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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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