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Speaking up for School Librarians

VAASL in Action: Speaking up for School Librarians

Patrice Lambusta, VAASL President


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Pride Month

Pride Month

by Stacy Gilbert, member of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee

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PWSLA Advocacy Efforts

Advocacy from VAASL Affiliate, PWSLA

-Beth van Kan, PWSLA President

On March 13, 2020, our school in Woodbridge, Virginia, went through the day at less than half the student capacity of an average school day. The night before, an official announcement had been made informing parents that if they chose to keep their students home that day because of the outbreak of Covid-19, it would be an excused absence.

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National Library Legislative Week 2020

National Library Legislative Week

In lieu of the usual on-site National Library Legislative Day, ALA has now planned a virtual National Library Legislative Week. Anyone may participate in advocacy training and activities. See the full schedule of events and more information at the National Library Legislative Day page.

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National Library Week 2020

Happy National Library Week

Governor Ralph Northam proclaims April is School Library Month

Virginia's Governor Ralph Northam has proclaimed April 2020 is School Library Month.  The proclamation is available via https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/proclamations/proclamation/school-library-month.html.  

April is School Library Month

April is School Library Month.  It's time to celebrate the role school libraries and school librarians have in today's educational setting.  Thank you for all you do for your students, staff, and community.  

Deadline extended-Scholarship and Awards: Now April 30

April 30 is the new deadline for the VAASL Scholarship and Awards that was originally March 31.  The list of awards are on the website via https://www.vaasl.org/awards.