Updated: January 7, 2013
APALA needs you!!
We’re looking for a few good people to run for office with APALA. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for:
Attendance at ALA Annual and Midwinter is expected. Nominees must be members in good standing. Officer terms will begin at the close of the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in June. For more information about the available offices, see the APALA bylaws: http://www.apalaweb.org/about/constitution-and-bylaws/.
The committee will accept nominations through Monday, February 18 at 11:59pm PT. Voting will be open March 19-April 15, 2013.
Please note that in order to vote in the election, you must be an APALA member in good standing on March 1, 2013.
Feel free to contact the any member of the Nominations Committee with your nomination(s) or if you have any questions!
APALA Nominations Committee 2012-13
Sandy Wee, chair
Updated: January 30, 2013
Congratulations to Karla Lucht on being selected as the ALISE / University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award 2013 recipient!
The travel award is given to LIS graduate students who are members of the Youth Services SIG and will be actively participating in the ALISE conference.
More information can be found at: http://www.alise.org/Youth%20Services%20Graduate%20Student%20Travel%20Award
[CORRECTION: Karla Lucht is the recipient of the travel award. Our sincerest apologies for previously misstating her name.]
Happy New Year!
We hope that 2012 was a good year for you and that 2013 will be even better.
To that end, why not start 2013 off right and check a few of the following off your list of resolutions?
Remember: Don’t just wish for a great 2013… Make it so!
Updated: January 4, 2013
Join APALA colleagues and friends this January for our three Midwinter events in Seattle. Registration information is below.
APALA Field Trip to the Wing Luke Museum
Friday, January 25, 2013
11AM – 2PM
Enjoy a private guided tour of the Smithsonian-affiliated Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in its historic Chinatown building, a former hotel, where the museum has been housed since 2008. Our 1½ hour-long tour will be followed by a casual group lunch (pay-your-own) at nearby Henry’s Taiwan Plus.
Executive Board Meeting (APALA) — Open Meeting
Friday, January 25, 2013
7:30PM — 9:30PM
Location: Grand Hyatt Seattle (Room: Leonesa I)
Open meeting: No registration required.
APALA Dinner with Special Guest David H.W. Wong
Saturday, January 26, 2013
7 PM – 9PM
APALA’s Midwinter 2013 dinner will be at Thoa’s in downtown Seattle near the Seattle Art Museum and will feature special guest David H.T. Wong, APA activist, architect, and author of Escape to Gold Mountain: A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America. Enjoy a banquet-style Vietnamese dinner (vegetarian option available). Also, Thoa’s has graciously offered to extend their happy hour for us to 7PM that evening, so feel free to show up early and mingle in the tiki bar!
Questions? Email Becka Kennedy, Chair, Taskforce for Midwinter 2013 Local Arrangements
Congratulations to APALA member Roberto C. Delgadillo on being one of the ten 2012 “I Love My Librarian Award” winners!
For more information: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/lovemylibrarian/2012/12winners