RUSA Events

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Annual 2016
June 23-28, 2016
Orlando, FL

Midwinter 2017
January 20-24, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Signature RUSA Events at Annual Conference 2016, Orlando (please check the ALA Scheduler for the most current times and locations):

         RUSA 101


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM       

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Celebration        


8:00 PM - 10:00 PM     

RUSA President's Program

"Be Our Guest”: Creating Immersive Guest Experiences in Libraries 


4:00 PM - 5:30 PM          

Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Reading of the Year      


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM       

RUSA Achievement Awards Ceremony and Reception 


5:00 PM - 6:30 PM        

RUSA Board and Executive Committee Meetings

Periodically, the RUSA Board of DIrectors and Executive Committee meets virtually in Adobe Connect. All meetings are open, unless otherwise noted. Please contact if you would like to register and attend. The complete schedule of meetings can be viewed here.

Annual Conference

Join fellow RUSA members for one or more preconferences followed by three program-packed days. The Annual Conference is a great place to meet up with colleagues from across the United States and around the world. 2016 Annual Conference Orlando, FL June 23-28.

Midwinter Meeting

The Midwinter Meeting offers one day of workshops, followed by three days of discussion groups, association business meetings, membership socials and other exciting events such as the RUSA Book and Media Awards, Sunday, 5-6:30 pm. Historically the place for RUSA committees to gather, plan and share ideas, the Midwinter Meeting still serves as a valuable time for members to share ideas with one another while the Virtual Convergence now provides an opportunity for those who unable to travel to fully participate in all RUSA committee meetings. More information about attending the Midwinter Meeting.