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Preliminary Schedule

Preliminary Schedule

  • Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • 7:00am – 7:00pm Pacific
    Parent/Baby Room
  • Friday, June 28, 2024
  • 7:00am – 7:00pm Pacific
    Community of Care Room
  • 7:00am – 7:00pm Pacific
    Lactation Room
  • 8:00am – 1:00pm Pacific
    Diamond Moments of International Librarianship and Its Impact-IRRT Preconference
  • 8:00am – 4:00pm Pacific
    Academic Library and Learning Spaces Tour
  • 8:00am – 4:00pm Pacific
    Assembling Your Consultant Tool Kit: What you Need to Know to Become a Successful
  • 8:00am – 4:00pm Pacific
    AvramCamp - An Unconference for Women and Non-binary Technology Library Workers
  • 8:00am – 4:00pm Pacific
    Public Libraries Tour
  • 8:15am – 3:45pm Pacific
    The History and Heritage of the Asian Cultures Who Call San Diego Home
  • 8:30am – 9:00am Pacific
    ALA-APA Board of Director Meeting
  • 9:00am – 11:30am Pacific
    RDA Around the World
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    ALA Executive Board Meeting
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Beyond the Books: Decoding the Application and Interview Process for Public, Academic, and Special Libraries
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Bilingual Storytime Academy
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Level Up Your Facilitation Skills for Better Meetings
  • 9:00am – 3:30pm Pacific
    Library Advocacy: A Roadmap to Success
  • 9:00am – 4:00pm Pacific
    Chapter Leaders Forum
  • 9:00am – 4:00pm Pacific
    ISS School Tour (AASL)
  • 9:00am – 4:00pm Pacific
    Library Insights Summit: Connecting Publishers & Librarians
  • 9:00am – 4:00pm Pacific
    Preservation in Action
  • 12:00pm – 4:00pm Pacific
    The Business of Vice: A Discussion about business reference work with patrons and students interested in businesses often described as vices
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm Pacific
    Engaging Friends, Foundations, Trustees, and the Community: Collaborating for Impact
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm Pacific
    Managing Change and Holding Effective Difficult Conversations: Tools for Every Leader
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm Pacific
    Thinking Outside the (STEAM) Box: Bringing the library to your community using kits
  • 5:30pm – 7:00pm Pacific
    The Library Marketplace Opens
  • 8:00pm – 10:00pm Pacific
    Booklist and YALSA Present: The 2024 Michael L. Printz Awards
  • Saturday, June 29, 2024
  • 7:00am – 7:00pm Pacific
    Community of Care Room
  • 7:00am – 7:00pm Pacific
    Parent/Baby Room
  • 8:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Youth V Gov: Film Screening & Climate Action Discussion
  • 8:30am – 9:30am Pacific
    ALA Council Orientation
  • 8:30am – 10:00am Pacific
    S[ai]ge Advice: Claim the Center of the AI Conversation by Leveling Up AI Leaders
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Breaking Boundaries: Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT to Transform Library Services
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Cultivating Community Relationships: Bridging the gap between libraries and high school career & technical education
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Don't Just Survive. THRIVE During Your Construction Project
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Fostering Conversation and Connection Among Community Members with Contrasting Political Views
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    From Maker to Market: how libraries can support entrepreneurs by bringing ideas to life
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Get on Board! Evaluating, Collecting, and Honoring Excellent, Developmentally-Appropriate Board Books to Promote Early Literacy
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Inclusive Scholarly Publishing: Demystifying Processes & Empowering New Scholars
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Introducing LibParlor Online Learning: An Open-Source Curriculum for LIS Researchers
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Library for All: Programming Ideas for Adults with Disabilities on a $0 Budget
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Little Free Library and Public Library Collaborations: Not Just for the Front Yard Anymore
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Main Stage Speakers: John and Anni Furniss
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    The PRISM Project: Learning about Prison Library Services from People who are or were Incarcerated
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Using Collaborative Leadership to Build Greater Agility and Resilience in Friends' Organisations
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    When to Tap-In and Tap-Out: Nurturing Resilience and Renewing Bonds in Library Teams
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Where are the Arab American Authors in Children's Literature?
  • 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific
    Who Blamed the Cow?
