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Games in Libraries

  • CHICAGO – The Games and Gaming Round Table of the American Library Association is proud to unveil a new annual grant program to enable libraries
  • Are you going to be receiving some new games this holiday season? Planning to play with the family? Wed like to know what you think
  • Another terrific International Games Week is in the books! This year, we hit an all-time high for International Games Week registrations, with over 1900 libraries

ALA Advocacy News

  • PHILADELPHIA – ALA President Wanda Brown issued the following statement in response to Macmillan CEO John Sargent’s “Ask Me Anything” session at the ALA Midwinter Meetings on Saturday, January 25, 2020:  “Today, Mr. Sargent invited conference attendees to ask him anything. He talked, and stakeholders from the library community asked questions and engaged. Unfortunately, he has not been listening to us.  
  • CHICAGO—Authors and Olympic ice dancing medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani will promote the value of libraries as honorary chairs of National Library Week, April 19—25, 2020. The Shibutanis will shine a spotlight on our nation’s libraries, librarians and library workers, all of which transform communities and improve lives through access to information, education and technology.
  • Today the American Library Association issued an updated Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census , the premier resource to prepare libraries for the decennial count of every person living in the United States.