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Time Title Type Location

Friday, June 22 - 8:00am

8:00am - 12:00pm
A Marriage Made in Heaven: Combining Marketing and Development to Ensure the Future of Your Library [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
201A
Description :

Has your library stalled in its attempt to develop a fundraising strategy? Are you trying to raise the community's awareness of the value of your library? Two years ago, the New Jersey State Library launched a public awareness campaign with famous athletes and authors serving as Library Champions, and with the help of marketing and development teams, leveraged those champions into an effective fund raising vehicle. Workshop participants will learn 1) how to recruit celebrity champions and local heroes to promote your library; 2) how to leverage library champions, build a donor database and raise big money for your library; 3) how to build a donor development strategy for everyone in your library; and 4) the essential publications your library must produce to secure funders.

Cost :
Starts at $109 (ASCLA members)
8:00am - 12:00pm
The Nuts & Bolts of Building a Public Library / Jail / Prison Partnership [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Hilton Anaheim
Oceanside
Description :

Hear from speakers who've successfully built public library/correctional setting partnerships, and learn how to build these kinds of relationships step-by-step. Public librarians and correctional librarians interested in creating literacy and reading program partnerships for youth in detention centers and adults in jails or prisons will not want to miss this half-day workshop that will cover such difficult issues of collection development, security, and staff interactions.

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Cost :
Starts at $109 (ASCLA members)

Friday, June 22 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED: The Outspoken Library: A Gateway for Public Libraries to Services for the Visually and Physically Impaired [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
303C
Description :

Looking for inventive ideas for promoting library services? The New Jersey State Library developed "The Outspoken Library" to promote free online services that are available for print-disabled people. This program allows library customers to access services administered through the State Library's Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC), including audio newspapers (TBBC's Audiovision and NFB's Newsline) and the Library of Congress's Braille and Audio Reading Download service. Find out how to establish and market these valuable resources.

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Cost :
Starts at $109 (ASCLA members)

Saturday, June 23 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Writing a Way Out: The Success of Writing Programs in Correctional Settings Program Anaheim Convention Center
203A
Description :

Writing programs in correctional settings have produced dramatic results for those who experience them. This program will include successful inmate writers, program instructors and correctional librarians who manage or assist in the programs.

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Innovative Programs Impacting Rural and Urban Libraries Funded Through LSTA: Preschool Connections, Mother Goose Alive, and Brain Boxes Collaboration Program Anaheim Convention Center
206B
Description :

Using LSTA funds as seed money, public libraries and state libraries can collaborate to provide library users with current resources and quality programs. Programs from Pennsylvania and Arizona will be showcased, showing how they creating family spaces in small libraries, developed an online Mother Goose Rhymes portal and provided developmental activities for children. Pennsylvania will also share the results of a recent evaluation of one program.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Patron Driven Acquisition in Consortia Program Anaheim Convention Center
213D
Description :

Patron-driven acquisition and purchase-on-demand models are being tested in multi-type and same-type library systems and consortia in several pockets of the country. These pilots empower patrons to select print materials, e-books or both for their local library collection while meeting their own immediate information needs. These initiatives allow libraries to test specific theories to gauge the impact a patron-driven acquisition model will have on local and regional collections, circulation, budgets, usage and user services. Join us as we learn from a panel of speakers about some of these initiatives and their outcomes.

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10:30am - 12:00pm
Successful Collaboration in Good Times and Bad Program Anaheim Convention Center
303C
Description :

Collaborative efforts sometimes thrive, but often fail--especially in difficult financial times or without grant funding. What are the attributes of successful collaborative efforts, and how can knowing these help others plan for long-term success and sustainability? An expert panel will highlight three collaborative initiatives focused on digital libraries and present the factors that have, or would have made them successful and sustainable.

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Saturday, June 23 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library of the Future: The Indispensable Library Program Anaheim Convention Center
208B
Description :

New Jersey State Librarian Norma Blake and Peggy Cadigan, associate state librarian for library development, will discuss current and future policies and practices that will help libraries survive and thrive.

Saturday, June 23 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Board of Directors I (ASCLA) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Disneyland Hotel
Safari
Description :

Meeting of the ASCLA Board.

