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Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2017 Finalists

The American Library Association has announced the 2017 finalists of the RUSA Book and Media Awards.  An awards ceremony will be held Sunday, January 22, 5-7:00 p.m. EST, in Atlanta, where the...

Andrew Carnegie Awards Shortlist Announced

The American Library Association (ALA) announced six books shortlisted for the esteemed Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year's best fiction and nonfiction books written...

American Library Association and Email Privacy Act

ALA's (American Library Association) president Sari Feldman, today enthusiastically praised the passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Email Privacy Act. The bill is part of the (ECPA) Electronic Communications...

Author James Patterson ALAs Crystal Apple Winner

Bestselling author James Patterson has been named the The American Association of School Librarians 2016 Crystal Apple winner. The Crystal Apple is awarded annually to an "individual or group who has devoted significant...

Celebrate National Library April 10 – 16, 2016

The American Library Association is celebrating National Library week with a splash of books, libraries and more. This year's theme for the week is Libraries Transform! American libraries today are far more than...

Libraries laud appeals court affirmation that mass book digitization by Google is ‘fair use’

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ALA - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today ruled in Authors Guild v. Google that Google Book’s mass digital indexing of books for use in creating...

American Library Associations Challenged Books of 2012

Each year the American Library Association (ALA) posts its list of those books that were the most frequently challenged of the year. The list is created from books banned or attempted to...

American Library Association Announces Children’s Book Award Winners

The American Library Association just released the winners of their prestigious Newbery Medal, and Caldecott Medal. These awards are given to authors and illustrators of children's and young adult books. The Randolph Caldecott...
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