ALA Midwinter Meeting Press Kit
The American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world, holds the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in January. The conference draws more than 10,000 leaders and staff, educators, writers, publishers, Friends of libraries, trustees, special guests and exhibitors from the library and information industry for some 2,000 meetings, programs, discussion groups, events, in-depth conversations and exhibits, united by the theme “The conversation starts here..”
Press interested in registering for ALA Midwinter Meeting press credentials are encouraged to review the ALA's Media Credential Policy.
As part of the conference, the ALA will announce its Youth Media Awards. Each year the ALA honors books, videos and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high-quality they represent, ALA awards guide parents, educators, librarians and others in selecting the best materials for youth.
Follow Results in Real-Time
The ALA will offer a free live webcast of the award announcements. Those that are not able to join the webcast can still follow results in real-time by logging on to the ALA Youth Media Awards Facebook page, or via Twitter by following hashtag #ALAyma.
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Press Room Logistics
Friday, Jan. 24 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 25 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 26 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 27 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
ALA Midwinter in the News
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