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  • 1. NEW ORLEANS PREVIEW UPDATE ALACognotes 2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE June 2011Friday’s Opening General Session Features Dan SavageNEW DAY/TIME! evolved into a non- few noted people who haveFriday, June 24, profit organization created and posted videos.4:00 - 5:15 p.m. and a national move- The book, It Gets Better: www.itgetsbetter.org has Immediately preceeds the All ment, with more than Coming Out, OvercomingConference Reception on the 10,000 videos and Bullying, and Creating a evolved into a nonprofit Exhibit Floor growing. President Life Worth Living, edited organization and a D an Savage is the author of the Barack Obama, The by Dan Savage and Terry national movement syndicated column, “Savage Salt Lake City Li- Miller was released in Love,” and the Editorial Direc- brary, Free Philadel- March.tor of The Stranger, Seattle’s weekly phia Public Library, In addition to his fre-newspaper. Last fall, Savage and his politicians such as quent appearances on recently attended a White House presshusband, Terry Miller spearheaded Secretary of State CNN, MSNBC, Real Time conference on bullying and is currentlythe “It Gets Better” campaign by down- Hillary Clinton, Brit- With Bill Maher, and The working on a pilot with MTV.loading a video on YouTube after a rash ish Prime Minister Dan Savage (photo by Colbert Report, Savage is a Dan Savage will sign copies of Itof gay teen suicides: youths who took David Cameron, and Christopher Staton) regular contributor to pub- Gets Better at the conclusion of thetheir own lives because of bullying. Six celebrities like Tim lic radio’s This American Opening General Session.months later, www.itgetsbetter.org has Gunn and Ellen DeGeneres are just a Life. He is the author of several books, Sponsored by Dutton Books ALA Annual Conference Exhibits to Open Friday Afternoon T he Exhibits will be located in held Friday, June 24 at 5:15 pm follow- to help you manage the library of the to premium quality library furniture, the Ernest M. Morial Conven- ing the Opening General Session. Millennium. Your ALA Exhibitors are the exhibits is your one stop shopping tion Center, Halls G-J. The ALA Annual Conference Exhib- eager to discuss how they can help make for all of your library needs. Join us The official opening ceremony and its includes more than 1500 booths fea- your library even better. From virtual li- to explore the latest innovation avail- ribbon cutting for the exhibits will be turing products and services designed braries to mobile book-stacking systems able to your library. Visit New Artist Alley, Mobile App Pavilion T he ALA Annual Conference New Orleans. Along the lines of the Exhibits are always changing Graphic Novel/Gaming pavilion has and two new pavilions on the been a destination for librarians for show floor are sure to attract librar- over five years, this new pavilion al- ians looking to interact with artists lows librarians to meet face to face and illustrators, and wanting to find with artists and illustrators who new mobile apps for their libraries. create comics, games, and graphic novels. Artists are encouraged to Artist Alley bring a variety of materials to dis- Artists and illustrators are par- play, distribute for free and to sell. ticipating in this new pavilion in » see page 4 (first photo) The exhibit hall drew thousands of librarians at the 2010 Annual Click here to see Conference in Washington, D.C. More than 900 companies will display the our ad on page 3. latest in publishing, furnishings and technologies for your library in New Orleans. See page 14 to learn more! (second photo) St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans’ French Quarter and the Andrew Jackson Statue (photo courtesy New Orleans CVB). CLICK HERE CLICK HERE CLICK HERE CLICK HERE ANNUAL TRAVEL CONFERENCE ANNUAL EXHIBITS & HOUSING CONFERENCE
  • 2. Page 2 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANSAuditorium Speaker Series Attracts Range of Authors Publishers Weekly bestsell- Anarchist in the Library: How the er lists, and has remained consistently in the top spots Clash between Freedom and Control is Hacking the Real World and Crashing Meet the Authors/ on the New York Times lists the System. In his newest book, The Illustrators T since publication. The book Googlization of Everything (and why his is your opportunity to series has won a Nickel- we should worry), Siva Vaidhyanathan meet and get autographs odeon Kids’ Choice Award, examines the ways we have used and from favorite adult and books in the series have won embraced Google—and the growing children’s authors and illustra- numerous awards voted resistance to its expansion across the tors. on by students and teach- globe. Vaidhyanathan will be signing Click here for the latest list  ers in schools around the outside the auditorium immediately of author signings. Also, checkJ. A. Jance Harlan Coben (photo globe and, in 2009, Jeff Kin- following the session. the Final Program, Exhibit Di- by Béatrice Le Grand) ney was Sponsored By UC Press rectory and watch for updates inMystery Panel named Cognotes on site in New Orleans.Saturday, June 25th, one of TIME mag- Daniel Ellsberg:8:00 - 9:00 a.m. azine’s most influ- “ War And Secrecy ”Featuring J. A. Jance and ential people in Sunday, June 26th, detailed biography can be found atHarlan Coben the world. He lives 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. http://www.ellsberg.net/bio. J. A. Jance is the New York Times in Massachusetts A Presentation by Daniel Ellsberg, Sponsored By Social Responsi-bestselling author of the J. P. Beau- with his wife and the man the Nixon administration bilities Round Table, ALA Office Formont series, the Joanna Brady series, sons. Kinney will dubbed “The Most Dangerous Man in Intellectual Freedom, ALA Office Forthe Ali Reynolds series, and four in- be signing books America.” Ellsberg is a former United Literacy And Outreach Services And Jeff Kinneyterrelated thrillers about the Walker before his presen- States military Video Round TableFamily. Born in South Dakota and tation from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. in the analyst who,brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance Abrams booth #1427. while employed Brooke Gladstonelives with her husband in Seattle, Sponsored By Abrams Book For by the RAND Cor- Sunday, June 26th,Washington, and Tucson, Arizona. Young Readers And Amulet Books. poration, precipi- 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Harlan Coben is the number-one tated a national Brooke Gladstone is co-host andNew York Times bestselling author William Joyce political contro- managing editor of NPR’s award-win-of numerous adult novels, and the Saturday, June 25th, versy in 1971 ning “On The Media”. A former seniorwinner of the Edgar Award, Shamus 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. when he released editor at “Weekend Edition” and “AllAward, and Anthony Award—the first A true luminary and creative the Pentagon Pa- Things Con-author to receive all three. His books spirit, William Joyce has put his pers—a top-secret sidered”, Glad-are published in forty languages with personal stamp Daniel Ellsberg Pentagon study of stone has won amore than 47 million copies in print on all types of U.S. government Peabody Award,worldwide, and have been number-one children’s media. decision-making two Murrowbestsellers in over a dozen countries. His picture books about the Vietnam War—to The New Aw a r d s , t h eHe lives in New Jersey. Shelter is his include George York Times and other newspapers. National Pressfirst novel for young adults. For more Shrinks, Dino- This is the 40th anniversary of Ells- C l u b ’s p r e s sinformation on Coben, visit www. s a u r B o b a n d berg’s going into hiding to avoid arrest criticism award,harlancoben.com, and for more infor- His Adventures by the FBI while disseminating the and has beenmation on the Mickey Bolitar books, with the Family Pentagon Papers to the major news Brooke Gladstone the recipient ofvisit www.mickeybolitar.com. Lazardo, Bent- media. Ellsberg also spent three years a Peabody and Jance will be signing in the ly & Egg and in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving as a Knight Fellowship at Stanford Uni-HarperCollins booth #1316 from 9:00 - Santa Calls. He William Joyce rifle platoon leader, operations officer, versity. Her first book,The Influencing9:50 a.m. following the session. Coben has won three and rifle company commander. A more » see page 10will be signing outside the auditorium Emmy awards for his Rolie Polie Olieimmediately following the session. animated series; developed character Sponsored by Penguin Young concepts for “Toy Story” and “A Bug’sReaders and HarperCollins Life”; his films include “Robots” and Writer, Actor Molly ShannonJeff Kinney “Meet the Robinsons” and he’s cur- rently co-directing “The Guardians”; at Closing General SessionSaturday, June 25th, and is producing “The Leaf Men”,10:30 - 11:30 a.m. based on his picturebook. William Tuesday , June 28, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. M Jeff Kinney’s work has been widely Joyce is an honorary Guardian ofcredited for its ability to turn reluctant Childhood, with his first Guardian olly Shannon, whose debut chil-readers on to books. Since publica- picturebook, Man in the Moon, debut- dren’s book Tilly the Trickster willtion of the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid ing in Fall 2011, and his body of work be published in September 2011 bybook in April 2007, more than 35 mil- can be found in toy boxes, bookshelves Abrams Books for Young Readers, is one oflion books are in print in the United and hearts everywhere. Joyce will be the most recognizable female comedic ac-States, and the books have been sold signing outside the auditorium from tresses in entertainment through her workin more than 30 countries around the 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. on television and in films.world. The series is a fixture on the Sponsored By Simon & Schuster The Emmy-nominated actress is knownUSA Today, Wall Street Journal and for portraying exuberant characters and Siva became famous for her roles on Saturday Vaidhyanathan Night Live. Molly has appeared in numerous Saturday, hit movies, including “Superstar”, “Never June 25th, Been Kissed”, and “How the Grinch Stole 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Christmas”, and featured on top-rated CLICK HERE Siva Vaidhya- television shows, including Glee, 30 Rock, Molly Shannon nathan, Professor Scrubs, Seinfeld, Will & Grace, Sex and the of Media Studies City, and The New Adventures of Old Christine, among many others. ANNUAL and Law at the University of Vir- Her talents extend beyond comedy. Molly recently starred in the hit Broadway show Promises, Promises and begins a new chapter as an au- CONFERENCE ginia, is the au- Siva thor as the feisty, mischievous young heroine in Tilly the Trickster find her way to children, parents, and all of her fans. Shannon will be signing thor of Copyrights Vaidhyanathan and Copywrongs: outside the auditorium immediately following the session. The Rise of Intellectual Property and Sponsored by Abrams Book For Young Readers How It Threatens Creativity and The
  • 3. FREEDOMIMAGINE WHAT YOU ALWAYS WANTED YOUR LIBRARY TO BEIntroducing the Sierra Services Platform Booth #2234 www.iii.com
  • 4. Page 4 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANSALA MobileConnects at Annual Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens at Wrap Up Rev Up! Exhibits Closing Reception ference Prize Package that includes rium B in the convention center,B oopsie TM has partnered with Monday June 27, FREE registration and air fare to the for entertainment by Pat DiNizio, ALA to bring you ALA Mobile... 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 2012 Annual Conference in Anaheim, front man of The Smithereens, prize the fastest, easiest way to ac- Exhibit Halls G,H,I,J CA. (Raffle drop boxes will only be giveaways, a drink and a snack!cess important and useful information The fun begins on the exhibit floor available on Monday, June 27.) See The drawings for these incredibleabout the Annual Conference in New with special sales and giveaways of- your ALA ActionAd Booklet and Mon- prizes will be held in Auditorium BOrleans, directly from your cell phone. fered by your ALA exhibitors. day’s Cognotes for a raffle entry form. at the Wrap Up Rev Up Party! Come ALA Mobile requires access to the Wrap Up Rev Up prize raffle drop celebrate the wrap up of the Annualdata network on your phone (make boxes will be located at the back Party and Prize Raffle Drawing Conference and Exhibits and rev upsure you monitor your data use if you of the 500 and 3600 aisles on the Monday June 27, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. for a spectacular 2012 at the Wrapdo not have an unlimited data plan). exhibit floor on Monday. This year’s Auditorium B Up Rev Up Celebration! At 2:30Go to http://ala.boopsie.com from your prizes include an Amazon Kindle, a Keep the party going, as we move we will start drawing the winnersmobile phone’s browser; or, simply text Flip Video camera and a 2012 Con- from the exhibit hall to the Audito- names. You must be present to win!the word “ala2011” to 41411. You willreceive a text message back with alink to download and install the smallapplication to your phone. New Pavilions David Hutchison ..........................1661 Eric Wight ....................................1655 Participants in the Mobile Apps Pavilion include: » from page 1 Jim Ottaviani ...............................1667 3M Library Systems ................... 816G Click on the ALA Logo and select“Exhibitors”, “Sessions”, etc. ALA Mobile Participants in the Artist Alley Rod Espinosa................................1659 AAAS/Science.............................. 816Eis powered by Boopsie’s SmartPrefix include: Ryan Sias......................................1663 American Psychologicalsearch, so you only have to type the first Alexis Fajardo ..............................1653 Shannon Eric Denton ..................1764 Association ............................... 816Lfew letters of each word of the name. Ben Hatke ....................................1768 Tara Tallan ...................................1657 BiblioCommons Inc. ................... 816FTo view a list of the sessions, select the Carla Speed McNeil.....................1651 Evanced Solutions LLC............... 816I“Sessions” channel. If you want to see Chris Schweizer ...........................1649 Mobile Applications Pavilion Infor Library and Informationall sessions on Friday, type ‘fri’. Clicking Darren Gendron...........................1669 Librarians are working to reach Solutions ................................... 816Aon a session will show you more details. Dave Roman & their patrons on mobile devices. The Innovative Interfaces, Inc. .........816NThe “add to plan” feature allows you to Raina Telgemeier ......................1665 new Mobile App Pavilion will bring Mango Languages ...................... 816Dcreate a personal schedule. You can also vendors’ latest mobile technologies to Nature Publishing Group .......... 816Kfind local restaurants, hotels and even the exhibit floor. With the explosion of Scribd, Inc. ...................................816Jtaxi services through the ALA Mobile. smart phone sales and the daily devel- SirsiDynix ...................................816H Boopsie also provides a world- CLICK HERE opment of new applications for those Tech Logic ................................... 816Mclass mobile library application with devices, there are more opportunities Third Iron .................................... 816Bcomplete integration with your exist- for these new tools than ever and An- Tutor.com ..................................... 816Cing ILS — visit them in booth #823 nual Conference attendees can see a World Bank Publications ........... 816Pat Annual Conference and at http:// variety of these apps and developers all Make plans to visit these sold-outwww.boopsie.com. in one convenient show-floor location! pavilions in New Orleans!
