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Format: 06/24/2018 - 2pm
Format: 06/24/2018 - 2pm
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Monday, June 30 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Andres Tobar (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

The National Latino & American Indian Scholarship Directory
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Brian Floca (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Locomotive
The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America’s early railroads, from the creator of the “stunning” (Booklist) Moonshot.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kevin Henkes (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 503
Description :

Penny and Her Marble
Penny found a marble as blue and perfect as the sky. The marble is smooth and the marble is fast, but the marble does not belong to her. It belongs to her neighbor, Mrs. Goodwin. Now Penny is worried she’s taken something important, but a chance encounter with Mrs. Goodwin puts all her fears to rest. A Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Oscar Goodman (Perseus Books Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 334
Description :

Being Oscar: From Mob Lawyer to Mayor of Las Vegas
Now in paperback: the candid autobiography of legendary lawyer Oscar Goodman--defender of Meyer Lansky and Mike Tyson--and Las Vegas mayor.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
PopTop Stage: Lydia Millet Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Lydia is the author of seven novels for adults, as well as a story collection called Love in Infant Monkeys, a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Her first book for middle-grade readers, The Fires Beneath the Sea, was one of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Children’s Books of 2011, as well as a Junior Library Guild selection. Pills and Starships is her first young adult novel.

Sponsored by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:00am - 1:30pm
Board of Directors Meeting II (ASCLA) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N234
Description :

Meeting of the ASCLA Board of Directors

Monday, June 30 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Monday Session: Blurring the Lines of Books Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

Recent books have begun to blur the lines between media, form, and genre, transcending tradition and setting expectations on edge. These postmodern masterpieces may defy classification but they are worthy additions to collections in numerous institutions as they reinvent the rules of the book world.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Monday Session: Campus Collaborations! Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

The EBSS Higher Education Committee would like to inspire you with ideas about building collaborative partnerships across your college or university campus. In this lightening round, we’ll give you 20 ideas for ways you can partner with various student organizations, faculty groups, and university administrators across your campus.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Monday Session: Everyone Lives in the Greatest Place on Earth: Librarian as Local Area Guide and Advocate Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

It’s easy to complain about where you live. The traffic is terrible, the weather could be much better, and nothing is as beautiful as the pictures far-away friends post online or the stories told by those living in exotic-sounding places. Every time I’ve moved, and it’s in the double digits now, I’ve heard the same thing from those in my new city: “Why’d you move here from there?” Why would you want to move to North Carolina from Washington state? Why would you want to move to Missouri from North Carolina? It’s very easy for everywhere else to seem better than where you are. But actually, everyone lives in the greatest place on earth. There are wonderful sights, experiences, history, people, nature, and food waiting almost under your nose for you to discover.
Librarians can help others discover the great things waiting locally for them through strategic collection development, social media outreach, and community partnerships. Add materials to your collection that highlight local items and issues of interest to your patrons. Connect with local leaders and establish partnerships with community groups so the library can better advertise, in person and online, the events, subjects, and places surrounding the library. Of course the library cannot represent everyone and everything, but judicious marketing of your community’s highlights will help everyone see that they do indeed live in a wonderful place.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Monday Session: Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Needs to Cross State Lines Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

Showing the Impact of Libraries - The very first Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project demonstrates the impact and expertise of Illinois libraries. It also highlights the library support for authors. When Illinois library staffers started this project, asking Illinois libraries to submit work of self-published authors, they thought forty entries would mean success. The project received 103 nominations from public, school and academic libraries across the state. Twenty-three librarians from different types of libraries served as judges. This is not only the story of library impact, it is the story about library power built on collaboration.

The author's life stories are poignant as well as their books. One author was involved in a plane crash and was worried that his book would not be submitted in time as he was stranded in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Molokai shark-infested waters for a few hours. Another author was part of a public library writers group in Lake Forest. Yet another author was just highlighted in the Chicago Tribune as she became a writer after a legal career at a major law firm. Every author has a story and we will be telling one author’s story over and over as we market the Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author. By the time of the ALA conference of 2014, we will be already well into “making them famous.”

The Target Audience – Library staff members who would like to learn how to start this in their own state or region. It would be wonderful impactful fun to have a Soon to be Famous American Library Association Author next year.

What Ignitees Attending this Session Will Learn – Overview of the project and the how to’s of managing a judging committee, book formats that work, marketing to authors and libraries, collecting impact stories and processes. This has been quite a learning process for us.

This project is coordinated in collaboration with the Illinois Library Association and Reaching Across Illinois Library System and is supported by the Illinois Heartland Library System, ALA Digital Working Group and the Public Library Association.

Further info is @ soontobefamous.info.

The project has been tremendous participatory fun. Please see the video "A Writingful Life Video" which featured library folks from across the state.
W are also open to this beeing a conversation starter.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Monday Session: The Learning Theater: Radical Space Design in an Urban Academic Library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

In New York City, space is at a premium and the opportunity to redesign an entire floor of the library is extraordinary. At The Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College, Columbia University, the emerging design of our fourth floor “learning theater” must consider current community needs as well as library patron and educator expectations decades into a technologically uncertain future. This presentation will examine the ways we spread the word, educated the community, collected feedback, and made decisions in this innovative learning space.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Monday Session: What's Popping Up? Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

The Pop Up Library is a transportable unit, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and fueled by a partnership with the Children’s Museum of Houston (CMH). Houston Public Library’s (HPL) Pop Up Library delivered 139 early literacy programs to 3244 parents and children from May through August, 2013. The Pop Up tent popped up in 33 different zip codes, 73% of which have poverty rates between 15% and 40%. Join us in saying “good-bye” to summer slide and “hello” to Pop Up Library!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 1:00pm
Schneider Family Book Award Luncheon [Closed] Social event Las Vegas Convention Center
N204
Description :

Luncheon honoring the winning authors and illustrator

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
11:30am - 2:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting III (AASL) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N101
Description :

Meeting of the officers of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Board of Directors.

Monday, June 30 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Zine Pavilion: Raffle winners announced Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Zine Pavilion
Description :

The winners for the zine raffle will be selected and announced.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Icy Smith & Crystal Smith (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Daddy, My Favorite Guy
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Marie Elena Cortés (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Neglected By Two Countries: Young Voices of the American Dream
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Comics Bakery – Dave Roman, Raina Telgemeier, Jerzy Drozd Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage
Description :

A live performance graphic novel theater involving lots of audience participation and silliness. Raina Telgemeier (Drama), Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), and Jerzy Drozd (Cap’n Cat) will perform chapters from some of their latest comics.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
PopTop Stage: Brian Francis Slattery Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Slattery’s Spaceman Blues was nominated for the Connecticut Book Award and was awarded an A- by Entertainment Weekly. His stories have been published in Glimmer Train, McSweeney's, and The Revelator. An editor and co-founder of the New Haven Review, he also co-hosts Paper Trails, a show on WNPR about books. The Family Hightower takes a close look at capitalism and organized crime in the 20th century, and how increasingly, the former is starting to look a lot like the latter. It's about the legend of the self-made man, and what money can do to people, the problem of never knowing when you have enough.

Sponsored by Seven Stories

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Springer Innovations for Academic Libraries Lunch and Learn Session [Closed] Las Vegas Convention Center
N219
Description :

In these sessions you will learn firsthand how the power of Springer innovation can improve your library’s research and development capabilities. The sessions feature an interactive demonstration that presents the audience with specific questions posed by professors and students regarding research and Springer eProducts. Attendees will be automatically entered to win a free Apple iPad! Lunch will also be served courtesy of Springer.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

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