ALA 2018 Spotlight: Michelle Obama, Doris Kearns Goodwin Headline 2018 ALA Annual Conference

A star-studded main speaker program awaits attendees, June 21-26, in New Orleans. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018: A Headline Grabbing ALA Annual Conference Wraps Up in New Orleans

A star-studded slate of authors and speakers energized and inspired librarians from the show’s main stages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018: In ‘Turbulent’ Times, Doris Kearns Goodwin Offers a Ray of Hope

The award-winning historian, whose new book, 'Leadership: In Turbulent Times' will be published this fall, told librarians that America has faced and overcome great struggles in our past. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama to Deliver Opening Keynote at 2018 ALA Conference

Her appearance at the conference is sponsored by Penguin Random House, which will publish her much-anticipated memoir, 'Becoming,' on November 13, 2018 via its Crown division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Why Doris Kearns Goodwin Hasn't Given Up on American Leadership

Ahead of this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, PW spoke with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author about her new book on leadership, and why the world should look beyond the current occupant of the Oval Office. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018: In Opening Session, Michelle Obama Gets Personal

In her highly anticipated appearance, the former First Lady reflected on her life as a woman, parent, First Lady—and the time a kid named Lin-Manuel Miranda first rapped about Alexander Hamilton in the East Room. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Why is Turnout So Low in ALA Elections?

Even with a hot-button issue on this year's ballot, only about 20% of ALA members bothered to vote. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: ALA Program Highlights

PW contributing editor Brian Kenney offers his picks from a strong 2018 ALA professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Offers Members Free, or Reduced Registration for 2020 Annual Conference

Thanks to a select group of sponsors, the fee for ALA members is just $60, and registration is free for any library professional who has been furloughed, laid off, or has had a reduction in hours. Registration closes on Wednesday, June 17, at noon (CT). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Announces Virtual Option for Canceled Annual Conference

The event, dubbed ALA Virtual—Community Through Connection, will offer "educational programming, special author events, and social networking" and is set to run from June 24-26, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference

Librarians gathered in Washington D.C. were treated to a slate of great author talks—and wrestled with a host of thorny issues in the professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's book 'most valuable' of 2018

The memoir of the former First Lady helped boost UK Christmas book sales in the UK in 2018, The Bookseller says. Continue reading at BBC News

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ALA Annual 2018 in Photos

See photo highlights from the American Library Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition, which took place June 21–26 in New Orleans, bringing together librarians, educators, authors, illustrators, and publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Annual 2018: Division Watch

We take a look at AASL’s activities at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, where members will honor standouts in their ranks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Watch Your Language

To help you prepare for this year’s ALA professional program, here’s a handy list of buzzwords that may have lost their buzz. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: Fear and Loathing in Libraryland

Librarians are used to coping with change, but today’s contentious political climate is presenting new challenges. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: Dave Eggers, Junot Diaz Highlight Strong Author Program

Serious debate, discussion, and great books and authors await librarians at the upcoming 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: How Do You 'Midwinter?'

How I've used the ALA Midwinter Meeting has changed over my career, but it's always been valuable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Table for Three: Rachel Maddow and Doris Kearns Goodwin on a Presidential Race for the History Books

Doris Kearns Goodwin, left, and Rachel Maddow talked about presidents past and future over lunch in the Gotham Lounge at the Peninsula Hotel in Manhattan. Continue reading at The New York Times

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ALA Annual Conference Kicks Off In San Francisco

The 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference kicks off today in San Francisco with more than 25,000 librarians, publishers and vendors expected to descend on the Bay Area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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