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Has your library had any recent challenges to materials? Have there been other types of challenges, such as a patron privacy, library service issue or hate crime? ALA keeps track of these challenges and you can click the image above to submit yours. All personal and institutional information will be kept confidential.


Review Possible Bylaws and constitution Changes

The NDLA Executive committee is voting on proposed changed to the bylaws and constitution.  To see the proposed changes to the bylaws, click here, and to see the proposed changes to the constitution click here

Creation of New COmmittee

On January 14th, 2021, NDLA President Amy Soma announced that she has created a new committee.  The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee will focus on the ongoing work of implementing the resolution passed by NDLA members at the 2020 annual meeting regarding diversity and inclusion. Carmen Redding has been appointed chair of this committee.  If any NDLA members are interested in working on this committee, they are advised to contact Carmen at this address


At it's annual business meeting on November 4th, 2020, the NDLA Executive Board has approved a resolution by the School Library and Young Adult Services Section to enact strategies that address equity, diversity, and inclusion within libraries and the organization.  You can read the resolution here.


March 16th- Freedom of Information Day

April-School Library Month

April 12th- Drop Everything and Read Day

April 4th-10th- National Library Week

April 6th- National Library Worker Day

April 7th- National Bookmobile Day

April 25th-May 1st- ALCTS Preservation Week

April 30th- Children's Book Day

May 1st-7th- National Choose Privacy Week

June- GLBT Book Month

September- National Library Card Sign-Up Month