2023 Youth Media Award Winners

Top books, video, and audiobooks for children and young adults announced at ALA’s LibLearnX conference in New Orleans

Life-Changing Learning

From increasing happiness to aiding the hot job market to serving an aging population, adult learning programs make a difference

Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow, during her session at the 2023 LibLearnX Conference in New Orleans

Big Print Helps Young Readers

Nonprofit CEO discusses research showing correlation between large-print books and young reader engagement

Amanda Vazquez (left), director at Dubuque County (Iowa) District Library, and Sukrit Goswami (right), director at Haverford Township (Pa.) Free Library, discuss how libraries can protect themselves from challenges at the American Library Association's 2023 LibLearnX conference in New Orleans on January 29.

Same Fight, New Tactics

Public library directors offer tips for handling challenges

Ani DiFranco discusses her new children's book, The Knowing, at the 2023 LibLearnX Conference in New Orleans.

Exploring Identity

Ani DiFranco discusses writing for children, looking beyond outward identity

Book cover art for the 2023 Carnegie Medal winners

2023 Andrew Carnegie Medal Winners Announced

Otsuka, Yong honored for excellence in fiction and nonfiction

‘A Lens of Care’
King Sunrise Celebration looks toward reckoning, transformation, and reconciliation

Get Organized
Library workers offer tips for sustaining community activism

Our Collective Histories
Author and poet Clint Smith on understanding the past and the stakes it creates

Tinker, Tailor, Little Makers
Makerspaces for younger audiences encourage exploration

Thinking Ahead
Library workers hear about, discuss 'futures thinking'

ALA Council II: Memorials and Resolutions
Chinese American Librarians Association recognized for 50 years

Recovering from Learning Loss
Schools and libraries can partner to help students post-COVID lockdown

Reclamation and Visibility
Lindstrom, Littlebird hope their new book empowers Native youth

Taking Care of Our Future
Debut author Willie Mae Brown on growing up in Selma, Alabama

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