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New Books, Products, Special Events From ALA Publishing at Annual
Make sure to carve out some time in your
schedule to shop and browse the ALA Store
at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference &
Exhibition for products that meet the widest
range of your promotional and continuing
education/professional development needs -
as well as fun gift items. Located in the lobby
outside Hall I1 of the Morial Convention
Center, the ALA store hours are:
Friday, June 22
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 23
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 24
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, June 25
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
From celebrity READ posters and popular book characters to infographics and gift
items, ALA Graphics will feature a range of
new and best-selling products, plus special
conference-only items. Plan ahead for fall
events and shop new designs for Library Card
Sign-up Month, Banned Books Week, and
Teen Read Week. And, remember to stop
by early for your conference t-shirt, available only at the ALA Store - they always
sell out fast!
ALA Publishing is excited to offer several
new titles hot off the press, such as Fake News
and Alternative Facts: Information Literacy in
a Post-Truth Era, a Special Report by Nicole

A. Cooke; Pop Culture-Inspired Programs for
Tweens, Teens, and Adults, by Amy J. Alessio,
Katie LaMantia, and Emily Vinci; and the
new fourth edition of Kay Ann Cassell and
Uma Hiremath's Reference and Information
Services: An Introduction. Remember that
you can find titles from ALA Editions, ALA
Neal-Schuman, Facet Publishing, UK, and
the ALA Divisions in the ALA Store, and also
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 free programs
exploring the profession's issues and trends.
The programs scheduled to take place at the
ALA Store are:
Saturday, June 23, 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
"STEP into Storytime: Adapting Books,
Rhymes, and Activities for Mixed Ages"
StoryTime Effective Practice (STEP) is an
approach that articulates the link between
child development theory and storytimes.
Join Saroj Nadkarni Ghoting, an early childhood literacy consultant, who co-developed
STEP, as she shares ideas for adapting books,
rhymes, and activities for mixed ages based
on their stages of development.
Sunday, June 24; 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
"Transform and Thrive: Ideas to Invigorate
Your Library and Your Community"
Successful libraries prioritize an organi-

zational approach that encourages library
staff to work with each other as well as the
community to create opportunities to thrive.
That may sound airy and abstract, but it boils
down to applying a handful of straightforward principles, which include intelligent
risk-taking, learning the right things, respect
and goodwill, fulfilling the vision of library
director, and activating creative thinking.
Join Dorothy Stoltz, James Kelly, and Lynn
Wheeler, co-authors of the new book Transform and Thrive, as they lead a brainstorming
session for how to apply these principles to
real-world situations.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
"LGBTQAI+ Books for Children and Teens
The rich and varied body of literature for
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/
questioning, asexual/allied and intersexed
young people is discussed in this free program led by Christina Dorr and Lizabeth
Deskins. The authors will share their favorite
titles, talk about their new book from ALA
Editions and why they decided to write it,
and then take your questions.
Offered elsewhere in the Convention
Center are two special Trending Topics
programs: "Homelessness and Libraries - An
Empathy-Driven Approach," with Ryan J.
Dowd, and "Get Moving in Your Library
- Physical Literacy, Yoga, and More!"
with Jenn Carson and Katie Scherrer. The

Conference Scheduler will be updated with
location information when available.
Also not to be missed and included in
your conference registration: Join writer/director Emilio Estevez for an advanced screening of his new film "the public," also starring
Alec Baldwin, Taylor Schilling, and Jeffrey
Wright. It centers on the regular patrons of
downtown Cincinnati's public library, many
of whom are homeless and marginalized,
and their interactions with the library staff
who have built emotional connections with
them. When a bitter Arctic blast hits the city,
the patrons turn the library into a homeless
shelter by staging a sit-in, which escalates
into a police standoff. The film will screen
twice Saturday, June 23 - at 9:00 a.m. and
2:30 p.m. - and on Sunday, June 24 at 1:00
p.m. at the New Orleans Theater inside the
Convention Center; all showings will be followed by a Q & A with Estevez moderated
by Ryan J. Dowd, executive director of Hesed
House Shelter.
Use the Conference Scheduler to learn
about all these special events 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!

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