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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 - 7:30am

7:30am - 8:30am
Spectrum Institute Breakfast [Closed] Discussion/Interest group, Social event Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
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 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Trip to Alcatraz Island (ANSS/LES/LPSS) [$] Social event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Join ANSS/LES/LPSS for a trip to explore Alcatraz.

You may purchase tickets for the 11:30 a.m. tour directly from: http://www.alcatrazcruises.com/. Tickets are $30 per person.

Don't miss our joint program Libraries Behind Bars: Education and Outreach to Prisoners on Saturday, June 27th 1:00-2:30.

Contact ANSS Chair Erin Gratz at egratz@laverne.edu with questions.

Cost :
30.00

Friday, June 26 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Spectrum Institute Lunch [Closed] Discussion/Interest group, Social event Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 26 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Taiga Forum Meeting: The Art & Science of Building Lasting Partnerships across your Institution Affiliate Event, Exhibitor session, Social event Moscone Convention Center
2004 (W)
Description :

Building long lasting partnerships across the institution, whether a university campus, community college, or small liberal arts college, is one of the most effective ways for the library to remain relevant to its constituents and engaged in the life of the campus or the larger institution.

Come to Taiga to engage in a conversation that will discuss the following questions:

• How do you make a difference on campus via collaboration with Information Technology, Office of Research, Residence Life, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Athletics, Student Affairs, Development, as well as the Colleges, Schools, and Departments?
• What makes a good collaborator and how does one leverage collaborations to build influence?
• What are good examples of strategic collaborations that payoff for the library?
• Why is true collaboration difficult?
• How do you cultivate a culture where library staff/faculty are consistently seeking out opportunities to collaborate with purpose and strategic intent?

Taiga Social Hour

Location: Chieftain Irish Pub & Restaurant -198 5th Street @ Howard, San Francisco, CA 94103

Time: 4:00-6:00pm

Telephone:415.615.0916

For more information about the Taiga Forum see: http://taiga-forum.org/

For more information contact:

Eleanor I. Cook
Assistant Director for Discovery & Technology Services
Academic Library Services -- Joyner Library
East Carolina University
East Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27858
252-328-2598
252-328-4834 fax
cooke@ecu.edu

Thanks to Innovative Interfaces Inc. for arranging for the space.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
GODORT Kick-Off Social event Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

Join the leaders of the Government Documents Round Table and learn about programs, support, and opportunities that GODORT has to offer at the new GODORT Kick-off.
Come learn how to be more involved!
The GODORT Buddy Mentorship Program will meet up following this event.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
RUSA 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Other, Social event Westin St. Francis
Tower Salon A & B
Description :

If you’re new to RUSA or a longtime member looking for an opportunity to connect with other members and ways to get involved, make sure to put RUSA 101 on your calendar! Spend an hour with us on Friday from 3-4p.m. before heading off to the opening of the exhibit floor. Sponsored by all RUSA Sections.

Friday, June 26 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
ALA/ERT Exhibits Opening Reception Exhibitor session, Social event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall
Description :

Join in the fun as we kick off the 2015 Annual Conference.
ALA Exhibitors will be on hand to welcome you throughout the
Exhibit Hall as you enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks. This is a
great way to start your conference experience, so be sure to
join us!
Sponsored by ALA, the Exhibits Round Table (ERT) and your ALA
Exhibitors.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
5:45pm - 6:15pm
Zine Pavilion: Zine Swap! Social event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Zine Pavilion
Description :

If you make zines, bring a stack of them to the Zine Pavilion during the opening festivities to trade with other zinester librarians. There will be special treats for everyone who trades.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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
ANSS Social (ACRL ANSS) Social event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

We will meet Friday, June 26, at 7:30pm at Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen, 401 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA. The ANSS Social is an open way to mingle with members, prospective members and fans of the section. Through this casual forum, attendees get the opportunity to chat about the section. We welcome followers of ANSS-L and others who are curious about the section. Contact Anne Larrivee, Larrivee@binghamton.edu and Wade Kotter, wkotter@weber.edu with questions.

Interests :
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)
7:00pm - 9:00pm
NMRT Mentoring Social Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Juniper
Description :

The NMRT Mentoring Social gives participants in both the NMRT Conference Mentoring Program and NMRT Career Mentoring Program a chance to meet in person. For Conference Mentoring participants, this is a further chance to exchange conference survival tips and make a definite professional connection at Annual. For Career Mentoring participants, the social provides an opportunity to cement the mentoring relationships developed during the previous nine months of career mentoring. All participants in NMRT's Mentoring programs are encouraged to attend even if their mentoring partner cannot attend the social.

7:00pm - 9:30pm
ALCTS 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Social event Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
Description :

Kick off your conference weekend with ALCTS 101--a friendly, low-key evening with light refreshments and the opportunity to win great door prizes, including an iPad mini!

ALCTS 101 is an informal overview of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Division. Chat with established members about ALCTS sections (cataloging, preservation, continuing resources, etc.), interest groups, navigating Annual, publishing opportunities, professional development, and volunteer opportunities.

Want to get involved? Stick around for the short business meeting of the ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG) following the event, where you can volunteer to serve as Vice Co-Chair or Student Liaison.

All are welcome—those considering membership with ALCTS, student members, new members, and long-term members wanting a brush-up.

You’re also invited to the first-ever ALCTS 101 After Party!
**PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION HAS CHANGED!**
Walk over to Whispers Bar & Grill (located in the Courtyard Marriott at 299 2nd Street) with us immediately following ALCTS 101. If you can’t attend 101, just meet up with us there between 8:45 and 9:00. RSVP for the After Party is recommended, but not required: http://goo.gl/forms/e9zmlUdg3g

Sponsors :

Friday, June 26 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 10:00pm
ALAplay 2015 Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 07
Description :

Make your way to ALAPlay for a free evening of open gaming, learning and exploration centered around games, graphic novels and cosplay. Come play some of the newest games in ALA's game library and also be sure join our guests Paizo, Fantasy Flight, and Academy Games. We are also be running an Unpub at ALAPlay this year. Local game designers and librarians will be bringing in their unpublished games for playing and feedback from attendees, with prizes being handed out for the best rated games. If you have a tabletop game design that you would like to bring, share and get feedback on, get in touch with Brian Mayer (bmayer@gvboces.org).

So come and play at ALA!

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting and Open House (History Section/RUSA) Committee meeting, Social event Moscone Convention Center
200-212 (S)
Description :

A meeting and open house for all History section committees and members.

8:30am - 10:00am
PLA Member Welcome Breakfast [Closed, $] Author Event, Social event, Ticketed event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 07 & 08
Description :

Join PLA President Larry Neal for an exclusive PLA members-only breakfast. We'll recognize the 15 individuals and libraries that received PLA awards and acknowledgements this year, including Scott Bonner, director of the Ferguson (Mo.) Public Library.

The event will also feature a special appearance by Al Roker. As a host and weatherman of NBC’s "Today Show," Roker has the undivided attention of the nation every weekday morning as America prepares for work. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet one of America’s most beloved TV hosts!

PLA thanks HarperCollins for its support of this event.

Reservations are required for this event. The RSVP form is now closed. Please contact us at pla@ala.org or 800-545-2433 ext. 5PLA (5752) for assistance.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
Complimentary to PLA members

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
ASCLA 101 Discussion/Interest group, First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Forum/Update/Assembly, Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 13-15
Description :

A networking and orientation event for interested, new and current members of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agancies, (ASCLA).

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