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Empowering Oregon Students by Supporting School Libraries 

School Libraries Deliver!  
Watch the video above to see/hear school library standards in action!

Check out the
Oregon School Library Standards and
K-14 Grade Level Learning Goals   
See button link to the right, and also via this database for easy searching:

and find advocacy resources in the 
OASL Library Advocacy Toolkit

Congratulations 2022 Award Winners of the Year: 

Secondary Teacher-Librarian of the Year
Tricia Snyder, Reynolds Middle School

Elementary Teacher-Librarian of the Year
Grace Butler, Whitman Elementary School

District Librarian of the Year
Carrie Light, Lake Oswego School District

Classified Staff Person of the Year
Gigi Michaels, Griffin Creek Elementary School

Honorary Lifetime Member 
Susan Stone


The first-timer scholarship recipients were: 


  • Erin Castaneda, Klamath County SD
  • Melissa Schaefer, Reynolds SD
  • Corinne Dichter, Hood River County SD



OASL at AASL 2021!  


2023 ORCA Voting is now open from March 20 - April 14

 OASL Newsletter - Engaging Readers

Issue 2, February 2023

This time of year can be tough for educators, including school librarians. Keeping kids engaged throughout the year is a struggle. This edition of the newsletter is dedicated to all the amazing ways librarians across the state are engaging readers. 

Article submissions, suggestions, or corrections can be sent to [email protected]

Check out this new resource!

A preview of the OASL Strong School Library Rubric

 2022 OASL Fall Conference

The 2022 conference was a fantastic day of learning and networking!

Materials for many sessions are posted on the conference website


OASL Anti-Racism Resources for School Libraries Padlet

OASL COVID-19 Resources Padlet

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 OASL Letters of Appreciation!  

Would you like to recognize a program, event, organization or community partner that supports strong school libraries?  We are setting up a process by which OASL can send a Letter of Appreciation on your behalf.

Find information via the Awards link   ---->

Promote School Libraries in Oregon!
Check out our "Save Our School Libraries" Advocacy and visit our Parent Advocacy page.

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Oregon Association of School Libraries
PO Box 3067
La Grande, OR 97850
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