  • 9:00am – 10:30am Pacific
    GNCRT President's Program - Queer Joy in Comics
  • 9:15am – 10:00am Pacific
    DC's New Reads
  • 9:30am – 9:45am Pacific
    Rodney Cloud Hill: BlackWash: The Untold Stories of Reverse Racism
  • 9:30am – 10:00am Pacific
    ALA/APA Council
  • 9:30am – 10:20am Pacific
    Angela C. Santomero Book: Life Clues: Unlocking The Lessons To An Exceptional Life
  • 9:30am – 10:20am Pacific
    Celebrate Black Hair and Address Discrimination with Wisdom from My Divine Natural Hair and If My Hair Had a Voice
  • 9:30am – 10:20am Pacific
    Celebrating 2024 Newbery Honorees!: A Yarn Live Recording with Travis Jonker, Featuring Daniel Nayeri, Erin Bow, M.T. Anderson, Nasuġraq Rainey Hopson, and Pedro Martín
  • 9:30am – 10:20am Pacific
    How to Start a Dungeons & Dragons Club
  • 9:30am – 10:20am Pacific
    Navigating Generative AI: Early Findings and Implications for Research, Teaching and Learning
  • 9:30am – 10:20am Pacific
    What's New with BabyLit
  • 9:30am – 11:30am Pacific
    President's Program (AASL)
  • 10:00am – 10:15am Pacific
    Freedom Fire podcast
  • 10:00am – 11:30am Pacific
    Outreach and Engagement Poster Session
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    ALA Council I
  • 10:10am – 10:40am Pacific
    Navigating Manga with VIZ Media
  • 10:30am – 10:45am Pacific
    Rick Robinson Author of 1968: A Primer for Understanding Baby Boomers
  • 10:30am – 11:20am Pacific
    American History Rocks! Why It’s Important for Kids to Learn the Past to Inform Their Future
  • 10:30am – 11:20am Pacific
    Booklist Graphic Novels Panel, Part I
  • 10:30am – 11:20am Pacific
    Femme Fatalities: Women in Thriller Fiction
  • 10:30am – 11:20am Pacific
    LGBTQ+ and Free: Queer Books in an Era of Book Bans
  • 10:30am – 11:20am Pacific
    Michael Castleman: The Untold Story of Books (For A Panel on Publishing Today + Its Changing Landscape)
  • 10:30am – 11:20am Pacific
    Navigating Everyday, Unintended Microaggressions
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm Pacific
    ACRL 2024 President's Program “Workplace Belonging Matters: Key Insights for Library Professionals"
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm Pacific
    APALA President's Program 2024: The Library is Open:
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm Pacific
    GameRT President's Program: Using Games to Engage Patrons
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Weston Woods: Mel Fell
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Weston Woods: Water Is Water
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Weston Woods: We Are Water Protectors
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Weston Woods: When Things Aren't Going Right, Go Left
  • 10:30am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Weston Woods: Wishes
  • 10:50am – 11:20am Pacific
    Hachette's Adult & Children's Book Buzz!
  • 11:00am – 11:15am Pacific
    Rita Reed: Dogfish Just Be You!
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    “Superior Performance”: How do Librarians Set Boundaries Without Clear Expectations of Labour?
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Building a Strong Foundation for Future Success
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Chaotic Good and Lawful Evil: The Appeal of Morally Gray Characters in Fantasy and Sci-fi
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    How to Run an LGBTQIA2S+ Book Club for Teens if You’re Not Queer or Trans
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    It's Not Just for Teens! Building Great Manga Collections for Adults
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Kindergarten Readiness Initiative: Supporting Early Learners and their Families
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Level Up Your Digital Equity Efforts with Federal Internet for All Funding
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Library Advocacy for Diverse Voices: How to Show Up for You Library!
