Annual Conference

Limited quantities of 'March' graphic novel samplers — and historic Martin Luther King comic book — to be distributed at 2016 ALA Annual Conference

Top Shelf Productions, in partnership with the American Library Association (ALA), will give away free copies of March Trilogy Sampler, a special comic book excerpting highlights from all three volumes of the award-winning March trilogy by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Join YALSA at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has big plans ahead for Annual 2016 – join us June 24 – 28 in Orlando for five action-packed days with endless opportunities to learn and network with your fellow colleagues, favorite authors, and experts in the teen services field.

To register, visit www.alaannual.org. Advanced registration ends June 17, 2016. Register in advance and save on onsite registration costs.

Registration for three LLAMA preconferences available through June 1

CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) is offering three preconferences at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference on Friday, June 24, in Orlando, Florida.

Conversation Starters, Ignite Sessions, and Poster Sessions announced for 2016 Annual Conference

Offering special informal opportunities to hear the latest from your library colleagues on what’s working in their libraries and beyond, Poster Sessions,  Conversation Starters, and Ignite Sessions for the 2016 ALA Annual Conference have been confirmed.

Belpré Award celebrates 20 years of outstanding Latino children’s literature at ALA Annual Conference

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and REFORMA (The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking) will hold a special celebration to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Pura Belpré Award at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. The event will take place from 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 in Jr. Ballroom F of the Rosen Centre Hotel. The event is free with conference registration, and all conference attendees are invited to attend.

LITA announces the Top Tech Trends panel at ALA Annual 2016

 
Kicking off LITA’s celebration year of it’s 50th year the Top Technology Trends Committee announces the panel for the highly popular session at  2016 ALA Annual in Orlando, FL.
 
Top Tech Trends
starts Sunday June 26, 2016, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, in the
Orange County Convention Center, Room W109B

United for Libraries to host President’s Program with John Hart at ALA Annual Conference

BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries President Ed McBride will host the President’s Program featuring bestselling author John Hart from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25 at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.

United for Libraries to present ‘Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations’ at Annual Conference

BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present “Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 24 at the Hilton Orlando, Lake Eola, during the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.

Meet the 2016 class of Emerging Leaders at a poster session during ALA Annual Conference

Attendees of the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2016 Annual Conference in Orlando are invited to meet the 2016 class of Emerging Leaders (EL) at a poster session and reception from 3 - 4 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016.

 

The ALA 2016 class of ELs will showcase their final projects at the poster session, which will take place in the Orange County Convention Center, room S320 A-C. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Authors bring historical fiction, fantasy, poetry and adrenaline to RUSA’s 2016 Literary Tastes program

CHICAGO-- The Reference and User Services Association will host five award-winning authors — James Hannaham, Joy Harjo, Naomi Novik, Jim Shepard, Karin Slaughter-- at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference program “Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Reading of the Year,”  a conference tradition that features authors from RUSA’s book awards for adults.

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