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Format: 04/20/2018 - 3pm
Format: 04/20/2018 - 3pm
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Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Residency Interest Group Meeting Discussion/Interest group Bally’s
Bronze 1
Description :

The Residency Interest Group will meet to discuss ongoing initiatives and celebrate the successes of residents, fellows and the progress of their respective programs around the country. Current and past residents as well as coordinators, are encouraged to attend. This is an incredible opportunity to meet and network with dynamic librarians with an eye towards innovation and inclusion in our field. All are welcome!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Reading Lounge: Engaging Teens Through Interactive humanities Based Programming Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N231/233
Description :

Teen Reading Lounge, an interactive book discussion series created by Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) for public libraries to encourage teens to read and talk about literature that matters to them, engage teen audiences in out-of-school time learning in the humanities and increase the capacity of libraries to conduct public humanities programming for teen audiences. Session attendees will learn about best practices in building a successful humanities-based program and how collaboration leads to a successful and rewarding program with lasting benefits. Specific examples from a pilot program in Western Pennsylvania will be shared during the program.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens, Turntables, and Tater-Tots: Lunchroom Outreach with CLP - BAM! (Books and More) Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S221
Description :

Is your outreach to classrooms dwindling? Ask your schools to “do lunch”! Join librarians from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s award-winning school outreach program CLP - BAM! as we demonstrate how to develop a cafeteria-based outreach initiative on any scale or budget. Learn how you can give students “a taste” of what your library offers by providing readers’ advisory, circulation, card registration, craft programs, music, gaming, and more to entire school populations—all during lunch!

Learning Outcomes:
• Gain an understanding of the overall structure and success of the CLP-BAM! outreach model, as well as how it can be adapted to any school or community outreach situation.
• Learn how to propose, strategize, and implement a lunchroom outreach program on a scale that fits your needs.
• Become familiar with a variety of possible outreach activities--crafts, music, technology, games--through experiential learning.

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Quirky Books for Quirky Librarians Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N252
Description :

A panel of authors who have stepped around, through, and outside of the box will discuss their wonderfully offbeat subjects in this popular program. Authors will sign copies of their books following the program. Authors include Ben Parzybok, Jennifer Holland, Ian Doesher, Andrew Mayne, Liz Climo, and Caitlin Dougherty. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Best Fiction for Young Adults Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N205-208
Description :

Come listen to YALSA's BFYA committee discuss the current list of nominations and conduct the final vote for the Best Fiction for Young Adults list.

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Creating a Safe Library Space for All Youth Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N256
Description :

Libraries are in a unique position to be a safe and central location for many youth to turn to. Join us for a discussion of how we can make libraries a safer more welcoming space that meets the needs of all youth.

Speakers:
Susan J. Harmon, Director of Safe Place National Operations
Jenny Betz, Education Manager, GLSEN

Saturday, June 28 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
CANCELLED Genealogy & Local History Discussion Group (RUSA HS) Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N263C
Description :

A forum for the exchange of information about library services in local history and genealogy.

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cataloging Committee Meeting (GODORT) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N216
Description :

Discussion of issues related to the cataloging of government documents

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Diversity Success Stories Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N240
Description :

This session will feature a panel of librarians who will discuss diversity initiatives that have spurred organizational change in their respective libraries. Panelists: Rene Bue, Programming and Outreach Coordinator, Hedberg Public Library; Beatriz Guevara, Reference Librarian, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library; Charlene Maxey-Harris, Chair, Research and Instructional Services, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Dynamic Duos: Collaboration between School and Public Library Systems Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S219
Description :

Dynamic Duos: Collaboration between School and Public Library Systems (Jack Baur)
School Teacher-Librarians and Public Librarians have much to offer each other -- skills, resources, audience -- but realizing a successful collaboration can be difficult. We will explore collaboration from both sides, helping you to really take advantage of your colleagues (in a good way). We'll present the results of a national survey and present multiple models of mutual support. Improve every aspect of your library services while doing less work and having more fun!
Learning Outcomes:
• Understand the benefits of collaboration between schools and public libraries and begin to develop a seamless user-experience for patrons of the two library systems.
• Begin a new collaboration or expand an existing collaboration to better serve teen patrons and help them become lifelong learners.
• Make new friends and learn how to take advantage of other library professionals in a mutually beneficial manner.

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Services in Multi-branch Networks in China Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S225
Description :

China is multiethnic country with big population and vast territory, which is the challenge to the public and other libraries in China. In the past years, the libraries in China have been working to establish effective and modern library service network, and provide equal service for all users.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm
USBBY Meeting (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) Other Caesars Palace
Milano I
Description :

During this meeting of the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY), guest speaker, author Brian Conaghan will keynote. Brian was raised in the Scottish town of Coatbridge but now lives and works as a teacher in Dublin. He is the author of When Mr. Dog Bites, and has a Master of Letters in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow.

Sunday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
APALA Membership Meeting Affiliate Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N119
Description :

Committee and membership meeting.

Interests :
Sponsors :
AFL
Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
8:30am - 10:00am
Business Reference Services Discussion Group (RUSA_BRASS) Discussion/Interest group Caesars Palace
Octavius 05-06
Description :

Will be an open discussion about current issues in business librarianship. First part of the session will be a semi-structured discussion with predetermined topics. The second half will be an open forum where participants will be able to introduce their own topics. All attendees will be encouraged to join in this lively discussion and share their experiences, questions, and concerns.

8:30am - 10:00am
Certification Update Forum/Update/Assembly Las Vegas Convention Center
N252
Description :

An update and overview of the ALA-Allied Professional Association's (APA) two certification programs. The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) program offers library support staff the opportunity to commit to professional development and continuing education through the completion of a formal certification program. The Certified Public Library Administrator (CPLA) program is a voluntary post-MLS certification program for public library managers and supervisors.

Sponsors :
ALA Allied Professional Association
8:30am - 10:00am
Citizenship Programs and Resources at the Library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N236
Description :

The ALA Committee on Literacy and Outreach Services and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will host a discussion of examples of libraries providing citizenship resources and programs.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Diversity Committee (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Bally’s
Palace 1
Description :

Committee meeting to discuss diversity-related issues in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section and in the profession in general.

8:30am - 10:00am
First Author, First Book: Veteran & Rookies Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N220
Description :

A best-selling veteran author and debut authors will speak about their books and writing experiences. Authors will sign copies of their books following the program - your chance to get a signed first edition or ARC from tomorrow's literary star! Authors include Jim McGinty, Will Thomas, Adi Alsaid, Oscar Goodman, and Kimberly Elkins. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.

8:30am - 10:00am
Going Beyond Job Search Help at Queens Library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

In a tough economy and labor market, many libraries have gone beyond basic job search help to provide more extensive services for job search training, from resume building to interview preparation and mock interviews. Queens Library expanded job search training beyond that to provide in-person and online career specific training opportunities that help library customers to be more competitive in a tight labor market. This has included online training and free testing for certification for software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suites and QuickBooks and for career certifications such as Six Sigma, Project Management and Human Resources as well as in-person training for construction, food safety and entry-level healthcare careers. Queens Library staff will discuss the logical progression from resume help to career-specific training and lead a discussion on what might work in libraries of all sizes serving diverse populations.

8:30am - 10:00am
OLOS Outreach Panel I: Library Services to the Underserved Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N235
Description :

The first of two panel discussions from the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services panels feature experts from the field that will address library services to the underserved, including adult new and non-readers; gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people; incarcerated people and ex-offenders; older adults; people of color; people with disabilities; poor and homeless people; rural, native and tribal libraries of all kinds; and bookmobile communities.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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