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

  • The U.S. Senate today confirmed the nomination of American Library Association (ALA) member and Kansas City Public Library CEO Crosby Kemper III as Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the primary source of federal support for the nation’s libraries and museums.
  • WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congress provided the largest increase for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funding in 12 years. “ALA advocates’ tireless work to make the case for library funding has resulted in the highest increase for IMLS in the last decade,” said ALA President Wanda K. Brown. “I am so proud of everyone who called, emailed, tweeted, and met with their members of Congress in D.C. and at home—this is your win!”