  • 5. Page 6 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Mobile App Pavilion Exhibit Hours Registration Hours Friday, June 24: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday June 23, 7:30am – 6:00pm Sunday June 26, 7:30am – 5:00pm Saturday, June 25: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday June 24, 7:30am – 7:30pm Monday June 27, 7:30am – 2:00pm Sunday, June 26: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday June 25, 7:30am – 5:00pm Monday, June 27: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Assignment Name ............................. Booth Number Alexandria......................................................... 3545 AV2 by Weigl .................................................... 3725 The Book House Inc. ........................................ 30203M Library Systems..........................3216 Alexis Fajardo / Artist Alley .............................. 1653 AWE, Inc. .......................................................... 2924 Book Publishing Company ............................... 10343M Library Systems Mobile App ......................816G Alibris for Libraries .............................................. 546 Axzo Press ....................................................... 1051 Book Systems, Inc. ............................................. 72947 Paintings ...................................................... 3834 ALISE ............................................................... 3519 Ayn Rand Institute ............................................ 1049 BookExpo America (BEA) 2011 ........................ 2518720 design, inc. .................................................. 760 AltaMira Press .................................................. 1832 Ayn Rand Institute ............................................ 1046 Booklist ............................................................. 1334 A-B-C Altarama Information Systems ........................... 419 Azuradisc, Inc. .................................................. 3451 BookPage ......................................................... 1546A&E Home Video/New Video Group ................ 3760 Alternative Press Center................................... 3718 B&H Publishing Group........................................ 446 Books on Tape .................................................. 1216AAAS/Science .................................................. 816E Ambassador Books and Media......................... 2421 Backstage Library Works.................................. 2132 Books24x7®, A SkillSoft Company ..................... 635Abbeville Press, Inc. ......................................... 1340 America Reads Spanish ................................... 2516 Baker & Taylor ..................................2049 Booksamillion ................................................... 3740ABC-CLIO......................................................... 2740 American Collective Stand ............................... 2519 Baker Publishing Group.................................... 3734 BOOM! Studios................................................. 1640ABDO Publishing Company ............................... 949 American Go Foundation.................................. 1643 Basch Subscriptions Inc, Boopsie............................................................... 823ABI Professional Publications............................. 560 American Interfile & Library Relocations .......... 3832 a Prenax Company ....................................... 3838 Borntraeger Science Publishers ....................... 2525Abingdon Press .................................................. 748 American Psychological Association ................ 3340 BayScan Technologies, LLC............................... 740 Bound to Stay Bound Books ...........2216ABRAMS, The Art of Books Since 1949 ........... 1427 American Psychological Association Bearport Publishing Co......................................1154 Boyds Mills Press ............................................. 1515Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.................... 2519 Mobile App Kiosk .......................................... 816L Beijing Chinese Book Trading Co. .................... 2458 Brainfuse .......................................................... 3540Accessible Archives, Inc. .................................. 2225 Annick Press....................................................... 952 Beijing International Book Fair.......................... 2519 Bridgeman Education/The BridgemanAccuCut® .......................................................... 1547 AP Images From AccuWeather Inc................... 1734 Ben Hatke / Artist Alley .....................................1768 Art Library ...................................................... 3724ACS/OCS/Selectec............................................. 316 Archaia Entertainment ...................................... 1654 Benchmark Education Company ...................... 1044 Brill.................................................................... 2615Action! Library Media Service ........................... 3447 ARL / LibQUAL+® / StatsQUAL® ....................... 2162 Berkeley Electronic Press................................... 519 Britannica Digital Learning................................ 1040Actrace ............................................................. 3839 Arsenal Pulp Press ........................................... 1255 Bernan ...............................................1831 Brockhaus/German Books................................ 2525Adam Matthew Education................................. 3434 Arte Publico Press .............................................. 928 Bernan Press ....................................1832 Brodart Co. ......................1616,1626,1630AFL-CIO/ALA Joint Committee on ArtMattan Productions ...................................... 3841 Better World Books............................................. 934 Brookhaven Press ............................................ 2425 Library Serivces to Labor Groups ..................2120 ARTstor ............................................................... 410 BiblioCommons Inc............................................. 507 Burgeon Group, LLC ........................................ 3160Agati Furniture .................................................. 2334 Astaro ................................................................. 420 BiblioCommons Inc........................................... 816F BWI.....................................................2758ALA Affiliates.....................................................2122 Atiz Innovation, Inc. ............................................ 331 Bibliotheca ITG, LLC .......................................... 428 ByWater Solutions .............................................. 732ALA Public Programs Office ............................. 1354 Atlas Systems ................................................... 2734 Bi-Folkal Productions, Inc. ................................ 3814 Camara Brasileira do Livro ............................... 2360ALA Publishing ................................................. 3123 AtoZ Databases .................................................. 418 Big Cozy Books .................................................. 404 Cambridge University Press ............................. 2724ALA/Membership Pavilion ................................ 2540 AudioGO ........................................................... 2221 The Bilingual Publications Company ................ 2361 Candlewick Press .............................1023ALA BOOKSTORE ........................................... 2531 Author Solutions, Inc. ....................................... 2623 Bill Sargent - Author.......................................... 3829 Capstone .......................................................... 1347Albert Whitman & Company ............................. 1523 Auto-Graphics, Inc. ............................................. 634 BioMed Central ................................................... 853 Cardinal Publishers Group ............................... 3837Alexander Street Press......................................3115 Aux Amateurs De Livres ................................... 2354 Birchard Company ............................................ 2948 Career Choices, LLC ........................................ 3723 Black Caucus of the Am. Lib. Assn. Career Cruising ................................................ 3632 (BCALA) ........................................................ 3846 CareerOneStop .................................................. 727 Click on the PURPLE BOOTH SPACES on the floor plan to visit Black Rabbit Books .......................................... 1061 CareerShift.com.................................................. 532 Cognotes advertiser and Library Champion Web sites. Blekko ................................................................. 324 Carla Speed McNeil / Artist Alley......................1651 Click on the RED BOOTH SPACES on the floor plan to visit Bloomberg Government ..................................... 353 Carolyn Forsman Conversation Cognotes Preview Issue advertiser Web sites. Bloom’s Literary Criticism ................................. 3232 Piece Jewelry ................................................ 1859 Bloomsbury / Walker Books for Young Readers....1123 Carus Publishing Company ...............................1155 Click on BLUE BOOTH SPACES to visit Library Champion Web sites. Blue Apple Books ............................................. 1233 Casalini Libri - Fiesole, Italy.............................. 2355 Bolinda Publishing, Inc. .................................... 3549 CASSIE .............................................................. 603 ...or click on the Bolded COMPAny LISTIngS Bologna Children’s Book Fair ........................... 2519 Cato Institute ...................................................... 852
  • 6. 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 7 ALA Annual Conference Exhibits CLICK HERE REGISTER! Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA Halls G-JAssignment Name Booth Number Copyright Clearance Center ............................... 330 Eerdmans Books for Young Readers ............... 1615 Explore.org ....................................................... 3660CDW-G ............................................................. 3557 Counting Opinions (Squire) Ltd. ......................... 724 Egmont USA ....................................................... 954 Facet Publishing ............................................... 2215CEDROM-SNi................................................... 3735 CQ Press .......................................................... 1860 e-ImageData Corp. ............................................. 624 Facts On File Inc. ............................................. 3232Celayix Software................................................. 710 Crabtree Publishing Company.......................... 3631 Elecompack by A.S.R.S.................................... 3028 Family Link & World Vital Records ................... 3757Center Point Large Print ................................... 2321 The Creative Company..................................... 3634 Ellison Educational ........................................... 1026 FamilySearch.................................................... 3148Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ... 3620 Credo Reference .............................................. 2316 Elsevier Inc...............................1839,1840 Farber Specialty Vehicles ................................. 2950Centurion Technologies ...................................... 415 Crowley Company ............................................ 1625 Emerald Group Publishing Inc .......................... 3646 FDA Office of Women’s Health ......................... 3728Cerebellum Corporation ................................... 3655 CRS Advanced Technology ................................ 320 Emery-Pratt Company ...................................... 1833 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) .. 343Chandos Publishing.......................................... 2215 d-e-F Enslow Publishers Inc. ..................................... 1329 Federal Reserve Board ...................................... 340Charlesbridge Publishing.................................. 1323 Darren Gendron / Artist Alley ........................... 1669 Environmental Protection Agency....................... 660 Federal Trade Commission ................................ 335Chelsea Green Publishing Company ............... 3616 Data2 Corporation ............................................ 2621 EnvisionWare ................................................... 3132 Ferguson’s ........................................................ 3232Chelsea House ................................................. 3232 Dave Roman & Raina Telgemeier.................... 1665 EOS International ............................................... 610 Film Movement ................................................. 3452Chena River Marblers....................................... 3650 David Hutchison / Artist Alley........................... 1661 Equinox Software, Inc......................................... 550 Films Media Group ........................................... 3232Chicago One Stop ............................................ 3456 De Gruyter ........................................................ 2420 Erasmus Boekhandel BV.................................. 2353 Films On Demand............................................. 3232Chicago Review Press ..................................... 2251 Dematic Corp.................................................... 3625 ERIC ................................................................. 3322 Firefly Books ....................................................... 946Childhood Cancer Guides ................................ 3822 DEMCO Inc. .....................2240,2340,2440 Eric Wight / Artist Alley..................................... 1655 FireSign by Anode ............................................ 3623Children’s Book Press Demos Medical Publishing Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH/PONS GmbH....... 2525 Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd................................. 1024 (dist. by Publishers Group West) ................... 1248 (dist. by Publishers Group West) ................... 1248 Essence of History............................................ 3850 Florida State University, School ofChildren’s Plus, Inc. ...........................................1150 Department of Veterans Affairs ......................... 326 Estey/Tennsco .................................................. 