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Friday, June 22 - 7:00pm

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Awards and Annual Dinner Meeting (ACRL CJCLS) [$] Award Presentation, Social event, Ticketed event Offsite Location
Off Site
Description :

EBSCO-sponsored awards to recognize contributions of community college librarians. Pre-registration is required for dinner. Social hour begins @ 6:00. Tickets and registration to be handled through ACRL.

Cost :
TBA

Saturday, June 23 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
2012 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Award Presentation, Program Anaheim Convention Center
213D
Description :

After months of deliberation, the AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee is finally ready to unveil the AASL 2012 Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning. Join the committee as they share 25 websites that best support the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner, inquiry learning and the curriculum.

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
PopTop Stage - Foreword Magazine Book Awards Award Presentation, Vendor demonstration/activity Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall PopTop Stage
Description :

The Book of the Year Awards were established to bring increased attention from librarians and booksellers to the literary achievements of independent publishers and their authors. At the Awards Ceremony, held during ALA's annual conference, ForeWord announces three winners in each of the sixty categories and presents two $1,500 prizes for the Best Fiction and Best Nonfiction titles. In addition, ForeWord presents an Independent Publisher of the Year award to a publisher who produces innovative, relevant, and original books for today’s readers. ForeWord is the only review journal devoted exclusively to covering books from independent houses--ranging in size from university presses publishing up to a hundred titles a year to niche, POD, and small presses who may publish one title in a lifetime.

Sponsors :
ALA

Saturday, June 23 - 11:00am

11:30am - 1:00pm
Awards Luncheon (IFRT) Award Presentation, Reception Sheraton Park Hotel
Plaza AB
Description :

Awards Luncheon for Oboler and Immroth Awards, presented by the Intellectual Freedom Round Table.

Interests :

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).

Interests :

Sunday, June 24 - 7:00am

7:00am - 9:30am
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast [$] Author Event, Award Presentation, Program, Ticketed event Hilton Anaheim
Pacific D
Description :

Celebrate Kadir Nelson, Shane W. Evans, and Ashley Bryan at the 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast honoring the year's best African American authors and illustrators of books for youth. Individual tickets may be purchased for $50 each prior to the Early-Bird Registration deadline of May 13, 2012, and for $60 between May 14 and June 15, 2012. Tables may be reserved by purchasing 10, 20, 30, or 40 individual tickets for $50 each prior to May 13, 2012. All ticket sales will end on June 15—tickets will NOT be available from the registration desk.

Cost :
$50 prior to May 13, 2012. $60 between May 14 and June 14, 2012.

Sunday, June 24 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
APALA Literary Awards Affiliate Event, Award Presentation, Program Anaheim Convention Center
207C
Description :

The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association hosts their annual literary awards. The Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature honor and recognize individual works about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage with exceptional literary and artistic merit. A morning event with refreshments and light breakfast.

Interests :
Sponsors :
AFL
AFL-APALA
8:00am - 10:00am
EBSCO ALA Scholarship Award Winners Breakfast [Closed] Award Presentation, Vendor demonstration/activity Hilton Anaheim
Santa Barbara
Description :

The 2012 EBSCO/ALA Conference Sponsorship Award winners will be hosted at an EBSCO-sponsored breakfast.

Sponsors :
UNO
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, June 24 - 11:00am

11:00am - 1:30pm
PR Xchange (formerly Swap ‘n’ Shop) Award Presentation, Program Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall
Description :

View and sample a showcase or PR materials (annual reports, newsletters, program promotions, websites, YouTube videos, and more!), including the winners of the Best of show awards, a juried selection of the best library promotional materials and methods from libraries of all types and sizes (and budgets!) Exhibits include the John Cotton Dana award winning entries and social networking “talk tables.”

