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Format: 09/23/2017 - 6pm
Format: 09/23/2017 - 6pm
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Thursday, January 23 - 6:30pm

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Smart Investing @ your library Reception [Closed] Reception Sheraton
Horizons Rooftop Ballroom
Description :

Private, invitation-only reception for Smart Investing @ your library grantees.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, January 24 - 9:00am

9:00am - 11:00am
Print Archive Network (PAN) Exhibitor session, Reception Pennsylvania Convention Center
304
Description :

The PAN group meets regularly at ALA to leanr and discuss practices and ideas surrounding print archive programs.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 24 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
IRRT International Welcome Session Reception Marriott
Grand B
Description :

Welcome session for International Librarians attending Midwinter.

Friday, January 24 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Exhibits Open / All Conference Reception Other, Reception Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A-C
Description :

ENJOY FREE FOOD AND GREAT PRIZES AT THE FRIDAY NIGHT OPENING RECEPTION!
The ALA Exhibits Round Table and your ALA Exhibitors welcome you to this year’s Midwinter Meeting! Enjoy free food and visit your favorite companies!
Remember to sign up to win fabulous prizes! Below is a partial list of participating companies. Visit their booth and sign up to win! Be sure to look for other
participating exhibitors on the exhibit floor. Winning names will be posted in Cognotes and will be running on a monitor in the exhibit hall for the remainder
of the meeting.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, January 24 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Executive Commitee Meeting & Happy Hour (ASCLA/COSLA) Reception, Social event Sheraton
Lobby Bar
Description :

Current members and those interested in learning more about ASCLA and COSLA are invited to this low-key happy hour event! Visit ASCLA's website at www.ala.org/ascla.

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Presidential Candidate, Sari Feldman, Meet & Greet Reception Reception Marriott
Grand C
Description :

Presidential Candidate, Sari Feldman, Meet & Greet Reception

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Carolyn Forsman Memorial Reception Reception Pennsylvania Convention Center
302
Description :

Carolyn Forsman Memorial Reception

Sponsors :
FTRF.

Friday, January 24 - 8:30pm

8:30pm - 10:00pm
Presidential Candidate, Maggie Farrell, Meet & Greet Reception Reception Marriott
Grand B
Description :

Presidential Candidate, Maggie Farrell, Meet & Greet Reception

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 25 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 5:00pm
DK Crafternoon with Jane Bull Author Event, Exhibitor session, Reception, Social event Pennsylvania Convention Center
204 B
Description :

Join DK's celebrated craft expert Jane Bull in a cozy afternoon crafting party. Take a break from the busy convention floor, make a crafty creature, read through Jane's inspiring craft books, while enjoying an afternoon tea and snack break.

The first 50 people to attend will receive a DK goody bag including a signed copy of Jane's newest book, Crafty Creatures.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Communicators’ Network Reception Marriott
Room 306
Description :

New and veteran library PR and marketing practitioners and enthusiasts: Join our initial gathering to discuss new ways to share our knowledge and experience and explore new ideas. Don’t miss this opportunity to help develop an ALA-wide communications interest group, and create a wish-list of future programs and collaborations across traditional division and group boundaries.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 25 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Downs Intellectual Freedom Award - (Univ. of Illinois GSLIS & Libraries Unlimited) Exhibitor session, Reception Marriott
Grand I
Description :

A reception for the 2013 recipient of the Downs Intellectual Freedom Award, co-sponsored by the University of Illinois GSLIS and Libraries Unlimited. All Illinois Alumni, students and friends, as well as all supporters of Intellectual Freedom are welcome.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Member Reception Reception Sheraton
Liberty Ballroom C
Description :

Join your ALCTS colleagues in the annual Midwinter Member Reception sponsored by YBP.

Saturday, January 25 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Networking Reception [$] Reception Marriott
Grand D
Description :

Join colleagues for an opportunity to engage in a social atmosphere that is sure to provide fun, live entertainment and refreshments during the 2014 Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. Don’t miss the chance to reconnect with old friends and meet new ones at this networking fundraiser. Proceeds from the event support the ALA Allied Professional Association’s (ALA-APA) work in promoting “the mutual professional interests of librarians and other library workers” through research, advocacy and enabling the certification of individuals in specializations beyond the initial professional degree. Have fun while also supporting a worthy cause!"

Sponsors :
ALA
ALA Allied Professional Association
Cost :
$50.00

Saturday, January 25 - 9:00pm

9:00pm - 10:00pm
ALA Council Reception Reception Marriott
Grand I
Description :

Reception for ALA Council members.

Sponsors :

Sunday, January 26 - 7:30am

7:30am - 9:30am
IEEE Meeting & Presentation [Closed] Exhibitor session, Reception, Social event Pennsylvania Convention Center
123
Description :

IEEE Breakfast & Presentation

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, January 26 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
University of Pittsburgh Alumni Reception Exhibitor session, Reception Marriott
Grand A
Description :

University of Pittsburgh Alumni Reception

Interests :
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event