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Saturday, June 27 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bibliographic Standards Committee - Controlled Vocabularies Editorial Group Meeting III (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Executive Boardroom
Description :

Meeting of the RBMS Controlled Vocabularies Editorial Group

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Task Force to Review Competencies for Special Collections Professionals Meeting (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 19 & 20
Description :

Meeting of the ACRL/RBMS Task Force to Review Competencies for Special Collections Professionals

6:00pm - 8:00pm
ULC Reception Affiliate Event Offsite
SFPL Main Lib./Skylight Gallery
Sponsors :
AFL
Affiliate Organization
6:00pm - 8:30pm
The 17th Annual International Latino Book Awards Affiliate Event, Author Event, Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 07
Description :

Over the last 16 years the International Latino Book Awards has honored 1,668 authors and publishers and has grown to become the largest Latino literary and cultural awards event in the USA. Winners have been chosen from across the USA and from 18 countries outside the USA. The Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now in conjunction with REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-speaking and Las Comadres de las Americas.

Join us in celebrating this year's winners!

For more information visit: www.lbff.us/ILBA.php www.reforma.org www.lascomadres.com

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
CANCELLED GMS Hosted Dinner [Closed] Other Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Continental 6
Description :

GMS Hosted Dinner

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 27 - 6:30pm

6:30pm - 7:30pm
WGSS Social Social event Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 08
Description :

The WGSS social takes place at a local restaurant immediately following the general membership meeting.

6:30pm - 8:30pm
GLBTRT Social Social event Offsite
SFPL Eureka Valley/Harvey Milk Branch
Description :

Connect with your colleagues at the GLBTRT Social! This social gathering is open to all attendees of ALA's Annual Conference. The Annual 2015 Social will be held at the Eureka Valley/Harvey Milk Memorial Branch of the San Francisco Public Library, 1 Jose Sarria Court. Suggested donation: $5 at the door.

Saturday, June 27 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:00pm
CALA Leadership Networking Affiliate Event Westin St. Francis
Tower Salon A
Sponsors :
AFL
Chinese American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
7:00pm - 9:00pm
SRRT/PLG Joint Membership Meeting and Social Social event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Location: Offsite - SFPL West Portal Branch

Come join the Social Responsibilities Round Table for its Membership Meeting and Joint Social with the Progressive Librarians Guild at the West Portal Branch of the San Francisco Public Library at 190 Lenox Way, San Francisco, CA 94127. Also included are book talks by SRRT Action Councilors Al Kagan, author of “Progressive Library Organizations: A Worldwide History”, and Thomas M. Twiss, author of “Trotsky and the Problem of Soviet Bureaucracy”.

Saturday, June 27 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
CALA Board Affiliate Event Westin St. Francis
Tower Salon A
Sponsors :
AFL
Chinese American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
8:00pm - 10:00pm
CANCELLED Noche de cuentos Affiliate Event, Author Event, Social event Moscone Convention Center
132 (N)
Description :

Enjoy an enchanting evening of performances celebrating the power of storytelling to unite communities. This NOCHE event will also feature an art auction of original art work donated by prominent Latino children's books illustrators in support of the 20th Anniversary celebration of the Pura Belpre Award. Enjoy the stories, enjoy the art!

For more information, please visit: http://nochedecuentos.org/

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Announcement and Reception [$] Author Event, Ticketed event Hotel Nikko
Nikko Ballroom
Description :

The eagerly anticipated announcement and presentation of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, ALA’s only single-book awards for adult trade fiction and nonfiction, is followed by a chance to mingle at the dessert and drinks reception. The two books chosen as winners from the shortlist of six will be announced. Both winners attended the 2014 event to receive their medals and offered inspiring, entertaining remarks. Keynote speaker is best-selling author, actor, and NBA MVP Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Cosponsored by Booklist and RUSA. Purchase tickets here: http://alaac15.ala.org/ticketed-events#RUSA.

Cost :
ALA Members $35; Non-ALA Members $35; RUSA Members $25