Alicia K. Long

2022 Dr. Arnulfo D. Trejo Librarian of the Year Award Winner

Alicia K. LongAlicia K. Long is an Argentine-American librarian and educator. She is the Access Services Supervisor at the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Libraries and an adjunct instructor at the University of South Florida. Alicia participates in various projects and family literacy events in her community, always promoting diverse books and serving the Latinx community. An ALA Spectrum Scholar, Alicia worked in various REFORMA’s committees, including PR, CAYASC, and the Pura Belpré Award. She is the 2021-2022 President of REFORMA de Florida and was in the “Vision 2020 Task Force.” Her team as ALA Emerging Leader developed the Noche de Cuentos website. She recently presented the USF Alice G. Smith Lecture “Changing the Face of Librarianship: REFORMA and Library Services to Latino Communities” with Lucia Gonzalez, and a session on “Latinx YA Literature and Student Success” for the College Board. In Fall 2022 Alicia will start a doctorate program at the University of Missouri.