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Daily Archives: June 23, 2011
A little rain can’t dampen the enthusiasm here in New Orleans! My flight was packed full of librarians (we played “spot the librarian” in the airport – my glasses on a chain were a dead giveaway!), and every seat was … Continue reading
#ALA11; Thursday, 11:30 pm Wow! There are a lot of authors & illustrators who will be signing, reading, and presenting at the Conference this weekend. I will need to see if I can arrange my schedule to try to catch … Continue reading
Today I set up the booth and as always I wonder what the librarians will be interested in this year. Last year I had much interest from teen librarians in our women’s issue books and some key nature titles. … Continue reading
Maybe it’s the long, freshly vaccuumed hallways, maybe it’s the sight of bright red ALA bags all over. Whatever it is, it’s apparent that Annual Conference is upon us. This will be my first Annual Conference…as a staff member. In … Continue reading
It is, as to be expected, hot and humid here at #ala11, but it didn’t take me long to remember one of the things I love about New Orleans – the people are unfailingly friendly! The airport staff, the shuttle … Continue reading
It was muggy-lovely in New Orleans this morning, overcast and very June. I have never been to NO ALA and when driving past the convention center the shuttle driver said it was ten blocks large. That might be a slight … Continue reading