Advocacy for School Libraries

Check out the Advocacy for School Libraries Special Interest Group (ASL-SIG) BLOG-

http://aslsignm.edublogs.org/

The Advocacy for School Libraries Special Interest Group (ASL-SIG) has the following goals:

  • Provide leadership to initiate, maintain, and enhance library legislation and act on political issues affecting school library interests.
  • Provide and support educational opportunities for school library personnel.
  • Communicate the role and value of school libraries and librarians.
  • Support and undertake networking among school librarians in New Mexico.

For more information and questions concerning ASL-SIG please contact Rachel Altobelli at rachel.altobelli@aps.edu, ASL-SIG President.

AWARD OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIES:  Every year the Advocacy for School Libraries Special Interest Group (ASL-SIG), an affiliate of the New Mexico Library Association (NMLA), honors outstanding school librarians and their libraries.In addition to recognition at the annual NMLA conference, the library receives a beautiful plaque and $500 donated by Follett Library Resources.

Outstanding Library Award Application

For more information, contact Linda Keulen, Awards Chair, at keulen@aps.edu

ASL-SIG also present the Land of Enchantment Book Award. For more information about this, please see the Land of Enchantment Book Award website.