Articles tagged "conferences"

Macmillan Library @ BookExpo 2019

We can’t wait to see you in New York City next month during BookExpo (Macmillan booth #1544-1545), and at these fantastic events:

Wednesday, May 29

School Library Journal “Day of Dialog”
1:20-1:50 PM Publisher Pitch III starring Emily Day and her favorite YAs!
1:50–2:40 PM YA Panel III with Kim Liggett, THE GRACE YEAR

Library Journal “Day of Dialog”
10:15–11:00 AM “Women Have Their Say” panel with Aarti Shahani, HERE WE ARE
3:30–4:05 PM “Community Reads” panel with Ben Lerner, THE TOPEKA SCHOOL

6:30-9:00 PM: Annual BookExpo Adult Librarians’ Author Dinner
Location: Convene, 237 Park Avenue
Featuring: Gary Janetti, DO YOU MIND IF I CANCEL?: (Things That Still Annoy Me) and Annalee Newitz, THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE
This event is sold out.


Register Now for LJ and SLJ Day of Dialog 2019!

Join Team Macmillan Library, Library Journal and School Library Journal for the most anticipated librarian-only gathering of the year: Day of Dialog 2019!

Hear about the latest trends in the library and publishing worlds and listen in on hot author panels covering a range of topics including the top novelists for the fall/winter season. And did we mention we’ll be giving away free ARCs and swag?

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
9:00 AM–6:00 PM
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th St. New York, NY 10019

Seating is limited. RSVP HERE TODAY.

Be informed, inspired, and entertained by the best authors, editors, and publishers in the industry, discuss the latest trends, and get the inside scoop on the hottest books in the world of children’s and young adult literature.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
9:00 AM–6:00 PM
New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street

Seating is limited. RSVP HERE TODAY.

LJ’s ALA Midwinter 2019 Galley Giveaway Guide

We’re super excited to see all of you next week (!!!) at Midwinter, but we know YOU’RE super excited about all the swag!

Library Journal just released their official ALA Midwinter galley giveaway guide featuring many of the titles awaiting your grubby little paws in our booth (#810):

THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake
THE NIGHT BEFORE by Wendy Walker

and many many many MANY more!

Check out our full schedule for more information on our events and in-booth signings, and make sure to swing by and say hello!

“Every Book Its Reader” Vol. 3

Dear Reader,

Our adventure has come to an end. Our favorite book has been recovered and we’ve passed it on to one of our favorite librarians and she recommended it to her favorite reader.  And the lesson learned here is that Macmillan’s Library Marketing team has the book you’ve always wanted to read!

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Macmillan Library @ ALA Midwinter 2013 (booth 2435)

ala exhibitingThe ALA Midwinter Meeting is coming up! Please visit us in the booth (#2435) and join us for all of our exciting events.

Book Battle III in the Book Buzz Theater 

Saturday, January 26th
Washington State Convention Center | Room 608-609

Talia Sherer and Chris Vaccari return as misfit library marketers in the third episode of their highly acclaimed Book Battle series... Come hear them sound off about forthcoming titles from Macmillan (HUZZAH!) and Sterling (BOO!). 

See the full Book Buzz Theater schedule here.

AAP's Library Family Feud!

Sunday, January 27th 
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Washington State Convention Center | TCC LL4-5

Over the past few months over 100 librarians filled out a top secret trivia questionnaire. Now five Adult Services Librarians will go head-to-head with five popular authors to see who's quickest on the draw to guess the most common responses. This will be a battle for the ages. Ask yourself one question, are you bookish enough?

Add this event to your calendar here.

AAP / Library Journal Annual BookTalk Breakfast

Monday, January 28th 
8:30am to 10:00am
Washington State Convention Center | TCC 301

Co-hosted by the Association of American Publishers Trade Libraries Committee and Library Journal each year, this annual breakfast will feature several authors including Ben Schrank (LOVE IS A CANOE). RSVP required.

Details and reservation link here.

Gala Author Tea

Monday, January 28th 
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grand Hyatt Seattle | Leonesa Ballroom

Join United for Libraries for this traditional and popular event. Enjoy a light repast of finger sandwiches and tea as several best-selling authors, including Amanda Hocking, discuss their writing. Author signings follow and most books will be given away for free!

Advance purchase tickets are $49 each ($45 for United for Libraries members). On-site tickets are $55 each while seats are available.

Details and ticket information here

YALSA offers some great advice about walking the exhibit hall like a pro; take a look!


Our TxLA 2011 Schedule!

The TxLA 2011 Annual Conference is almost upon us! April 13th through the 15th you'll find Talia and I talking books in our booth, #2119. Stop by and say, howdy! 

We also have the scoop on a few book signings and panels we think you'll want to add to your planners:

Wednesday, April 13th: 

10:15am: C.C. Hunter will sign BORN AT MIDNIGHT in our booth #2119. 

1:00pm: Jonathan Maberry will sign THE KING OF PLAGUES in the Follett Library Resources booth #1441.

2:00pm: "Adult Book Buzz" panel in which Talia highlights her favorite forthcoming titles (room 16AB, Level 4, convention center).

Thursday, April 14th: 

2:00pm: "Authors of Adult Mysteries" panel moderated by Talia with speaker Jason Goodwin (AN EVIL EYE) (Ballroom E, Level 4, convention center).

2:00pm: David Levithan will sign THE LOVER'S DICTIONARY in our booth #2119.

Friday, April 15th: 

8:00am: "Lariat List Adult Services Author Session Breakfast" with speaker Linda Castillo (BREAKING SILENCE) at the Hilton Downtown (500 East 4th Street). Ticket purchase required

10am: "Beyond Earth's Boundaries" panel with speaker Jonathan Maberry (room 19AB, Level 4, convention center). He will do a second signing of THE KING OF PLAGUES, as well.

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ALA Midwinter 2011 – Surf’s Up!

What's going on in San Diego?







Friday, January 7, 4:00 - 5:15 pm 


ALA/ERT Booklist Author Forum / Literary Fiction Panel with David Levithan (The Lover's Dictionary, FSG, Winter 2011) San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20D



David Levithan is the author of many acclaimed young-adult novels, including the New York Times bestselling Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn), which was adapted into a popular movie. He is also an editorial director at Scholastic.



5:30-7:30 pm 

David will be signing complimentary copies of The Lover’s Dictionary, his first novel about adults in the Macmillan booth #2026.



Saturday, January 8

10 am

Kelli Stanley will be signing complimentary copies of City of Dragons and advance copies (in limited quantities) of The Curse-Maker in the Macmillan booth #2026.  



11 am



Rosemary Harris will be signing complimentary copies of Dead Head and advance copies (in limited quantities) of Slugfest in the Macmillan booth #2026.  





2:00 - 4:00 pm  

ALTAFF Spotlight on Adult Literature - visit the Macmillan booth #2026 for your advance copies of Louis Bayard's The School of Night and for your autographed and complimentary copies of Ellen Bryson's debut, The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno and Sophie Littlefield's Bad Day for Scandal!



Sunday, January 9

10 am

Meet author Sheila Roberts in Macmillan booth #2026 and receive a complimentary and autographed copy of Small Change!



3:30-5:30 pm

ALA President's Program / with Ted Danson (Oceana, Rodale Books, Winter 2011) San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20D



 Monday, January 10, 2 pm

Join New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Adler at the ALTAFF Gala Author Tea! (San Diego Convention Center, Room 29A-D.)