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Category Archives: Conferences/Meetings/Institutes
I was one of the very fortunate Friends of ALSC scholarship winners to “A Wild Ride: 75 Years of the Caldecott Medal” preconference at the Art Institute of Chicago. I feel very blessed to have attended this event, especially as I … Continue reading
Thank you to ALSC Intellectual Freedom committee, particularly Chair Heather Acerro, for arranging for Susan Linn to speak at ALA Annual in June. Susan’s presentation was welcome inspiration in the uphill struggle we librarians face in protecting our patron’s intellectual … Continue reading
The Red Carpet event hosted by the Caldecott 75th Anniversary Task Force prior to the Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder banquet was an occasion to remember! This non-ticketed event was open to attendees of the 2013 ALA Annual conference in Chicago. Upon arriving on … Continue reading
An earlier post provided an overview of our annual membership meeting held during the ALA annual conference in Chicago. This post will give more details of the discussion we had around the topics of Play and The Common Core. Rita Auerbach … Continue reading
As always, the ALA Annual Conference was fabulous. The events were fun and exciting, the programs were thought-provoking, and the exhibits were spectacular. Publishers were generous with free promotional tchotkes and advanced reader copies of upcoming books. The Pura Belpré … Continue reading
Sammy, the interviewing Toucan from Indiana, got pictures taken with dozens of famous folk at ALA. Sammy also collected interviews from many people affiliated with libraries in one way or another. Be sure to check Sammy’s YouTube channel for the … Continue reading