The purpose of this organization shall be to enhance the status and image of library support staff within libraries and the community at large, to provide a network of communication among it members, and to increase opportunities for educational and professional growth for support staff in all types of libraries.
Paraprofessional Division members hold membership in the Arkansas Library Association, but non-members can participate in ALPS activities. If you are interested in joining Arkansas Library Association and becoming a member of the Division, go to https://arlib.org/join.
ALPS Chair: Becky Fischer
User Experience Librarian: Outreach
Saline County Library
Benton, Arkansas 72015
Chair-Elect: Stewart Fuell (& ALPS Historian)
Social Media Coordinator
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
ALPS Past Chair:
Dalene Schrier, Supervisor, Physics library
University of AR Libraries – Fayetteville
365 N. McIlroy Ave., PHYS 221B
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Katherine Chelsea (Guess) Young, Library Technician/ Operations Asst.
Ottenheimer Library (UALR)
Little Rock, AR 72204
Clara Jane Timmerman, Branch Mgr.
Arkansas Co. Library & Stuttgart Public Library
2002 South Buerkle
Stuttgart, AR 72160
ALPS Social Media Coordinator:
Karen Pruneda, Interlibrary Loan Supervisor
Torreyson Library (UCA)
201 Donaghy Ave.
Conway, AR 72034