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Thursday, June 26 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Freedom to Read Foundation Reception [Closed] Social event Las Vegas Convention Center
N101
Sponsors :
FTRF.
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
LITA Open House Social event Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

LITA Open House is a great opportunity for current and prospective members to talk with Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) leaders and learn how to make connections and become more involved in LITA activities.

Interests :
3:00pm - 4:00pm
RUSA 101: Network, Get Oriented, Get Involved Social event Las Vegas Convention Center
S222
Description :

If you’re new to RUSA or are a longtime member looking for opportunities to connect with members and ways to get involved, make sure to put RUSA 101 on your calendar! Spend an hour with us on Friday from 3-4p.m. before heading off to the opening of the exhibit floor.

Friday, June 27 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Independent School Section (ISS) Social Social event, Ticketed event Offsite
Serendipity 3
Description :

Catch up with AASL Independent Schools Section (ISS) colleagues and new friends over casual conversation, hors d’oeuvres, drinks and fun.

Serendipity 3 is located at Caesars Palace.

7:00pm - 9:00pm
ANSS Social Social event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Off-site event for ANSS members and potential members to get together and enjoy a meal and networking. Please note the new start time of 7:30 p.m. Location information:
The Tamba Lounge
Hawaiian Marketplace
3743 S Las Vegas Blvd, Ste 205
Las Vegas, NV 89109

7:00pm - 9:00pm
NMRT Mentoring Social Social event Caesars Palace
Sorrento
Description :

The NMRT Mentoring Social gives participants in both the NMRT Conference Mentoring Program and NMRT Career Mentoring Program a chance to meet in person. For Conference Mentoring participants, this is a further chance to exchange conference survival tips and make a definite professional connection at Annual. For Career Mentoring participants, the social provides an opportunity to cement the mentoring relationships developed during the previous nine months of career mentoring. All participants in NMRT's Mentoring programs are encouraged to attend even if their mentoring partner cannot attend the social.

7:00pm - 9:30pm
ALCTS 101 Social event Las Vegas Hotel
Pavilion 10
Description :

Start the weekend off right and get the most out of your conference attendance with ALCTS 101! Join us for a low-key evening with light refreshments and the opportunity to win great door prizes, as we provide an overview of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Division.

Established members will be on-hand to chat with attendees about ALCTS sections (cataloging, preservation, continuing resources, etc.), interest groups, navigating Annual, publishing opportunities, professional development, and volunteer opportunities. All are welcome - those considering membership with ALCTS, student members, new members, and long-term members wanting a brush-up. A short business meeting for the ALCTS New Member Interest Group will occur at the end of the event, where you can volunteer to serve as the Social Media Coordinator or Student Liaison for the next year.

We'll also be kicking off the ALCTS Photo Scavenger Hunt that will be going on during the conference. Come to learn more and to get a head start on photos to check off the list! http://www.ala.org/alcts/events/ac/2014/hunt

Join us at the Las Vegas Hotel - Pavilion 10 on Friday, June 27th 2014 from 7:00-9:30PM (Directly after ALA's Opening Exhibits). Add it to your scheduler today!

Sponsors :

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
RUSA RSS Open House and All-Committee Meeting Social event Flamingo
Laughlin II
Description :

Open House for all RUSA Reference Services Section members and those interested in the work of the section. Committee meetings will take place directly following open house activities.

Interests :

Saturday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Intellectual Freedom Round Table Reception Social event Las Vegas Hotel
Conference Room 08
Description :

Intellectual Freedom Round Table Reception

Saturday, June 28 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Past-President's Luncheon (AASL) [Closed] Social event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Luncheon for past presidents of the AASL Board of Directors

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beta Phi Mu General Assembly G-ALA Social event Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
Description :

The Beta Phi Mu General Assembly is held annually during the Annual ALA Conference. This event includes business meetings, chapter reports, new member initiation ceremony, announcement of 2014 scholarship recipients, face to face networking, and is a catered event.

Sponsors :
AFL
Beta Phi Mu (Affiliate)

Saturday, June 28 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Informal Meet-up for Academic Librarians Interested in Library Marketing and Outreach Social event Las Vegas Convention Center
N230
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Communicators’ Network Social event Las Vegas Hotel
Conference Room 09
Description :

New and veteran library PR and marketing practitioners and enthusiasts: Join our initial gathering to discuss new ways to share our knowledge and experience and explore new ideas. Don’t miss this opportunity to help develop an ALA-wide communications interest group, and create a wish-list of future programs and collaborations across traditional division and group boundaries.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:30pm - 6:30pm
LLAMA Mentoring Program Open House Social event Las Vegas Hotel
LLAMA President's Suite
Description :

This open house is for anyone interested in learning about LLAMA's mentoring program.

Saturday, June 28 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 7:00pm
YALSA Happy Hour Social event Offsite
Peppermill Restaurant & Lounge, 2985 Las Vegas Blvd.
Description :

Mingle with YALSA members and enjoy special drink prices from 5-6pm.

Saturday, June 28 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
ACRL DLS/ULS Social Social event Offsite
Grill 55, Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel
Description :

Interested in university libraries, distance learning, or in just casually meeting some fellow librarians? The ACRL University Libraries Section (ACRL-ULS) and ACRL Distance Learning Section (ACRL-DLS) have combined forces to host a joint social to help you unwind after a busy Saturday of programs! Enjoy appetizers and a cash bar, while also networking with fellow ULS and DLS members and other conference attendees.

Offsite – Grill 55 at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel, Wine Room (3400 Paradise Road / Las Vegas, NV 8919-2770)
http://www.renaissancelasvegas.com/dinings/grill-55.aspx

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grant Celebration Social event Caesars Palace
Milano II
Description :

This reception is a celebration of Will Eisner's contribution to the creation of the graphic novel format and recognition of the librarians who have and continue to foster a love of the comics medium. The winners of the 2014 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries will be introduced.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Soiree (ACRL IS) Social event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

ACRL Instruction Section Soiree, an evening social open to anyone interested in the ACRL Instruction Section.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
CANCELLED WGSS Social Social event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Join ACRL's Women & Gender Studies Section for our social.

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