A cornucopia of products at the ALA Store at Midwinter Meeting

For Immediate Release
Thu, 01/16/2020


Rob Christopher

Marketing Coordinator

ALA Publishing

American Library Association



Long hours and easy access near Registration make it convenient to shop and browse at the ALA Store in the Grand Hall at the Pennsylvania Convention Center during the Midwinter Meeting. The ALA Store offers products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs—as well as fun gift items. Make sure to carve out some time in your schedule to stop by and examine the many new and bestselling items available!

ALA Store hours:

Friday, January 24: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday, January 25: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 26: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, January 27: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

ALA Graphics will feature a number of popular posters, bookmarks, and promotional materials, plus special conference-only items. Shop the newest posters: Karamo Brown, Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani, Reading is Cool Beans, and Hello Lighthouse, featuring original art by two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall. Plan ahead for upcoming events with new products for Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and National Library Week.

Stop by early to purchase your conference t-shirt—they sell out fast!

ALA Publishing is excited to offer several new titles hot off the press, such as the second edition of “Teaching Banned Books: 32 Guides for Children and Teens,” by Pat R. Scales; “Design Thinking,” the newest title in the Library Futures Series, by Rachel Ivy Clarke; “60 Ready-to-Use Coding Projects,” edited by Ellyssa Kroski; and “The No-nonsense Guide to Leadership, Management and Teamwork,” by Barbara Allan. Remember that you can find titles from ALA Editions, ALA Neal-Schuman, Facet Publishing, UK, and the ALA Divisions in the ALA Store, and also get free shipping on all book orders placed in the ALA Store (posters, bookmarks, and other gift-type items are not eligible for this offer).

Prices at the ALA Store automatically reflect the ALA Member discount, so there’s no need to dig out your member number. And remember that every dollar you spend at the ALA Store helps support library advocacy, awareness, and other key programs and initiatives!