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Format: 01/17/2018 - 3pm
Format: 01/17/2018 - 3pm
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Friday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED Do the Right Thing: Forming Partnerships to Serve Youth in Custody [$] Preconference/Institute Caesars Palace
Pompeian II
Description :

Learn how librarians at the Brooklyn Public Library are cooperating to serve students in custody and how Brooklyn Public Library partners with Rikers Island to help youth maintain connections to their families and literacy. Find out how the Boston Public Library supports literacy for incarcerated teens when there is no library program specifically for them and how they have created a collection specific for the detention center site visits. Learn how you can do this @your library!

Cost :
Division members: $179; ALA members: $229; NonALA: $279; Students: $119

Friday, June 27 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Services for People with Visual or Physical Disabilities that Prevent Them from Reading Standard Print (LSPVD) Interest Group Meeting Discussion/Interest group Caesars Palace
Siena
Description :

A meeting of the Library Services to People with Visual or Physical Disabilities that Prevent Them from Reading Standard Print Interest Group.

Friday, June 27 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 10:00pm
ALAplay 2014 Social event Caesars Palace
Florentine
Description :

Make your way to ALAPlay for a free evening of open gaming, learning and exploration centered around games, graphic novels and cosplay. Come play some of the newest games in ALA's game library and also be sure join our guests Paizo, Eagle/Gryphon, and Mayfair Games. Dress up as your favorite character from Welcome to Night Vale, but be sure to steer clear of the Dog Park on your way down.

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
LLAMA All sections/all committees Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom A
Description :

All LLAMA section committees: BES, FRFDS, HRS, LOMS, MAES, NPS, PRMS, and SASS

8:30am - 10:00am
OLOS Advisory Committee Meeting Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N215
Description :

The OLOS Advisory Committee will meet.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Turning Outward to Lead Change in Your Community: Aspirations Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S223
Description :

All communities have challenges. Librarians are uniquely positioned to help conquer them — given the right tools. Through four hands-on sessions, Harwood Institute coaches will show you how to leverage your trusted position in the community you serve to engage people on issues that matter to them. Each stand-alone session focuses on a single tool; taken together, they become a powerful framework for engaging community and leading change. Session 1 will help librarians focus on community aspirations and identify next steps for change.

To access the tools that will be used in this session, please visit http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/libraries-transforming-communit....

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:15am - 10:00am
Conversation Starter: Practical Outreach: Best Practices for Engaging Your Community Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

The co-chairs of the 2013 Atlanta Emerging Librarians, a networking subcommittee of the Georgia Library Association, detail the lessons learned from their year of event planning. Areas of discussion include: designing an event or program, event promotion and marketing timelines, taking your event online, and cultivating an audience by soliciting and analyzing feedback. Learn how to solicit speakers and donors, how to create a planning and promotion timeline, how to use promotional tools, and how to create digital archives of your events.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Bookmobile Saturday: Bookmobiles 101 Panel Discussion Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S222
Description :

Part of Bookmobile Saturday at Annual Conference, this panel discussion will feature practitioners from the field, representatives from the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services and a leading bookmobile manufacturer as they explore the many aspects of maintaining bookmobile service, from procuring and maintaining a vehicle, developing successful and innovative programming, and opportunities for bookmobile and outreach staff through professional development. Featured panelists will include Lee Whiting, Outreach Services Librarian, Summit County Library, Park City, Utah; Marianne Thompson, ABOS Board Member and Outreach Services Manager, Fountaindale Public Library, Bolingbrook, Ill.; Martin Marek, Farber Specialty Vehicles, Reynoldsburg, Ohio; and Eletha Davis, ABOS President and Mobile Library Services Manager, Williamsburg Public Library, Williamsburg, Va. Admission to the panel is free and open to all ALA Annual Conference Attendees.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
AFL-ABOS
10:30am - 12:00pm
ACRL President's Program: Financial Literacy at Your Library Presidents program Las Vegas Convention Center
N255/257
Description :

