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Thursday, June 25 - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:00am
Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees Orientation Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

Orientation session for trustess and unit liaisons

Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 25 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees Other Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

Business meeting of Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees - morning session

Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 25 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees Other Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

Business meeting of Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees - afternoon session

Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 25 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 6:30pm
FTRF Member Reception Social event Moscone Convention Center
Hallway Room 131 (N)
Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 25 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
CANCELLED Freedom to Read Foundation Member Reception Social event Moscone Convention Center
238 (S)
Description :

Freedom to Read Foundation Member Reception

Sponsors :
FTRF.

Friday, June 26 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Intellectual Freedom Committee I Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

First business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Committee

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:30pm
Intellectual Freedom Committee II Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

Second business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Committee

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Intellectual Freedom 101 Discussion/Interest group, First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
2004 (W)
Description :

Intellectual Freedom is one of the most basic values of librarianship.  ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom was established in 1965 to educate about, promote, and defend intellectual freedom for library users as enshrined in the Library Bill of Rights. ALA’s partner organization, the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF), was established in 1969 as a resource to support intellectual freedom in the courts and beyond. At this fast-paced one-hour session, you will meet of ALA’s various intellectual freedom groups, get all the details on the IF programs planned for this conference and other upcoming events, and find out how you can get involved in the intellectual freedom workings of ALA and FTRF.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Intellectual Freedom Round Table I Other Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite H
Description :

First business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Round Table

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Intellectual Freedom Round Table Awards Reception Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite B
Description :

Intellectual Freedom Round Table Awards Reception

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Access to Information Committee Meeting (RUSA) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Presidio Room
Description :

We coordinate RUSA's efforts at promoting access to information in user and reference services and serve as a conduit for legislative concerns. Anyone interested in access, intellectual freedom or legislative issues is welcome to come.

8:30am - 10:00am
Intellectual Freedom Committee III Committee meeting Grand Hyatt San Francisco
Sunset
Description :

Third business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Committee

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Library Services for the Incarcerated and Detained Discussion/Interest group Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 04
Description :

Meeting of the members of the ASCLA Interest Group Library Services to the Incarcerated and Detained and of those who are curious.

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Innovation in Action Author Event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 04
Description :

The communities and users that libraries serve are always changing; true innovation helps libraries adapt to meet their needs and aspirations both now and in the future. Join library leaders and thinkers Ben Bizzle, John J. Huber, Anthony Molaro, Steven V. Potter, and Leah L. White as they present concrete examples of innovation in action that can be applied at your institution.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Should I Tweet That? Academic Freedom and Social Media Program Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Social media gives us a platform to express ourselves on any subject to a wide audience. It also tests the traditional boundaries of speech protected by academic freedom. When faculty appointments can be revoked on the basis of 140 characters, are we witnessing new limits on academic freedom? Join our panel of experts for a lively discussion on what academic freedom means in the age of social media. This program is sponsored by the ACRL Professional Values Committee.

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Celebrating Graphic Novels: Graphix and Beyond! Author Event, Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 05
Description :

Graphic novels and the comic format have become increasingly popular, with both kids and adults. Join renowned authors and artists Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Sisters), Craig Thompson (Space Dumplins), Jennifer Holm (Sunny Side Up), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space) and Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants) to learn more about how graphic novels support literacy, learning, and a love of reading.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
The History and Evolving Acceptance of Collecting LGBT Materials in Libraries Program Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Golden Gate 2
Description :

An academic librarian, a public librarian, a school librarian and a panelist with broad historical LGBT materials collection experience will discuss the past and present state of LGBT materials collection in libraries. The discussion may include availability of LGBT materials in libraries, communities’ acceptance of LGBT materials in libraries, and how LGBT materials are being defined with evolving attitudes and perceptions in America. The program will conclude with a discussion about the future of collecting LGBT materials.

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
IFC/FTRF Issues Briefing Session Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
2011 (W)
Description :

Updates from the Intellectual Freedom Committee and the Freedom to Read Foundation

Sponsors :
ALA
FTRF.
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Librarians and Archivists with Palestine: Delegation Reportback Program Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

In April 2015, nine librarians went to Palestine to follow up on the work of a 2013 Librarians and Archivists with Palestine delegation. We met with Palestinian academic, public, and school librarians, authors, publishers, and community organizations in the West Bank and inside Israel. Come hear participants report on the issues that our Palestinian colleagues face, the projects they have created, and our ideas for collaboration and library-specific solidarity work.

Sunday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Intellectual Freedom Committee Privacy Subcommittee Moscone Convention Center
220 (S)
Description :

Business meeting for the Intellectual Freedom Privacy Subcommittee

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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