A cornucopia of new books, products, special events at the ALA Store at Midwinter Meeting

For Immediate Release
Mon, 01/09/2017


Rob Christopher

Marketing Coordinator

ALA Publishing

American Library Association



Longer hours and easy access near the onsite Registration area make it convenient to shop and browse at the ALA Store at Midwinter Meeting. The ALA Store offers products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs—as well as fun gift items. Make sure to carve out some time in your schedule to stop by and examine the many new and bestselling items available!

ALA Store hours:


Friday, January 20                                          12:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Saturday, January 21                                     8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday, January 22                                         8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Monday, January 23                                       8:30 AM – 2:00 PM


ALA Graphics will feature a range of new and best-selling products, plus special conference-only items. Posters making their conference debut include Finding Winnie, by 2016 Caldecott Medal-winner Sophie Blackall, LEGO® Batman and Batgirl, and Rainbow Fish. Other popular posters and bookmarks like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, DC Super Hero Girls, and Fantastic Beasts will also be available. Shop new gift items including the Baby Bear Read to Me T-shirt featuring art by Eric Carle.

Come check out all the new materials on hand for 2017 National Library Week including posters, bookmarks, mini-posters, and clings.

Remember to stop by early to get your pick of conference t-shirts—they sell out fast!

ALA Publishing is excited to offer several new titles hot off the press, such as the new second edition of “Winning Grants: A How-To-Do-It Manual For Librarians,” by Stephanie K. Gerding and Pamela H. MacKellar; “Capturing Our Stories: An Oral History of Librarianship in Transition,” by A. Arro Smith, PhD; and “Becoming a Media Mentor: A Guide for Working with Children and Families,” by Claudia Haines, Cen Campbell, and the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). Remember that you can find titles from ALA Editions, ALA Neal-Schuman, Facet Publishing, UK, and the ALA Divisions in the ALA Store, and also get free shipping on all book orders placed in the ALA Store (posters, bookmarks, and other gift-type items are not eligible for this offer).

Plan your time at Midwinter Meeting to include the author signing taking place at the ALA Store:



Prices at the ALA Store automatically reflect the ALA Member discount, so there’s no need to dig out your member number. And remember that every dollar you spend at the ALA Store helps support library advocacy, awareness, and other key programs and initiatives!