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Thursday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 6:30pm
Spectrum Institute Opening Reception [Closed] Other, Reception Sheraton Chicago
Superior A & B
Description :

Welcome reception with ALA President Maureen Sullivan, ALA President-Elect Barbara Stripling, and ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
Spectrum Scholars Program
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Thursday, June 27 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Freedom to Read Foundation Member Reception Reception Hilton Chicago
Joliet Room
Description :

Freedom to Read Foundation Member Reception

Saturday, June 29 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Reception Committee meeting, Reception Radisson Blu
5:45pm - 7:30pm
ASCLA/COSLA Reception and Awards Reception Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Field 20A-C
Description :

Network with ASCLA and COSLA colleagues, celebrate the winners of ASCLA's 2013 awards and join the division in recognizing our member volunteers! All conference attendees are invited.

Saturday, June 29 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:30pm
YALSA Happy Hour Reception Hyatt Regency Chicago
Columbus GH
Description :

YALSA Happy Hour. Cash bar.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merritt Fund Reception for a Cause Reception Hyatt Regency Chicago
Description :


Interests :
Sponsors :
Merritt Fund
The Merrit Fund

Saturday, June 29 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 11:00pm
Membership Meeting and Social (SRRT) Reception, Social event Offsite Location
Off Site
Description :

Come join the Social Responsibilities Round Table for its Membership Meeting and Social!

The Social will be held on Saturday, June 29 from 8:00-11:00pm at:

Exchequer Restaurant and Bar,
226 S. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604

Sunday, June 30 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
ALA Award/President's Reception [Closed] Reception, Social event McCormick Place Convention Center
S100/Grand Ballroom Lobby
Description :

Join ALA President Maureen Sullivan and the ALA award winners at a celebratory reception

Sponsors :
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, June 30 - 6:30pm

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Student Reception (NMRT) Reception Palmer House Hilton
Wilson Room
Description :

Library school students are invited to network in a relaxed environment and learn more about ALA from unit representatives, NMRT leadership, and experienced ALA members. The Student Chapter of the Year Award is presented and light refreshments will be served.

Interests :

Sunday, June 30 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 10:00pm
BCALA Membership Meeting Affiliate Event, Exhibitor session, Reception, Social event InterContinental Chicago
Description :

Membership Meeting for BCALA.

Sponsors :
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 30 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Awards Reception (NMRT) Reception Palmer House Hilton
Chicago Room
Description :

Join us for networking and light refreshments as NMRT recognizes our award recipients. All are welcome.

Interests :

Sunday, June 30 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Reception Radisson Blu
Atlantic A

Monday, July 1 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 4:00pm
ALA/AIA Library Building Awards Award Presentation, Reception Offsite Location
Chicago AIA Offices, 35 E. Wacker
Description :

ALA/AIA Library Building Awards. The awards willl be followed by a reception sponsored by Agati, Inc.

Monday, July 1 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
International Librarians Reception Reception, Ticketed event Offsite Location
Harold Washington Library: Winter Garden Atrium (9th floor)
Description :

Please join the International Relations Round Table (IRRT) in welcoming and celebrating with librarians from more than 80 countries at the ALA Annual Conference. Open to all conference attendees, this reception offers a unique opportunity to network with hundreds of information professionals from around the world. Join us for a mixing of culture and ideas, regional cuisine, hors d’oeuvres and open bar. ALA President, Maureen Sullivan, will announce the recipients of the ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Projects. Winners of the Bogle Pratt Award and the OCLC Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award for International Librarianship will be announced. Advance registration is required. International librarians registered for the full conference will receive one complimentary ticket. A ticket must be purchased for additional guests. Tickets will be sold in the convention center. **No tickets will be sold at the reception site.

Harold Washington Public Library
Winter Garden Atrium (9th floor)
400 S. State Street