ALSC at ALA Midwinter Meeting

2017 Midwinter Meeting

The ALA Midwinter Meeting is January 20 through 24 in Atlanta. 

 
GWCC = Georgia World Congress Center
* = closed meeting

Thursday, January 19 

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Executive Committee - GWCC/A409

5 - 6:30 pm

Joint Executive Committees (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) - GWCC/A309

Friday, January 20 

7 am - 4 pm

Mini Institute (Separate registration required) -- Marriott/Imperial Salon B

8 am - 12:30 pm

2017 Batchelder Award* -- OMNI/Pecan

8 am - 4 pm

2017 Belpré Award* -- Marriott/L504
2017 Caldecott Award* -- Marriott/L505
2017 Geisel Award* -- Marriott/L503
2017 Newbery Award* -- Westin/Piedmont Room 4
2017 Odyssey Award* -- Marriott/L404
2017 Sibert Award* -- OMNI/Cypress
2017 Wilder Award* -- OMNI/Willow Boardroom

8:30 am - 4 pm

Notable Children's Recordings -- Hilton/Room 220

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Notable Children's Books Procedural Meeting* - GWCC/210

1:30 - 4 pm

2017 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos* -- Hilton/Room 219
Notable Children's Books -- GWCC/B210

7 - 9 pm

2018 Award/Notable Chairs Orientation -- OMNI/Birch Room

8 - 9:30 pm

Outstanding International Books (United States Board on Books for Young People program) -- GWCC/A302

Saturday, January 21 

7 - 8:30 am

Priority Group Consultants* -- GWCC/B318

8 am - noon

2017 Wilder Award* -- OMNI/Willow Boardroom

8 am - 10 pm

2017 Batchelder Award* -- OMNI/Pecan
2017 Belpré Award* -- Marriott/L504
2017 Caldecott Award* -- Marriott/L505
2017 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos* -- Hilton/Room 219
2017 Geisel Award* -- Marriott/L503
2017 Newbery Award* -- Westin/Piedmont Room 4
2017 Odyssey Award* -- Marriott/L404
2017 Sibert Award* -- OMNI/Cypress

8:30 - 10 am

Joint Intellectual Freedom Committees (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) -- GWCC/B404

8:30 - 11:30 am

Leadership & ALSC -- GWCC/A305

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Notable Children's Recordings -- Hilton/Room 220

1 - 2:30 pm

News You Can Use: Coalition & Resource Sharing: Using the "June Is GLBT Book Month" Campaign to Build Advocacy and Relationships -- GWCC/B406

Don't miss this Mega News You Can Use session! ALSC, GLBTRT, and the LGBT Institute will have a connected conversation focusing on how "June Is GLBT Book Month" can be a conversation starter and an entry point for many different populations. ALSC leadership will talk to how "June Is GLBT Book Month" can help support and strengthen library services to children. GLBTRT leadership will discuss how this nationally supported campaign can be leveraged to confront issues of Intellectual Freedom. The LGBT Institute is locally situated in Atlanta, but has global reach. This part of discussion will include how campaigns like GLBTRT's "June Is GLBT Book Month" can support intersections of oppression and strengthen coalition & advocacy for unrepresented voices.

1 - 4 pm

2018 Batchelder Award -- Marriott/L403
2018 Newbery Award -- Marriott/L405

1 - 5:30 pm

Board of Directors I -- GWCC/A407

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Notable Children's Books -- GWCC/B210

4:30 - 6:30 pm

2018 Arbuthnot -- Marriott/L403
2018 Caldecott Award -- Marriott/L401
2018 Odyssey Award -- Marriott/L507
2019 Arbuthnot -- Marriott/L508

6 - 7 pm

Joint Executive Committees (ALSC/REFORMA) -- GWCC/A407

Sunday, January 22 

8 - 10 am

2017 Batchelder Award* -- OMNI/Pecan
2017 Belpré Award* -- Marriott/L504
2017 Caldecott Award* -- Marriott/L505
2017 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos* -- Hilton/ Room 219
2017 Geisel Award* -- Marriott/L503
2017 Newbery Award* -- Westin/Piedmont Room 4
2017 Odyssey Award* -- Marriott/L404
2017 Sibert Award* -- OMNI/Cypress
2017 Wilder Award* -- OMNI/Willow Boardroom

8:30 - 10 am

Every Child Ready to Read Oversight (ALSC/PLA) -- GWCC/A313-A314

8:30 - 10:30 am

All Committee -- GWCC/A313-A314

8:30 - 11:30 am

Library Service to Special Populations* -- GWCC/B318
Special Collections and Bechtel Fellowship* -- GWCC/B205

10:30 am - noon

2018 Wilder Award -- Marriott/L405
Budget I -- GWCC/A306

11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Youth Council Caucus -- GWCC/B217

1 - 4 pm

2018 Geisel Award -- Marriott/L403

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Notable Children's Books -- GWCC/B210

1:30 - 9 pm

Notable Children's Recordings -- Hilton/Room 220

4:30 - 5:30 pm

All Discussion Groups -- GWCC/A304
Collection Management Discussion Group -- GWCC/B316

4:30 - 6:30 pm

2018 Belpré Award -- Marriott/L403
2018 Sibert Award -- Marriott/L401

Monday, January 23 

8 - 9 am

ALA Youth Media Awards --  GWCC/Sidney Marcus Auditorium

10:30 am - noon

Budget II -- GWCC/A306

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Notable Children's Books -- GWCC/B210

1:30 - 5:30 pm

Board of Directors II -- GWCC/A407

6 - 7:30 pm

ALSC/YALSA Joint Membership Reception -- Marriott/A601

Tuesday, January 24 

8 am - noon

Notable Children's Books -- GWCC/B210

Other sessions of interest 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) Social
 
Sunday, January 22, 6-8 p.m. - Center for Civil and Human Rights (100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA, 30313)
 
The GLBTRT Executive Board would like to extend a special invitation to ALSC members and Spectrum Scholars in honor and celebration of our shared vision and achievements towards Equity, Diversity & Inclusion for all. Please join the GLBTRT for a special Midwinter Social to be held at The Center for Civil and Human Rights; home of the LGBT Institute. Attendance includes free afterhours admission into the museum and free catering by Wolfgang Puck. Cash bar available.