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Format: 09/24/2017 - 5pm
Format: 09/24/2017 - 5pm
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Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Get the Facts! Nonfiction, Informational Reading, and Literature for Youth Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 4
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Auditorium Speaker Series featuring Stan Lee Speaker series Las Vegas Convention Center
N249
Description :

Treat yourself to magical superpowers, a sinister conspiracy, and an
unlikely hero with Stan Lee, known to millions as the man whose Super Heroes propelled Marvel to its preeminent position in the comic book industry and whose co-creations include Spider-Man™, The Avengers ™, X-Men™, Iron Man™, The Incredible Hulk™, The Fantastic Four™, and hundreds of others.
Lee will talk among other things about his forthcoming action-packed illustrated novel Zodiac, based on the Chinese Zodiac. Co-written with Stuart Moore and illustrated by Andie Tong, it follows Steven Lee, a young Chinese-American teen who is drawn into a mysterious conspiracy surrounding twelve mystical pools of energy and a power-hungry secret organization. (January 2015, Disney Publishing Worldwide.)
Lee remains Chairman Emeritus of Marvel, serves on the Editorial Board of Marvel Comics, and is currently Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment, a multimedia entertainment company he co-founded. POW! has debuted several titles including Solider Zero, Traveler, and Starborn with Boom Comics, Stan Lee and the Mighty 7 with Archie and A Squared Entertainment, and Romeo and Juliet: The War with 1821 Comics. Lee has been involved in creating feature film scripts, a live action musical, and is working on Indian and South American superhero franchises.
Sponsored By: Disney Publishing Worldwide

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
"TC Reads!" Breathing New Life into Book Program Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S225
Description :

Want to make a high school reading program more participatory and hip? Rejuvenate your reading program and create a culture of reading. Find out how one large, diverse, suburban high school was able to use branding, Skype sessions, ebooks, augmented reality, and social media to garner excitement for literacy. Presenters will demonstrate Aurasma AR application allowing participants hands on experience as used in our library orientation. Participants encouraged to bring smart phones/devices. There will also be a display of student and librarian generated materials. Presenters will share successful strategies and lessons learned to get you started.

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
A New Vision for Teen Read Week Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S222
Description :

YALSA's Teen Read Week was started in 1998 in order to provide libraries with a dedicated time to highlight all of the great reading and literacy resources and services they provide for teens and their families. YALSA is seeking feedback on how to make sure this event stays relevant and exciting for libraries in the years to come. Bring ideas and questions!