Saturday, June 23 - 5:00pm

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Networking Party and Awards Reception (ASCLA / COSLA) Award Presentation, Discussion/Interest group, Reception, Social event Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C
Description :

Join us to celebrate ASCLA's annual award recipients, and then participate in organized networking festivities to meet colleagues who share your interests. From ebooks to prison libraries, from collaboration to LSTA, from special populations to independent consulting--we have a topic for you! This event is open to all. Co-sponsored by ASCLA and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA).

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Sunday, June 24 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
ASCLA President's Program: Duct Tape Marketing and Advocacy Presidents program, Program, Speaker series Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom B
Description :

Is your library taking the “idea of the week,” tactical approach to marketing? Are you maximizing your ability to turn your customers into an expanding base of advocates? John Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing and The Referral Engine, has helped countless small businesses realize the benefits of approaching marketing as a system, not an event. Now he’s taking his theories and applying them to libraries. Don’t miss this opportunity to build a marketing strategy that will help your library realize its full marketing potential.

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Sunday, June 24 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Touching Literacy: iPads in the School Library Serving Incarcerated and Detained Youth Program Anaheim Convention Center
201A
Description :

Are tablets available to your patrons yet? This program introduces you to three library staffers and their project to bring iPads to school libraries serving detained youth in New York City. We will examine the practical "how to's" of technology pilots; the process of collaborating with multiple institutions; and maintenance, marketing, funding and collection development for tablets. This session will appeal to all librarians who have not yet integrated tablets or e-readers into their libraries.

1:30pm - 5:30pm
Consultants Give Back Discussion/Interest group, Program, Social event, Other Anaheim Convention Center
203B
Description :

Library consultants receive much from the library community and wish to give something back. Approximately 20 consultants who work with libraries in multiple capacities are giving back by offering up to an hour of free consulting services during the ALA Annual Conference. Librarians can come during this meeting time for “office hours” or call a library consultant in advance to set up an appointment.

Download a list of available consultants here.

Sunday, June 24 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
All-Committee Meeting (ASCLA) Committee meeting Anaheim Convention Center
201B
Description :

Meeting time set aside for ASCLA standing committees.

Monday, June 25 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Train the Technology Trainer: Developing 21st Century Library Staff Program Anaheim Convention Center
208B
Description :

One-on-one technology assistance and public computer classes have become essential instructional services in libraries, but it takes the right skills and knowledge to provide a true learning experience. Staff are often not equipped with the necessary experience to provide this level of service. The Colorado State Library delivers “Train the Technology Trainer” workshops to develop competent and confident library staff. Hear about their experience and learn how to implement similar staff training programs in your organization.

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8:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Faiths: Cooperative Digitization Projects Program Anaheim Convention Center
207A
Description :

Digitization of collections of interdisciplinary and historical records related to a particular denomination or faith help researchers delve into contemporary questions of church and state boundaries, as well as the history of the development of local communities, regions and nations. Cooperative digitization and digital library projects that bring together these kinds of materials from different types of institutions that are geographically dispersed pose particular problems, including many copyright ownership questions that have not yet been answered. This program will feature several projects underway related to Methodism, Judaism and Catholicism. SPONSORED BY: ASCLA, American Theological Library Association (ATLA), Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL), Catholic Library Association (CLA) and EMIERT's Jewish Information Committee

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8:00am - 12:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting II (ASCLA) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Hilton Anaheim
Malibu
Description :

Meeting of the ASCLA Board.

Monday, June 25 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Essential Facilitation: Practical Tools for Guiding Groups Program Anaheim Convention Center
205A
Description :

Anyone who leads groups or teams, manages products or plans meetings can benefit from learning facilitation skills. During this exciting session, consultants, change agents and group leaders will gain practical tools to help groups engage in innovative planning sessions and to help them make decisions more easily.

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Monday, June 25 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Locked Up! Go Inside a Juvenile Detention Center [$] Other, Program, Ticketed event Hilton Anaheim
Lobby
Description :

Tour Los Angeles County's Central Juvenile Hall. Talk with experts who provide library services to juveniles behind bars. Learn the difference between detained and adjudicated, between jail and prison; how the library fits into institutional culture; how the poulation defines the library services provided. Talk with incarcerated youth to hear what the facillity library means to them. The program goal is to provide knowledge, resources and contacts for anyone interested in this vital service. Advance reservations and security clearance required. More info at http://www.ala.org/ascla.

Cost :
Free event, but requires pre-registration