April Ryan, White House corespondent, delivered a call to action at the #alaac2022 PLA breakfast. First, she gave a shout out to Enoch Pratt Free Library where she went when her mother would not answer her questions but told her to “look it up.”
Author: Crystal Faris
Happy Birthday Newbery!
Librarians standing in line to enter the party celebrating 100 years of the Newbery Award at #alaac22 spontaneously broke into singing “Happy Birthday” setting the tone for a late afternoon party to end all parties.
Community and #alaac22
Airport arrival early Friday morning brought the first reminder of the supportive community found at #alaac22 as I talked with a colleague at a neighboring library system. Even though we had not seen each other in person for years, immediate connection brought shared insights and support.