CHICAGO — The ALA Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) and the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee will celebrate 45 years of the best in children’s and young adult literature representing the African-American experience at the 2014 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast. The 2014 Awards Breakfast will be held from 7 – 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 29 in the Caesars Palace Milano Ballroom during ALA’s 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
CHICAGO – Every day, bookmobiles bring the world to the communities they serve, extending library programs, services and much more beyond the library’s physical walls. Bookmobile Saturday, a series of programs and events highlighting the critical services bookmobiles provide, will be held on Saturday, June 28 during ALA’s 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
CHICAGO — As part of its continuing efforts to provide networking opportunities for employers and job seekers, the ALA JobLIST Placement Center will host an Open House from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday, June 29, 2014 during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
PHILADELPHIA – United for Libraries will host “Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, S219, during the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
CHICAGO – Looking for ways to increase financial literacy on your campus or in your community? Join the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) for its President’s Program at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Titled “Financial Literacy at Your Library,” the program will feature noted Washington Post columnist and financial educator Michelle Singletary and Ferris State University President Dr. David Eisler.
CHICAGO — “Streaming Media Passes the Tipping Point: Now What?,” a preconference from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), will present fascinating and unexpected trends on streaming media in libraries from a recent national survey of academic librarians. Presenters will take a deep look at acquisition support and challenges in both public and academic institutions. Learn where to purchase streaming media collections, the latest trends in streaming media, how to optimize discovery, marketing and evaluate usage in an effort to pre
CHICAGO — The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) will host three award-winning authors — Daniel J. Brown, Tessa Dare and V.E. Schwab -- at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference program “Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Reading of the Year," a conference tradition that features authors from RUSA’s literary awards for adults.