ILA Next 2020 Virtual Booth

ILA Next is an interactive, virtual learning experience for educators, literacy experts, and librarians. ILA Next looks at the impact of distance and hybrid learning, equity and access, social-emotional development, and trauma responsiveness on high-quality literacy instruction.

Find all our ILA resources here, including popular series, favorite classroom reads, new and noteworthy books, teacher’s guides, giveaways, and more!

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Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week

Share these remarkable books
from the ALA’s Top 100 Most Challenged Books 2010-2019 list.

Find more ideas to fight censorship at your school or library
on ALA’s Banned Books Week website.

ALSC Virtual Institute 2020 Resources

ALSC National Institute (October 2-3) is a biennial intensive learning opportunity and one of the only conferences devoted solely to children’s librarianship, literature, and technology. Register now to hear from our authors + more!

Keep reading to download a free activity kit and an art print for We Are Water Protectors, read a Q&A with Carole Lindstrom & Michaela Goade, discover more #NativeVoices books and more resources for librarians & educators.


11:45 AM – 1:00 PM CDT

Tune in to hear author Carole Lindstrom and illustrator Michaela Goade talk about their picture book We Are Water Protectors! ALSC member Clair Dunlap will also moderate a Q&A with the authors.

Find more free resources here →

Storytime Kit: Hello, Arnie

Arnie is excited to say hello to all his pastry friends in the bakery. There are all the usual confection suspects: Chocolate, Glazed, French Twist, Long John, and Crueller. But there is one pastry that he’s never met before. This pastry looks nothing like the others. Hmmm. Who could it be? Spoiler alert—it’s the Reader!

This charming picture book introduces children to everyone’s favorite doughnut through a series of questions that the youngest reader will love taking part in.

Download the storytime kit here →