Upcoming Events & New Information

GKCASL Membership

Become a GKCASL member for the 2023-2024 school year! Click here to fill out the form. Or pay via MASL website here.

Contact Ally Weinel at ally.weinel@raytownschools.org if you have questions.

Great Kids Can Read Award

We would like to send a great big THANK YOU  to Mark at Perma-Bound for donating nominees for the GKCASL presentation of the 24-25 nominees at the MASL Spring Conference.

The winner of the 23-24 Great Kids Can Read Award is.....click here

See the 24-25 nominees here


Spring Banquet

Did you miss the 2024 Spring Banquet? See what you missed here


Library award winners announced

See the scholarship winner here and the Blue Ribbon and Library Advocate winners here.


2024-2025 MASL Reading Award Nominees

See the complete list of nominees here.

Dogwood list and Denny O'Neil  list.


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.

Check out information for the AASL Standards here. Want a crosswalk between the standards and national teaching and learning standards? Check this out!

MASL is continuing the  #whatwedo theme! Add it to your social media posts.


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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