The program will bring together leaders in financial advising and higher education to discuss ways in which college students especially can learn how to more effectively manage their finances. Featuring speakers Ferris State University President David Eisler and Washington Post columnist and financial educator Michelle Singletary, the program will highlight ways in which librarians and libraries can partner with others on and off campus to aid our students in these endeavors.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Collaborating to Build a Teacher Resources Collection using Primary Sources Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 11
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Deep In The Heart of Texzines Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 3
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Pick. Spin. Win: Recycling History with Archival Photographs Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 6
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Practice Makes Perfect: Updating borrowing policies and practices at a small academic library Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 1
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Saturday Session: What oral history can do for your library! Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

Learn how to connect the dots between exhibits, social media, creative reuse of materials, and opportunities for outreach when working with oral history interviews. Whether your library has an existing collection of recordings to creating new interview content, this ignite session will provide ideas for working with audio/video materials in diverse ways, from the traditional to the cutting edge. Come learn how oral histories can add increased value and visibility to your institution.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Bookmobile Saturday: Author Lunch with Josh Hanagarne [$] Ticketed event Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
Description :

Join the bookmobile and library outreach community for lunch with a noted author and an opportunity to socialize and network with outreach colleagues.

Josh Hanagarne, author of “The World’s Strongest Librarian,” will be the featured keynote speaker at the 2014 Bookmobile Saturday Author Luncheon, to be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 28 during ALA’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
Hanagarne fell in love with Fern from Charlotte's Web at the age of 6. Every day since, he has enjoyed reading more than eating, sleeping and breathing. Today the 6-foot-7-inch Hanagarne is an author, speaker, performing strongman and, despite having an extreme case of Tourette Syndrome, he works as a public librarian in Salt Lake City. His memoir, "The World's Strongest Librarian," is his first book.
Tickets to the lunch are $25 and must be purchased online by June 14; tickets will not be available at registration. Please refer to Ticket ALA2 when registering at www.alaannual.org; space is limited. The participation of Hanagarne is made possible by Gotham Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA).

All ticket sales will end on June 21—tickets will NOT be available from the registration desk.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
25
12:30pm - 2:00pm
From Distance Education to Online Learning: Practical Approaches to Information Literacy Instruction and Collaborative Learning in Online Environment Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 6
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:30pm - 2:00pm
InfoSkills2Go: Bridging the Information Literacy Gap between High School and College Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 10
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Creative Collaborations: Successful Partnerships That Serve Children With Autism Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S227
Description :

With the incidence of autism now at 1 in 88, children with this disability need our libraries. Librarians want to serve this population, but may not have the expertise or resources to offer appropriate programming. This panel will feature librarians who forged partnerships with outside organizations in order to serve their young patrons with autism in new and exciting ways. Find out how they did it, and be inspired to do it too.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Supporting Community Transformation: Becoming a Community-Engaged Academic Library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S229
Description :

Researchers and their academic library partners will illustrate their direct impact on local communities. Speakers will explore the collaboration of researchers and academic libraries involved in community-engaged learning, service, and scholarship through two current UNLV projects – one that teaches community members about business opportunities using librarian curated resources and strategies, the other an oral history project that engages and strengthens ties within the local African-American community.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Turning Outward to Lead Change in Your Community: Turn Quiz Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S223
Description :

All communities have challenges. Librarians are uniquely positioned to help conquer them — given the right tools. Through four hands-on sessions, Harwood Institute coaches will show you how to leverage your trusted position in the community you serve to engage people on issues that matter to them. Each stand-alone session focuses on a single tool; taken together, they become a powerful framework for engaging community and leading change. Session 2 will introduce librarians to the “Turn Quiz” tool, enabling them to assess the focus of their efforts in the community as they shift their orientation from internal to external.

To access the tools that will be used in this session, please visit http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/libraries-transforming-communit....

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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