2815 Library & Information Studies ...................... 3526AChiliFresh Enterprises, Inc. ................................ 608 Dexter Educational Toys, Inc. .......................... 3853 Euromonitor International ................................. 2455 FOLDA:Library for Deaf Action ......................... 3813Chin Music Press.............................................. 1255 Diamond Book Distributors ............................... 1740 Eustis Chair ...................................................... 3649 Follett Library Resources.................................. 2758China Books ....................................................... 754 Digital Campus ................................................. 3450 Evanced Solutions, Inc. .................................... 2239 ForeWord Reviews ........................................... 1621ChinaSprout...................................................... 2454 Digital Transitions/Content Evanced Solutions LLC Mobile App................. 816-ICHOICE Magazine ........................................... 1535 Conversion Specialists .................................... 831 Ex Libris , Inc. ...................................3126 » see page 8Chris Schweizer / Artist Alley ........................... 1649 Disney - Hyperion Books ...................................1158Chronicle Books ............................................... 1016 DK Publishing Inc. ............................................ 1421Cinco Puntos Press .......................................... 1255 Dorrance Publishing Company ......................... 2524Classical Comics Ltd. Dreamscape ..................................................... 3555 (dist. by Publishers Group West) ................... 1248Clavis Publishing .............................................. 2251 Dreamspinner Press ......................................... 3817 Drexel University Online, ALA/ERT ExhibitsClear-Vu ........................................................... 3658CMS.................................................................... 702 The iSchool ....................................1526 Dun & Bradstreet .............................................. 2226 Opening Reception FridayCoLibri Systems North America, Inc. ................ 1855 DVA (Distribution Video & Audio)..................... 3651ColorMarq ......................................................... 2322 Eastern Book Company ......................................351 Friday, June 24, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.Combined Book Exhibit ...................2524 Eastman Kodak Company .................................. 807 The Exhibits Opening Reception sponsored by ALA and ERT willComex Systems Inc.......................................... 3421 EasyBib.com....................................................... 508 be held throughout the Exhibits Hall. Enjoy free hors d’oeuvresComic Book Legal Defense Fund ..................... 1749 EBL-Ebook Library ............................................. 701 as you visit the ALA exhibitors. This is a great way startCompendium Library Services ......................... 2741 ebrary ............................................................... 2819 your conference experience in New Orleans,Comprise Technologies ...................................... 440 EBSCO Information Services ..........2830 so be sure to join us!Computype ....................................................... 1558 ECW Press ....................................................... 2251Consortium Book Sales & Distribution.............. 1255 Editorial Oceano, Inc. ....................................... 2422
  • 7. Page 8 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS International Information Services .................... 3842Exhibitors International Monetary Fund (IMF) ..................... 846 Click on the PURPLE BOOTH SPACES on the floor plan to visit iREAD Summer Reading Program ................... 2126 Cognotes advertiser and Library Champion Web sites.» from page 7 iTeam Resources, Inc ....................................... 3624Assignment Name ............................. Booth Number iVina Corp. .......................................................... 708 Click on the RED BOOTH SPACES on the floor plan to visitFrances Lincoln Ltd. (dist. by Publishers J-K-l Cognotes Preview Issue advertiser Web sites. Group West) .................................................. 1248 James Lorimer & Company. 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  • 12. 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 13 ERT Silent Auction to Benefit Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship WONKY QUILT — 65” x 66”; Coordinated by Dale Ricklefs, Round Rock, TX (retired); T-SHIRT QUILT, 58.5” x 89”, MUSIC QUILT, 57” x 68.5”; Made BOOKSHELF QUILT, 40” x 60”; Quilted by Kelly Sattler, Michigan Coordinated by Jill Patterson, Orange by Kay Martin and Pat Carterette, Coordinated by Erica Stiner, State University, East Lansing, MI. County Library, CA; Quilted by Kelly Cuyahoga County Public Library; Librarian, Fort Hood, TX;N Sattler, Michigan State University, East Quilted by [unknown] Quilted by Erica Stiner amed for Christopher J. Hoy, Lansing, Michigan who was director of the ALA Conference Services Office and information studies leading to a 1998 at the Annual Conference in dozen other librarian/quilters joinedfor over 20 years, the Christopher master’s degree. Applications for the Washington, D.C., when Connie Jo them. Since then the BQs haveJ. Hoy/ERT Scholarship was es- scholarship are due by March 1. In- Ozinga (then in Rochester, MN) and met at ALA and PLA conferencestablished with donations from the formation about scholarships and the Nann Blaine Hilyard (then in Lake from San Francisco and Seattle tofamily of Christopher J. Hoy and application process are available from Villa, IL) met by chance outside the Greensboro, N.C., and Philadelphiathe Exhibits Round Table (ERT) to the ALA Awards and Grants page. For convention center. They had had some to shop for fabric, visit quilt shows,honor his memory. a list of past recipients please visit: online correspondence through PubLib and tour textile museums. This $5,000 General ALA Schol- www.ala.org/ert and quilt discussion groups, but had In 2000 the BiblioQuilters cre-arship is awarded each year to an not met in person. For the 1999 New ated their first quilt for the Exhibitsindividual who will be attending an The Quilts Orleans conference they announced a Round Table (ERT) Silent Auction.ALA-accredited program of library The ALA BiblioQuilters began in fabric shopping expedition and a half » see page 20       A Library’s #1 Resource   for Products and Services  Software Video Games DVDs Custom Packaging    Booth #1639     Visit us at ALA Annual    and       Spin to Win!      A chance for an online shopping   spree & more!       For full details and prize rules, visit www.SQRsolutions.com
  • 13. Page 14 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANSWikimedia Director to Speak at ALA President’s ProgramS ue Gardner will join Ameri- Wikimedia, Gardner has introduced Gardner has worked in all forms of can Library Association (ALA) major initiatives focused on organi- media to create high quality, award- President Roberta Stevens at her zational maturity, long-term sustain- “Wikipedia: Past, Present,  winning programming. As a journal-President’s Program to speak about ability and increased participation, and Future,” will be held  ist, she specialized in pop culture,one of the most popular Internet sen- reach and quality of the Foundation’s on Sunday June 26, from  social issues and media analysis, cov-sations of this decade. The program, free-knowledge projects. 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. ering stories such as manipulation oftitled “Wikipedia: Past, Present, Gardner was formerly head of CBC. the news media during the first Gulfand Future,” will be held on Sunday CA, the Internet platform for the War, the rise of gated communities inJune 26, from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. during Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, California and the racial implicationsthe ALA Annual Conference in New Canada’s radio, TV and new media launched many new major multimedia of the return of the death penalty toOrleans. public broadcaster and the nation’s technologies, including podcasting, New York. Gardner is executive director of the largest journalistic organization. breaking news alerts, live event blog- For more information regarding theWikimedia Foundation, the non-profit Under her leadership, CBC.CA expe- ging and many forms of user interac- Annual Conference, please visit www.charitable organization that operates rienced a historic audience surge and tion. alaannual.orgWikipedia and nine other free-knowl-edge wikis. Wikimedia operates thelargest collaboratively edited refer- ALA 2011 Membership Meetingence projects in the world, includingWikipedia, one of the world’s 10 mostpopular sites. Since her arrival at Celebrating Libraries: The Power of Renewal and Service to Their Communities C ome join fellow members Curator/Archivist at the Center for In addition, join us for reports and ALA officers at the an- African/African American Studies at from the ALA Executive Director nual membership meeting on Southern University, and Idella Wash- Keith Michael Fiels, ALA Presi- Saturday June 25, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., ington, currently the librarian at Wil- dent Roberta A. Stevens, and ALA CLICK HERE in the MCC, LaNouvelle Orleans liam Hart Elementary School in Gretna, President-Elect Molly Raphael on Ballroom. This year we are focusing Louisiana, and former librarian at the the “state of the Association.” Time on libraries and the communities Benjamin Franklin High School in New is reserved at every ALA member- ANNUAL we serve and support. Two speak- ers from the New Orleans area will Orleans, will talk about the challenges and successes of serving campus com- ship meeting for resolutions on topics brought by the membership CONFERENCE talk about post-Katrina rebuilding munities after Katrina and the key role that can help shape association of their respective libraries and the libraries played in their students’ lives. policy. Your ideas and votes matter. impact these libraries had on their Celebrate libraries and their powerful Come, participate and help shape communities. Linda Hill-Smith, service to the community! the future of the association. ALA/Proquest Scholarship Bash Great way to kick off Captivating rt conference Suppo ! Venue! um Spectr ips! rsh Schola The Scholarship Bash began in New Orleans in 1999 and has raised over $750,000 and provided numerous scholarships including more than 100 to Spectrum Scholars. WHEN: 8:00 – 11:00 PM, Saturday, June 25 WHERE: National World War II Museum Help provide more scholarships in the COST: $35/person (includes dessert reception, city where it all began while enjoying entertainment and admission) a night out with colleagues. WHY: Proceeds support ALA MLS Scholarships Tickets are tax-deductible, as applicable by law. s food Deliciou ks! and drin Click here to register and purchase your bash tickets!
  • 14. 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 15“What’s Cooking @ ALA” The Graphic Novel StageCooking Stage Schedule L ocated in the Graphic Novel/ and wonderful, this graphic novel Gaming Pavilion at the back has been garnering high praise fromT he “What’s Cooking @ ALA” of the 1600 aisle, the Graphic kids and librarians alike. Come find Cooking stage will showcase a Novel Stage will feature discussions out the secrets behind the making variety of chefs and authors. and presentations on the graphic of Zita!Chefs will be heating up the exhibit novel. This year we debut the ALA Sponsored by First Second Booksfloor with fantastic displays of the Artist Alley. Be pres- Jim Ottaviani: Sci-latest cookbooks. Chefs will be there ent for autographs, ence in Words and every day to prepare the hottest recipes the Artist Alley and Picturesand to autograph their latest books. giveaways! Saturday June 25, The “What’s Cooking @ ALA” Cooking 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Stage is located in the Exhibit Hall Friday June 24 Come meet Jim Ot-at the back of aisle 3000. Among the Exhibits Opening  taviani, the pre-em-works expected featured include: Reception inent graphic novel 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. writer about science.Saturday June 25, 2011 Get the party A nuclear engineer-Modernist Cuisine started in the Graphic Mark Seigel, First Second turned-librarian, JimMaxime Bilet Novel Pavilion. Get Books, is one of many has a unique perspec-Saturday June 25,  Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, your geek on with noted presenters at this tive on science non-10:30 - 11:30 a.m. The Fabulous Beekman Boys, will free food and special year’s pavilion. fiction, and shows it Maixime Bilet, one of the authors of present at the “What’s Cooking @ ALA” events. Continue the with books like Cow-Modernist Cuisine, will tell the story of Cooking Stage on Sunday, June 26. party at ALAplay 2011 from 7:30 boys, Bone Sharps, and Thunderthis amazing six-volume cookbook. In ter baths, homogenizers, centrifuges, - 10:30 p.m. at the Hilton New Lizards, T-Minus: The Race to theModernist Cuisine: The Art and Science and ingredients such as hydrocolloids, Orleans Riverside (Versailles Ball- Moon, and his latest, Feynman.of Cooking, Nathan Myhrvold, Chris emulsifiers, and enzymes. It is a work room). Sponsored by First Second BooksYoung, and Maxime Bilet—scientists, destined to reinvent cooking.inventors, and accomplished cooks in For more information visit: www. Saturday June 25 Comics as Children’s their own right—have created a six- modernistcuisine.com Ben Hatke in Conversation  Literature volume 2,400-page set that reveals sci- Sponsored by the Cooking Lab with Unshelved 1:00- 2:00 p.m.ence-inspired techniques for prepar-ing Saturday June 25,  Join Jimmy Gownley, author andfood that ranges from the other-worldly Cooking Favorites from Teen 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. illustrator of Amelia Rules, alongto the sublime. The authors—and their Cuisine and Superchef Come meet Ben Hatke, the author with special guests from the comic20-person team at The Cooking Lab— Matthew Locricchio w/ Guest  and illustrator of the debut graphichave achieved astounding new flavors Chef Frank Brigtsen  novel Zita the Spacegirl. Whimsical » see page 22and textures by using tools such as wa- » see page 23
