Unshelved is made possible this week by our friends at W.T. Cox, who provide subscription services to libraries. If you sign up for information you'll be registered for a drawing at ALA for an Contains Printed Matter messenger bag containing all six (count 'em, 6) Unshelved collections (which we'll be happy to sign) so give 'em your name. They did this at PLA, here is the winner Deborah LeBeau with W.T.Cox rep Mike Perrine:
W.T.Cox is also part of an ALA Spotlight, Tommorowland, not Fantasyland: Redefining the Role of Your Subscription Agent, Sunday at 10:40, and is sponsoring a session entitled Making the Switch from Print to Online: Why, When, How? Sunday from 1:30-3:30 in room 204b. And you can our dear sponsor at booth 844. Give them a big hug for us.
Our second Book Slam is up. Jen Childs and Marcia Purcell from Random House, Inc. tell Gene and me their picks for the coming season in ten minutes (or so). Jen will forever have my respect for leading with a broadside against Gene.
The season of Southern California Summer Conferences continues. Last month it was BEA, next month is Comic Con. But this month, this month is our center of gravity, the biggest library conference in the known universe, ALA Annual in sunny Anaheim. Come to booth 2577 and you will find:
Elsewhere at ALA you'll find:
And when it's over, guess where we're going! Well, home, actually, to get some sleep, but I'm sure someone is going to Disneyland. Have fun, someone!
October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)
November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)
November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)
Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)
March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)
April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)
June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)
Check out our Full Schedule