My ALCTS Experience: Hayley Moreno

You know that saying that it takes a village to raise a child? Well the same thing can be said of ALCTS. It takes a village of library students, paraprofessionals, librarians, and staff to make this association as relevant today as it was 60 years ago. For decades ALCTS has continued to stay active as the library landscape morphs in different directions. I’m glad to be a part of ALCTS history by doing my part in helping this organization continue to thrive for years to come.

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Interviews with ALCTS Leaders: Harriet Wintermute, Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

In the past two years, the committee has strengthened its outreach efforts and increased the sponsorships for ALCTS. Last year, we reached several new vendors who ended up sponsoring or expressing interest in future opportunities. Last year, in a desire to strengthen the continuity and success of the committee, I developed new documentation including a timeline, chair procedures, and historical notes on vendors.

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From the President: What We’re Accomplishing Together

One of my earliest ALCTS experiences was a Midwinter Meeting in Denver and snow skiing afterwards. Although there will be no skiing for me this time, I am looking forward to heading back to Denver for the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting and several days of ALCTS activities and programs. I hope you are also looking forward to the opportunity the Midwinter Meeting gives us to continue addressing significant issues of interest to our community and to learn and share with our colleagues through ALA and ALCTS committee work, interest groups, programs, and events.

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