  • 15. Page 16 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANSFRIDAY, JUNE 24, 8:00 PMMINE Hailed as “absorbing,” “a mustsee,” “Oscar material” and “thebest movie at SXSW,” MINE is adocumentary about the essentialbond between humans and animals,set against the backdrop of one ofthe worst natural disasters in mod- SUNDAY, JUNE 26,ern U.S. his- 9:00 AM ties and 16 more full-color comics—is sodes on an amazingly modest budget,tory: Hur- CONNECTED: AN the most recent release in the series. GLOW is now seeking ALA memberricane Ka- AUTOBLOGOGRAPHY This November, it’s a Wimpy Wonder- support to spread the word and gettrina. This ABOUT LOVE, DEATH & land, when book six in the series goes the series picked up by as many PBSgripping, TECHNOLOGY on sale nationwide. Jeff Kinney will be stations across the country as possible.character- Straight from its acclaimed speaking at 10:30 a.m. in Auditoriumdriven story world premiere at Sundance 2011, B of the Morial Convention Center im- SATURDAY, JUNE 25,follows New the feature documentary “Con- mediately following the film. 6:00 PMOrleans nected: An Autoblogography about Film presented courtesy of THE MOST DANGEROUS MANresidents Love, Death & Technology” of- Twentieth Century Fox Home IN AMERICA: DANIEL ELLSBERGas they at- fers an exhilarating stream-of- Entertainment. AND THE PENTAGON PAPERStempt the consciousness ride through the The full-length 2010 Oscar-nomi-daunting task of trying to reunite interconnectedness of humankind, SATURDAY, JUNE 25, NOON nated documentary. The film showingwith their pets who have been nature, progress and morality at FRAGGLE ROCK falls within the fortieth anniversaryadopted by families all over the the dawn of the 21st century. Be- Dance your cares away as Archaia of the ten-day period during whichcountry, and chronicles the custody tween texts and tweets, memes and Entertainment and The Jim Henson Ellsberg and hisbattles that arise when two families microchips, we’ve become condi- Company present a selection of episodes wife simultane-love the same pet. Who determines tioned to break the world down into from the classic 1980s television series, ously went intothe fate of the animals—and the byte-sized bits. In Connected, Tif- “Fraggle Rock”! hiding and dis-people—involved? A compelling fany Shlain—award-winning film- Join us as we seminated themeditation on race, class and the maker and founder of The Webby follow the ad- Pentagon Pa-power of compassion, MINE exam- Awards—traces interdependence ventures of Red, pers to variousines how we treat animals as an through history, discovering sur- Gobo, Wembley, publishers in-extension of how we view and treat prising links between right brain Mokey and Boo- cluding the Neweach other. and left; honey bees and stress; ber as they play, York Times and Brought to you by Film Move- hormones and happiness; technol- laugh, sing and the Washingtonment ogy and nature; progress and conse- learn valuable Post. The Pen- life lessons at tagon Papers quences; and parents and children.SATURDAY, JUNE 25, The result: a personal film with the same time. played an enormous role in turning the9:00 AM universal resonance. For centuries Be sure to stop tide of public opinion on the VietnamDIARY OF A WIMPY KID we’ve declared independence. With by the Archaia War. It was the Nixon administration Back in middle school after insight, curiosity, and humor, Con- Entertainment booth (#1654) for free that dubbed Daniel Ellsberg The Mostsummer vacation, Greg Heffley nected explores whether it’s time copies of Fraggle Rock comics and dis- Dangerous Man in America. FREE.and his older brother Rodrick must to declare our interdependence counted copies of Fraggle Rock graphic Panel discussion afterward, time per-deal with their parents’ misguided instead. novels—perfect publications for the all mitting. attempts to ages section in your library. The books Seymour Wishman, President, First have them SUNDAY, JUNE 26, NOON are published by Archaia Entertain- Run Feature Films, has been kind bond. The WITCHBL ADE ment and The Jim Henson Company enough to make this program possible. film is based In this adaptation of the Top Cow and they capture the fun, tone and on the best- comic book, Witchblade is the story message of the TV show! SATURDAY, JUNE 25TH, selling book, of a New York detective, Sara “Pez” Sponsored by Archaia Entertain- 8:00 PM Diary of a Pezzini, whose search for justice ment ALSC PRESENTS “LIBRARY OF Wimpy Kid: brings her THE EARLY MIND” Rodrick into contact SATURDAY, JUNE 25, This documentary film is an explora- Rules by with the 5:00 PM tion of the art and impact of children’s Jeff Kinney. Witchblade, THE LIL A ACHESON WALL ACE literature on our kids, our culture, There are an ancient, LIBRARY AT THE JUILLIARD and ourselves. From the first stories over 50 mil- intelli- SCHOOL we hear told to us to those childhood lion Diary of gent, living “Great Libraries of the World” heroes that staya Wimpy Kid books in print around weapon so [“GLOW”] is a new PBS television se- with us a life-the world. In February, Amulet powerful ries devoted to libraries. Each episode time, the impactBooks, an imprint of ABRAMS and it can bat- is told in the words of library staff on our culturepublisher of the series, released an tle Earth’s and users, and each includes topical runs deeper thanupdated edition of The Wimpy Kid darkest evil and surprising insights into the ways what we mightMovie Diary to include information forces. Week libraries serve their constituents. Meet expect. “No oneon the second film. An expanded in and week out, “Pez” employs Host and Producer of the series, ALA suspects the chil-edition of The Wimpy Kid Do-It- her skills as a police detective to member Czeslaw dren’s writer,”Yourself Book—with more than 60 fight crime. She finds she must Jan Grycz, as says author andnew pages, including more activi- employ the Witchblade to combat he introduces a illustrator Mo screening of one Willems, a for- a much greater and frighteningly of the recently- mer ‘Sesame Street’ writer. The film organized conspiracy of evil that ALA introduces a FREE released epi- features nearly 40 prominent authors threatens the very soul of human- film program located sodes focusing on and illustrators talking about their ity. As Sara tries to keep the secret in Auditorium C of the The Lila Acheson work, its genesis and its impact. The of the Witchblade, do her job and Wallace Library number of books in print by the authors have a personal life, she finds that Convention Center. her most formidable adversary may at The Juilliard in ‘Library of the Early Mind’ exceeds Click here, or visit http:// School in New 240 million. A panel discussion with be the Witchblade itself. York. This well- film producer Ted Delaney will directly Sponsored by Top Cow Produc- www.alaannual.org/ tions received episode follow the film. content/now-showing- includes a seg- Sponsored by Media Source, Inc.; ala-film-program, for ment on the Juilliard’s fabulous com- Little, Brown; and Macmillan Chil- updated schedules. poser Manuscript Collection. Having dren’s Book Group. produced a half dozen acclaimed epi- » see page 17
  • 16. 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 17SUNDAY, JUNE 26, MONDAY, JUNE 27,2:30 PM 1:30 PMFAUBOURG TREME: THE THE GETTY RESEARCHUNTOLD STORY OF BL ACK INSTITUTE LIBRARYNEW ORLEANS “Great Libraries of the World” During slavery, Faubourg Treme [“GLOW”] is a new PBS televisionwas home to the largest community series devoted to libraries. Eachof free black people in the Deep episode is told in the words of librarySouth and staff and users, and each includesa hotbed topical and surprising insights intoof political of the film and heart of that reputation. Having pro- the ways libraries serve their con-ferment. will feature a duced a half dozen acclaimed episodes stituents. The series is intended toHere black cover, story and on a shoestring budget, GLOW is now boost public awareness of the rolesand white, art direction by seeking ALA member support to spread libraries play in society even as bud-free and the legendary the word and get the series picked up gets are tightening. The Getty Re-enslaved, Brian Froud, the by as many PBS stations across the search Insti-rich and original concept country as possible. tute Librarypoor co- designer of the is featured inhabitated, film! Stop by the this screen-collaborated, and clashed to create Archaia Enter- ing. The GRImuch of what defines New Orleans tainment booth Library isculture up to the present day. In so (#1654) for free dedicated tomany ways its story reflects the tor- Dark Crystal graphic novel promo- furtheringtuous path taken by African Ameri- tional posters while they last! knowledgecan history over the centuries. Sponsored by Archaia Entertain- and advanc- Winner of the Award of Commen- ment i n g u n d e r-dation from the Society for Visual standing ofAnthropology. Winner of the Peter SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 8:00 PM MONDAY, JUNE 27 the visualC. Rollins Award for Best Documen- SRRT FEMINIST TASK FORCE 9:00 AM arts… and ittary, Popular Culture Association/ PRESENTS NOT IN OUR TOWN: does so in very forward-lookingAmerican Culture Association “PINK SARIS” LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS ways. Having produced a half dozen Movies, Movies, Movies. You are “Not In Our Town: Light in the acclaimed episodes on a shoestringSUNDAY, JUNE 26, invited to an entertaining and educa- Darkness” is a powerful new PBS budget, GLOW is now seeking ALA5:00 PM tional movie night with the Feminist documentary special about a town official Selection 2010 member support to spread the wordTHE MISSOURI BOTANICAL Task Force SARISWomen Make Movies PINK and PINK SARIS standing together to take action after and get the series picked up by asGARDEN LIBRARY A FILM BY KIM LONGINOTTO A FILM BY KIM LONGINOTTO (www.wmm. anti-immigrant violence devastates many PBS stations across the coun- “Great Libraries of the World”   com). The the community and thrusts them into try as possible.[“GLOW”] is a new PBS television program the international media spotlight. The      series devoted to libraries. Each epi- includes an film follows Patchogue, N.Y. Mayor MONDAY, JUNE 27sode is told in the words of library introducto- Paul Pontieri, diverse community 3:00 PMstaff and users, and each includes ry speaker stakeholders—including the local li- DREAMStopical and surprising insights into and a show- brary—and residents as they address A man fighting to get his familythe ways libraries serve their con- ing of “Pink the underlying causes of the violence back. A dancer haunted by his past. Astituents. The series is intended to Saris.” The and work to ensure everyone in their drug dealer who can’t shake a policeboost public awareness of the roles WMM award win- village will be safe and respected. Li- officer from his tail. A singer trappedlibraries play in society even as WMM ning film, “Pink Saris” by director Women Make Movies Women Make Movies 462 Broadway, Suite 500 462 Broadway, Suite 500 New York, NY 10013 brary Journal’s 2011 Paralibrarian of in an abusive rela...tionship. An ex- the Year, Gilda Ramos, is featured in New York, NY 10013budgets are tightening. The Mis- Tel 212.925.0606 Kim Longinotto is an unflinching and Fax 212.925.0606 Tel 212.925.2052 boxer searching for his daughter’s Fax 212.925.2052 www.wmm.com www.wmm.com souri Botani- often amusing look at unlikely political the film, along with other Patchogue- forgiveness.They all have a very cal Garden activists and their charismatic leader; Medford librarians. The film is part specific dream they are trying to Library is in extraordinary scenes, we watch of Not In Our Town’s ongoing work accomplish. featured in Sampat launch herself into the centre to highlight stories of communities During one this screen- of family dramas, witnessed by scores taking positive action against hate. of the cold- ing. This of spectators, convinced her mediation In conjunction with the September est winters episode was is the best path for the vulnerable girls, 2011 broadcast, libraries nationwide in Chicago, hailed as be- though some are less certain. will have the opportunity to host free all of their ing “the best screenings and discussions of the film. dreams be- presenta- MONDAY, JUNE 27, 8:30 AM Watch the trailer: http://www. come real- tion about THE LONDON SCHOOL OF niot.org/niot-video/niot-iii-trailer- ity—just not the Garden’s ECONOMICS LIBRARY patchogue-story the way they research”. “Great Libraries of the World” planned.Having produced a half dozen ac- [“GLOW”] is a new PBS television series MONDAY, JUNE 27TH, NOON Sometimes you can’t move for-claimed episodes on a shoestring devoted to libraries. Each episode is told COMIC BOOK LITERACY ward in life until you have dealtbudget, GLOW is now seeking ALA in the words of library staff and users, The Comic Book Literacy Docu- with your past. DREAMS placesmember support to spread the word and each includes mentary showcases comic books as a you in a zone of contemplation. Itand get the series picked up by as topical and sur- way to inspire a passion for reading inspires and makes you questionmany PBS stations across the coun- prising insights in both children and adults. Comics what you are doing with your life.try as possible. into the ways are a diverse, misunderstood me- It brings the darkness to light. This libraries serve dium that, for urban drama highlights the powerSUNDAY, JUNE 26, their constitu- too long, have of overcoming your challenges and5:30 PM ents. The series is been the dirty pursuing your dreams with every-THE DARK CRYSTAL intended to boost little secret of thing inside of you. Packed with Visit the world of Thra once again public awareness the literary twists and turns, DREAMS hits usas Archaia Entertainment and The of the roles librar- world. From the deep in our hearts, where decisionsJim Henson Company are proud to ies play in society immigrant who are made that change lives. Rootedpresent a screening of the classic even as budgets learns English in themes of forgiveness and pas-1982 film, “The Dark Crystal,” to are tightening. by reading Su- sion, DREAMS is sure to inspireraise awareness about the upcom- The London School of Economics Li- perman comics us all to become something biggering three-volume collection of all- brary is featured in this episode. More to the child who develops a love of lit- than ourselves. Want to see more?new, original Dark Crystal graphic than three dozen world leaders have erature from the X-Men, comics have Demand it to be shown in your city!novels! The first volume, slated attended LSE, solidifying the school’s kept America reading for decades with This heart moving film is packedfor release this November, is set a dominant reputation in economics and fantastic tales, well structured stories with an amazing, raw and talentedthousand years before the events political science. LSE’s library is at the and amazing fantasies. group of individuals.
