[Libs-Or] Fwd: [alacro-l] ALSC Professional Award Deadlines Approach

Suzanne Sager bvss at pdx.edu
Wed Oct 15 08:07:30 PDT 2014


Suzanne L. Sager

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From: Don Wood <dwood at ala.org>
Date: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 10:27 AM
Subject: [alacro-l] ALSC Professional Award Deadlines Approach
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*ALSC Professional Award Deadlines Approach*

ALSC is reminding members to apply for professional awards this fall.
Applications are open and several deadlines are approaching.  Below is list
of ALSC professional awards which are available for submission or
nomination. For more information, please visit:

Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship

Deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Extended to November 1, 2014

This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend to allow a qualified children’s
librarian to spend a month or more reading at the University of Florida’s
Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature.

Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award

Deadline: Saturday, November 1, 2014

This $4,000 award was established with funding from Simon & Schuster
Children's Publishing, in honor of Maureen Hayes, to bring together
children and nationally recognized authors/illustrators.

ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant

Deadline: Saturday, November 1, 2014

This $3,000 grant provides financial assistance to a public library for
developing an outstanding summer reading program for children.

ALSC Distinguished Service Award

Deadline: Monday, December 1, 2014

This award honors an individual member who has made significant
contributions to and an impact on, library services to children and ALSC.

Light the Way: Library Outreach to the Underserved Grant

Deadline: Monday, December 1, 2014

This $3,000 grant is sponsored by Candlewick Press in honor of author Kate
DiCamillo and the themes represented in her books.  The grant will be
awarded to a library with exceptional outreach to underserved populations
in efforts to help them continue their service.

Bookapalooza <http://www.ala.org/alsc/bookapalooza-program>

Deadline: Sunday, February 1, 2015; applications open soon!

Three libraries are awarded a full collection of newly published books,
videos, audiobooks, and recording from children's trade publishers to be
used in a way that creatively enhances their library service to children
and families.

Dan Bostrom

Membership/Marketing Manager

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

dbostrom at ala.org


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Suzanne L. Sager
Oregon ALA Representative
Portland State University Library
PO Box 1151
Portland, OR  97207-1151

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