AASL @ ALA Annual Conference

The 2024 ALA Annual Conference will take place June 27-July 2 in San Diego, CA.

The tentative AASL schedule of events is below. Events are subject to change.

Thursday, June 27

Time Meeting/Event Location
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. AASL/ALSC/YALSA Joint Youth Executive Committee Meeting Marriott Marquis
Grand Ballroom Section 05

Friday, June 28

Time Meeting/Event Location
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chapter Leaders Forum * Marriott Marquis
Balboa/Mission Hills
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ISS Tour Off-Site
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting I Marriott Marquis
Del Mar

Saturday, June 29

Time Meeting/Event Location
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Where are the Arab American Authors in Children's Literature? SDCC
Rm 4
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AASL President’s Program SDCC
Rm 23 A-C
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. AASL Past Presidents Luncheon Off-site
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Let's Talk About Sex: Gender & sexuality education in elementary school using age congruent literature SDCC
Rm 25 A-C
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Books Unbound: Booktalks in the Age of AI SDCC
Rm 30 A-E
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Jella Lepman’s Library of Dreams: The Legacy and Promise of International Youth Literature Manchester Grand Hyatt
Harbor Ballroom G
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Educators of School Librarians Section Business Meeting and Discussion SDCC
Rm 07 A
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Independent School Section Business Meeting and Discussion Marriott Marquis
Marina Salon D
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Supervisors Section Business Meeting and Discussion Marriott Marquis
Rancho Santa Fe
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Books & Big Ideas: Sparking Equity Conversations from Kindergarten to Adulthood SDCC
Rm 8
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Accessible School Library Services through National Library Service SDCC
Rm 11 B
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Supporting Research Skills and Information Literacy in a Post-AI Landscape SDCC
Rm 32 A-B

Sunday, June 30

Time Meeting/Event Location
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. AASL Chapter Assembly Hilton Bayfront
Indigo Ballroom EF
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Kids Love Nonfiction: Let’s Give Them What They Want! SDCC
Rm 31 A-C
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Power of Children's Poetry in the Classroom and the Community SDCC
Rm 23 A-C
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Connecting the Pipeline: Louisiana Libraries, OER, & Dual Enrollment from Secondary to Postsecondary SDCC
Rm 3
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Youth Council Caucus SDCC
Rm 6 CDF
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Applying a challenge ready approach to school libraries: the Australian experience SDCC
Rm 11 B
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Best Digital Tools Manchester Grand Hyatt
Harbor Ballroom D-F
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting II Marriott Marquis
Malibu
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. What's Love Got To Do With It? Why Reading Romance is Good for You! SDCC
Rm 28 D-E

Monday, July 1

Time Meeting/Event Location
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Prepared Libraries, Empowered Teams: Putting Words to Action SDCC
Rm 5 A
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Candy Crush Searching SDCC
Rm 31 A-C
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Chapter Advocacy Workshop – Discussion* SDCC
Rm 29 A-C
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Inclusive Libraries for Students with Special Needs and Adapted Book Library Collections SDCC
Rm 8
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Crime Scene Investigation: Gateway to Research SDCC
Rm 24 A-B
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. State Legislation Update* SDCC
Rm 31 A-C
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting III SDCC
Rm 7 A
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Doodle your way to Success SDCC
Rm 24 A-B
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Welcome to the Dragon’s Lair: Engaging Students in your School Library SDCC
Rm 11 A
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Manga in the School Day SDCC
Rm 5A

Tuesday, July 2

Time Meeting/Event Location
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ALA Inaugural Celebration SDCC
Rm 6 BCF