Advocacy for School Libraries

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

http://www.nmschoollibraries.com/

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.


Board Reports

June 2017 ASL SIG Report

Fall 2016 ASL SIG Report

Winter 2016 ASL SIG Report