Programming Librarian
Guide to the 2011 ALA Annual Conference

Programming Librarian Guide to the ALA Annual Conference

New Orleans, June 23–28, 2011

Events Calendar

Find programs and events at the ALA Annual Conference that will give you ideas and resources for planning your library’s next great community event. Get the most out of every day in New Orleans with a little planning help from this calendar.

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Friday, June 24
8:30am 8:30am–1pm
ALTAFF
Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations
9am 9am–1pm
ALA-IRRT Preconference
Outreach Through New Partnership: Strategies and Success
4pm 4–5:15pm
Opening General Session: Dan Savage
Saturday, June 25
8am 8–10am
ALSC
Beyond Fiestas, Calaveras and Quinceañeras
8–10am
ASCLA
Marketing Libraries to Diverse Communities
8–9am
Auditorium Speaker: Mystery Panel Featuring J. A. Jance and Harlan Coben
8–10am
PPO
Building Common Ground
8–10am
ALTAFF
Nuts & Bolts for Academic Friends
8–10am
ALTAFF
Recognizing Your Community’s Literary Heritage
   
10:30am 10:30am–noon
ALA-Dev
Anatomy of a Comprehensive Library Fundraising Program
10:30am–noon
ALSC
Many Children, Many Cultures, Many Books
10:30am–noon
ALSC
Strange Bedfellows
10am–noon
PLA
Seriously Social
10:30–11:30am
Auditorium Speaker:
Jeff Kinney
     
11am 11am–4pm
PPO
LIVE! @ your library Reading Stage
             
noon noon–1:30pm
YALSA
Margaret A. Edwards Luncheon
             
1:30pm 1:30–3:30pm
ALA-Dev
Fundraising: The Shape of Things to Come
1:30–3:30pm
ALA-EMIERT
Graphic Novels: Bridging Generations, Bridging Cultures
1:30–3:30pm
ALA-SRRT
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Multi-Cultural Idea Exchange
1:30–3:30pm
ACRL
The Legal Consequences of Environmental Crises
1:30–3:30pm
ALTAFF
Celebrating Southern Writers
1:30–2:30pm
Auditorium Speaker: William Joyce
1:30–3:30pm
PPO
ABC’s of Sustainable Partnerships
1:30
PPO
Presentation of Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award
3:30pm 3:30–4:30pm
Auditorium Speaker: Siva Vaidhyanathan
             
4pm 4–5:30pm
AASL
Focus on International Children’s Books
4–5:30pm
ASCLA
Displaying Partnerships
4–5:30pm
PLA
Public Programs that Work in Rural Libraries
4–5:30pm
ALTAFF
Tales from the Heart: Literary Memoirs
       
5pm 5:30–8:30pm
IRRT
Stella Jones Exhibition of Lubuto Library Youth Artists
             
6pm 6–8pm
ALA-SRRT
The Most Dangerous Man in America
             
Sunday, June 26
8am 8–9:15am
Auditorium Speaker: Daniel Ellsberg: “War and Secrecy”
8–10am
ALA-SRRT
Amelia Bloomer Project Breakfast
8–10am
ALSC
Nonfiction Book Blast
8–10am
LITA
Progressive Program Promotion
8–10am
LLAMA
Where the Wild Things Are
8–10am
RUSA
Literary Tastes Breakfast
8am–noon
ACRL
Katrina and Its Aftermath
9am 9–10am
YALSA
YA Author Coffee Klatch
           
10:30am 10:30–11:30am
Auditorium Speaker: Brooke Gladstone
10:30am–noon
ALA-Dev
Innovative Library Fundraising
10:30am–noon
ALSC
Newbies and Newberys
10:30am–noon
ALTAFF
Mystery and Horror @ your library
10:30am–noon
PLA
What the Library Did for Romance
10:30am–noon
PPO
NEH’s Picturing America
10:30am–noon
PPO
Maximizing the Impact of Programming
11am 11am–4pm
PPO
LIVE! @ your library Reading Stage
           
12:30pm 12:30–1:30pm
ABOS Special Event
Bookmobile Sunday–Author Luncheon with Margriet Ruurs
           
1:30pm 1:30–3:30pm
ALTAFF
First Author, First Book
1:30–3:30pm
PPO
Science Programming 101
         
4pm 4–5:30pm
ALSC
Reach Out and Read
4–5:30pm
ASCLA
American Sign Language Literature Programming @ your library
4–5:30pm
PLA
The Making of a Latino Library Lover
       
5:30pm 5:30–7:30pm
ALTAFF
The Laugh’s On Us!
           
Monday, June 27
8am 8–10am
ALTAFF
Isn’t it Romantic?
         
10am 10am–12:30pm
PPO
LIVE! @ your library Reading Stage
10:30am–noon
ACRL
Trends in European Film
10:30am–noon
ALTAFF
ALTAFF President’s Program
10:30am–noon
LLAMA
Fundraising 101
10:30am–noon
PLA
You Can Do Puppet Shows Too!
10:30am–2pm
ALA-GLBTRT
Stonewall Book Awards Brunch
noon noon–2pm
AASL
AASL Awards Luncheon with Lauren Myracle
         
1:30pm 1:30–3:30pm
ALA-Dev
ALA Advocacy University
1:30–3:30pm
ALSC
Graphic Genius: Examining and Exploring Visual Literacy through Graphic Novels
1:30–3:30pm
PPO
The Language of Conservation: A Case Study
1:30–3:30pm
YALSA
Think Big
YALSA Membership Meeting/ President’s Program
   
2pm 2–4pm
ALA-GLBTRT
Out of the Closet & Into the Library
2–4pm
ALTAFF
Gala Author Tea
       
5pm 5–7pm
PPO
The Language of Conservation at the Audubon Zoo
5:30–7:30pm
ALSC
8th Annual Poetry Blast
       
8pm 8–10pm
YALSA
Michael L. Printz Program and Reception