignite Session – Adventures in Preschool Science Erin Berman from the San Jose Public Library shared tips, and ideas from her preschool STEM program. They focused on simple and fun activities … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Report, Part 1 – San Francisco Celebrates!

ALA Conference in San Francisco – Reports from Our Members: The ALA Conference in San Francisco kicked off big-time on Friday with the news of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality. The positive vibe continued throughout the four … Continue reading

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Zilpha Keatley Snyder Dies, ALSC Volunteers Needed for ALA June 2015

Zilpha Keatley Snyder Dies at age 87: Three-time Newbery Honor author Zilpha Keatley Snyder died in San Francisco at age 87 from complications of a stroke. The California native, born in Lemoore in 1927, received Newbery Honor medals for The … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Reports Part 4, Helen Block ALSC Member, Infopeople Course on Children’s Services

More Reports from the ALA Conference, from Elizabeth Overmyer: 1. General buzz: not a program, but I found that many of my ALA acquaintances are ruminating over the January revision of the ALSC guidelines for reviewing by those who are … Continue reading

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Reports from ALA Conference by ACL Members, Part 3, and New BayNews Posted

AASL President’s Program, featuring Donalyn Miller: Donalyn Miller, 5th grade teacher / author of The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild, gave the keynote address for this program. She described the ways she has created a culture of reading … Continue reading

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More Reports from ALA Conference by ACL Members

Helen Bloch’s highlights of her ALA Annual Conference attendance: • ECRR2 – Does it Really Work? Evaluating the Program – This was a panel discussion looking at the research protocol used and results gathered from an IMLS grant (Project Views) … Continue reading

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ACL Meeting Reminder, ALA Conference Tidbits

ACL Meeting Friday, July 11, 2014: Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members! Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, July 11, 2014, from 9am-Noon at the Oakland Main Library. We will have our usual Book … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Report – More Comments on Practical Programs

Photo courtesy of Ana Elba Pavon Following up our previous post, here are some more reports from our members on their recent ALA Conference experiences. Many of us attended the “I Want a Truck Book! Reorganizing Your Picture Book Collection … Continue reading

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