Friday, June 26, 2009

Annual Conference Schedule (Planned)

Italicized events are personal, sight-seeing events, not professional, Conference related sessions.

Thursday, July 9
Depart from Ohio at 6:45 p.m.
Arrive in Chicago at 7:20 p.m.

Friday, July 10
8:30 - 3:00 Emerging Leaders Meeting
3:00 - 5:00 Emerging Leaders Poster Session
5:00 - 9:00 Free admission to Chicago Institute of Art

Saturday, July 11
8:00 – 10:00 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee/Subcommittee Meetings
10:30 – 12:00 Cuentos de las Americas: Celebrating Latino Cultures and Dia with Recent Outstanding Latino Children’s Books
1:30 – 3:00 Emerging Leaders Salon
3:30 – 5:30 USBBY/YALSA present “Mixing It Up: The Process of Bringing International Children’s Books to the US”
8:00 – 10:00 Stories for a Saturday Evening with Storytellers Tim Tingle.Dovie Thomason

Sunday, July 12
9:00 – 2:00 Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Tour
3:30 - 5:30 Using Historic Children’s Literature to Motivate Children to Read: Highlights from 15 Years of the Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship Award

Monday, July 13
8:00 - 9:30 ALSC President’s Program featuring Melba Pattillo Beals
9:45 – 11:45 Volunteer at ALSC Booth
1:30 – 3:00 State Academic Standards + Library Programs = Educationally Enhanced Children’s Programs
3:30 – 5:30 Odyssey Award Presentation and Program
5:30 – 7:30 Our Children Can Soar

Tuesday, July 14
6:30 – 9:00 Final Emerging Leader Task – Attend the Coretta Scott King 40th Anniversary Breakfast
Depart Chicago at 2:16

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