  • 17. Page 18 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANSForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards CeremonyMoves to ALA Annual Conference in New OrleansT he 13th Annual ForeWord Re- “A recent readership survey con- category. Books are judged on the same best titles to feature in their bimonthly views Book of the Year Awards firmed that librarians form our core criteria these experts use in the ac- journal, eNewsletter ForeWord This ceremony will be held in New readership. They use ForeWord as quisition process: editorial excellence, Week, at international book fairs,Orleans at the ALA Annual Conference their primary resource for learning professional production, originality of through our awards program, and on-on Saturday, June 25. Similar to the about great books from independent the narrative, treatment of the topic, line at www.forewordreview.com.the Newberry and Caldecott awards, presses,” reports publisher Victoria author credentials, and the value theForeWord’s book awards are recognized Sutherland. “Making them part of our book adds to its genre. Relying on theirinternationally by publishers and book awards celebration was key to the deci- years of experience in a specific cat- Libraries Buildindustry professionals alike. sion of moving to ALA.” egory, their decisions take into consid- An overall award for the Best Fic- The award ceremony premiered at eration the potential patron/customer Communitiestion and Best Nonfiction titles willhighlight the competition, in addition BookExpo America in 1999. “From a marketing standpoint, ALA interest, as well as the quality of the work presented. These carefully chosen Volunteer Dayto gold, silver, and bronze awards in 60 makes a lot of sense, particularly for titles affirm ForeWord’s belief that the Friday, June 24,categories. 2011 will mark the fourth our Book of the Year Awards finalists. best ideas in written form are coming 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.year ForeWord editors honor an Inde- For us to announce the winners in front from the independent book publishing Register to participate in thispendent Publisher of the Year, a prize of industry buyers is more than ideal. community. With recognition from a day-long service effort to help localassigned to a press that cares more It could be one of those magic moments reputable source like ForeWord, these libraries and the community! All par-about good ideas and quality writing that takes a title from ‘interesting’ to stellar projects will find a broader audi- ticipants will be notified in advancethan profiteering, and represents the ‘wow!,’” said Kimber Bilby, Book of the ence of readers. of the various projects and be ablebest unsung titles that demand our Year Awards director. “At ALA, presses ForeWord Reviews serves a commu- to pick the one in which they wish toattention and admiration. have a captive audience searching for nity of independent book publishers by participate. Your registration fee will what’s new, what’s cool, and what will sharing reviews of their books to the be contributed to local library funds. excite their readers.” trade and consumer marketplace, Fore- Lunch, transportation, and a partici- There is little room for an indepen- Word’s mission is to search out the very pation T-shirt are included. dent press to gain recognition through CLICK HERE other award programs, which typically only notice titles from larger houses. ForeWord’s Book of the Year Awards Airport Shuttle Discount gives testimony to a book’s quality and Click here to make your reservations for one-way ANNUAL visibility—only the best small-press or round-trip transportation from the titles are recognized, and our reader- CONFERENCE ship relies on our judgment Louis Armstrong International Airport in ForeWord’s judging process is New Orleans to your housing destination. unique in that winners are selected by booksellers and librarians in each Why do people with low vision only want to read Westerns and Romance Novels? tHEY DoN’t! ReadHowYouWant offers the books that readers NEED in large print: business and health titles, books for seniors, self-help, biographies, simultaNEous rElEasEs, cookbooks, and more! Visit www.ReadHowYouWant.com to browse over 10,000 titles in large print. 400+ new titles are added every month. Readers can select from 16pt, 16pt bold, 18pt, 20pt, and 24pt large print—whatever best suits their needs. Stop by booth number 2424 to talk with a ReadHowYouWant representative at ALA in New Orleans, or email bradi@readhowyouwant.com for more information.
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  • 19. Page 20 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Washington Office Update to Feature Accessibility Initiative, Disaster Preparedness Tips L ast year, efforts by Sen. Jack Reed of temporary facilities for schools and (D-RI) resulted in a change to other essential community services, Federal Emergency Management when it is related to saving lives and Agency (FEMA) policy so libraries were protecting and preserving property or officially designated as temporary relo- public health and safety. cation facilities during major disasters Emily Sheketoff, executive director and emergencies under the FEMA of the ALA Washington Office, said Public Assistance Program. this made official what libraries were Section 403 of the Stafford Act now already doing. authorizes FEMA to provide federal “In times of disaster, libraries strive assistance to meet immediate threats to ensure the public has access to the to life and property resulting from a resources and services they need, butThe New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution, has major disaster. According to the provi- prior to this policy change librariesa magnificent permanent collection of more than 40,000 objects. sion, the act allows for the provision were not specifically included in the list of eligible public facilities,” Shek- etoff said. In light of this change to FEMA pol- Shuttle Bus  icy and the recent surge in natural di- sasters that have affected many parts Schedule  of the country, the ALA Washington Office Update, to be held on Saturday,  HOURS OF OPERATION Service provided to Morial Convention Center Halls G - I June 25, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. in MCC-Room 277, will include a portion titled “E-Gov: Disaster Preparedness”  to help librarians be prepared for natu- FRIDAY June 24, 2011 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM 20 minute intervals ral disasters, including how libraries 3:00 PM – 8:30 PM 10 minute intervals can support emergency teams in times of disaster. SATURDAY June 25, 2011 Speakers include Rebecca Hamilton, 6:30 AM – 10:00 AM 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM 10 minute intervals 20 minute intervals Hotel _ ___ Route state librarian of Louisiana; Shan- non Aymami, interim library director 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM 15 minute intervals Meetings Express Astor Crowne Plaza – walk to Ritz 2 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM 10 minute intervals for New Orleans Public Library; and 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM 20 minute intervals Chateau Le Moyne – Dauphine St. 6 Katherine Zeringue, environmental Scholarship Bash @ WWII liaison officer for the Federal Emer- Courtyard by Marriott CC – walk to Embassy Suites 1 7:45 PM – 11:30 PM gency Management Agency (FEMA) Courtyard by Marriott DT – walk to JW Marriott 3 Louisiana Recovery Office. From MCC to WWII 7:45 PM – 8:30 PM From WWII to hotels 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM Doubletree – Tchoupitoulas & Canal 4 Prior to this portion of the program, the “Demo of the Global Public Inclu- SUNDAY June 26, 2011 Embassy Suites – Julia St. 1 sive Infrastructure” to address acces- 6:30 AM -10:00 AM 10 minute intervals Hilton Riverside – Breezeway 1 sibility solutions for public libraries 10:00 AM-4:30 PM 20 minute intervals Holiday Inn Express – walk to Roosevelt 2 will be presented. 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM 15 minute intervals Meetings Express 4:30 PM-7:30 PM 10 minute intervals This demo will help librarians learn Holiday Inn FQ – walk to Marriott 5 more about an effort to build accessibil- Newbery Caldecott Banquet @ New Orleans Marriott 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM Iberville Suites – walk to Ritz 2 ity and usability directly into the cloud Limited service from MCC to Marriott 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM and ICT infrastructure to allow anyone Intercontinental – Poydras & St. Charles 4 From Marriott to hotels 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM to encounter any information or com- JW Marriott – Canal St. Entrance 3 munication technology (or any device MONDAY June 27, 2011 Loews New Orleans – walk to W Hotel 4 with an electronic interface) anywhere 6:30 AM -10:00 AM 10 minute intervals and be able to have it instantly and 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 20 minute intervals Marriott – Canal St. Entrance 5 automatically change into a form they 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 15 minute intervals Meetings Express 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM 10 minute intervals Marriott Convention Ctr – walk to MCC can understand and use. TUESDAY June 28, 2011 Monteleone – walk to Marriott 5 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM 20 minute intervals Inaugural Banquet & Awards Reception @ Hilton Riverside Omni Royal Crescent – walk to JW 3 Quilt 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM Omni Royal Orleans – St. Louis St. Entrance 6 » from page 13 From route hotels to Hilton 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Renaissance Arts – walk to Embassy Suites 1 The 14 quilts they have contrib- Limited service to hotels 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM Renaissance Pere Marquette – walk to Roosevelt 2 uted from 2000-2010 have raised Meetings Express Route – Loading Zone MCC Hall G more than $3,500 for the Chris STOP 1 MCC - Hall A Embassy Suites Residence Inn Convention Ctr – walk to MCC Hoy Scholarship Fund. Marriott Convention Center Ritz Carlton – Canal St. Entrance 2 Membership in the BiblioQuil- STOP 2 Convention Center Blvd. & Poydras St. Loews Hotel W Hotel Hilton Riverside ters is open to any quiltmaker who Roosevelt – Baronne Street Entrance 2 STOP 3 Westin Canal Place – Canal St. works in or with libraries: librar- Doubletree (walk to Westin Canal Place) Royal Sonesta – Conti St. 6 ian, support staff, trustee, friend STOP 4 New Orleans Marriott – Canal St. Sheraton – Canal St. Entrance 3 or vendor. ALA attendance is not Sheraton (walk to Marriott) required. Quilt planning used to JW Marriott (walk to Marriott) Spring Hill Suites – walk to MCC Hotel Monteleone (walk to Marriott) begin at Midwinter, but now the Royal Sonesta (walk to Marriott) W Hotel - Poydras 4 discussion and planning go on STOP 5 Intercontinental Hotel – St. Charles Ave. Westin Canal Place – walk to Doubletree 4 year-round via their Yahoo group. STOP 6 MCC - Hall G Anyone who is interested in the Wyndham Riverside – Convention Center Blvd 1 group may contact Nann Blaine Hilyard, nbhilyard@zblibrary.org Wheelchair accessible transportation is available For all shuttle information, Shuttle services managed by The BiblioQuilters are con- during hours of operation. Call 1-504-671-0041 Please call 1-504-671-0041 ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc. tributing four quilts to the 2011 to schedule (please allow 30 minutes). auction. Make sure to stop by Gale Cengage Learning Booth 2016 and check out whats new!
