Upcoming Events & New Information

MASL Reading Awards

Winners for all 4 Awards were announced on April 19. See the list of winners HERE.

GKCASL Award

The Blue Ribbon Elementary and Secondary Library Media Program Award and the Advocate of the Library Award were announced on at the Spring Banquet on May 11. Check out the winners on the Awards Page.

GKC Read Award

The winner of this year's Great Kids Can Read Award was announced at the Spring Banquet. Check out the winner HERE.

MASL Book Club

Make plans to join the MASL Diversity Task Force for its second virtual book club event on Thursday, April 8, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. The featured book will be - This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work.

Click here to register now.

For more information, please click here or see the attached.

This Book Is Anti Racist (3).pdf

MASL Summer Reading List

Over the summer months, our Readers Award Committees are busy reading recommended and self-selected titles fitting their committee's criteria. You are invited to join in the fun!! Check out the summer list here.

MASL Spring Conference

Did you miss the virtual 2021 MASL Spring Conference? You can still register to access all the great workshops. Follow the link below for more information, including how to register: https://maslonline.org/2021-masl-spring-conference/

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.

Become a GKCASL member for the 2020-2021 school year! Click here to fill out the form.

Contact Sarah Eckert at sarah.eckert@lsr7.net if you have questions.

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.

GKCASL Goals

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