Sunday, June 24 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Awards Reception (FAFLRT) [Closed] Award Presentation, Reception Red Lion Hotel Anaheim
Serafina A & B
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, June 24 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
PLA President's Program and Awards Presentation Author Event, Award Presentation, Presidents program, Speaker series Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom DE
Description :

Following the recognition of PLA’s 2012 award winners, the Public Library Association (PLA) and PLA President, Marcia Warner, will welcome keynote speaker Sherman Alexie to the PLA President’s Program and Awards Presentation.

Sherman Alexie is the author of twenty-two books, including The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, winner of the 2007 National Book Award for Young People's Literature; War Dances, winner of the 2010 PEN Faulkner Award; and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, a PEN Hemingway Special Citation winner. He is also the winner of the 2001 PEN Malamud Award for Excellence in the Art of the Short Story. In addition, Smoke Signals, the film he wrote and co-produced, won the Audience Award and Filmmakers' Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. His new collection of stories BLASPHEMY will be published in October 2012.

Sponsored by Grove/Atlantic

Book signing outside Ballroom immediately following event.

1:30pm - 3:30pm
ALA / IIDA Library Interior Design Awards Award Presentation Anaheim Convention Center
303AB
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Marta Lange / CQ Press Reception (ACRL LPSS) Award Presentation Disneyland Hotel
Castle A & B
Description :

The ACRL Law and Political Science Section will be recognizing John Eaton, the 2012 recipient of the Marta Lange/CQ Press Award (http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections/lpss/lp...).

1:30pm - 3:30pm
The 2012 Pura Belpré Celebraciòn Affiliate Event, Author Event, Award Presentation Disneyland Hotel
Disneyland Grand Ballroom Center
Description :

Join ALSC and REFORMA in celebrating the 2012 Pura Belpré Medal winners Guadalupe Garcia McCall (author) and Duncan Tonatiuh (illustrator), and honorees Margarita Engle, Xavier Garza, Rafael Lopez, and Sara Palacios, as they receive their awards and deliver their acceptance speeches. The Celebraciòn is a free, joyful event featuring local entertainment and a book signing by the winning authors and illustrators.

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Top Technology Trends & LITA Awards Presentation Award Presentation, Program Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A
Description :

This program features our ongoing roundtable discussion about trends and advances in library technology by a panel of LITA technology experts. The panelists will describe changes and advances in technology that they see having an impact on the library world, and suggest what libraries might do to take advantage of these trends. Presentation of LITA Awards and Scholarships will take place prior to the Top Tech Trends program.

Sunday, June 24 - 3:00pm

3:30pm - 4:00pm
ALA Awards Presentation Award Presentation Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom CDE
Description :

Join ALA President Molly Raphael for an afternoon celebrating ALA award winners

Sponsors :
ALA
3:30pm - 4:30pm
ALA / IIDA Library Interior Design Awards Reception Award Presentation Anaheim Convention Center
303AB

Sunday, June 24 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Leab Awards & RBMS Information Exchange (ACRL RBMS) Award Presentation, Governance/Membership Meeting Anaheim Convention Center
207B
Description :

The annual presentation of the Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab American Book Prices Current Awards for outstanding printed exhibition catalogs and guides, and electronic exhibitions, produced by United States and Canadian institutions.

Committee chairs, discussion group leaders, liaisons, and others present brief reports on the work of their committees and groups. This meeting is the best way to learn what RBMS is up to.

4:30pm - 6:00pm
John Cotton Dana Awards Reception Award Presentation, Reception Sheraton Park Hotel
Tiffany Terrace and Patio
Description :

John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards Reception. Open to all interested conference attendees.(LLAMA-PRMS)

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Sunday, June 24 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Awards Reception (RUSA) Award Presentation, Reception, Social event Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel
Sequoia North Ballroom E-H
Description :

RUSA will present their 2012 achievement awards at this reception, which include the Sophie Brody Medal, the Dartmouth Medal and other honors for important contributions to the fields of reference, readers' advisory, research and adult services. All are welcome to attend! Visit http://www.ala.org/rusa for more information.