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Arkansas Library Paraprofessionals Division

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


ALPS Chair: Becky Fischer
User Experience Librarian: Outreach
Saline County Library
1110 Smithers
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

(479) 575-2505

ALPS Secretary

Katherine Chelsea (Guess) Young, Library Technician/ Operations Asst.
Ottenheimer Library (UALR)
Little Rock, AR  72204

(501)  569-8808

ALPS Treasurer

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

(501) 450-5205 

ALPS Summer Training Sessions

ALPS Summer Training Session May 29th, 2020 from 4-5 pm online! Jasmine Jobe of the Central Arkansas Library System will show us how to do very simple recording, editing, and uploading for virtual programming using a smart phone and a couple of free, easy apps and websites. The apps include You Tube, YT Studio, Voice Record Pro, and KineMaster. The ALPS training will occur on Zoom, and the link will be shared on the ALPS listserv. 

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