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Format: 06/24/2018 - 1pm
Format: 06/24/2018 - 1pm
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Saturday, June 28 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Announcement [$] Ticketed event Caesars Palace
Octavius 05-08
Description :

Drum roll please . . . The two books chosen from the shortlist of six as winners of the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction will be announced at this event, an Annual Conference favorite since it was introduced in 2012. The announcement and presentation will be followed by a dessert and drinks reception where attendees can mingle with colleagues, authors, editors, and ALA leaders.

This is the third year for these awards, ALA’s only single-book awards for adult trade fiction and nonfiction. Speakers on the program include award-winning crime writer Karin Slaughter, other authors or their representatives, the selection committee chair Nancy Pearl, and ALA leadership.

Sponsors :
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
$35 ALA member; $25 RUSA member

Sunday, June 29 - 7:00am

7:00am - 8:00am
Think Fit Yoga [$] Ticketed event Las Vegas Hotel
Pavilion 09
Description :

Think Fit @ ALA is our healthy, well-being initiative with a focus on both personal health and environmental awareness. It includes a range of sessions, programs and events--look for the Think Fit @ ALA icon throughout the Annual Conference and program.

The Power Flow yoga class we're offering in Las Vegas will be a perfect break from your other conference activities. It will challenge you, get your body moving, and help you work up a sweat. Instructor Erika Trujillo with Sin City Yoga teaches her own "Sol Flow” brand of yoga. Any level of yogi is welcome at this high-energy class with lots of movement, inspiring music, and Erika's lively and fun personality. Expect to leave renewed, refreshed, and ready to start your day right!

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
$15; Onsite $20

Sunday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
YA Author Coffee Klatch [$] Author Event, Ticketed event Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom C
Description :

Enjoy coffee and meet with YALSA's award winning authors! This informal coffee klatch will give you an opportunity to meet authors who have appeared on one of YALSA’s six annual selected lists or have received one of YALSA's five literary awards. Librarians will sit at a table and every 3 or 4 minutes, a new author will arrive at your table to talk! Participating authors include: Josephine Angelini, Paolo Bacigalupi, Leigh Bardugo, Jessica Brody, Ally Condie, Jim Di Bartolo, Matt de la Pena, Matt Dembicki, Becca Fitzpatrick, Jonathan Friesen, Carol Goodman, Alan Gratz, Claudia Gray, Collen Gleason, Ryan Graudin, Nathan Hale, Jenny Han, PJ Hoover, Katherine Howe, Lindsey Leavitt, Marie Lu, Jonathan Maberry, Lauren Myracle, Blake Nelson, Jandy Nelson, Caragh O'Brien, Mary Pearson, Jason Reynolds, Graham Salisbury, Neal Shusterman, Jon Scieszka, Marcus Sedgwick, Clare Vanderpool, Scott Westerfeld, Cat Winters, and Meg Wolitzer.

Cost :
25

Sunday, June 29 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Laugh’s On Us! Sponsored by Sage [$] Social event, Ticketed event Paris
Versailles Ballroom
Description :

Join Paula Poundstone, national spokesperson for United for Libraries, along with a host of other hilarious writers for this evening of fun and laughter. Authors include Eric Kaplan, Anthony Breznican, Stephanie Evanovich, and Issa Rae (additional authors to be announced at www.ala.org/united). Wine and cheese platters are included along with free books signed by the authors. Note that this program ends after the buses run so arrange to bring a friend or two and share a cab!

Cost :
advance purchase = $49 for United members, $55 others, $60 at the door
5:30pm - 11:00pm
2014 Newbery-Caldecott Awards Banquet [$] Ticketed event Paris
Paris Ballroom
Description :

Join us for this gala occasion celebrating the Newbery and Caldecott Medalists and Honorees, authors and illustrators of the year’s most distinguished books for children. Cocktails (cash bar) available prior to dinner; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will not be sold at the door and a limited number of tickets will be available at Onsite Registration until noon Friday. Pre-registration required, $94 individual tickets (non-assigned seating). Reserved table seating (ten seats) available. Table reservations must be made directly with the ALSC office. Details at http://www.ala.org/alsc/banquet.

Interests :
Cost :
$94.00

Monday, June 30 - 8:00am

8:00am - 12:30pm
Facility Tour of Summit View Juvenile Correctional Center Library [$] Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Interested in the library services available to incarcerated & detained youth? Thinking of starting outreach to your local juvenile facility and not sure what to expect? Experience this unique, exciting, and challenging arena of library services on a tour of the newly re-opened Summit View Youth Correctional Center in Las Vegas. To register, visit the LSYC webpage, www.youthlibraries.org

Cost :
Included with conference registration.

Monday, June 30 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gala Author Tea Sponsored by ReferenceUSA [$] Ticketed event Las Vegas Hotel
Pavilion 02 & 03
Description :

Join United for Libraries' traditional author tea featuring a panel of bestselling authors discussing their works while you enjoy a light repast of sweet and savory snacks. Authors include Heather Gudenkauf, Laurie R. King, James Rollins, Jean Kwok, and Emily St. John Mandel. Buy your ticket early for this often sell-out event. Book signings follow with free books galore!

Cost :
advance purchase = $49 for United members, $55 others, $60 at the door

Monday, June 30 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
International Librarians Reception [$] Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Please join the International Relations Round Table (IRRT) in welcoming and celebrating with librarians from more than 80 countries at the ALA Annual Conference. Open to all conference attendees, this reception offers a unique opportunity to network with hundreds of information professionals from around the world. Join us for a mixing of culture and ideas, regional cuisine, hors d’oeuvres and open bar (this event is free for international librarians). Advance registration is required. No tickets will be sold at the site. Location: UNLV-Marjorie Barrick Museum

Cost :
40

Tuesday, July 1 - 11:00am

11:00am - 1:30pm
Inaugural Brunch [$] Ticketed event Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom A
Description :

Join ALA President Barbara K. Stripling in honoring incoming President Courtney Young and Division Presidents-Elect at this Inaugural Brunch. This elegant event will immediately follow the Closing General Session and includes food, entertainment, and more. Tickets can be purchased when you register for the conference or added at a later date.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
$50; Onsite $55

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