ALA Midwinter 2016 Preview: ALA Midwinter Program Picks

The American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting is where the association conducts its business—committees move forward (however glacially), and hardworking but fun-filled awards committees arrive at their hotly contested decisions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Jan. 8–12, 2016, the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting will return to one of America’s great library cities: Boston. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2016 Preview: We Need to Talk About Reference

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Wes Moore, Julia Alvarez Highlight ALA Midwinter 2020 Speakers Program

At the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, librarians will gear up for what figures to be an eventful year with a slate of inspiring authors and speakers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2020: Professional Program Highlights

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ALA Midwinter 2017 Preview

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Attendance Up at ALA Midwinter 2016

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ALA 2016 Midwinter Meeting: Ken Burns Talks About the Creative Process

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ALA Midwinter 2014: Pew Previews Library User Typology

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ALA 2021: Barack Obama, Expansive Professional Program Highlight 2021 ALA Annual Conference

The ALA Annual Conference will again be virtual-only in 2021—and for many ALA members, that’s actually great news, as it broadens access to one of the most ambitious and impressive programs of the Covid-19 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...

Parker called Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' “deeply compelling and richly satisfying," and described it as a “brilliant examination of the American dream among African-Americans in a struggling community in the contemporary South.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Win ALA Carnegie Medals

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ALA Midwinter 2015: Amid Winter Storms, ALA Attendance Dips

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