FANTASTIC NEWS! Wayétu Moore’s SHE WOULD BE KING is Sarah Jessica Parker’s next Book Club Central Pick! The #1 September 2018 Indie Next pick! One of Library Journal’s Best Fall 2018 Debuts! One of Publishers Weekly’s Most Anticipated Fall 2018 Debuts! A BookExpo 2018 Editor’s Buzz Book! Named a Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2018 […]
“After a contentious campaign season filled with divisive rhetoric, we are now hearing from our members and in the news media about incidents of bigotry and harassment within our communities. During times like these, our nation’s 120,000 public, academic, school, and special libraries are invaluable allies inspiring understanding and community healing. Libraries provide a safe […]
Happy Banned Books Week, lovely librarians! This is the week (Sept 25 – Oct. 1) to re-read and recommend all your favorite banned and challenged books. This year’s theme is diversity and the lovely folks at BBW have put together a list of frequently challenged books with diverse content, as well as resources for librarians […]
The 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!).
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?
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.
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.
YALSA offers some great advice about walking the exhibit hall like a pro; take a look!