Games in Libraries

ALA Advocacy News

  • CHICAGO–Library users have until Monday, Oct. 21 to nominate superstar librarians for the American Library Association’s (ALA) prestigious I Love My Librarian Award. Members of the public can submit nominations online for library professionals who have transformed communities and improved lives. The award recognizes the outstanding public service contributions of librarians working in public, school, college, community college or university libraries in the U.S.
  • CHICAGO – Readers nationwide can now borrow and discuss the first ebook selection of the Libraries Transform Book Pick , a new digital reading program from the American Library Association and Rakuten OverDrive. From Oct. 7-21, 2019, book lovers across the U.S. can borrow an ebook copy of the inventive and riveting saga “After the Flood ” by Kassandra Montag at their public libraries without waitlists or holds.
  • ALA Will Continue Fight for Open Internet WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) authority to issue its 2018 Order eliminating network neutrality protections while also vacating parts of the order and remanding other parts. Importantly, the court vacated the portion of the Order in which the FCC attempted to preempt state or local efforts to protect an open internet.