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Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

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.

Interests :
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 - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Bill Ratner (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Parenting for the Digital Age: The Truth Behind Medi'as Effect on Children and What to Do About It
Parenting guide by a media personality whose children were bombarded by media messages he created.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Michael Cart & Christine A. Jenkins (ALA Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
ALA Store
Description :

Top 250 LGBTQ Books for Teens: Coming Out, Being Out, and the Search for Community
Identifying titles that address the sensitive and important topics of coming out, being out, and the search for community, this guide spotlights the best gay, lesbian, bi, transgender, and questioning books written for teens.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Annual Conference (2015) Program Subcommittee Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting InterContinental San Francisco
Sutter
Description :

The PLA Annual Conference (2015) Program Subcommittee meets.

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
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Barb Rosenstock (Boyds Mills Press/Highlights Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1421
Description :

Ben Franklin's Big Splash
Ben Franklin loved to swim and, at the age of eleven, he was determined to swim like a fish—fins and all! This fascinating and lively account of young Ben’s earliest invention follows the budding scientist’s journey as he tests and retests his swim fins. That first big splash led Ben to even more innovations and inventions. Includes Franklin quotes, a timeline, bibliography, and source notes.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Barbara Shapiro (Algonquin Books/Workman) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1120
Description :

The Muralist
“B. A. Shapiro once again pens the art world into vivid, sensual life. Set during World War II and the dawn of Abstract Expressionism, The Muralist is an intriguing story masterfully imagined about art, war, family, truth, and freedom. If you liked The Art Forger, you're going to love The Muralist!” —Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice

Alizée Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), vanishes in New York City in 1940 amid personal and political turmoil. No one knows what happened to her.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 11:30am
Board Meeting (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Westin St. Francis
California West BR
Description :

REFORMA Board of Directors includes the Executive Committee, the Chairs of all Standing Committees, and all the Chapter Presidents. ALL MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS OF OUR WORK ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
9:30am - 12:00pm
Budget & Finance Committee Meeting I (ACRL) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Van Ness Room
Description :

Meeting of the Budget & Finance Committee.

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 - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Auntie M (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Mana'kai Dreams of Hawai'i
Babies dream too, but what of? Explore a Hawai'ian boy's dreamtime. Run wild, live adventurous! [Juvenile Fiction – Bedtime & Dreams]

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Dana Bowman (Central Recovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

Bottled: A Mom's Guide to Early Recovery
An unflinching and hilarious memoir about recovery as a mother of young kids, Bottled explains the perils moms face with drinking and chronicles the author's path to recovery, from hitting bottom to the months of early sobriety—a blur of pain and chaos—to her now (in)frequent moments of peace. It offers empathy, comic relief, and encouragement for moms everywhere.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Jodi Lynn Anderson (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

The Vanishing Season
Beautiful and creepy, THE VANISHING SEASON is an intense, emotionally–charged novel about two girls struggling to cope with their uncertain futures, a murder in a close–minded, tight–knit small town in Wisconsin…and a ghost.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:45am
Meet the Authors: Frank Morrison (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
Brimming with ebullience and the joy of making music, Little Melba and Her Big Trombone is a fitting tribute to a trailblazing musician and a great unsung hero of jazz.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:45am
Meet the Authors: Katheryn Russell-Brown & Frank Morrison (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
A biography of African American jazz virtuoso Melba Doretta Liston, a pioneering twentieth-century trombone player, composer, and music arranger at a time when few women, of any race, played brass instruments and were part of the jazz scene.

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
Meet the Authors: Anna Kang & Christopher Weyant (Baker & Taylor) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2815
Description :

That's (Not) Mine
Two fuzzy creatures both want to sit in the same comfy chair. The trouble is, they can’t agree who it belongs to. They get madder and madder, until . . . With expressive illustrations and simple text, this giggle-inducing tale about (not) sharing and (not) being a good friend features the endearing characters from Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner You Are (Not) Small.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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