CHICAGO — "The Outsiders" is older than your average teen librarian, but its popularity endures among teen readers. What will be "The Outsiders" of 2057? Share your nominees in Books We’ll Still Talk about 45 Years from Now, a half-day preconference hosted by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on June 22 in Anaheim, Calif., before the ALA Annual Conference. Authors Jacqueline Woodson and Ally Condie will share insights during this session, moderated by Rollie Welch.
CHICAGO — Cognotes is the online source for highlights, updates and news on the upcoming 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim—and is free in print every day once attendees are onsite.
The Cognotes interactive edition lets you easily share articles with colleagues, search the exhibitor list and read about the multitude of ALA Annual Conference programs, preconferences, sessions, discussions, speakers, social events and more.
Sunday features full line-up of best-selling YA fiction authors
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office will present 21 critically-acclaimed and best-selling authors and poets on the LIVE! @ your library Reading Stage from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24 and from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 25 in the exhibits hall at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim.
CHICAGO — The Ethnic and Multicultural Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) and the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee will celebrate the best in children’s and young adult literature representing the African-American experience at the 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast from 7 – 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 24 in the Hilton Anaheim Pacific Ballroom D during ALA’s 2012 Annual Conference.
CHICAGO — The ALA Annual Conference Scheduler is now open! Attendees who haven’t used it before will be delighted at all it can do for them as they see the full scope of what is offered, while planning and organizing their conference attendance. Highlights of the scheduler include:
CHICAGO — “A Change in Authority: Authority Work in the RDA Environment” is the topic for the upcoming preconference sponsored by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) at this year’s ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif. The preconference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012. Registration is required and a separate registration fee applies.
Sessions include information on upcoming Bookshelf grant for libraries
CHICAGO – The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, will present two events at the ALA 2012 Annual Conference in Anaheim to introduce a new grant initiative for libraries, “Muslim Journeys,” a Bridging Cultures Bookshelf program.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Learning Round Table invites you to Disney Institute for “Disney’s Approach to Quality Service” on Friday, June 22, 2012, during the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif.
You will examine the time-tested model for delivering world-class guest service and discover how attention to detail creates a consistent, successful environment for both employees and customers.
PHILADELPHIA — The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), will host “The Laugh’s On Us,” sponsored by Playaway, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. PDT on Sunday, June 24 at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif.
CHICAGO - Ilana Barnes, circulation supervisor and reference assistant at the University of Michigan Kresge Business Administration Library and a student at the University of Michigan’s School of Information, is the 2012 recipient of the BRASS Gale Cengage Learning Student Travel Award, a travel grant given annually by the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS).