ALA invites library workers to apply for ALA’s Great Stories Club (GSC), a thematic reading and discussion program that engages teens who are facing difficult challenges through literature-based library outreach programs.
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Great Stories Club
The American Library Association's Public Programs Office is seeking two librarian advisors to develop supplemental programming ideas for teen audiences and a list of related reading young adult science fiction titles.
Created materials will complement a scholar-created essay and related discussion questions as part of the Great Stories Club: Imagining Tomorrow: Building Inclusive Futures reading and discussion series. Application instructions are below.
ALA will join the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and organizations across the country in observing the 2019 National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, Jan. 22. On that day, thousands will celebrate our common humanity and take collective action toward a more just and equitable world. (Read the proclamation by ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo.)
A New York Times bestseller and winner of the National Book Award, March tells the story of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of one of its most iconic figures. Co-authored with Rep. Lewis, the trilogy offers a vivid firsthand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation.