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In surveys of past Institute attendees, respondents often list making connections as one of most important reasons for taking part in this conference. ALSC Connection is a group of fun, optional activities that allow attendees to unwind and network with colleagues.

Connection Events



Wednesday, September 26

Reception - 6:00-8:00 pm


Thursday, September 27

ALSC 101 - 12:15-12:45pm

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
The perfect refresher or introductory course to ALSC and all its activities. Come hear ALSC Board members discuss important initiatives and how to get involved. Participants are eligible for a number of prizes. This event will take place in the areas reserved for programs. 
ALSC Trivia Hour - 4:30-5:30pm
414 Walnut Street
Test your knowledge and win some prizes! Come join your colleagues for a this fun trivia hour featuring topics related to children's literature.


Social media

Tweeting about the Institute? Make a connection via Twitter by using the hashtags #alsc18 and #act4kids when discussing the 2018 ALSC National Institute. ALSC on Twitter (@wearealsc) and look for tweets about Institute. 

Join the National Institute Facebook event page! ALSC will also be posting updates and pictures to the ALSC Facebook account. Participants should feel free to submit their photos to the ALSC wall. 

Another great way to follow the Institute is to keep up with the ALSC Blog. Throughout the conference attendees will be micro-blogging about their experiences.