Inclusivity Speaker Event with 2022-2023 ALA President

Did You Miss Our Speaker Event with Lessa Kanani’opua Pelayo-Lozada? Not to worry. ALASC’s Blogging and Events team has got you covered with all the wisdom Pelayo-Lozada had to offer on the evening of November 22, 2023. Lessa Kanani’opua Pelayo-Lozada is the 2022-2023 President of the American Library Association. She works as the Adult Services Assistant Manager at the Palos…

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iSchool Classmates that work in Public Libraries 

As I’m nearing the end of my MLIS journey, I’ve been thinking more about long-term career goals. I was curious what some of my classmates' experiences were who also work in a public library, and what their long-term goals are. We came up with questions and gave our thoughts about our work in public libraries. I had a great time…

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Recap: Spring 2023 “In the Public Library” Trivia Night!

On Tuesday, February 28, ALASC’s Events Team kicked off its first trivia night of the year, “In the Public Library.” In five rounds of five questions, teams were tested on their knowledge of quotes, characters, and other tidbits in the categories–Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Young Adult, Anime/Manga/Comics, Picture Books, and a Shakespeare bonus round. Collectively, teams killed the Anime/Manga/Comics and Fantasy rounds!…

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Libraries Are For Lovers

National Library Lovers’ Month For those of us at the iSchool, every month is National Library Lovers’ Month. Whether we were inspired down this path by a love for information or a love for providing great service to our communities, we each harbor a deep admiration for the ideals of librarianship that lie at the heart of our studies. That…

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Black History Month

Greetings from ALASC, Melony here!  This month, as you may know, is Black History Month, a time where we can all join together as allies in equality and justice efforts for African American communities in the United States. This month’s dedication was originated by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who organized the Association for the Study of African American Life and…

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