  • 20. 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 21Grow A Network of Loyal Support @ Your LibraryE ngaging your community has never Competing in the Information Mar- President’s Program: Marketing on Monday, June 27 been more challenging. At ALA we ketplace II: Strategic PR Partnerships a Dime understand that. For the 2011 Demonstrate Value of Libraries MCC, Room 383-385 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.ALA Annual Conference, we’ve built a MCC, Room 383-385 The Library Marketing Unprogram:relevant learning experience for 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Learn from your peersyou in the key areas of Advocacy, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Public Programs that Work in Rural MCC, Room 350-351Marketing and Fundraising. These Libraries are a Lifeline to Information Librariesworkshops and programs give you easy in Times of Crisis MCC, Room 346-347 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.access to the information you need MCC, Room 277 Library Snapshot Day: A Nationwideto address your library’s challenges Sunday, June 26 Success Story of Library Advocacy- 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. New Jersey State Libraryplus show you how to integrate all Recovery Along the Gulf Coast: 21types of support in your plan. 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. MCC, Room 334 Communities Build Back Better Pub- Someday starts today. Don’t miss lic Libraries Federal Advocacy - Take it to the Next Making Beautiful Music Together: 360this opportunity to learn from the top MCC, Room 278-282 level! Degree Fundraisingthinkers and network with your peers. MCC, Room 276 MCC, Room 277Join us for these sessions which re- 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.flect ALA President Roberta Stevens’ Anatomy of a Comprehensive Library 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.platform of advocacy and fundraising. Fundraising Program Basic of Working with Grants from ALA Advocacy University: Frontline MCC, Room 243 the Grant Professionals Association FundraisingFriday, June 24 CEO Gail Vertz Hilton-River8:30 to 1:00 pm Ensuring the Library’s Place in Your MCC, Room 335Workshop: Nuts & Bolts for CommunityTrustees, Friends and MCC, Room 264 Innovative Library Fundraising withFoundations BTOP & Libraries: Spotlight on the Panelists Tori Jensen (school), JaniceMARCC, River Bend 2 Workforce Trapp (public) and Robin Wagner1:00 to 4:00 pm MCC, Room 284 (college) CLICK HERE MCC, Room 344Workshop: Boomers, Staff & Students- Washington UpdateEngaging the Many Voices of Advo-cacy: An Advocacy Institute Workshop MCC, Room 283 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. ALA President’s Program: Sue Gard- ANNUALMARCC, River Bend 2 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Fundraising: The Shape of Things to ner - Wikipedia : Past, Present, and Future CONFERENCESaturday, June 25 Come MCC, Auditorium B8:00 - 10:00 a.m. MCC, Room 243Marketing Libraries to DiverseCommunities Empowering Voices: CommunitiesMorial Convention Center Speak Out for Libraries(MCC), Room 342 MCC, Room 271-273Learn the Basics about GrantsL earn more about working with about a variety of potential funding grants during the session “Basics sources; 2) increase general knowledge of Grants with the Grant Profes- about grants; 3) learn a multitude ofsionals Association,” Sunday, June 26, tips and strategies for improving yourfrom 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Room grant applications; and 4) learn about335-336 of the Convention Center. grant budgets. Vertz has served as a Gail Vertz, CEO of the Grant Pro- reviewer, chairperson and facilitatorfessionals Association-GPA, has been of many federal grant reviews. Some ofinvolved in the grants industry for the information in this workshop willover 20 years. Vertz will communicate be presented through the eyes of a re-information she has learned through- viewer to assure attendees are makingout the years. The session contains the most of their grant applications.four objectives: 1) gain knowledge Visit with GPA staff in booth #1619.AASL Launches Online Lesson Plan DatabaseT he American Association of bilities, and self-assessment strategies School Librarians (AASL) an- represented in the lesson plan to their nounces the launch of the “Stan-dards for the 21st-Century Learner corresponding English Language Arts Common Core Standard as set forth by An app and mobile site toLesson Plan Database,” a public, on-line database providing school librar- the AASL crosswalk. When available, the database will be updated to include promote your services,ians a fast and user-friendly way tocreate and share quality lesson plans the same capability with the Common Core Math Standards. collections, events and much more.with their peers. Registered users may submit lesson Submissions are vetted by AASL reviewers. The lesson plan rubric and Starting at just:plans to the database, as well as search checklist used by moderators are avail-the database by learning standards and able to site users prior to submitting a App: $49.99 / m | $399 setupindicators, content topic, grade-level, re- lesson plan. With this system, AASLsources used, type of lesson or schedule, hopes that the database serves not only App + site: 59.99 /m | $599 setupkeyword and much more. Registered as a useful tool full of exciting best prac-users can also bookmark lesson plans tices, but as professional developmentfor future use, rate and comment onlesson plans in the community, print to those new to developing lesson plans. Not only can peers rate and comment Visit us in the mobile pavilion.plans to PDF, and share lesson plansacross social networking platforms. on published plans, but site moderators can provide feedback on plans prior to www.nowinthelibrary.comThe database automatically aligns the being published. For more information, Brought to you by Infor Library and Information Solutionsskills, dispositions in action, responsi- visit http://aasl.jesandco.org/.
  • 21. Page 22 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANSJoin the Celebration: Stonewall Book Awards Mark Their 40thS ince 1971, the Stonewall Book tion Award, Skin: Talking About Sex, committed to serving the information at large. GLBTRT is committed to Awards have honored exceptional Class & Literature, Firebrand Books) needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and encouraging and supporting the free books that represent the gay, les- and Sarah Schulman (1989 Stonewall transgendered professional library and necessary access to all informa-bian, bisexual, and transgender experi- Book Award, After Delores, Dutton) will community, and the gay, lesbian, tion, as reflected by the missions ofence. The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and provide special keynote presentations. bisexual, and transgendered informa- the American Library Association andTransgender Round Table (GLBTRT) Attendees will have the opportunity tion and access needs of individuals democratic institutions.of the American Library Association to meet authors during a book signingwill celebrate the 40th anniversary at the conclusion of the presentations.of the Stonewall Book Awards during Tickets are $55 and include brunch. Enter to Win the $20,000+the Stonewall Book Awards Brunch onMonday, June 27 from 10:30 a.m. to For more information, and to register, please visit http://www.alaannual.org. Great Graphic Novel Library Giveaway2:00 p.m. in the Louisiana I ballroom Event code: ALA4 Booth #1760 of the Graphic  libraries from all over the country.at the Loews New Orleans Hotel. The Stonewall Book Awards are Novel/ Gaming Pavilion The prize features approximately 700 A The Stonewall 40th Anniversary the first and most enduring award s you start planning your con- hand-selected graphic novels as wellbrunch will feature the presentation of for GLBT books. Since Isabel Miller’s ference schedule at ALA An- as fixtures and furniture. It will bethe 2011 Stonewall Awards and Hon- Patience and Sarah received the first nual, be sure to make time to displayed in booth #1760 at ALA in aors. Scheduled to attend the celebration award in 1971, over two hundred titles visit the Great Graphic Novel Library library setting with shelving, spinnerare 2011 Barbara Gittings Literature have been honored for exceptional mer- Giveaway Booth #1760, where public, racks, lounge seating, reading tableAward winner Barb Johnson (More of it relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/ school and academic librarians can and chairs, accent tables and more!This World or Maybe Another, Harper transgender experience. enter to win the prize valued at more Eligible librarians can enter to winPerennial) and Children’s and Young The Stonewall Book Award-Barbara than $20,000. during ALA Exhibit Hours on Friday,Adult Literature Award winner Brian Gittings Literature Award, the Stone- The first $20,000 Great Graphic June 24th through Sunday, JuneKatcher (Almost Perfect, Delacourte wall Book Award-Israel Fishman Novel Library Giveaway (at Texas 26th, with the Grand Prize DrawingPress). Honor authors James Klise Non-Fiction Award and the Children’s Library Association’s Annual Con- on Monday June 27th, at 9:30am. 100(Honor Book in Children’s and Young & Young Adult Literature Award are ference in April) was a huge success, semifinalists will be notified on Sun-Adult Literature, Love Drugged, Flux), presented to English language works with libraries from all over the state day evening, and the winner must beTom Mendicino (Honor Book in Litera- published the year prior to the an- of Texas entering to win hundreds present at the drawing to win. Ship-ture, Probation, Kensington), Wendy nouncement date. The award is an- of graphic novels as well as library ping will be handled by the sponsors.Moffat (Honor Book in Non-Fiction, A nounced in January and presented to shelving and furniture. The winning In addition to the Great GraphicGreat Unrecorded History: A New Life the winning authors or editors at the library was Weslaco Public Library, Novel Library Giveaway, the firstof E.M. Forster, Farrar, Strauss and American Library Association Annual represented by librarian Eduardo 100 visitors to Booth #1760 on Friday,Giroux), and Justin Spring (Honor Conference. The award winners each Zepeda. Saturday and Sunday will all receiveBook in Non-Fiction, Secret Historian, receive a commemorative plaque and Based on the incredibly positive gifts, and throughout the weekendFarrar, Strauss and Giroux) will also $1,000. response, Brodart Co., Diamond Book there will prizes awarded each day.join the celebration. The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Distributors and GraphicNovelRe- Brodart, Diamond and Graphic- Past Stonewall winners Dorothy Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) porter.com have partnered to create NovelReporter.com hope to see youAlison (1996 Israel Fishman Non-Fic- of the American Library Association is a new contest for ALA that is open to there! Lauren Myracle Graphic Novel how do they come together? In this presentation, all of the mystery behind not to be afraid; the graphic novel is stronger than ever – and, in fact, Headlines AASL » from page 15 what makes comics is revealed! With here to stay. book, graphic novel and literary Ben Hatke (Zita the Spacegirl) and Mark Siegel (Editorial Director, First Sponsored by First Second Books Awards Luncheon N community for an eye-opening look Second Books). Good Graphic Novels for  ew York Times bestselling at how comics are on the rise as one Sponsored by First Second Books Elementary Third-Fifth Grade author, Lauren Myracle, will of the best tool to teach early literacy 3:00 - 4:00 pm headline the annual Awards in children. Sunday June 26 If you’re looking to learn more Luncheon for the American Associa- Moderator: Jimmy Gownley, Au- Graphic Novels for Reluctant  about what are some of the best tion of School Librarians (AASL). The thor/illustrator of Amelia Rules and Readers graphic novels to introduce to your luncheon will be held at 12:00 p.m. and co-founder of Kids Love Comics 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. younger readers you cannot miss Monday, June 27, during the ALA Panelists: Chip Mosher, Mar- Know someone who refuses to read? this panel! Hear from a mix of Annual Conference in New Orleans. keting Director BOOM! Studios/ Graphic novels are the answer! Join graphic novelist, comic industry Myracle is the best-selling author KABOOM!; Matt Gagnon, Editor-in- us as we discuss a number of graphic professionals and other special of the Internet Girls trilogy—ttyl, Chief BOOM! Studios/KABOOM!; novels that will turn even the most guests in a panel that will give you ttfn, and l8r, g8r—and Rhymes with Rich Johnson, Founder of Brick stubborn non-readers into literary the scoop on graphic novels you and Witches, among many other books for Road Media LLC, Publishing Con- aficionados! your younger readers will absolutely teenagers and young people. One of sultant, Kat Kan, Booklist/Brod- Moderator: Chip Mosher, Marketing love. the most frequently challenged au- art’s Books Division; Katie Monnin, Director BOOM! Studios/KABOOM! Moderator: Chip Mosher thors for the past three years, in 2009, Assistant Professor of Literacy Panelists: Robin Brenner; Chris Panelists: Jimmy Gownley, Au- Myracle held the number one position University of North Florida; Mark Schweizer, Author/illustrator of Cro- thor/illustrator of Amelia Rules and on the ALA’s most challenged book Siegel, Mark Siegel, Editor of Zita gan Adventures; Chris Giarusso, Kids Love Comics; Chris Schweizer, list. She has since become a national the Spacegirl Author/illustrator of G-Man, Terry Author/illustrator of Crogan Ad- spokesperson for intellectual freedom. Sponsored by Media Masters Nantier, Publisher of Papercutz; Rich ventures; Chris Giarrusso, Author/ The AASL Awards Luncheon high- Johnson, Bleeding Cool, Kat Kan, illustrator of G-Man; Ethan Long, lights the best of the best in the school Concept to Comic Booklist/Brodart’s Books Division; Illustrator, Balloon Toons by Blue library field. Prestigious awards, in- 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Michele Gorman Apple; Leigh Walton, Top Shelf Mar- cluding the National School Library How do comics get made? Which Sponsored by Media Masters keting Director, Kat Kan, Booklist/ Program of the Year award, are pre- comes first, words or pictures? And Brodart’s Books Division; Eva Volin, sented. Luncheon tickets are $55 and Graphic Novels:  Supervising Children’s Librarian for must be bought in advance through We’re Doing Just Fine Alameda Free Library (CA) ALA conference registration as onsite 2:00 - 3:00 pm  Sponsored by Media Masters tickets are not available. CLICK HERE FOR With the decline of the pamphlet Immediately following the Awards GRAPHIC NOVEL STAGE comic, there has been a lot of doom- Monday June 27 Luncheon is the AASL President’s and-gloom about the fate of the graphic Please visit the Graphic Novel Reception, providing the opportunity UPDATES novel industry. But fear not! This panel Pavilion for more information on the to meet and greet the AASL president, of industry experts is here to tell you Graphic Novel Giveaway! board members, and other member leaders.
