CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced that registration for the 2018 ALSC National Institute has opened. The conference, themed "All Aboard! Embracing Advocacy and Inclusion” will be held Sept. 27-29, 2018 in Cincinnati, OH.
Prospective attendees will enjoy significant savings when they register before June 29, 2018. Included in the cost of registration are all programs and speaker events, networking opportunities, Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast, and Saturday breakfast. A full list of registration rates and prices is available on the ALSC website. Housing will be located at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Speakers and programs will be announced in October.
The National Institute is the premier event for programs and ideas related to children's library service. This intensive learning opportunity with a youth services focus is designed for front-line youth library staff, children’s literature experts, education and library school faculty members, and other interested adults. It is one of the only conferences devoted solely to children's librarianship, literature and technology and takes place every two years.
“After having a great and informative virtual institute in 2016, we’re excited to be working hard to bring our attendees together again, in person, for the 2018 National Institute in Cincinnati!” said 2018 ALSC National Institute Planning Task Force Chair, Lisa Soper.
Visit the ALSC website for more details and information.
ALSC, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is the world’s largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. With a network of more than 4,000 children’s and youth librarians, literature experts, publishers and educational faculty, ALSC is committed to creating a better future for children through libraries. To learn more about ALSC, visit ALSC’s website: www.ala.org/alsc.
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