The election for ALA kicks off TODAY, March 11 and we are taking this opportunity to highlight GLBTRT members that appear on the ballot. We haven’t listed them all, but here are those that responded to a recent inquiry as candidates for office! For ALA Council (80 candidates will run for 34 at-large seats):Laura BonellaDerrick […]
Here are the honor books and winners from this morning’s announcement for the Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award!
Copied from earlier tweets! Apologies for the late post. It’s been a busy but exciting conference! Congratulations to all winners and thank you to all committees! Rainbow Book List Top 10: Blake, Ashley Herring “Girl Made of Stars” HMH Books for Young Readers Callender, Kheryn. “Hurricane Child” . 2018. Scholastic Press Haack, Daniel. Illustrated by […]
https://www.thequeerbar.com Join the round table tonight from 6-8 pm in Seattle for award announcements and reading lists! A great opportunity to network with members from 6-8 pm for a suggested donation of $5. Hope to see you there! https://www.eventscribe.com/2019/ALA-Midwinter/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=470039
“We’ve been working on this for over 8 months now and the whole team is extremely excited to see the pop-up come to life in March. We can promise it’ll be a game changer for LA!” – Kara Godfrey, CEO and Founder. Coming from the United Kingdom, Kara Godfrey couldn’t believe the concept of adults […]
There’s quite a bit going on in Seattle in a couple of weeks and we thought it would be good to highlight some of the GLBTRT offerings. The Executive Board meeting on Saturday, January 26 from 8:30 – 10 AM at the Washington State Convention Center in Room 203 is open to all members. An […]
Terms begin after Annual Conference 2019…. Dear Colleagues: ALA Presidential candidates have been announced, petitions for additional candidates have been filed. It’s time to look ahead to the 2019 ALA Elections! GLBTRT does not have a nominating committee and anyone who wants to run for office can do so by using ALA’s online election form. […]
Happy New Year! It’s officially 2019 and these five LGBT books appear to be quickly forthcoming! Though I admit my first love is YA (see yesterday’s NYE post) I’m adding these to my TBR pile! What’re you looking forward to reading this year?
Happy New Year from the GLBTRT News Committee! While on holiday, I’ve been adding to my TBR pile! Here are a few of the forthcoming YA I’m looking forward to. Feel free to comment and add to the list! Wishing everyone a grand end to 2018 and an even grander start to 2019!
The following is an interview with DAVID LOPEZ, Senior Librarian at Santa Ana Public Library. What is the title of your program? Forest of the Enchanted Drag Queens: All Ages Storytime and LGBTQ+ Youth Resource Fair Program or Outreach Description A special event featuring two local drag queens who read bilingual stories and performed […]