From the ALA Director 4/4: Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

ASCLA 2014 Preconferences

ASCLA will be presenting a preconference in Las Vegas: Do the Right Thing: Forming Partnerships to Serve Youth in Custody.  Attendees will learn about librarians in New York City collaborating to serve students in custody and how NYPL partners with Rikers Island to help youth maintain connections to their families and literacy.  They will find out more about Boston Public and how it has created a collection specific for the detention center site visits. Friday, June 27, 1:00  – 4:00 p.m.  For more information, go here: http://www.ala.org/ascla/asclaevents/annual.Register here.

 

ASCLA 101

Planning is taking place for the first ASCLA 101 to be held at the ALA Annual Conference on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.  The ASCLA membership committee is working with Marianne Braverman, the new ASCLA Membership and Marketing Manager, to create a presentation describing what ASCLA is, for new and prospective members, and how current members can make the most of their membership.  Light refreshments and raffle prizes will be provided

This was excerpted from EBD # 12.20 2013-2014 Report to Council and Executive Board April 4, 2014 from Keith Michael Fiels Executive Director.

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