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Format: 02/18/2018 - 11pm
Format: 02/18/2018 - 11pm
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Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Joint Youth Legislation Committee (AASL, ALSC, YALSA) Other Las Vegas Hotel
Conference Room 03
Description :

n/a

10:30am - 11:30am
What's Cooking @ ALA - Six Sisters: A Year With Six Sisters Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - What's Cooking Stage
Description :

The Six Sisters—Camille, Kristen, Elyse, Stephanie, Lauren, and Kendra—grew up in Utah, but a few of them moved away as they grew up. The sisters started the blog in February 2011 to keep in touch while they were apart, but it has since gained popularity, garnering more than 11 million views per month and more than 316,000 followers on Pinterest.

Sponsored by Shadow Mountain

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Assessment in Action Focus Group II [Closed] Other Bally’s
Palace 4
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
10:30am - 12:00pm
Now Showing @ ALA: Dear Mr. Watterson Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N242
Description :

Documentary film about the comic strip Calvin & Hobbes Production Company. Calvin & Hobbes is one of the greatest comic strips of all time. Besides it being amazingly funny, thought-provoking, and extremely well-drawn, it has been the entrée into reading for countless young students who otherwise lacked interest.

Librarians and teachers across the country can attest to the popularity of the Calvin & Hobbes book collections, despite the comic strip ending syndication nearly 2 decades ago. Dear Mr. Watterson is an exploration into just why the strip has had such a lasting impact.

Run Tim: 89 Minutes

Link to trailer: https://vimeo.com/76721308

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 1:00pm
Leaders Wanted / LIS Doctoral Program Options Fair: Cultivating Diversity in LIS Education Other Las Vegas Hotel
Paradise South
Description :

Representation of diversity in LIS education and research is paramount to achieving our diversity recruitment goals. A panel featuring current doctoral students will be followed by an hour-long Options Fair with representatives from LIS doctoral programs. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore PhD and funding options from schools across the country. All are welcome to join us!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Book Buzz Theater: National Geographic Books Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

What do you get when you combine the following ingredients…

1 Horse Escape Artist

1 Parrot Genius

a schmear of Animal Jam

a cup of Extreme Weather

a slice of Ultimate Bodypedia

and
a side of Just Joking

…our tasty Fall
2014
Kids
List!

And in case you haven’t heard, we are publishing our first NG Kids Cookbook with NG Explorer and Chef Extraordinaire, Barton Seaver. Prepare to be dazzled with deliciousness!

And from National Geographic Books: The World at Your Fingertips

National Geographic presents highlights from our fall list, including:
• Our tenth edition Atlas of the World, an essential guide to understanding today's increasingly interconnected world
• Stunning Photography, an exploration of vivid moments within the world of photography
• The World’s Best Cities, illuminating 225 great urban destinations world-wide
• National Geographic: The Covers, the definitive cover collection from the world's most beloved magazine
• The Story of Christianity, an inspiring visual journey through the cultural history of the Christian world
• And more!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:00am - 11:30am
Maker Showcase Demo: Sparkfun Electronics Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Maker Pavilion - Booth 1968
Description :

Sparkfun Electronics is located in booth # 1870.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:30am
Mobile App Presentation: Press Reader Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Mobile App Pavilion
Description :

Press Reader

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:00am - 12:00pm
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Zine Brunch Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage
Description :

Lights! Cameras! Zines! Join zinesters from the Zine Pavilion as they read from their amazing and personal works. Hear stories from the heart that entertain, make you laugh or cry, or inspire you to create your own zine! Zinesters will also be available for further discussion at the Zine Pavilion.

Kelsey Smith, librarian and sporadic zine author from Olympia, Washington, will serve as emcee for the following superstars…

Alex Wrekk
Alex Wrekk has been creating the zine Brainscan since 1997 and is the author of the DIY zine resource book Stolen Sharpie Revolution. Alex lives in Portland, Oregon and is a founder and continued organizer of the Portland Zine Symposium. She hosts Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine Podcast, maintains zine resource listings at StolenSharpieRevolution.org, organizes July Is International Zine Month, an runs the online and brick and mortar shop of Portland Button Works and zine distro. Alex also sings for the international zine themed band, the Copy Scams.
Jonas Cannon
Jonas is a zinester from Chicago. He made the six-issue zine Cheer the Eff Up, and contributed to several other compilations. He has also written a novel: The Greatest Most Traveling Circus.
Celia C. Pérez
Celia is the author of I Dreamed I was Assertive, Ofrenda and Sherman Sez (a Sherman Alexie fanzine). She’s also a mama, writer, librarian, zine-maker, thing-finder, book-sniffer, coffee-drinker, pie-eater, and kid lit reader.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:00am - 12:00pm
PopTop Stage: Marissa Moss Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Moss has written more than fifty children's books, from picture books to middle-grade and young adult novels. Her most recent novel, A Soldier's Secret: the Incredible True Story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, a Civil War Hero, won the California Silver Book Award. Barbed Wire Baseball, her latest picture book was named an ALA Notable Book and a Notable Book for Social Studies this year. Last year she started her own small children's book press, with four books out by a mix of debut and established authors.

