For immediate release | June 20, 2011

ALA Conference Store at Annual Conference, New Orleans

CHICAGO - Find the ALA Conference Store at Booth # 2531 on the main aisle near the center of the exhibition hall, across from the Membership Pavilion - an ideal location for easy access and convenient browsing. With plenty of new and best-selling items available, you’ll want to make sure to carve out some time in your schedule to stop by! Conference Store hours are:

Friday, June 24 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 25 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday, June 26 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Monday, June 27 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

New and popular products from ALA Graphics include:

Stop by and pick up this year's conference t-shirt and magnet, as well as gifts for friends, colleagues and family. A silent auction of autographed posters is scheduled for Saturday from 11 a.m – 4 p.m., and Sunday will feature poster signings by Lane Smith and Mélanie Watt. These signings will take place at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., respectively, on Sunday, June 26.

New titles hot off the press from ALA Editions include:

Several author signings are already scheduled, with more to be announced:

Enter drawings for a Library Promotional Pack worth more than $450 and the chance to win a Professional Development library. Prices at the Conference Store automatically reflect the ALA Member discount, so there’s no need to dig out your membership card! Follow the ALA Graphics and ALA Editions Twitter and Facebook feeds for updates on author/illustrator signings, special offers, and more. ALA Store purchases fund advocacy, awareness, and accreditation programs for library professionals worldwide.


Jill Davis