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Friday, June 26 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Intellectual Freedom 101 Discussion/Interest group, First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
2004 (W)
Description :

Intellectual Freedom is one of the most basic values of librarianship.  ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom was established in 1965 to educate about, promote, and defend intellectual freedom for library users as enshrined in the Library Bill of Rights. ALA’s partner organization, the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF), was established in 1969 as a resource to support intellectual freedom in the courts and beyond. At this fast-paced one-hour session, you will meet of ALA’s various intellectual freedom groups, get all the details on the IF programs planned for this conference and other upcoming events, and find out how you can get involved in the intellectual freedom workings of ALA and FTRF.

Sponsors :
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 3:00pm

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 - 7:00pm

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!
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:

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Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
ACRL 101 & Membership Meeting (ACRL) First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
3018 (W)
Description :

ACRL leaders will meet with the first-time attendees and explain how to get the most out of the ALA Annual Conference experiences as well as opportunities for engagement with ACRL. A membership meeting (30 minutes) will be followed by the orientation program.

8:30am - 10:00am
NMRT 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

New Members Round Table leaders and experienced members welcome current and prospective NMRT members to the NMRT 101 session. Learn about what NMRT does, NMRT events happening at the ALA Annual Conference, benefits of membership, and how to get more involved. This will be a great place to make connections and network with new members and experienced leaders alike.

8:30am - 10:00am
YALSA 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Continental 3
Description :

Are you a member of the Young Adult Library Services Association who's familiar with the basic programs, services and opportunities that the organization has to offer? Are you interested in becoming more involved in the association or are you ready to step up to a leadership position? If so, this event is designed for you! Come learn how to be more involved!

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).

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
AASL 101 (AASL) First-TimeAttendeeSessions Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite B
Description :

Experienced members of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will show you how to navigate Annual Conference and fill you in on other ALA/AASL events. Don't miss this opportunity to learn the AASL ropes regarding everything from the features and benefits of your membership to practical tips and ideas that can help you in your career as a school library professional. First time attendees and prospective members are invited, and long-time members are welcome to attend this great networking opportunity.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
LearnRT 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions Hotel Nikko
Description :

Come take this opportunity to network with other LearnRT members and learn how to get the most out of your membership! Not a member yet? Come find out what LearnRT has in store for you!

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Saturday, June 27 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
ALSC 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions Moscone Convention Center
133 (N)
Description :

Annual conference can be a big place with so much to do! One must for any librarian serving youth is ALSC 101! At ALSC 101, we'll help you sort it all out. Learn about navigating Annual Conference, the perks of ALSC membership, and how to get involved. Plus, you'll get to know your peers and potentially win some prizes!

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