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Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 5:00pm
ALA Diversity and Outreach Fair Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Special Events Area
Description :

The annual Diversity and Outreach Fair celebrates library services, programs and collections to underserved and under-represented communities. Visit with program leaders, learn details and strategies for success, and consider how they might be repeated in your library community. Enjoy the festive atmosphere while networking and learning about these important programs! Sponsored by DEMCO, Inc.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 5:00pm
SustainRT Field Trip Other Offsite
Prelinger Library
Description :

Join the ALA Sustainability Round Table (SustainRT) for a field trip to the Prelinger Library! Just a 15-minute walk from Moscone Center, the Prelinger Library specializes in historical ephemera, periodicals, maps, and books not commonly found in other public libraries. It is part of a community of local and international artists, writers, activists, and other makers. This field trip is free and open to all.

To join the tour, meet up at the end of the SustainRT Membership Meeting at 2:30pm (Marriott Marquis – Pacific Suite E) or join us at the library (301 8th Street, near 8th/Folsom) by 3:00pm in Room 215.

Sponsors :
SUSTAINRT.

Saturday, June 27 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Book Buzz Theater: Random House Library Marketing Exhibitor session, Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Love is in the air! Don't miss our Fall 2015 titles on love, romance, relationships, and heartbreak! Get ARCs, Tote Bags, and the inside scoop on titles sure to drive your hold list.

Attendees will be entered to win a Dream Lover Gift Basket.

Chocolate and champagne will be served.

Sponsors :
ALA
UNO
American Library Association (ALA)
Unofficial Event
3:30pm - 4:30pm
What's Cooking @ ALA - Leah Brooks: Baking with Kids Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - What's Cooking Stage
Description :

Founder of the Young Urban Modern Chefs (Y.U.M. Chefs) they hold classes, summer camps, and birthday parties for hundreds of children a year in its kitchen/classroom in the Mission District of San Francisco. Sharing her passion for local, fresh food, Y.U.M. changes the way kids see food emphasizing seasonality and providing a well-used classroom garden. Be sure to stop by her session to learn more about her new book and exceptional culinary program.

Sponsored by Quartos Publishing Group

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Conversation Starter: Girls Like Fart Jokes & Boys Have Feelings: Beyond Gendered Reader's Advisory Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Are you tired of hearing "that book is for boys!" and "but that's a girl book!" whenever you try to engage colleagues, supervisors, or even patrons on their next great read? What do those terms even mean and how have they come to have such sway in our field?

In this panel discussion, we will look at all the ways gendering books hurts and limits readers. Attendees will leave with an understanding of why this is a destructive approach to thinking about and discussing books as well as with new strategies for promoting and discussing books outside a gendered lenses.

There are no boy books or girl books - there are just books. This session will show you why we must rise above thinking about books in these reductive terms and how it can be done.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Daniel Corey: "Moriarty" The experience of creating, the image, and self branding Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
Description :

Working with Image Comics, the #1 independent comics publisher in the U.S. market, he will discuss his series' to date and history managing brand identity. In today's publishing market this content is essential.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:00pm - 5:00pm
PopTop Stage - Elaine Viets, Emily Brightwell, Jenna McKinlay, Kate Carlisle and Juliet Blackwell: Mystery for All Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

This panel includes Elaine Viets, Emily Brightwell, Jenna McKinlay, Kate Carlisle and Juliet Blackwell. These mystery writers will cover all the bases discussing their novels of mystery for young adult through the adult ages and the differences of the two. Hash out their new novels with them and realize how mystery has many faces.

Sponsored by Penguin

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Now Showing @ ALA: The Great Book Robbery Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

This documentary about the systematic "collection" of 70,000 Palestinian books by Israeli forces (including librarians) before, during, and after the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. The film tells the story of the books and what has become of them -- many are now labeled "Abandoned Property" at Israel's National Library -- and explores issues of library ethics and cultural heritage.
Runtime: 57 Minutes
Preview: https://vimeo.com/6303260

Sponsored by SRRT

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
ALA Membership Meeting Other Moscone Convention Center
134-135 (N)
Description :

In accordance with ALA Policy: "A membership meeting shall be held during the first two days of the Annual Conference..."

