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Sunday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 11:00am
ALA Council I Other Moscone Convention Center
134-135 (N)
Description :

This is a business meeting of the governing and policy body of the Association.

Sponsors :
8:45am - 9:00am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - Got Book? Auntie Helen’s Gift of Books Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

GOT BOOK? profiles Helen Agcaoili Summers Brown, founder of the Filipino American Library. Auntie Helen, as she is widely known in the Los Angeles Filipino Community is interviewed by one of her sons, George Brown, tracing her upbringing in the Philippines as a mestiza (half Filipino and half Caucasian American). Reputedly the first Filipina to attend UCLA, Helen married her UCLA sweetheart, Bill Brown, became a teacher and raised a family. Her collection of Philippine books from her father became the basis of her dream, the Filipino American Library, a community based non-profit in the Los Angeles Historic Filipinotown district.
Runtime: 7 minutes

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 9:45am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - Dalip Singh Saund: His Life, His Legacy Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

This documentary film explores the extraordinary life of Dr. Dalip Singh Saund (1899-1973) while
providing historical context of legal and social discrimination against Asians. Through the telling of the personal story of Dalip Singh Saund librarians will learn of about the early U.S. immigration laws aimed at preventing people from Asia and the Pacific Islands from coming to America and naturalizing as citizens. He came to the U.S. in 1920 as a student and attended UC Berkeley. He graduated in 1924 with a Masters and a PhD in Mathematics. Because Dalip Singh Saund was ineligible for citizenship, he was unable to find a job in his field. When he was able to naturalize as a citizen, Saund became the first Asian, the first Indian and the first Sikh elected to serve in the U.S. Congress.
Runtime: 36 minutes
Preview: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2Ut5hz0MVnENGQ4TUdyMkZmMXc/view?usp=sh...

Sponsored by Heritage Series, LLC, APALA

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 10:00am
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Chris Harris: Teaching Through Games: A Play-Based Approach to Learning in Libraries of All Types Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
Description :

Christopher Harris, gaming and learning expert and author of the Teaching Through Games (2015) series of professional books from Rosen Publishing, will share great tabletop games for starting a play-based learning program in your library. Support classroom instruction with curriculum-aligned games, deliver engaging public library game programs, and meet the learning needs of home school groups with these incredible board and card games for all ages. Take a break from the show and sit down for some interactive game play!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 10:00am
PopTop Stage - Diverse Authors Need Us Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Eight out of the Top Ten Books challenged in 2014 had themes of diversity and race. What is it about these stories that people want them removed from libraries? Intellectual freedom is being stifled because multiple viewpoints aren't represented. Join us to hear perspectives about censorship from authors who write with diverse voices. This will be a moderated Q&A panel with time for audience questions.

Sponsored by the Office for Intellectual Freedom, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, and We Need Diverse Books

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 11:00am
Career Counseling Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Recharge your career by meeting with a professional career coach. She can guide you in developing strategies for the next phase of your career, solving a problem in your current job situation, defining goals, and/or rejuvenating your career. Each one-on-one session is 20 minutes, and is completely confidential.

If you have never experienced career counseling, or just haven't used this type of service in a long time, this is the perfect opportunity to either introduce yourself to or reacquaint yourself with a service that can be useful throughout your career. Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with a knowledgeable professional about your career concerns. No cost.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 12:00pm
Gaming Lounge; Giant Word Winder Demo Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Gaming Lounge e
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 12:30pm
Gaming Lounge: Academy Games Demos Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Gaming Lounge
Description :

Academy Games is publisher of multiple award winning historical games including:
Freedom: The Underground Railroad, 1775: The American Revolution and 1812: The
Invasion of Canada. Stop by to explore and play some fantastic and educational games
from Academy Games.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 12:30pm
Gaming Lounge: Fantasy Flight Games Demos Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Gaming Lounge
Description :

Fantasy Flight Games are the publishers of Battlestar Galactica, the Game of Thrones,
Star Wars and Lord of the Rings Living Card Games, Cosmic Encounter and much more.
Stop by to explore and play the rich, thematic games of Fantasy Flight.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 12:30pm
Gaming Lounge: Open Gaming Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Gaming Lounge
Description :

Come to the Lounge, grab a seat and play! The Games and Gaming Roundtable will
have a selection of games from their game library that you can play. Or bring a game of
your own to setup and play. Open gaming is a great way for you to play at ALA.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
ALA 'Think Fit' Meditation Other Moscone Convention Center
270 (S)
Description :

Think Fit @ALA is our health and well-being initiative covering both personal health and environmental awareness, and includes a range of details and events.

