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Friday, June 22 - 8:00am

8:30am - 11:30am
PLA Turning the Page 2.0 Kick-off [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
303C
Description :

Turning the Page 2.0 addresses core issues of advocacy, communications and relationship building in a convenient blended-learning format. This half-day kickoff introduces librarians and supporters to the 6-week course, which will include virtual classroom sessions and self-paced online work aimed at completing an individual advocacy work plan. Attendance at this meeting is encouraged but not mandatory for the 6-week course. Please learn more about the course before registering for this preconference by clicking here:http://www.ala.org/pla/education/turningthepage. Free preconference; advance registration required.

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Cost :
$0
8:30am - 12:00pm
Mental Model Busting [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
303D
Description :

“The library is all about books.” “Libraries can’t charge for services.” The customers don’t want to learn.” “We must have databases!” When we have a mental model of something, it shapes our behavior and limits our creativity in finding solutions. With all the changes in the library world, innovative, out of the box thinking is required. Come do some mental model busting and experience how shifting your thinking can open a new world of possibilities for you and your library.

Cost :
Advance: PLA, $140; ALA, $195; Nonmember, $250. Onsite: PLA, $190; ALA, $245; Nonmember, $300.
8:30am - 4:00pm
Build a Great Team: One Year to Success [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
201D
Description :

Based on the self-development style of the popular publication Be a Great Boss: One Year to Success, this new project focuses on a year of education and exercises to foster team building. The preconference will introduce attendees to both the habit of continuing one’s own professional learning and to the value inherent in building and sustaining strong teams in any organization.

Cost :
Advance: PLA, $200; ALA, $255; Nonmember, $310. Onsite: PLA, $250; ALA, $305. Nonmember, $360

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)
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Leadership Task Force Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Hilton Anaheim
Coronado

Saturday, June 23 - 8:00am

8:00am - 9:00am
Public Libraries Advisory Committee Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 6)
Description :

A sub meeting of the PLA All Committees Meeting

8:00am - 10:00am
Creating Blockbusters Program Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom B
Description :

This fun, insightful presentation, based upon Gene Del Vecchio’s revealing new book, Creating Blockbusters!, outlines 11 crucial principles that explain why certain novels and films become great. It will help you to create story ideas of your own, to develop story seminars for others, and to better select stories with broad appeal. Based upon Gene’s 30 years of entertainment experience and new research, this presentation sheds new light upon a blockbusters’ ability to satisfy child-like emotional needs we all share, align with pop culture and trends, create relatable and aspiring characters, and provide ingredients to create massive franchises.

8:00am - 10:00am
Growing Leaders from Within: Cultivating your Library's Future Leaders & Managers Program Hilton Anaheim
Palos Verdes
Description :

Training staff to take on leadership roles in your library addresses their interests in assuming additional responsibility as well as cultivates successors into leadership positions. Especially in difficult times, libraries need to continue looking forward and developing their future leaders and managers. This presentation will discuss innovative ways that San Diego County (CA) and Orange County (FL) Library Systems have fostered and developed leaders and potential managers from within existing staff as well as introduced three leadership programs to assist staff into ascending the rungs of leadership.

8:00am - 10:00am
Smart Investing @ your library: Everyone Counts! Program Anaheim Convention Center
207B
Description :

The role of librarians as trusted navigators leading patrons to the most useful information is increasingly valuable. Smart investing@ your library is building the capacity of public libraries and librarians to provide reliable, unbiased financial education and resources to those who need help. Librarians are building collections, delivering programs to people of all ages and economic circumstances and creating a national network of replicable service models. Using data to tell the story, reaching out and working with community partners, and integrating market research into program design are helping build the foundation for a leadership role in financial education.

8:00am - 12:00pm
All Committees Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C
Description :

PLA Committees meet at individual tables to complete work plans, discuss programs, products and initiatives. Committees, advisory groups and task forces will all have individual listings for this aggregate meeting.

8:30am - 9:30am
Annual Conference Program Subcommittee (2012 & 2013) Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 1)
Description :

The committees plan PLA Programs at ALA Annual Conference among other work. A sub meeting of the PLA All Committees Meeting.

8:30am - 9:30am
Budget and Finance Committee Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 1)
Description :

A sub meeting of the PLA All Committees Meeting

8:30am - 9:30am
Legislation and Advocacy Committee Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 4)
Description :

A sub meeting of the PLA All Committees Meeting.

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8:30am - 9:30am
Membership Advisory Group Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 3)
Description :

A sub meeting of the PLA All Committees Meeting

8:30am - 10:00am
Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 5)
Description :

A sub meeting of the PLA All Committees Meeting

Saturday, June 23 - 9:00am

9:00am - 11:00am
Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR) Oversight Committee Meeting (ALSC / PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 2)
9:30am - 11:00am
Technology Committee Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 1)
Description :

A sub meeting of the PLA All Committees Meeting

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Guts and Glory: The Truth on What It Takes to Lead Program Anaheim Convention Center
209B
Description :

Do we know what it takes to successfully position the library as a core service in government and community? We talk to ourselves about what it takes to tell our story and the value we bring, but rarely do we hear from city and county executives about the real truths on how they see libraries, and the skinny on the skills they look for in library leaders.

Join us for a provocative conversation with renowned government executives and proven directors to hear straight talk about leadership and positioning libraries as key partners in city and county government.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Putting the Laughter in Literacy: 3 Top Authors Talk Smiles and the Power of Reading Program Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A
Description :

Come join best-selling authors Sarah Pennypacker, Raina Telgemeier and Alan Sitomer in a session devoted to illuminating the power of smiles, the tools of modern authors and the importance of books, reading and literacy.

Saturday, June 23 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Continuing Education Advisory Group Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia South Ballroom A-C (Table 4)
Description :

A sub meeting of the PLA All Committees Meeting