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Literacy Reborn: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming the Way We Read, Write, and Learn
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Main Stage Speakers: Jay Jay Patton and Antoine Patton
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Networks and Networking in Business Librarianship
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Shared Knowledge: How VNFC and GVPL are working together to foster reconciliation
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Team of Teams: A Collaborative Model for Workgroups
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
    Words Matter: Inclusive Cataloging in an Academic Library Consortium
  • 11:30am – 11:45am Pacific
    Cheers to 50 Years: Advancing Library Tech Since 1974
  • 11:30am – 12:15pm Pacific
    It’s All About the Book! Holiday House, Candlewick, Peachtree, and Pixel+Ink Look Ahead to Fall
  • 11:30am – 12:20pm Pacific
    Bigger, Better, Faster with Amazon Business
  • 11:30am – 12:20pm Pacific
    Embracing the Hard of Hearing Community with Alison Gervais, Previous ALA Schnieder Honor Award Winner; New Mystery YA Book A Game Most Foul Coming From Blink YA June 2024
  • 11:30am – 12:20pm Pacific
    New Voices in Young Adult
  • 11:30am – 12:20pm Pacific
    Picture Book Perfect: What's New in Children's Picture Books
  • 11:30am – 12:20pm Pacific
    Public Libraries in Action
  • 11:30am – 12:20pm Pacific
    Unshelving the Mysteries of Tabletop Roleplaying Games with Kobold Press
  • 12:00pm – 12:15pm Pacific
    Meet the Toniebox: Screen-free Audio Stories for Children
  • 12:25pm – 12:55pm Pacific
    Penguin Young Readers Fall 2024 Book Buzz
  • 12:30pm – 12:45pm Pacific
    Jeffrey Weber - You Sound Amazing
  • 12:30pm – 1:20pm Pacific
    Becoming Your Best (Or Worst) Self: Growing with Graphic Novels
  • 12:30pm – 1:20pm Pacific
    Bias, Misinformation, and Polarization: How Can My Students Find Anything on the Internet?
  • 12:30pm – 1:20pm Pacific
    Exploring Magical Realms & Real-World Issues Through YA Fantasy
  • 12:30pm – 1:20pm Pacific
    Meet Bushel & Peck Books
  • 12:30pm – 1:20pm Pacific
    Unveiling White Christian Nationalism: From Roots to Resistance
  • 12:30pm – 1:20pm Pacific
    What Makes Us Human: Celebrating Language in All Its Forms
  • 1:00pm – 1:15pm Pacific
    JJ Maze: Music Notes: Tales from an American Singer
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Books Unbound: Booktalks in the Age of AI
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Bridging the Gap - Serving Beyond the Walls
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Building Equity through Arts and Culture: Amplifying a Creative and Culturally Rich Community
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    CSKBART Chair's Program
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Developing the Next Generation of Library Social Workers
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Empowering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Executive Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of the Library Technology Industry
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    FMRT Chair's Program
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Hello from the Outside - Designing Libraries for the Missing Patron
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Investing in Employee Growth and Wellbeing: Supporting Personal Development Plans
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Let's Talk About Sex: Gender & sexuality education in elementary school using age congruent literature
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Library Friends, Foundations, & Trusts--Ideas and Tips for the Heart of Nonprofit Library Support
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Main Stage Speaker: Kwame Alexander
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Map and Geospatial Information Showcase
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Open Science Conversations: Academic Library Engagement, Outreach & Services in the Year of Open Science
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Protecting the Right to Read in Challenging Times (NMRT)
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Soft Censorship of LGBTQIA+ Content and its Chilling Effect on the Children's Book World
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    Welcome Asylum Seekers, We Speak your Language! QPL’s Response to the Unprecedented Humanitarian Crisis
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pacific
    You've Got Their Attention. Make It Count: Micro-Learning for Adult Learners in the Library
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm Pacific
    The Educators Poster Session
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm Pacific
