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APALA Newsletter Spring/Summer 2016 is out!

The latest issue of the APALA Newsletter is for Spring/Summer 2016 (volume 33, issue 3) and includes information on APALA events for ALA Annual Conference 2016.     Older issues of the APALA Newsletter may be viewed from the Newsletter Archive page.

2015-2016 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Winners Selected

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Dora Ho Jury Co-Chair Los Angeles Public Library – Youth Services Young Adult Librarian 630 W. Fifth St Los Angeles, CA 90071   Buenaventura “Ven” Basco Jury Co-Chair John C. Hitt Library University of Central Florida 4000 Central Florida Blvd Orlando, FL 32816-2666 For immediate release January 8, 2016 2015-2016 Asian/Pacific American Read More …

Alyssa Jocson Porter: APALA’s 2016 selection for Emerging Leaders

The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association’s (APALA) Scholarships and Awards Committee is proud to announce Alyssa Jocson Porter as the 2016 Emerging Leader for the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association. APALA will provide funding to support her attendance and participation in the Emerging Leaders program at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference. The Emerging Leaders program is a leadership Read More …