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:30pm - 6:00pm
2017 Arbuthnot Committee Meeting [Closed] Committee meeting, Other Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Van Ness Room
Description :

The 2017 Arbuthnot committee will meet to discuss candidates for the 2017 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
4:30pm - 6:00pm
CANCELLED 2016 Arbuthnot Committee Meeting [Closed] Committee meeting, Other Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Seacliff Room
Description :

The 2016 Arbuthnot committee will meet to discuss location hosts for the 2016 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 27 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Coretta Scott King Book Awards - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement Reception [Closed] Other, Social event Westin St. Francis
Olympic Room
Description :

CSK-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement reception. Please note that attendance is open only to invited guests.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 27 - 6:00pm

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

Sunday, June 28 - 5:00am

5:00am - 12:00pm
Green Room for Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast [Closed] Other Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite J
Description :

Green room for Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, June 28 - 7:00am

7:00am - 8:30am
Divisions' Presidents' Breakfast Other Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Club Room
Description :

This meeting is for the Divisions Presidents, President-Elects, Past President, Councilors.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 8:00am

8:00am - 8:15am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - 3D Printing in the Classroom Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

How do you turn young tech consumers into tech creators? At Hartford High School, Mike Hathorn puts students in charge of their own learning, giving them the topics and equipment, but also the freedom, to explore their own ideas. But room 212 is no ordinary classroom. Hathorn's students create detailed digital models with professional 3D software like SketchUp, and print their designs on the school's own 3D printers. Watch this short film to learn how the Hartford high schoolers are digitizing and "printing" their town's history, and encouraging other students to explore technology at maker showcases like TechJam.
Runtime: 11 minutes
Preview: https://vimeo.com/119583269

Sponsored by lynda.com

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 8:45am
Conversation Starter: Start-up Outreach at YOUR Library! Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Are you heeding the call of this year's theme "Transforming our libraries, ourselves" but don't know where to start? Are you interested in transforming your library by bringing in new communities? Join us to talk about successful outreach projects. The panel will share ways to identify underserved populations in your community and create outreach plans to take back to your library.

This presentation will present the results of the 2015 Seguimos Creando Enlaces conference. Seguimos Creando Enlaces, now in it's 4th year, is a free conference held in San Diego,CA that brings together librarians from the US and Mexico to share projects and exchange ideas. This year's conference focused on creating outreach plans to reach underserved Latino and Spanish-speaking groups in our communities. This session will include examples of successful outreach stories and tips so you can do it yourself.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:15am - 8:30am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - Project-based Learning: STEM to STEAM with Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

In 2002, a school district in Goleta, California, attempted an experiment. They introduced DPEA, the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy, a program designed to teach twenty-first-century skills via project-based learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). They discovered that when they added "art" to the program (STEAM) that they attracted 50% more girls, and got better adoption from parents, mentors, the outside community, and students. DPEA allows students to explore one project a year, rotating through each aspect of the STEAM program. The Academy has been running for over ten years and is recognized as a pioneer in education reform, prizing independent thought and modern skills over standardized testing and book-based lectures. Here the students, teachers, and administrators tell us why it works. Learn about their cutting-edge robotics program, multidisciplinary approach, and the unique collaborations that happen between students, teachers, and parents.
Runtime: 9 minutes
Preview: https://vimeo.com/101665737

Sponsored by lynda.com

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 8:45am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - Visual Thinking Strategies Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

What if teachers taught with questions rather than lectures? What if students were asked to reflect instead of regurgitate? Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) challenges the standard model of teaching by encouraging a reflection-and-response style of learning. Designed by art educator Philip Yenawine and developmental psychologist Abigail Housen, VTS relies on children's natural ability to observe, using imagery as the starting point for learning. The teacher asks open-ended questions; students reflect and respond. The process has been proven to strengthen critical thinking skills, language development, confidence, and collaboration. Watch VTS at work in three Louisiana schools and find out what alternative teaching methods like these might have in store for America's classrooms.
Runtime: 11 minutes
Preview: https://vimeo.com/105894448

Sponsored by lynda.com

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
General Membership Meeting and Breakfast (ACRL STS) Other Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Plaza A
Description :

This is a general business meeting of the section including the welcoming of new members/first time conference attendees.

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