Opening Session speaker Stacey Abrams on stage at the 2020 Public Library Association Conference in Nashville on February 26.

Everyone Counts

Author and political leader Stacey Abrams sets her sights on voting rights and the 2020 Census

From left: Jillian Rael, Sharon Kay Edwards, and Patricia Rua-Bashir at the Public Library Association 2020 Conference in Nashville on February 25.

Advocacy Assets

PLA 2020 preconference offers tips for engaging elected officials

Dewey Decibel Podcast:
One-on-One with Tracie D. Hall

A conversation with ALA's new executive director

Idress Siyawash’s mobile library

Bikes and Books in Afghanistan

Improving literacy with a mobile library

Mary Ghikas

Hanging Up Her Hat

An interview with outgoing ALA Executive Director Mary Ghikas

Graphic: Letters of the Law with Mary Minow

Must My Library Accommodate Service and Support Animals?

Lawyer-librarian answers questions on book displays, video recording, and animals in the library

ALA Responds to Financial Shortfall
ALA Executive Board issues statement in response to Association’s fiscal year operating budget

Dewey Decibel Podcast: Presidential Libraries, Then and Now
Episode 47 looks at the evolution of presidential libraries

Setting the Record Straight: Panic and Pandemics

BiblioCommons Acquired by Constellation Software
Consolidation takes a new form

Doubling Down on Strategic Library Advocacy
Second ALA fly-in offers tips on complex issues and meeting with legislators and staff

Bringing Congress on Board with #eBooksForAll
Rhode Island library allies meet with representative

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