1/24/16 Update: We are now out of BEA passes.
Just wanted to remind everyone that we have free VIP badges for BEA again this year if you qualify.
Book Expo America runs from May 11 - May 13 in Chicago this year.
These passes are for library employees who:
Just email me from your library email address and let me know, briefly, how you qualify. It's easy, I promise. (You’re welcome to make a case for yourself if you’re a librarian doing something else fabulous that involves library book buying or scads of reviewing, too.) Be sure to include: your name and title along with your library's name, address, phone, and fax (if, for some reason, you haven't decommissioned it).
And remember, if you make it to the show you'll have the chance to get tons of signed books, meet lots of authors, and even to see me talking with Josh Hanagarne (The World’s Strongest Librarian) on Friday May 13th as part of the Library Insight track. We'll even give you a chance to chime in.
PS: If you live near Chicago and want to get in free to a comic con, apply for a pro badge for C2E2 soon. More details in this blog post.
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