ALA Cognotes January Preview - 15





New Books, Products, Special Events
at the ALA Store During the Midwinter Meeting
Make sure to carve out some time in your
schedule to shop and browse the ALA Store
at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting &
Exhibits for products that meet the widest
range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development
needs-as well as fun gift items. Located
near the street level entrance in Lobby B of
the Colorado Convention Center, the ALA
Store hours are:
Friday, February 9          
12:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 10
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 11      
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, February 12     
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


ALA Graphics will feature a range of new
and best-selling products, plus special conference-only items. Posters and bookmarks
making their conference debut include:
Information Literacy, I Love My Library,
which features 25 world languages, and
Martin Luther King Libraries Transform.
Prepare for National Library Week in
April with several new products, including
a Celebrity Read poster featuring ballerina
and 2018 Honorary Chair Misty Copeland
and a limited-edition National Library

Librarian Karin Bennedsen, Cartersville, GA, checks out some of the new
books in the ALA Store at last year's Midwinter Meeting.

Week 60th Anniversary poster.
Create award-winning displays with giant double-sided Caldecott and Newbery
medals, great for hanging or as window
Remember to stop by early to get your
pick of conference t-shirts - they sell out fast!
ALA Publishing is excited to offer several


The Future of Learning in Public
Location TBD

Sunday, February 11
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Plenary Session
Colorado Convention Center, Room

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
One-Stop Shop for the Research Lifecycle: Effects of High-Impact Educational Practices on Library Spaces and
Services in the Near- and Long-teRoom
Colorado Convention Center, Room 403

» from page 6

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
It's Your Future - Get Ready for It Now!
Colorado Convention Center, Room
Library Island
Colorado Convention Center, Room 401
The Library's Evolution into Centers of
Innovation and Learning
Colorado Convention Center, Room 402
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Advocating for Ourselves: Does Our
Profession's Survival Depend on
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
Program Policy Support?
Colorado Convention Center, Room 402
Libraries in the Age of Extended Reality: Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented
Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR)
Colorado Convention Center, Room 401
Road Signs to the Future: What Trends
Will Affect Your Library?
Colorado Convention Center, Room

A New Generation In Charge: How
Millennial Leadership is Changing
Library Staffing
Location TBD

new titles hot off the press, such as the new
second edition of Marketing Your Library's
Electronic Resources: A How-To-Do-It
Manual for Librarians, Easy Graphic Design
for Librarians: From Color to Kerning, and
Using Digital Analytics for Smart Assessment.
Remember that you can find titles from
ALA Editions, ALA Neal-Schuman, Facet

Publishing, UK, and the ALA Divisions in
the ALA Store, and get free shipping on all
book orders placed in the ALA Store (posters, bookmarks, and other gift-type items
are not eligible for this offer).
ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman is
pleased to present a selection of new, free
programs exploring the profession's issues
and trends, all taking place at the ALA
Store. The programs' topics include: school
librarianship and the new AASL Standards,
with Hilda K. Weisburg; sustainability in
libraries, with Rebekkah Smith Aldrich;
the new third edition of Introduction to
Public Librarianship, featuring authors
Kathleen de La Peña McCook and Jenny
S. Bossaller; LGBTQAI+ books for children
and teens, with Christina Dorr and Lizabeth
Deskins; learner-centered pedagogy, with
Dani Brecher Cook; and creating engaging
visual communications for libraries, with
Diana K. Wakimoto. Use the Conference
Scheduler to learn about all the special
events taking place at the ALA Store and
plan your time efficiently!
Prices at the ALA Store automatically
reflect the ALA Member discount, so there's
no need to dig out your member number.
And remember that every dollar you spend
at the ALA Store helps support library advocacy, awareness, and other key programs
and initiatives!

Free Galleys Available!
Owen and Eleanor Move In, the first book
in Sparkhouse Family's new chapter book
series, explores what it means to have a
home and what it means to be a friend.
Visit Sparkhouse Family at Table #647 for
a galley-quantities are limited!

Virtual Teen Dream: Embedding
Virtual Reality into Teen Programming
Location TBD
Monday, February 12
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Plenary Session
C o l o r a d o C o n v e n t i o n C e n t e r,
Room 405/407

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Equity-Driven Services and Programs:
Exploring Alternative InfoRoomation
Services at the Library
Colorado Convention Center, Room 401
Libraries as Community Partners in
the Workforce Development System
Location TBD
Get details and add to your schedule

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ALA Cognotes January Preview

ALA Cognotes January Preview - 1
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 2
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 3
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 4
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 5
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 6
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 7
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 8
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 9
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 10
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 11
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 12
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 13
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 14
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 15
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 16
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 17
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 18
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 19
ALA Cognotes January Preview - 20