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ALA Cognotes 2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE NEW ORLEANS PREVIEW May 2011 Friday’s Opening General Session Features Dan Savage NEW DAY/TIME! Friday, June 24, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. Immediately preceeds the All Conference Reception on the Exhibit Floor D an Savage is the author of the syndicated column, “Savage Love,” and the Editorial Director of The Stranger, Seattle’s weekly newspaper. Last fall, Savage and his husband, Terry Miller spearheaded the “It Gets Better” campaign by downloading a video on YouTube after a rash of gay teen suicides: youths who took their own lives because of bullying. Six months later, has evolved into a nonprofit organization and a national movement, with more than 10,000 videos and growing. President Barack Obama, The Salt Lake City Library, Free Phila» see page 10 Dan Savage (photo by Christopher Staton) Writer, Actor Molly Shannon at Closing General Session olly Shannon, whose debut children’s book Tilly the Trickster will be published in September 2011 by Abrams Books for Young Readers, is one of the most recognizable female comedic actresses in entertainment through her work on television and in films. The Emmy-nominated actress is known for portraying exuberant characters and became famous for her roles on Saturday Night Live. Molly has appeared in numerous hit movies, including “Superstar”, “Never Been Kissed”, and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, and featured on top-rated television shows, including Glee, 30 Rock, Scrubs, Seinfeld, Will & Grace, Sex and Molly Shannon » see page 10 (first photo) The exhibit hall drew thousands of librarians at the 2010 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. More than 900 companies will display the latest in publishing, furnishings and technologies for your library in New Orleans. (second photo) St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans’ French Quarter and the Andrew Jackson Statue (photo courtesy New Orleans CVB). Tuesday , June 28, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. M Click here to see our ad on page 3. See page 14 to learn more! he Exhibits will be located in the Ernest M. Morial Convention Center, Halls G-J. The official opening ceremony and ribbon cutting for the exhibits will be held Friday, June 24 at 5:15 pm following the Opening General Session. The ALA Annual Conference Exhibits includes more than 1500 booths featuring products and services designed to help you manage the library of the Millennium. Your ALA Exhibitors are eager to discuss how they can help make your library even better. From virtual libraries to mobile book-stacking systems to premium quality library furniture, the exhibits is your one stop shopping for all of your library needs. Join us to explore the latest innovation available to your library. » see page 6 for exhibitor list and floor plan T ALA Annual Conference Exhibits to Open Friday Afternoon Sales, Giveways, Entertainment at Wrap Up Rev Up! Exhibits Closing Reception Monday June 27, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Halls G,H,I,J The fun begins on the exhibit floor with special sales and giveaways offered by your ALA exhibitors. Special Wrap Up Rev Up prize raffle drop boxes will be located at the back of the 500 and 3600 aisles on the exhibit floor on Monday. Drop off your » see page 8 CLICK HERE ANNUAL CONFERENCE CLICK HERE ANNUAL CONFERENCE CLICK HERE EXHIBITS CLICK HERE TRAVEL & HOUSING

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ALA Cognotes New Orleans May Preview 2011
Friday’s Opening General Session Features Dan Savage
Writer, Actor Molly Shannon at Closing General Session
ALA Annual Conference Exhibits to Open Friday Afternoon
Auditorium Speaker Series Attracts Range of Authors
ALA Mobile Connects at Annual
Exhibit Floor Stage Presentations
ALA Annual Conference Exhibits
ERT Silent Auction to Benefit Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship
Wikimedia Director to Speak at ALA President’s Program
Celebrating Libraries: The Power of Renewal and Service to Their Communities
ALA Membership Pavilion
ASCLA Preconferences Offer Learning on Leadership, Consulting and Digital Collections
Enjoy Outstanding Author Lineup at 2011 Literary Tastes Breakfast
Bookmobile Sunday Focuses on Importance of Mobile Outreach Services
Now Showing @ ALA
Group Discounts Available for RUSA Preconferences in New Orleans
Noted Canadian Diplomat and Author, To Speak on Youth, Literacy and Libraries
Get Practical at YALSA’s Nuts & Bolts For Serving Teens Preconference
New Online Guide to ALA Annual Conference Targets Programming Librarians
Meet Seven Popular YA Authors at YALSA’s June 24 Reluctant Readers Preconference
Bookstore, Library Cooperation Topic of Monday Program and Discussion
The Intellectual Freedom Round Table Presents Annual Program on Saturday
Libraries Build Communities Volunteer Day
Book Editors’ New Favorites Subject of Sunday Session
Many Voices, One Nation Moves to Saturday

ALA Cognotes New Orleans May Preview 2011