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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 …

APALA Mentoring Program: Call for Mentors and Protégés

Help grow the next generation of library leaders! The APALA Mentoring Program is seeking protégés and mentors for the 2015-2016 year. Designed to help new and future librarians, the program provides professional and personal development, career coaching, guidance, inspiration and encouragement through a supportive mentoring relationship. Mentoring not only bridges relationships between future and veteran Read More …