  • 22. 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 23What’s Cooking pletely refreshed the tasting section with flavor profiles that also discuss» from page 15 winemaking and created a new Best of the Best chapter. Zraly travels region-Saturday June 25,  by-region, with the wines organized11:30 – 12:30 pm from simple to complex—allowing Matthew Locricchio’s bestselling readers who follow his order to ex-book Teen Cuisine features gourmet perience the finest wines and a wideAmerican recipes for these young, diversity of tastes, styles, regions, andenthusiastic chefs. He is the author countries. For more information visit:of the best-selling Superchef Series, www.sterlingpublishing.comThe International Cookbook for Kids Sponsored by Sterling Epicureand The 2nd International Cookbookfor Kids. He received the Gourmand Sunday June 26World Cookbook Award for Best Book Preserving Food Memoriesfor Children and Family in USA and Amy Alessio won the Disney Adventures Book Sunday June 26, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.Award in the “Hands-On” category. Travel through favorite food memo-Visit www.cookbooksandkids.com. ries from decades past with blogger,Chef Locricchio will be joined by award author, and librarian Amy Alessiowinning Guest Chef Frank Brigtsen of at this interactive event. Amy hasBrigtsen’s restaurant in New Orleans. enjoyed sharing her vast vintage Warren Brown bakes cakes in the Cooking Pavilion before signing copies of hisVisit www.brigtsens.com cookbook collection and favorite family book United Cakes of America at the 2010 Annual Conference. Sponsored by Marshall Cavendish food stories at more than 60 libraries and senior centers. Orleans. For more information visit: colas, to the deliciously different Fer-Just Tell Me What to Eat—The Sponsored by www.amyalessio.com http://www.abramsbooks.com mented Honey Soda, Andrew SchlossDelicious 6-Week Weight Loss Sponsored by Abrams/ Stewart, will teach you how to make fizzy con-Plan for the Real World The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Tabori & Chang coctions in your own kitchen, from hisDr. Timothy S. Harlan M.D. Cookbook: Heirloom fruits and brand new book, Homemade Soda.Saturday June 25,  vegetables, and more than 100 A Southerly Course: Recipes and Making your own soda is easy and1:30 - 2:30 p.m. heritage recipes to inspire every Stories from Close to Home inexpensive. Best of all, you control the Dr. Harlan won an Emmy for host- generation Martha Hall Foose sweetness level and ingredients, so youing “The Dr. Gourmet Show,” which Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer- Sunday June 26, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. can create a drink that’s exactly whataired on regional public television. He Purcell with Sandy Gluck Martha Hall Foose was born and you want. Try Pomegranate Punch,is currently working on a new public Sunday June 26, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. raised in the Mississippi Delta. She Chai Fizz, Fruity Root Beer or Spar-television series based on this book, Welcome to Beekman 1802, in Sha- attended the famed pastry school Ecole kling Orange Creamsicle among manywhich the New Orleans PBS affiliate ron Springs, NY—the historic home Lenotre in France, before returning to others. Some recipes show you how toWYES has already agreed to distrib- of The Fabulous Beekman Boys, Josh Mississippi where she opened Bottle- re-create the flavors of favorite com-ute. He can be seen daily in syndication Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge. They tree Bakery—a southern institution in mercial soft drinks, and others show youon “AskDIY” on the DIY Network and star in the popular show on Planet Oxford—and later, with her husband, how to use homemade soda in decadenthe’s worked as an on-air consultant on Green TV, and they have built a world- Mockingbird Bakery in Greenwood, desserts and adult cocktails. For morethe Food Network program “Cooking wide reputation for their goat’s milk where she was also executive chef of information visit: www.storey.comThin.” Just Tell Me What to Eat! is a soaps and superb, artisanal Blaak the Viking Cooking School. Recently, Sponsored by Storey Publishingscience-based diet aimed at permanent cheese. Together, Josh and Brent have Martha was a food stylist for the movieweight control as well as protection created a gorgeous cookbook that is The Help, based on the bestselling Raw Inspiration: Livingfrom health conditions like diabetes, “heirloom” in every sense of the word— novel of the same name. She makes Dynamically with Raw Foodheart disease, hypertension. At its core it is simple yet luscious farm-fresh fare her home in Tchula, Mississippi, on her Angelina McKinseyare the Mediterranean diet, the man- that everyone will love. Josh Kilmer- family’s farm with her husband and Monday June 27, tra to make your own meals whenever Purcell is The New York Times bestsell- their son. For more information visit: 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.possible, and the concept of “calorie ing author of The Bucolic Plague and I http://www.randomhouse.com/ Raw Inspiration: Living Dynami-quality.” For more information visit: Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir Sponsored by Random House cally with Raw Food by Lisa Mont-www.dacapopress.com and Dr. Brent Ridge is the former VP gomery is an inspiring and informa- Sponsored by Da Capo Press of healthy living at Martha Stewart Monday June 27 tive raw foods lifestyle book featuring Living Omnimedia. For more informa- Homemade Soda personal stories of healing throughArtisanal Gluten-Free Cupcakes tion visit: www.sterlingpublishing.com 200 Recipes for Making &  raw foods, delicious recipes, and tipsKelli and Peter Bronski Sponsored by Sterling Epicure Using Fruit Sodas & Fizzy  for setting up and maintaining a rawSaturday June 25, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Juices, Sparkling Waters, Root  foods kitchen and lifestyle. Angelina In Artisanal Gluten-Free Cupcakes, Hungry Town & New Orleans Food Beers & Cola Brews, Herbal &  McKinsey will demonstrate how easythe Bronskis bring their accessible but Tom Fitzmorris Healing Waters, Sparkling Teas  it is to make fresh almond milk using“artisanal” approach to these bakery- Sunday June 26, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. & Coffees, Shrubs & Switchels,  the recipe in Raw Inspiration. Auto-quality homemade cupcakes. Their own Famed New Orleans Food critic Tom Cream Sodas & Floats, & Other  graphed copies will be available forintensively developed gluten-free flour Fitzmorris uses his bestselling books Carbonated Concoctions purchase for a special price of $5.00blend, along with the finest natural Hungry Town and Tom Fitzmorris’s Andrew Schloss after the demonstration. For more in-ingredients, form the foundation of 50 New Orleans Food to frame the New Monday June 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m. formation visit: www.martinpearl.comcupcakes that range from simple to Orleans restaurant scene and how eas- From simple shrubs and all natural Sponsored by Martin Pearlspectacular. For more information visit: ily it brushed off the effects of Katrinawww.theexperimentpublishing.com and the BP oil spill to reach its highest Sponsored by the Experiment Pub- point, in both quality and numbers, ALA Membership Pavilionlishing in history. He’ll explain how New Or- The ALA Membership Pavilion is your first stop in the exhibits. Learn leans food is the last bastion of eating how membership can enhance your career, connect you with colleaguesKevin Zraly’s Complete Wine  with your heart, instead of with your from around the world, and help you improve library services to yourCourse 2012 Edition head, and give examples of great New community. ALA Ambassadors – a group of long-time, experienced mem-Kevin Zraly  Orleans eateries. A Certified Culinary bers - will be on hand to welcome you and help you find the right resourceSaturday June 25, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Professional, Fitzmorris was born dur- both here at conference and throughout the year. For our newest mem- Let’s pop a cork and toast America’s ing Mardi Gras and he lives in New bers, meet colleagues from the New Members Round Table who will helpvery best, most popular wine course— you find ways to get more involved in the association, supporting yournow in a revised edition. This is Kevin career and the rest of the profession through membership. ALA staff areArzly’s 40th year in the wine business, CLICK HERE FOR ready to help answer your questions about your membership and ALA.and to celebrate, he has updated allthe material on vineyards in Austria, COOKING STAGE With information and displays from every ALA division, round table and office, plus interesting and informative Poster Sessions throughout theHungary, Greece, New Zealand, South UPDATES conference, the ALA Membership Pavilion is your one-stop place to learn.Africa, Chile, and Argentina. He com-
  • 23. Page 24 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Authors, Illustrators Discuss “Trickster” Graphic Novel and Honoring Cultures I n Native American folklore, the Trickster can take many forms— “Trickster:  coyotes, rabbits, even landscapes. Engaging Readers,  In Trickster: Native American Tales: Honoring Traditions”  A Graphic Collection (Fulcrum Pub- lishing, 2010), editor Matt Dembicki Sunday, June 26  worked with illustrators and Native 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.  American storytellers to bring tra- ditional stories to a new format for today’s readers. Dembicki and two of Michael Thompson is an English his collaborators, Choctaw storyteller teacher in New Mexico, where he Tim Tingle, and Michael Thompson, serves as the department head at a English teacher and member of the high school where 40 percent of stu- Muskogee Tribe, will join the ALA dents are Navajo. An educator for 32 Committee on Rural, Native, and years, Thompson has worked to incor- Amy Sedaris, author of the New York Times bestseller I Like You: Tribal Libraries of All Kinds for their porate awareness of the oral tradition Hospitality Under the Influence, with her “Martha Stewart scissors” during program “Trickster: Engaging Read- and the whole history of literature and the 2010 Annual Conference Closing Session in Washington, D.C. ers, Honoring Traditions” on Sunday, storytelling. June 26 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in room Dembicki , Tingle, and ThompsonWedgeworth to Explore Past, Future 284 of the Moral Convention Center. Cartoonist Matt Dembicki is the will discuss the collaborative process for Trickster, including working withof Library Literacy Programs artist/writer of graphic novels such as the award-winning nature parable Mr. Native American storytellers to en- sure the finished products reflect andat 2011 Coleman Lecture Big. He edited the recently released Trickster: Native American Tales: A honor the cultural values of the people who created them, and read from theD r. Robert Wedgeworth, a mem- included service as a librarian, library Graphic Collection. He is about to collection. The session will highlight ber of the National Museum educator, and association executive, complete work on his Ignatz Award- this innovative example of honoring and Library Services Board including President and CEO of Pro- nominated Xoc (pronounced “Shock”), traditions while bringing these stories(NMLSB) and former Executive Direc- Literacy Worldwide (ProLiteracy), an ecological tale about a great white to new audiences.tor of the American Library Association University Librarian and Professor of shark. He is also a founding member of “Trickster: Engaging Readers, Hon-and President of ProLiteracy World- Library and Information Science at the the D.C. Conspiracy, a comics creators’ oring Traditions” is co-sponsored by thewide, will present a vision of library University of Illinois at Champaign- collaborative in Washington, D.C. American Indian Library Associationliteracy services in the 21st century Urbana, Dean of the School of Library Tim Tingle is an enrolled member of (AILA) and the Young Adult Libraryat the 2011 Jean E. Coleman Library Service at Columbia University, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and Services Association (YALSA). ThisOutreach Lecture. The lecture will be Executive Director of the American a frequent speaker at tribal events. His program is open to all Annual Confer-held Monday, June 27 from 8:00 – 10:00 Library Association. In January great-great grandfather, John Carnes, ence registrants. For more information,a.m. in room 346/7 of the Morial New 2010, President Obama nominated walked the Trail of Tears in 1835, please visit www.ala.org/annual.Orleans Convention Center during the Wedgeworth to serve on the National and memories of this family epic fuel The Committee on Rural, Native,2011 ALA Annual Conference. Museum and Library Services Board his writing and telling. Author of six and Tribal Libraries of All Kids reviews The lecture series honors Dr. Jean (NMLSB). books, and co-author of three books, issues and challenges facing rural,E. Coleman, the first director of the The Jean Coleman Lecture is open Tingle was a featured speaker at the native and tribal libraries of all kinds.ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach to all Annual Conference attendees. Native American wing of the Smith- Additionally, it collaborates with otherServices (OLOS), for her leadership in This year’s event is coordinated by the sonian Institute in 2006 and 2007. ALA units addressing the needs offocusing the association’s attention on Office for Literacy and Outreach Ser- He participated in “Many Voices, One rural communities; and to serve as anissues affecting traditionally under- vices Advisory Committee, Dee Holiday Nation” at the 2008 American Library advocate for and partner with librar-served and under-represented people (Chair), Nancy M. Allen, Angela J. Association Conference in Anaheim, ies serving rural, tribal and nativein libraries. Barnes, Nancy S. Fletcher, J. Gabriel California. populations. Wedgeworth’s lecture is titled, “The Gossett, Mary K. Kuehner, Sarah Law-Future of Literacy in Libraries: OurChallenges, Our Opportunities.” In ton, Maud Choice Mundava, Candice Pinder, Roberta Craig Reasoner, Phu- New Online Guide to Annual Conferenceexploring why library literacy pro- ong Vu, Portia Eileen Latalladi, and Targets Programming Librarians Tgrams have not been more success- Anthony Molaro.ful, Wedgeworth will discuss making For more information, visit www. he American Library As- engagement. In keeping with thatliteracy programs more accountable, ala.org/olos. sociation (ALA) Public Pro- mission, ProgrammingLibrarian.orgdeveloping and replicating innovative The Office for Literacy and Outreach grams Office announced a offers librarians timely and valuablestrategies, and demonstrating the Services (OLOS) serves the Association new online resource for librarians information to support libraries inimpact of library literacy services in by identifying and promoting library who present cultural and com- the creation of high-quality culturalorder to influence stakeholders and services that support equitable access munity programs and events: the programs for their communities.decision makers. to the knowledge and information Programming Librarian’s Guide to Successful library programming Wedgeworth’s notable career has stored in our libraries. OLOS focuses Annual Conference (www.program- initiatives from the ALA Public Pro- attention on services that are inclusive minglibrarian.org/annual). Part of grams Office have included “Let’s of traditionally underserved popula- ProgrammingLibrarian.org, with a Talk About It” reading and discus- tions, including new and non-readers, conference calendar feature and con- sion series, traveling exhibitions, people geographically isolated, people solidated listings of programs and film discussion programs, the Great events scheduled for the 2011 ALA Stories CLUB, Live! @ your library CLICK HERE with disabilities, rural and urban poor people, and people generally discrimi- Annual Conference in New Orleans, and more. In 2002, the ALA Public nated against based on race, ethnicity, the guide is a one-stop resource to Programs Office established the Cul- sexual orientation, age, language and help programming librarians get the tural Communities Fund, an endow- ANNUAL social class. The Office ensures that most of their conference experience. Programs for adult, youth and ment to support all types of libraries bring communities together through training, information resources, and CONFERENCE technical assistance are available to family audiences build visibility for cultural programming (www.ala.org/ help libraries and librarians develop ef- the library and enhance the library ccf). For more information about the fective strategies to develop programs community’s ongoing commitment ALA Public Programs Office, visit and service for new users. to lifelong learning and cultural www.ala.org/publicprograms.
