A bevy of new books, products, special events at the ALA Store at Midwinter Meeting
For Immediate Release
American Library Association
CHICAGO — Longer hours and easy access near Registration and the Exhibit Hall make it convenient to shop and browse at the ALA Store at Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. 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, Jan. 30 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 31 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 1 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 2 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
ALA Graphics will feature a number of popular posters, bookmarks, and promotional materials. Posters making their conference debuts include Shel Silverstein, US Olympic soccer player Tim Howard, Jane Lynch and our favorite “Bad Kitty.” Popular posters and bookmarks like “Brown Girl Dreaming” (The Beauty of Poetry) and Olaf Reading is Cool will also be on hand. Place a bid in our silent auction for a signed LeVar Burton READ poster. Proceeds from the silent auction will go directly back into promoting libraries, literacy, and reading. And stop by early to get your pick of conference t-shirts—they sell out fast!
ALA Editions and ALA divisions are excited to offer several new titles hot off the press, such as “Managing with Data: Using ACRLMetrics and PLAmetrics,” by Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Joseph R. Matthews; “Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library,” by ALA Masters Series speaker Ben Bizzle with Maria Flora; and “The Power of Play: Designing Early Learning Spaces,” by Dorothy Stoltz, Marisa Conner and James Bradberry. Remember that you can also find ALA Neal-Schuman and Facet titles in the ALA Store. You can 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).
Meet high-profile authors and pick up an autographed book or two: use the Scheduler to plan your time at Midwinter Meeting, including the author signings taking place at the ALA Store:
- Dorothy Stoltz and Marisa Conner: Friday, Jan. 30, 4:30 p.m.
co-authors of “The Power of Play: Designing Early Learning Spaces”
- Hilda K. Weisberg: Saturday, Jan. 31, 2:30 p.m.
- Carole McCollough & Adelaide Poniatowski Phelps: Sunday, Feb. 1, 1 p.m.
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!