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WASHINGTON — 2010 ANNUAL CONFERENCE Cognotes ALA as well as game manufacturers, platform companies, and vendors offering electronic games, board games, card » see page 8 D.C. Preview e-Dition June 24–29, 2010 See the Latest on the Floor: ALA’s Exhibits Pavilions Return S everal popular Exhibits Pavilions return at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington. Carve out part of your week in D.C. to visit the exhibits and take advantage of these special areas on the exhibit floor. AL A Professional Area- AL A Membership Booth Booth 2424 This area will house booths belonging to ALA divisions, roundtables or offices or other ALA-affiliated groups. Also visit the ALA Membership booth which will have information on all the ALA groups. What’s Cooking @ AL A featuring the Cooking Demonstration Stage This pavilion will be heating up the exhibit floor with fantastic displays of the latest cookbooks. Chefs will be there everyday to prepare the hottest recipes on the Demonstration Stage and to autograph their latest books. (above photos) 1) Iwo Jima at night, 2) Friendship Arch, located at 7th and F Sts. NW, entices visitors and residents to sample the fabulous flavors of the city’s Chinatown, 3) The inside of the U.S. Capitol Dome. (photos by Destination DC) DVD /Video Pavilion Back of 2500 Aisle The DVD/Video Pavilion will be a showcase of recorded materials for libraries of all types. Gaming / Graphic Novel Pavilion Back of 2300 and 2400 Aisles Washington, D.C. Conference to Feature More Sessions, Opportunity than Ever Before This is an exciting and fun area featuring graphic novel publishers T Toni Morrison to be Featured at Opening General Session oni Morrison is a Nobel Prize-winning American author, editor, and professor. Her contributions to the modern canon are numerous. Some of her acclaimed titles include: The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988. She won the Nobel Prize for Literature 1993. Her newest books for children are Peeny Butter Fudge and; Little Cloud and Lady Wind. Sponsored by Simon & Schuster — Amy Sedaris named Closing Speaker, see page 8 Saturday, June 26 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. T Toni Morrison Photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders he ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition is always a great opportunity to learn and grow, and this year will be no exception when Annual returns to Washington, D.C. With more than 20,000 librarians, a huge exhibit hall with more than 900 exhibitors, and more than 2,400 sessions and meetings, the annual conference will be an event not to be missed. The benefits of attending are almost limitless — and the value of your week in our nation’s capital will be measured by so much more than what you take back to your job. It’s also about the memories and stories you’ll have by seeing friends and colleagues, taking in the city’s attractions, and reacquainting your- self about what makes you happy to be a librarian. Here are just a few reasons to make plans to be with us June 24-29: 1. Learn a lot, yes, but have some fun too. Special events planned throughout the show offer networking opportunities for you to meet and talk with your peers. With the entire » see page 13 Inn vative Click here to see our ad on page 3. interfaces CLICK HERE for the Annual Conference PRELIMINARY PROGRAM CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Annual Conference. CLICK HERE for HOUSING AND TRAVEL reservations. CLICK HERE to learn more about the EXHIBITS NEW DAYS AND TIMES.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ALA Cognotes D.C. Preview Issue 2010

ALA Cognotes D.C. Preview Issue 2010
See the Latest on the Floor: ALA's Exhibits Pavilions Return
Washington D.C. Conference to Feature More Sessions, Opportunity than Ever Before
Toni Morrison to be Featured at Opening General Session
Audirorium Speaker Series Features Great Names, Great Titles
Exhibitor List and Floor Plan
Visiting the Exhibits - A "Must-Do" for a Complete Conference Experience
ALA President's Program Features Eppo van Nispen Tot Sevenaer
Child Care and Camp ALA
Sixth Annual Book Cart Drill Team World Championship
2010 Descriptions of Tracks and Subtracks
Exhibits Closing Reception

ALA Cognotes D.C. Preview Issue 2010