Category Archives: Conferences/Meetings/Institutes

Library games at #alaac15

Library games at #alaac15 When all the conference work is over and done, you can go to Library Games to have some fun! Library Games is a night of challenges, boldness, and laughter, typically held on the Monday evening of … Continue reading

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#alaac15 Caldecott/Newbery Reception

Last year my mentor treated me to a Caldecott/Newbery awards ticket and it was a magical night that I refer to as the library Oscars! People are dressed in fancy dresses, and everyone is bubbling with excitement to hear the … Continue reading

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#alaac15 Leaving Las Vegas- Wait! That was last year!

As I’m packing up my stuff and moving on home, I’m so grateful to ALA for providing me the opportunity to grow and learn. Thanks not only for the memories but for all the exciting things I am going to … Continue reading

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Empathy and Oscar the Grouch: Sonia Manzano #alaac15

If you ever wondered who Sonia Manzano’s (“Maria” from Sesame Street) favorite Muppet is, here’s her answer: Oscar the Grouch. “He’s negative.” He acts anywhere from age 80 to 8. He stirs up conflict in an otherwise harmonious neighborhood, and … Continue reading

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#ALAAC15 The Disruptive Bone in YOUR Body!

Anyone care to Find the DISRUPTIVE bone in your body? Disrupt: : to cause (something) to be unable to continue in the normal way : to interrupt the normal progress or activity of (something) As I walked from event to … Continue reading

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#ALAAC2015 Be Who You Are

As Lizette Serano took the stage for the Scholastic Preview yesterday some of her first and best words were, “BE WHO YOU ARE.” We were about to be treated to Readers’ Theater by Jennifer Nielsen, Jennifer Holm, Alex Gino, Craig … Continue reading

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Weekend of celebration at #alaac15

In addition to the Gay Pride celebrations in San Francisco this weekend, we  also had an opportunity to celebrate & honor award-winning authors as they accepted their well-deserved accolades. You can now read the acceptance speeches online.  (How cool is … Continue reading

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ALSC Membership Meeting (abridged, in comics) at #alaac15

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