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  1. Tracy Kidder interview

    Spectrum AL Focus catches up with author Tracy Kidder before his Auditorium Speaker Series presentation at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference. Kidder discusses his new book, Strength in What Remains, as well as his ideal vision for libraries--and you will wan ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Christie Hefner Interview

    Success stories Before her Opening General Session speech at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference, American Libraries spoke with former Playboy Enterprises CEO Christie Hefner about her message to librarians, her memories of Judith Krug and the important First ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Wanda Urbanska Interview

    ALA Editions After her speech at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference, Simple Living host Wanda Urbanska spoke with American Libraries editor Leonard Kniffel about her work with libraries and how librarians can advocate for green choices to administrators charg ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Wanda Urbanska at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference

    ALA Editions Wanda Urbanska's complete Auditorium Speaker Series presentation at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Urbanska discussed the "disease" of overconsumption and the idea of simplicity as a lifestyle, and offered suggestio ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Sylvia Ivie at the Coretta Scott King Book Awards

    ALA Neal-Schuman Sylvia Ivie, presenter of the first Coretta Scott King Book Awards, spoke to AL Focus at the 40th anniversary celebration about what the Awards have developed into and why they're still necessary. More ALA videos at alfocus.ala.org. ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Carl Kasell Backstage at Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!

    ALA TechSource NPR newscaster and official judge and scorekeeper for Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! Carl Kasell spoke to AL Focus before the July 9 taping of the show, which was attended by 500 librarians. Topics included the NPR library, the First Ame ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Dan Kraus at the Live @ Your Library Stage

    Huron Street Press AL Focus caught up with Dan Kraus, the founder of AL Focus, current editor with Booklist magazine, and author of the forthcoming novel The Monster Variations, after his reading on the Live @ Your Library Stage at the ALA Annual Conferen ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. NMRT Resume Review Service

    ALA Graphics Sarah Johnson, a reviewer for NMRT's Resume Review Service, discusses the program and how to participate in it, as well as some of the common resume mistakes she sees. More ALA videos available at alfocus.ala.org. ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. ALTAFF Spokesperson Paula Poundstone at Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!

    AL Focus visited ALTAFF Spokesperson Paula Poundstone July 9 before a taping of National Public Radio's Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me! attended by 500 librarians. The conversation covered Poundstone's role as ALTAFF spokesperson, her kids' ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. 2009 Chicago Annual Conference Promo

    Produced by ALA Conference Services, this video features plenty of your colleagues discussing the value of Annual Conference--and the benefits to holding it in Chicago. Annual Conference this year is July 9 to 15. More ALA videos at alfocus.ala.org. ...

    Anonymous - 06/12/2013 - 12:08 - American Libraries Magazine