Annual Conference 2015
Moscone Center Room #270 (s)

Dimmed lights and low music provide the perfect space for the ALA Meditation room. Need a break, time to stretch and relieve stress, join us in the Think Fit Meditation Room. Space is free for use and open Saturday and Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm and Monday 9:00am - 2:00pm.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Photography Service Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

The ALA JobLIST Placement Center will be offering all attendees the opportunity to have a "headshot" photo package created. Any attendee can sign-up for an appointment with ALA's conference photography team to have a professional photo taken and set of digital images created for the attendees' use in job applications, social media and other networking opportunities. Walk-ins welcome. Cost: $20. Saturday and Sunday

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Resume Review Service Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

If you need help getting your resume polished, stop by the Placement Center while you are at conference. Come and discover the best way to show your most recent accomplishments with an updated resume. Bring your resume on a thumb drive so that you can make immediate changes while you're in the Placement Center.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:15am - 10:00am
Conversation Starter: Hosting Repair Events at Your Library Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Fixit Clinic (www.fixitclinic.org) is a hands-on activity in disassembly, troubleshooting, and, (hopefully,) repair of broken household items. It's a natural fit for libraries, and we've held numerous successful events in libraries around the U.S.. We’ll cover:

- Scheduling the event and infrastructure necessary
- Recruiting volunteer "Fixit Coaches"
- Effective outreach and event promotion
- Supporting and sustaining ongoing Fixit Clinics
- Library-specific tricks and tips
- We'll do live demonstrations of disassembly, troubleshooting of some common household items

"Education, entertainment, empowerment, elucidation, and, ultimately, enlightenment through guided disassembly of your broken stuff.”

Don't Miss This Session!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:30am
Book Buzz Theater: Penguin Young Readers Group and Penguin Adult Exhibitor session, Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Kick off 'Pride' with Penguin!

Come listen as we showcase our Adult and Young Readers Summer/Fall 2015 titles with Penguin Pride. San Francisco treats will be served

Sponsors :
ALA
UNO
American Library Association (ALA)
Unofficial Event
9:45am - 10:00am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - Picking Tribes Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

A girl growing up in the 1940's makes humorous and heartfelt attempts to be "more than ordinary" as she struggles to find an identity between her Black American and Native American heritages. Semi-animated with vintage photographs and featuring original water color and animation cell art by Carlos Spivey. Broadcast on PBS.

"Heartfelt, often hilarious...A fine, spirited portrayal of a girl's search for identity." -Moving Pictures Bulletin.

”Brief but delightful vignette...Recommended for general audiences."/Sociology -American Library Association

Runtime: 7 minutes
Preview: http://www.asharpshow.com/pages/picking_tribes.html

Sponsored by A Sharp Show

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:15am
Mobile App Presentation: Niche Academy Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Mobile App Pavilion
Description :

Mobile App Presentation: Niche Academy

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Christos Gage: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
Description :

A veteran TV and comic book writer, this New York Times best-selling writer of both Buffy and Angel & Faith, discusses the challenges and rewards of adapting properties into comic form. He also manages this while staying true to the characters and still allowing them to change and grow.

Sponsored by Dark Horse Comics

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
PopTop Stage - Innosanto Nagara: Counting on Community Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Innosanto was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia, moving to the U.S. in 1988. A follow up to his first book, A is for Activist (written for his son), Counting on Community goes from one stuffed piñata to ten hefty hens, always counting on eachother. The book encourages children to recognize the value of their community, the joys inherent in healthy eco-friendly activities and inspires a vision of diversity as told through stories in words and pictures.

Sponsored by Seven Stories

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 1:00pm
San Francisco Pride Parade [Closed, $] Other, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site - TBA
Description :

Purchase a commemorative t-shirt celebrating ALA’s participation in the SF Pride Parade and secure a spot on the roster to join the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table and the staff of the San Francisco Public Library group in the parade. Exact time of parade and meeting location will be announced. Marchers will be required to stay with the parade contingent until the end. The parade route is one mile long and participants must commit to walking the entire distance with the group. Wheelchairs and motorized scooters are allowed. Due to space limitations, participation in this group is limited to GLBTRT members attending ALA Annual and are limited to the purchase of 2 t-shirts per attendee.

Sponsors :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
SOLD OUT

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