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2015 APALA Midwinter Activities [UPDATED]

Reminder: Early bird registration ends Thursday, January 29th. Please find a list of our events and activities for the 2015 ALA Midwinter Conference. Registration for a visit to the Chinese-American Museum & the Chinatown Chicago Public Library on Friday and for the APALA 35th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner on Saturday is now live at http://www.apalaweb.org/resources/registration/.   Friday, January 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 …

APALA Mentoring Program: Call for Mentors

Call for Mentors Interested in helping grow the next generation of library leaders? Consider becoming a mentor! The APALA Mentoring Program is seeking 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 Read More …

Seattle’s API Flying Bookshelf

Interview conducted and edited by Alyssa Jocson Porter. The API Flying Bookshelf is a collection “celebrating and promoting the works of Asian & Pacific Islander writers, artists, & scholars,” and includes novels, scholarly work, and even zines. The collection began traveling on July 1, 2014 among various Seattle neighborhoods and finding temporary homes in cafes. Read More …