Friday, June 28th
2:30pm - 4:00pm Executive Committee Meeting I Palmer House Hilton, Indiana Room
6:30pm - 11:30pm Second Annual Denim & Diamonds Gala Lobo De Mar Restaurant, 5503 W. Cermak Road, Cicero, IL.
Saturday, June 29th
8:30am - 10:00am Connecting Multilingual Patrons with Legal Information: Key Resources Palmer House Hilton, Spire Parlor [Program Flyer]
8:30am - 10:00am Multicultural Programming for Tweens and Families McCormick Place Convention Center, S404d
10:30am - 11:30am Libraries Building Bridges: Best Practices and Advice for Serving Your Latino Communities. Palmer House Hilton, Spire Parlor
1:00pm - 2:00pm Research At Your Service! ¡Investigaciones para servirles! Latinos & their Information Needs on Center Stage Palmer House Hilton, Spire Parlor
3:00pm - 4:30pm Advances, Challenges and Issues in Black and Latino Librarianship in America McCormick Place Convention Center, S103d [Program Flyer]
4:30pm - 5:30pm Cuéntame Un Cuentito: A Cross Border Look at Books That Inspire Children to Read McCormick Place Convention Center, N227a
4:30pm - 5:30pm Preserving History: Establishing a National Latino Digital Archive Palmer House Hilton, Chicago Room
Sunday, June 30th
8:30am - 11:30am Board Meeting Palmer House Hilton, Chicago Room
10:30am - 11:30am Latino Books for Youth: an Honest Conversation McCormick Place Convention Center, N128
10:30am - 12:00pm Creando Enlaces: Building Cross-Border Connections McCormick Place Convention Center, Hall A, Exhibit Floor
1:00pm - 3:00pm 2013 Pura Belpré Celebración Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand A
3:00pm - 4:00pm Making it Happen: DIVERSITY in your library Palmer House Hilton, Spire Parlor
4:30pm - 5:30pm Libraries empowering communities to deal with Climate Crisis Palmer House Hilton, Crystal Room
Monday, July 1st
8:30am - 10:00am REFORMA General Membership Meeting Palmer House Hilton, Spire Parlor
10:30am - 11:30am Together We Are Better: International Collaborations Supporting Information Access Palmer House Hilton, Spire Parlor [Program Flyer]
1:00pm - 2:30pm Executive Committee Meeting II Palmer House Hilton, Indiana Room
A Message By Author Alma Flor Ada
If you are going to the ALA Conference, please consider attending:
Saturday, June 29
Charlesbrige Booth #1908
Signing the new book YES! WE ARE LATINOS
2:00 -3:00 pm Lee & Low Booth #2305
signing book QUIERO AYUDAR/LET ME HELP!
Sunday, June 30
1:00 -2:00 pm
Book Buzz – Roots and Wings: Books for the Spanish/Bilingual and Latino Interest Reader
Isabel Campoy and I will in the panel.
Room S104A McCormick Place, Convention Center
Monday, July 1
Poetry Blast at the Top Stage, Exhibit Floor
Isabel Campoy and I will be reading from our new book YES! WE ARE LATINOS. Book signing following.
It will be a joy to see you at ALA!
Best wishes in all you do. PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO SHARE THIS INFORMATION