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Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Jan 17, 2023 03:03 PM
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Hello fellow ALA Members – This Friday, January 20th is the Virtual Information Session for Members, Councilors and the Executive Board, and I encourage you to register and attend. This livestream session will include first-hand updates from ALA leaders, as well as a forum for personal members to ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Jan 12, 2023 12:28 PM
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LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience is back, and this time it's happening in person and in New Orleans, January 27-30, 2023! At ALA's newest conference offering, the focus is on innovative learning. You'll have access to more than 120 education sessions on a variety of topics presented in formats ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Dec 22, 2022 02:51 PM
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Dear Colleagues, Thank you for a great 2022.  Although it was a busy and difficult year for many of us, with challenges in both our personal and professional lives, reflecting on and capturing the moments that made it all worthwhile, no matter how big or small, will help carry us into creating ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Dec 22, 2022 02:51 PM
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Dear Colleagues, Thank you for a great 2022.  Although it was a busy and difficult year for many of us, with challenges in both our personal and professional lives, reflecting on and capturing the moments that made it all worthwhile, no matter how big or small, will help carry us into ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Dec 12, 2022 02:17 PM
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Hello Colleagues, Join me Thursday December 15th for the return of ALA Connect Live. I'll be welcoming panelists Martha Hickson, School Librarian at North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School, Brian Raitz, director of the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library, and Lisa Varga, Executive Director ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Dec 09, 2022 02:15 PM
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ALA supports human rights and freedom of expression in Iran The American Library Association supports Iranian colleagues and the people of Iran in their efforts for human rights, including women's rights and freedom of speech and expression. ALA has adopted into its policies Article 19 of the United ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Dec 09, 2022 02:15 PM
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ALA supports human rights and freedom of expression in Iran The American Library Association supports Iranian colleagues and the people of Iran in their efforts for human rights, including women's rights and freedom of speech and expression. ALA has adopted into its policies Article 19 of the ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Oct 28, 2022 05:05 PM
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Dear ALA Members, As promised, I am sharing information from our colleagues in Florida regarding their Hurricane Ian Relief fund.  The Florida Library Association has set up a relief fund for libraries and library workers affected by Hurricane Ian. Funds will be distributed to recipients based ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Oct 28, 2022 04:57 PM
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Hi Jenny, Donations to the ALA Disaster Relief Fund may also be made for libraries in Puerto Rico by indicating as such in the "Tribute" field. ------------------------------ Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada ALA President, 2022-2023 Adult Services Assistant Manager, Palos Verdes Public Library ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Oct 05, 2022 10:07 AM
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Dear ALA Members, I know many of us are concerned about our colleagues in Florida during the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. ALA leadership has been in contact with Florida's library leadership who are working to create a relief fund for affected libraries and staff. As soon as they've shared the details ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Sep 28, 2022 01:10 PM
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Hi All, Please feel free to share with your networks. We need as many allies as possible during this trying time. Lessa --Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada|2022-2023 President, American Library Association|Adult Services Assistant Manager, Palos Verdes Library District|My pronouns are she, hers, her|Schedule ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Sep 27, 2022 03:27 PM
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Colleagues, The past months have seen threats directed to public and school libraries and library workers, including the forced temporary closure of five metropolitan libraries due to bomb and shooting threats.   Today, the executive board of the American Library Association (ALA) transmitted ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Sep 27, 2022 03:03 PM
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Colleagues, the past months have seen threats directed to public and school libraries and library workers, including the forced temporary closure of five metropolitan libraries due to bomb and shooting threats.   Today, the executive board of the American Library Association (ALA) transmitted a letter ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Sep 21, 2022 03:49 PM
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I know many of us saw this on social media, so apologies for not sharing sooner and congratulations to our very own Executive Director Tracie D. Hall for for her career championing equitable access to information for all! --Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada|2022-2023 President, American Library Association|Adult ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Sep 16, 2022 04:09 PM
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Hi Heather, The Board is having the discussion of LLX Council Sessions as hybrid or completely in person at their October Board meeting. Since there are many considerations to be weighed, the board wanted to ensure a thoughtful and thorough conversation of the implications occurred and plan to release ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Sep 16, 2022 04:08 PM
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American Library Association Release Preliminary Data on 2022 Book Bans Total book challenges in 2022 set to exceed 2021 record CHICAGO – Eight months into 2022, the number of attempts to ban or restrict library resources in schools, universities and public libraries, is on track to exceed record ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Sep 16, 2022 04:06 PM
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American Library Association Release Preliminary Data on 2022 Book Bans Total book challenges in 2022 set to exceed 2021 record CHICAGO – Eight months into 2022, the number of attempts to ban or restrict library resources in schools, universities and public libraries, is on track to exceed record ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Aug 09, 2022 10:55 AM
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The Executive Board of the American Library Association (ALA) issued the following statement in response to proposed state legislation that would censor library materials or put at risk library workers who provide access to information, including information on abortion or any aspect of reproductive ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Aug 09, 2022 10:55 AM
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The Executive Board of the American Library Association (ALA) issued the following statement in response to proposed state legislation that would censor library materials or put at risk library workers who provide access to information, including information on abortion or any aspect of reproductive ...
Posted By Lessa Pelayo-Lozada Jun 27, 2022 07:26 AM
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Dear Councilors, I wanted to assure you that you all that I have been following these threads closely and as I prepare to become president and chair of our body, I have been brainstorming with folks on how we can make council more interactive and add a fall and spring virtual meeting. There is precedent ...