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!
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program. Applications may address any diversity-related topic which addresses critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity, equity and outreach issues within library and information science. Proposals are due by midnight Pacific time on April 15, 2020.
CHICAGO – Professor and author Imani Perry will deliver the keynote address at the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance and Sunrise Celebration during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits in Philadelphia. The 2020 Celebration will be held from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Terrace II Ballroom.
On Friday, January 24, 2020 the RUSA Genealogy Midwinter Institute sponsored by ProQuest will explore German History during the ALA Midwinter Meeting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA
CHICAGO - On Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at 8 a.m. ET, the American Library Association (ALA) will reveal the next classics in children’s and young adult literature during its Youth Media Awards announcements from Philadelphia. Libraries, schools and book lovers from around the globe will follow the action live by visiting http://ala.unikron.com, Facebook Live @AmericanLibraryAssociation or following hashtag #alayma20.
EXTON, Pennsylvania — A free “United for Libraries Institute: Friends, Foundations, and Trustees” will be held Saturday, January 25, 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Free Library of Philadelphia’s Montgomery Auditorium during the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting. New York Times bestselling author and podcaster Gretchen Rubin (The Four Tendencies, "Happier with Gretchen Rubin") will deliver the keynote address.
EXTON, Pennsylvania —David Nicholls, Lily King, Judy Batalion, Janelle Brown, Sam Lansky, and Amy Engel will be among the featured authors at the United for Libraries Gala Author Tea, sponsored by ReferenceUSA, from 2-4 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 26 at the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia.