New May newsletter
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GKC Read Award winner announced - Click here for winners
Award winners announced at Spring Banquet - Click here to see winners

February Newsletter can be viewed here and on the Newsletter page

LitUp Festival
May 12 @ North Independence Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library - All day event that features nationally known authors and illustrators and includes panel discussions, writing and illustrating clinics, a writing context, a poetry slam, music and food trucks. Get more information here.

2018-2019 GKCRead Nominees announced. Click here for more information.

New AASL Standards are here. Check out information here.

This year our theme is #whatwedo 
Please include this hashtag when you promote activities in your library. 
The Greater Kansas City Association of School Librarians includes active and retired librarians from Kansas City area schools. The Association sponsors the Great Kids Can Read Award and provides area librarians with an opportunity to network and share ideas. In addition, the Association honors members with awards for outstanding media center programs and educational grants.

Become a GKCASL member for the 2017-2018 school year! Click here to print and fill out the form.

View the Powtoon Membership video here.


Promote professional Librarianship
Offer professional development and networking opportunities
Inform members of available resources and technology opportunities
Maintain/increase membership and participation
Support educational scholarships


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