alt Welcome! Our mission is to provide progressive leadership
to ensure that Oregon students and educators are effective users of ideas and information, and to
pursue excellence in school library media programs.


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OASL Commendations in recognition of community partners.

OASL would like to recognize programs, events and organizations in our community that support strong school libraries.  OASL encourages nomination of community partners deserving of recognition at the state level. 


 OASL is proud to announce that Peggy Christensen, OASL board member, was just awarded the Oregon Library Association Distinguished Service Award!


Congratulations also to the group of Dawn Prochovnic, Mitzi Sandman, and Debbie Plawner. They have won the Oregon Library Association Library Supporters of the Year Award. They have been instrumental in advocacy efforts to return Teacher Librarians to schools in Beaverton! Congratulations!


Please visit OASL's new Zazzle store


Zazzle has frequent sales, so check them out before you buy!


Library Advocacy Videa 

Click the image above for the "Save Our School Libraries" Advocacy Video. Also, please visit our Parent Advocacy page.


altA strong school library program includes instruction to support student achievement of standards in:  Information Literacy, Reading Engagement, Social Responsibility and Technology Integration.

These standards were adopted by the State Board of Education on Jan. 22nd, 2015. 



Check this out! 
Candice Watkins, Library Director of Clatsop Community College shares a special audio podcast on the importance of libraries and school libraries.

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Want to know more about your OASL Board members?  Connect a face with a name here! 

Susan Stone

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OASL is proud to be a local co-sponsor of this
national reading and writing contest!







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