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01 | Kathleen de la Peña McCook Wins 2019 Lippincott Award

| 17 April 2019 | The American Library Association has awarded longtime PLG member Kathleen de la Peña McCook with the 2019 Joseph W. Lippincott Award for distinguished service to the profession. Kathleen has published articles and served for several years on the editorial board for Progressive Librarian, and established PLG's Union Library Workers blog. See the ALA press release. Congratulations, Kathleen!

02 | PLG Statement on Racist Incident at ALA Midwinter

| 18 February 2019 | PLG has released a statement on the racist incident reported at ALA Midwinter.

03 | PLG activities at ALA Midwinter

| 13 January 2019 | Check PLG's activities at ALA Midwinter in Seattle (January 25-29, 2019).

04 | Full text now available for Progressive Librarian Issue #46

| 8 August 2018 | The full text of Progressive Librarian Issue #46 is now available! See the table of contents to download the full journal or individual articles.

05 | New Progressive Librarian!

Progressive Librarian | 2 July 2018 | Issue #46 of Progressive Librarian (Winter 2017/2018) has been published. At the moment, only the table of contents can be checked online. Articles for download soon!

06 | PLG activities in New Orleans!

| 12 June 2018 | Check PLG's activities at ALA Annual in New Orleans (June 21-26, 2018).

07 | Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize 2018

| 11 June 2018 | Alessandra Seiter is the 2018 winner of the Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize for her essay "Libraries, Power, and Justice: Toward a Sociohistorically Informed Intellectual Freedom." See the press release.