Sponsored by Creston Books

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:00am - 12:30pm
Career Development Workshop: Answering Tough Questions As You Improve Your Interviewing Skills Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Hall N - Placement Center
Description :

The session presenter will help you discover how to capitalize on the first impression, become familiar with behavioral interviewing technique, and adapt your style based on various interview formats (i.e. telephone, Skype, face to face). In this session, we will also give tips on what to say or not say in the interview as well as help you know how to tell your story so that you can be prepared for any interview.

About the Presenter: Lila Fredenburg

Prior to becoming a librarian, Fredenburg practiced labor and employment law in Ohio and Illinois for almost twenty years. She received her MLIS from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1998. She served as human resources librarian at Indiana University and at Princeton University before accepting a position as Associate Director of Administration at Florida State University Libraries. She has served as Director of Administrative Services at Rutgers University Libraries since 2007 and has responsibility for human resources, training and development, finance, facilities and communication functions.

She has been active in LLAMA and has served as chair of the human resources section and convener of the Labor Relations Managers discussion group and most recently chaired the joint ACRL-LLAMA 2013 President's Program Committee.

For more information on the ALA JobLIST Placement Center activities, contact Placement Manager, Beatrice Calvin (bcalvin@ala.org).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Mobile App Presentation: OneClickdigital eAudio Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Mobile App Pavilion
Description :

OneClickdigital eAudio

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:30pm
What's Cooking @ ALA - Claudia Lucero: One Hour Cheese Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - What's Cooking Stage
Description :

Claudia Lucero is the entrepreneur behind UrbanCheesecraft.com and DIY Cheese Kits, which she sells through Etsy, specialty food shops, and select Whole Foods stores. She also developed the home cheesemaking kits for Williams-Sonoma’s Agrarian product line. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Sponsored by Workman Publishing

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:45am - 12:00pm
Book Buzz Theater: Hachette Book Group’s Fall Book Buzz Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Join your friends from Hachette Book Group for a fast and furious Book Buzz. We will share the inside scoop on the hottest books coming out this Fall from our favorite thriller writers to the buzzworthy debut authors and everything in-between.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries Announcement Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage
Description :

Join authors Gene Leun Yang and Phil Yeh, and graphic novel librarians who will discuss the history and importance of graphic novels in education and libraries. This will be followed by the presentation of the 2014 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants to the two winning libraries. PLUS: Learn how your library can apply for the 2015 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Book Buzz Theater: Bloomsbury Children’s Books and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group Fall 2014 Book Buzz Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Bloomsbury Children’s Books and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group present highlights from their Fall 2014 list!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Maker Showcase Demo: 3 Branch Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Maker Pavilion - Booth 1968
Description :

3 Branch is located in booth # 1869.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mobile App Presentation: EnvisionWare Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Mobile App Pavilion
Description :

EnvisionWare

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Alf Seegert Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage
Description :

Alf Seegert is Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the Department of English at the University of Utah. He has been published in Western Humanities Review, The Journal of Ecocriticism, The Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, and the anthologies Philip K. Dick and Philosophy and C.S. Lewis and the Imaginative World. His course topics include Virtuality and Nature; Virtuality and Re-Enchantment; and Video Games and Storytelling.

Alf is a life-long lover of board games, video games, and role-playing games. He grew up on games like Dark Tower, Dungeons & Dragons, Tunnels & Trolls, Talisman, and the Ultima series. Alf went on to code a version of Dark Tower into the high school mainframe computer and has since designed half a dozen-or-so board games themed on everything from trolls to the Canterbury Tales: Bridge Troll, Trollhalla, and three games so far with Gryphon Games: The Road to Canterbury, Fantastiqa, and most recently, a co-design with Steven Poelzing, CUBIST. His website is at http://alfseegert.com .

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:00pm
PopTop Stage: Stephan Pastis with Teri Lesesne Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

This session will feature a presentation by author-illustrator-cartoonist Stephan Pastis, including a Q&A with YA literature expert Teri Lesesne. Pastis is the author-illustrator of Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made, a New York Times bestseller. He is also the creator of the devoutly followed comic strip Pearls Before Swine, which appears in more than six hundred newspapers. His compilation Larry in Wonderland debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for paperback graphic novels.

Sponsored by Candlewick Press

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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