    Downwind Documentary Film: The Impact on Marginalized Communities in the Wake of Oppenheimer
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm Pacific
    GNCRT Magical Comics Tea
  • 1:05pm – 1:35pm Pacific
    Lee & Low Books 2024 Book Buzz with Special Guest Olivia Abtahi
  • 1:30pm – 1:45pm Pacific
    Andrea Stumpf: Writings by Emily Ruete, Born Sayyida Salme
  • 1:30pm – 1:55pm Pacific
    How Puzzles Intrigue Library Patrons: How Speed Puzzling, Jigsaw Puzzles Collection and Word Puzzles Share Knowledge and Fun at Libraries
  • 1:30pm – 2:20pm Pacific
    Authors Collaborating with Authors
  • 1:30pm – 2:20pm Pacific
    Booklist Graphic Novel Panel, Part 2
  • 1:30pm – 2:20pm Pacific
    Brodart's Bibz Analytics Predictive Tool Analyzes Circulation Patterns by Rank, of Titles in a Library's Collection
  • 1:30pm – 2:20pm Pacific
    Matthew Zapruder: Story of a Poem
  • 1:30pm – 2:20pm Pacific
    Using Kindness and Compassion as a Foundation for Anti-Bias Learning
  • 1:45pm – 2:30pm Pacific
    Norton Young Readers
  • 2:00pm – 2:15pm Pacific
    ALA's How I Library podcast recording
  • 2:00pm – 2:25pm Pacific
    Saving Planet Earth: Introducing The Books for a Better Earth™ collection with authors Kate McMillan and Teddi Lynn Chichester and Holiday House Vice President and editor in chief, Mary Cash
  • 2:30pm – 2:45pm Pacific
    Kevin Miller: Heart of Steel: Based on a True Story
  • 2:30pm – 2:55pm Pacific
    The Color of Sound with Author Emily Barth Isler
  • 2:30pm – 3:20pm Pacific
    Destigmatize, Denormalize, Disseminate: Best Practices for Engaging in Conversations About Gun Violence with Your Patrons
  • 2:30pm – 3:20pm Pacific
    Fostering Readership with Familiar Faces in Graphic Novels
  • 2:30pm – 3:20pm Pacific
    Promote the Vote: Empowering Young Voters in an Election Year
  • 2:30pm – 3:20pm Pacific
    The Future of Material Selection Powered by Brodart & LibraryIQ
  • 2:30pm – 3:20pm Pacific
    The Gender Binary Is a Big Lie with Author Lee Wind
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Accessible School Library Services through National Library Service
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Advocating Open Access and Managing Digital Repositories in a Historically Black College and University
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Books & Big Ideas: Sparking Equity Conversations from Kindergarten to Adulthood
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Centering the Student: Gathering Student Perspectives and Creating Content on Generative AI
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Combating Voter Suppression in Your Library
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Data Analysis: A New Skill Set for Improving Library Services
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Denied! Why Didn't My Brilliant Grant Application Get Funded?
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    EMIERT David Cohen Award Ceremony
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    High-Impact Practices: Identifying Meaningful Mentoring Constellations in Libraries
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Museum Objects in Libraries as Catalysts for Family and Community Engagement
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    PLA Placeholder
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Somewhere Over the Arcoiris: Conversations on Queer Latinidad in Libraries
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    The Experimental Library: A Guide to Taking Risks, Failing Forward, and Creating Change
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Train Your Trustees for Troubled Times: Intellectual Freedom Round Table Chair's Program
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    United for Libraries President's Program
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Pacific
    Values-Driven Workflows: How Are We Implementing DEIA in Routine Work and Policies?
  • 2:40pm – 3:10pm Pacific
    Gibbs Smith Publishing, Bushel & Peck Books, and Welbeck Publishing
  • 3:00pm – 3:15pm Pacific
    Ashley Belote - Illustrator and Author of Don't Wash Winston
  • 3:00pm – 3:25pm Pacific
    Join Highlights for a Session of Fun with a Purpose!
  • 3:20pm – 3:50pm Pacific
    Mad Cave Studios: Book Buzz
  • 3:30pm – 3:45pm Pacific
    Don McCleod Author of Gorilla Tales
  • 3:30pm – 4:20pm Pacific
    BOOM! STUDIOS: The Year to Come
  • 3:30pm – 4:20pm Pacific
    Diversity Beyond the Border: International and Multilingual Publishing
  • 3:30pm – 4:20pm Pacific
    Image Comics Summer Spectacular!
  • 3:30pm – 4:20pm Pacific
    Kensington Historical, Cozy, Contemporary Mysteries
  • 3:30pm – 4:20pm Pacific
    The Customer Is Always Wrong: TikToker and Comedian Scott Seiss Shares His Hilarious Insights on the World of Retail and Work
  • 3:30pm – 5:00pm Pacific
    Diversity Fair Poster Session