ALA Midwinter 2014 – Saturday events

ALA Midwinter headerIt's day two of ALA Midwinter and we've got lots of great stuff happening this spectacular Saturday! Stop by booth #622 and come to all of our other exciting events (all are free unless otherwise noted):

LibraryReads logoLibraryReads: Collaborative Discovery for Librarians & Patrons panel

Saturday, January 25th
Philadelphia Convention Center | 114 Lecture Hall

Find out how to share the books you love with readers across the country and enhance your professional profile by participating in LibraryReads, the monthly, nationwide library staff picks list. Free Advance Readers Copies will be provided!


Adult Literature Spotlight: ARC & Finished Book Giveaway


Saturday, January 25th
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

Jointly sponsored by United for Libraries and ALA Conference Services, the "Spotlight on Adult Literature" is an opportunity for conference attendees to learn more about new Adult authors and books. Wanna know what we're giving away? Come by booth #622 to find out (you didn't think it would be that easy, did you?).


Drift jacket

In-booth signing by Jon McGoran, author of DRIFT

Saturday, January 25th
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

In DRIFT, Jon McGoran combines his interest in the increasingly bizarre world of food today with his love of the thriller as a Philadelphia narcotics detective uncovers a drug ring in a rural Pennsylvania farm. "McGoran impressively integrates concerns about genetically modified produce with an action-filled storyline and fleshed-out characters." — Publishers Weekly, starred review



Radiance of Tomorrow jacket

Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture
by Ishmael Beah

Saturday, January 25th
Philadelphia Convention Center | Grand Ballroom

Don't miss the opportunity to be inspired and moved by human rights advocate and bestselling author Ishmael Beah whose first book A LONG WAY GONE: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier has been published in over thirty languages and has helped shine an international spotlight on critical issues related to children and war. His new book is RADIANCE OF TOMORROW.


Have fun! But pace yourself—there are still two more days of awesome stuff to go!

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