ALSC at ALA Midwinter Meeting

2015 Midwinter Meeting

The ALA Midwinter Meeting is January 29 through February 2 in Chicago. Meetings will be held at the following hotels.

MCP – McCormick Place West
BLACK – Renaissance Blackstone
FAIR – Fairmont Chicago
HIL – Hilton Chicago
HRM – Hyatt Regency McCormick
HYATT – Hyatt Regency Chicago (Headquarters Hotel)
SHER – Sheraton Chicago
SWISS – Swissotel Chicago
 
* closed meeting

Thursday, January 29

2 - 4 pm

Executive Committee -- MCP-W175c

4:30 - 6 pm

Joint Executive Committees (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) -- MCP-W175c

Friday, January 30

8 am - 12 pm

2015 Batchelder Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5A

8 am - 4 pm

2015 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos -- FAIR-Chancellor Room
2015 Odyssey* -- HYATT-Skyway 265

8 am - 10 pm

2015 Belpré Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5F
2015 Caldecott Award* -- HYATT-McCormick
2015 Geisel Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5J
2015 Newbery Award* -- HYATT-Skyway 272
2015 Sibert Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5G

8:30 - 10 am

Joint Legislation (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) -- MCP-W175a

9 am - 4 pm

Notable Children's Recordings -- HIL-Lake Michigan

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Notable Children's Books Procedural Meeting* - MCP-W194b

1:30 - 4 pm

Notable Children's Books -- MCP-W194b

7 - 9 pm

2016 Award/Notable Chairs Orientation -- HRM-Field/CC 20ab

8 - 9:30 pm

United States Board on Books for Young People program -- HIL-Williford A

Saturday, January 31

7 - 8:30 am

Priority Groups Consultants* -- MCP-W473

7 - 9 am

Past Presidents Breakfast* -- MCP-W176b

8 am - 10 pm

2015 Batchelder Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5A
2015 Belpré Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5F
2015 Caldecott Award* -- HYATT-McCormick
2015 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos -- FAIR-Chancellor Room
2015 Geisel Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5J
2015 Newbery Award* -- HYATT-Skyway 272
2015 Sibert Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5G

8 am - noon

2015 Wilder Award* -- HYATT-Skyway 281

8:30 - 11:30 am

Leadership & ALSC -- MCP-W179

9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Notable Children's Recordings -- HIL-Lake Michigan

10:30 am - 6 pm

2015 Odyssey* -- HYATT-Skyway 265

1 - 4 pm

2016 Batchelder Award -- HRM-Field/CC 20C
2016 Newbery Award -- HRM-DuSable/CC 21C

1 - 5:30 pm

Board of Directors I -- HRM-Jackson Park/CC 10D

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Notable Children's Books -- MCP-W194b

4:30 - 6:30 pm

2016 Caldecott Award -- HRM-Clark/CC 22C
2016 Odyssey Award -- HRM-DuSable/CC 21C

6 - 7 pm

Joint Executive Committees (REFORMA/ALSC) -- HRM-Jackson Park/CC 10D

Sunday, February 1

7 - 8:30 am

2015 Odyssey* -- HYATT-Skyway 265

8 - 10 am

2015 Batchelder Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5A
2015 Belpré Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5F
2015 Caldecott Award* -- HYATT-McCormick
2015 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos* -- FAIR-Chancellor Room
2015 Geisel Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5J
2015 Newbery Award* -- HYATT-Skyway 272
2015 Sibert Award* -- HIL-Conference Room 5G
2015 Wilder Award* -- HYATT-Skyway 281

8:30 - 11:30 am

All Committee -- MCP-W375c/Skyline
Library Service to Special Populations* -- HRM-Adler/CC 24C
Special Collections and Bechtel Fellowship* -- HRM-DuSable/CC 21C

10:30 am - noon

2016 Wilder Award -- HRM-Huron
Budget I -- HRM-Burnham/CC 23C

11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Youth Council Caucus -- MCP-W375e/Skyline

1 - 2:30 pm

2016 Nominating -- HRM-Superior
Cataloging of Children's Materials -- MCP-W186a
Diversity Matters: Stepping It Up with Action [News You Can Use update session] -- MCP-W183b

1 - 4 pm

2016 Geisel Award -- HRM-Field/CC 20C

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Notable Children's Books -- MCP-W194b

1:30 - 9 pm

Notable Children's Recordings -- HIL-Lake Michigan

3 - 4 pm

Belpré Award 20th Anniversary Celebration Task Force -- MCP-W473
Young Children, Libraries & New Media Survey [News You Can Use update session] -- MCP-W183b

4:30 - 5:30 pm

All Discussion Groups -- HIL-Joliet Room
Collection Management Discussion Group -- HIL-Grand Tradition

4:30 - 6:30 pm

2016 Belpré Award -- HRM-Huron
2016 Sibert Award -- MCP-W473

Monday, February 2

8 - 9 am

ALA Youth Media Awards --  MCP-W375a/Skyline

10:30 am - noon

Budget II -- MCP-W473

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Notable Children's Books -- MCP-W194b

1:30 - 5:30 pm

Board of Directors II -- MCP-W186b

Tuesday, February 3

8 am - noon

Notable Children's Books -- MCP-W194b

Visit the ALA website for Midwinter updates as they become available