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Thursday, June 25 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Affiliate Assembly Executive Committee (AASL) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
228-230 (S)
Description :

A meeting of the officers of the AASL Affiliate Assembly Executive Committee.

Thursday, June 25 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Joint Executive Committee Meeting (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

AASL, ALSC, and YALSA Executive Committee member meeting.

Friday, June 26 - 8:00am

8:00am - 12:00pm
Standards & Guidelines Editorial Board Committee Meeting (AASL) [Closed] Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
206 (S)
Description :

Meeting of the Standards & Guidelines committee of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 4:00pm
Affiliate Leadership Summit (AASL) [Closed] Discussion/Interest group InterContinental San Francisco
InterContinental BR A & B
Description :

Meeting of the members of the affiliate leaders of the American Association of School Librarians.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 26 - 9:00am

9:00am - 3:00pm
ISS Tour (AASL_ISS) [Closed, $] Social event, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Join the Independent Section (ISS) for a daytime tour of independent schools in the San Francisco area. The ISS tour will feature lower, middle, and upper school library programs. Departing from the Moscone Center, attendees are sure to have a variety of insights! Snacks will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
$50

Friday, June 26 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting I (AASL) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
2020 (W)
Description :

Meeting of the officers of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Board of Directors.

Friday, June 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Time for Storytime! Author Event Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Golden Gate 1
Description :

Get ready to move, dance, sing, and play! Three respected chidren's storytime authorities, Betsy Diamant-Cohen, Linda Ernst, and Saroj Nadkarni Ghoting, will share examples from their popular storytime books, offer tips and advice, and take your questions. You'll learn about early literacy and have a great time!

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:30pm
ISS Social (AASL_ISS) [Closed, $] Social event, Ticketed event InterContinental San Francisco
Sutter
Description :

Catch up with Independent School Section (ISS) colleagues and friends for networking, hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and fun! Transportation to and from the event location will be on your own. Pre-registration is required.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
30.00
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Affiliate Assembly Meeting I (AASL) Committee meeting InterContinental San Francisco
InterContinental BR A & B
Description :

Meeting of the delegates of the AASL Affiliate Assembly.

Friday, June 26 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC) Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) Affiliate Event Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

The purpose of the Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) of the Online Audiovisual Catalogers, Inc. is to represent the concerns of AV catalogers in matters relating to the formation, interpretation and implementation of national and international cataloging standards, rules and related matters.

Interests :
Sponsors :
AFL
OnLine Audiovisual Catalogers (Affiliate)

Saturday, June 27 - 7:00am

7:00am - 10:00am
OCLC Dewey Update Breakfast and ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group Meeting Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 01-03
Description :

Learn what's new with Dewey and WebDewey 2.0, and share ideas and notes with our ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group colleagues during this combined meeting.

ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group will cover two topics:

1) Are public libraries using BISAC?—Michele Zwierski, Nassau County Public Library System, has canvassed other public libraries to find out how they are organizing their library collections. She will discuss the pros and cons of organizing according to BISAC.

2) The Revised Library of Congress CIP Data Block—Caroline Saccucci, Library of Congress, will discuss the revised layout of the CIP data block, which is the information printed on the title page verso of thousands of books cataloged by LC at the pre-publication stage. This completely updated layout includes new information such as BISAC headings and genre/form terms, labels for data elements, combines print and electronic data elements into one CIP Data Block, and includes URL Permalink to the MARC record. The new data block will be implemented after ALA Annual.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 8:00am

8:00am - 9:00am
Awards Green Room (AASL) [Closed] Other Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Continental 7-9
Description :

Green room for AASL Awards program.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
2016 Notable Children's Videos/Carnegie Medal Committee meeting, Other Hotel Nikko
Olympic Boardroom
Description :

The Notable Children's Video/Carnegie Medal Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider videos published in 2015 for the 2016 Notable Children's Video list and the 2016 Carnegie Medal.

8:30am - 10:00am
OverDrive's Roadmap Breakfast [Closed] Discussion/Interest group, Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite H
Description :

Learn about the details on OverDrive's roadmap. Share your feedback and input on OverDrive's platform and other industry activities to help OverDrive plan for other enhancements.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 11:00am
Awards Ceremony (AASL) Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Continental 5
Description :

The AASL Awards Ceremony highlights best practices in school library programming. Through collaboration, leadership, innovative programming, national involvement and upholding the principles of the profession, each person or program being honored has made a significant contribution to the school library profession. The program is a public acknowledgment and celebration of school librarians that have modeled excellence in the profession. Also recognized at this time will be the 2015 AASL Best Websites and Best Apps for Teaching and Learning.

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
2016 Notable Children's Books Committee Meeting I- Procedural (ALSC) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
3022 (W)
Description :

The Notable Children's Book Committee will be preparing to evaluate books published in 2015 for the 2016 Notable Children's Books list.

10:30am - 11:30am
Best/Worst Comics and Manga for Kids Program Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Golden Gate 2
Description :

Join us as an opinionated group of comics bloggers, retailers, and librarians rant and rave about the best new comics and manga for kids that debuted in the past year, the continuing series most worth reading, the most anticipated upcoming releases, and of course, the worst books that you'd best avoid. Panelists include Deb Aoki (MangaComicsManga), Juliette Capra (Fantastic Comics), and Dave Roman (Goosebumps, Kids' Comics Revolution podcast). Moderator: Eva Volin (Alameda Free Library)

Presented by the Graphic Novels & Comics Member Initiative Group

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Next Chapter Book Club: A Community-based Model for Engaging People with Disabilities Program Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

This program will provide an overview of the Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC), a successful book club model for engaging people with developmental disabilities in weekly, socially supported reading activity. NCBC has been implemented by 16 public libraries across the country and in Canada. Historically, people with developmental disabilities have encountered barriers accessing literacy and lifelong learning opportunities. NCBC allows libraries to position themselves to more effectively serve diverse populations.

10:30am - 12:00pm
DETROIT MEETS THE WORLD OF MANGA Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 24
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital vs. Print: Reading Comprehension and the Future of the Book Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 23
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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