Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Conference Schedule (Actual)

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

Thursday, July 9
6:35 Depart from Ohio
7:20 Arrive in Chicago


Friday, July 10
8:15 - 3:00 Emerging Leaders Meeting
3:00 - 5:00 Emerging Leaders Poster Session
5:00 - 7:30 Chicago Institute of Art: Saw children's picturebook original illustrations!


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 and Dovie Thomason


Sunday, July 12
9:00 – 2:00 Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Tour
2:00 - 3:00 What Makes Tango So Scary? Serving Your Whole Library Population, Intellectual Freedom, and Censorship of LGBT Children’s Books
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 – 11:00 Volunteer at ALSC Booth
11:00 - 12:30 Explore Exhibits
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 – 6:00 Our Children Can Soar: Picturebook Art Exhibit and Reception


Tuesday, July 14

6:00 – 7:00 Volunteer greeter
7:00 - 9:00 Coretta Scott King 40th Anniversary Breakfast
2:16 Depart Chicago

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