  • 24. 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 25Diversity in Action at Annual ConferenceT he ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Ser- Urbana-Champaign GSLIS diversity and outreach initiatives with ALA Annual vices (OLOS) has selected presentations for “Merritt Fund: Providing Assistance to Librari- Conference attendees celebrate diversity in America’s the 2011 Diversity and Outreach Fair, to be ans Facing Discrimination or Defending Intellectual libraries and exhibit “diversity in action” ideas.held on Saturday, June 25 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Freedom”—LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund To learn more about the Diversity and Outreachthe Special Events Area in Hall J at the Morial New “Multiple Literacies of the Native American and Fair, please visit www.ala.org/divfair.Orleans Convention Center. Latino Communities, An Asset-Based Approach”— For over 100 years DEMCO (www.demco.com) has The chosen presentations will highlight innova- Knowledge River, University of Arizona supported the valuable work of librarians—takingtive and successful library outreach initiatives and “Reaching Out with Words and Images”—Asian pride in providing the best service possible. DEMCO’sprograms during a poster session open to all ALA Pacific American Library Association mission is to continue to anticipate future needs, toattendees at Annual Conference. “Spectrum Scholarship Program”—ALA Office for supply products and services that support the ac- Topics for this year’s Fair include library-based Diversity, Spectrum Scholars and Alumni tivities of library professionals and improve libraryfamily literacy programs and library services to “Talk Story: Sharing Stories, Sharing Culture”— environments by making them more attractive andunderserved or underrepresented communities, in- American Indian Library Association/Asian Pacific user-friendly. The people of DEMCO demonstratecluding people with disabilities; poor and homeless American Librarians Association their continuing commitment to library profession-populations; people of color; English-language learn- “Ten Libraries, One Goal: Progress Report on als through their support of the Library Championsers; gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people; Recruiting Future Librarians with Diverse Back- Program and participation at ALA’s conferences.new Americans, new and non-readers; older adults; grounds through a Collaborative Project”—North The Office for Literacy and Outreach Servicespeople living in rural areas; incarcerated people and Carolina Library Association (OLOS) serves the Association by identifying andex-offenders; and mobile library services and bookmo- “Turn the Page: Library Services for Incarcer- promoting library services that support equitable ac-biles. The theme of this year’s Fair is family literacy. ated Youth”—University of Illinois at Urbana- cess to the knowledge and information stored in our The 2011 Diversity and Outreach Fair will feature: Champaign GSLIS libraries. OLOS focuses attention on services that are “UCSB Invites Enthusiastic, Energetic, Highly inclusive of traditionally underserved populations, “ACRL Racial and Ethnic Diversity Commit- Motivated Librarians to Apply”—University of including new and non-readers, people geographi-tee”—ACRL Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee California, Santa Barbara cally isolated, people with disabilities, rural and ur-Members Generously sponsored by DEMCO, the ALA Di- ban poor people, and people generally discriminated “The American Dream Starts @ your library”— versity and Outreach Fair is an opportunity for li- against based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation,ALA Office for Literacy & Outreach Services braries and member groups to share their successful age, language and social class. “The ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Work-force and Career Enhancement Program: InclusiveRecruitment Leading to Literacies in Research Li-braries”—Association of Research Libraries “Bookmobiles: An American Icon for Over 100Years”—Association for Bookmobile and OutreachServices “Catch Them While They Are Young!/Create,Share, and Listen: Recount your New AmericanExperience through Digital Storytelling”—WoodruffLibrary - University of Atlanta “Celebrating Cultural, Reading, & Family Lit-eracy with Día and Noche de Cuentos”—REFORMA “Circle of Learning Program”—San Jose StateUniversity SLIS “The Consumer Health Education Center: A De-cade of Service to the Community”—University ofMississippi Rowland Medical Library The Campaign 3M LIBRARY SYSTEMS LSSI (LIBRARY SYSTEMS & SERVICES LLC) “Cooking, Blogging, and Gaming Our Way toFamily Literacy”—Anythink Libraries, Huron Street for Americas BAKER & TAYLOR MARSHALL CAVENDISHBranch, Thornton, Colo. BOUND TO STAY BOUND BOOKS MERGENT, INC. ”The Fair Housing Five: Building Partnerships Libraries would BOWKER MORNINGSTARBetween School Libraries and Non-Profits to ConductOutreach to Underserved Communities”—Audubon like to thank BRODART COMPANY NEAL-SCHUMAN FOUNDATIONCharter Library “Family Cultural Exchange”—First Regional ALAs 2010-2011 BWI/FOLLETT LIBRARY RESOURCES OCLC ONLINE COMPUTER LIBRARY CENTERLibrary, M.R. Dye Branch “Family Literacy for New Americans”—Ethnic Library Champions. CANDLEWICK PRESS POLARIS LIBRARY SYSTEMSand Multicultural Information Exchange Round THE COMBINED BOOK EXHIBIT PROQUESTTable (EMIERT) DEMCO, INC. REFERENCE USA “Filipino American Library (FAL)”—Filipino Library Champions make itAmerican Library DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION THE ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHING “Financial Literacy @ Your Library”—Prairie View possible to increase awareness GROUP, INC. EBSCO INFORMATION SERVICESA&M University SAGE and advocate the value of “Financial Literacy in the Community”—Queens ELSEVIERLibrary & FINRA SCHOLASTIC INC. libraries and librarians across EX LIBRIS GROUP “Focus on Immigration: Developing Library Staff SEVERN HOUSE PUBLISHERS LTD.Cultural Competencies”—University of Michigan the country and around the FINRA INVESTOR EDUCATION FOUNDATIONLibrary SIRSIDYNIX world. To learn how you can GALE, PART OF CENGAGE LEARNING “Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) SISTERS IN CRIME2012”—Joint Conference of Librarians of Color become a Library Champion and GAYLORD BROS., INC. “Kid Stuff at GLBT Round Table”—Gay, Lesbian, SPRINGERBisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) help ALA speak up and speak HIGHSMITH STANDARD & POOR’S “Library Advocacy, Family Literacy, and Global out for libraries, please contact H.W. WILSON COMPANYOutreach”—Chinese American Librarians Associa- SWETStion the ALA Development Office, at INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICES INC. THOMSON REUTERS “2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunrise Celebra- INNOVATIVE INTERFACES 800.545.2433 ext. 5050 or viation”—SRRT Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Task VERIZON FOUNDATIONForce email at development@ala.org. LEXISNEXIS “More than Money: the Benefits of a Com- VTLS, INC. THE LIBRARY CORPORATIONprehensive Recruitment Program for Under- WORLD BOOK, INC.represented Students”—University of Illinois at
  • 25. Page 26 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANS The PopTop Stage Schedule Large Print Books for Baby Boomers T T he boomer generation is the over 10,000 large print titles in- he PopTop Stage will focus Sunday June 26 largest generation in Ameri- cludes, Computers for Seniors for on librarian favorites includ- Sci-Fi/ Fantasy can history. According to www. Dummies by Nancy Muir (Wiley), ing: Mystery, Sci-Fi/ Fantasy boomersweb.net there are over 77 the #1 New York Times bestsell- and Storytelling. The PopTop Stage 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. million boomers in the U.S. Many ing Excuses Begone! by Dr. Wayne will feature readings, discussions,Kiki Hamilton boomers have vision impairments W. Dyer (Hay House), and L. Ron presentations and performances. The Faerie Ring—A stolen ring, a and require large print or acces- Hubbard’s classic fiction titles from The PopTop Stage will be located broken truce, a kingdom in peril… sible formats for reading. The 2009 Galaxy Press. at the end of the 3300 aisle on theDebut novelist Kiki Hamilton takes American Community Survey found DAISY (synchronized text and Exhibits Floor. readers from the gritty slums and that nearly three million people over audio) and electronic braille titles glittering ballrooms of Victorian 65 have vision difficulties. are also available from ReadHowY- Saturday June 25 London to the beguiling but menac- How can libraries better serve ouWant. Affordable licensing plans Mystery Day ing Otherworld of the Fey in this these people? Books on health topics, allow for your library to supply spellbinding tale of romance, sus- cooking, history, computers, simul- many books in multiple formats— 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. pense, and danger. Hamilton lives taneous releases, and other subjects ensuring that every member of your Traditional Mysteries: Who are  in Olympia, Washington. She is a of interest to boomers and seniors community is able to read the books the new Jane Marples?   member of the Class of 2k11, the are now more readily available in they want, and in the format that Featuring: Rhys Bowen, Elaine Elevensies and also blogs at the 16pt large print. Even large type suits their reading needs best. Viets, Nancy Martin, Rosemary Enchanted Inkpot. www.kikiham- sizes—18pt, 20pt, 24pt, and super To learn more about ReadHow Harris, moderator Jane Cleland ilton.com large 36pt and 48pt—are available YouWant and large print books for Sponsored by Tor/Forge to readers with severe vision loss. your library, email Publisher Rep- 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ReadHowYouWant partners with resentative Bradi Grebien-Samkow Tough Guys –  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. publishers worldwide to release at bradi@readhowyouwant.com, or “You talkin’ to me?”  Lisa Desrocher their books in large print. They sell visit booth #2424 to meet with Bradi Featuring: JA Jance, Steve Lisa Desrochers author of the directly to libraries and consumers, and see samples of ReadHowYou- Hamilton, Ken Kuhlken, Michael hugely popular Personal Demons as well as through distributors. Want’s books at the ALA conference Wiley, moderator Libby Fischer and the forthcoming Original Sin! ReadHowYouWant’s collection of in New Orleans. Hellmann Desrochers lives in central Cali- fornia with her husband and two 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Interview  very busy daughters. Personal De- mons is her first novel. Town Hall Meeting on Diversity T Carolyn Hart with Cathy Pickens Sponsored by Tor/Forge he American Library Associa- tion’s Committee on Diversity 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. will host a Town Hall Meeting Diversity within libraries  BrownBag Lunchtime David Weber on Diversity on Friday June 24th from is an essential and  Interview with Karin Slaughter David Weber is the author of the 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon in the Morial necessary strategy to  with Rosemary Harris New York Times bestselling Honor Convention Center, Room 265 during improving service and  Harrington series, the most recent the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. innovation.    of which was At All Costs. His many New Orleans. Attention to Detail: How  other novels include Off Armaged- Diversity remains an important Research Adds to the Mystery don Reef, By Schism Rent Asunder, issue within the profession and the as- Featuring: Rhys Bowen, Jane By Heresies Distressed. He lives in sociation. Those aware of the changing will focus on the key elements (recruit- Cleland, Carolyn Hart, Frankie South Carolina. landscape of local communities recog- ment, education, retention, representa- Bailey, moderator Molly Weston Sponsored by Tor/Forge nize that diversity within libraries is tion) towards building a more diverse an essential and necessary strategy profession to address anticipated fu- 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. to improving service and innovation. ture needs. Members of the ALA Com- Laugh or I’ll Kill You – Why  Orson Scott Card This Town Hall Meeting provides at- mittee on Diversity will help facilitate Readers Like a Little Humor  New Series Launch The Lost Gate tendees with an opportunity to gather breakout discussions and provide for with Their Homicide available now! and discuss challenges, opportunities, an effective and constructive dialogue Elaine Viets, Rosemary Harris, The 2008 Margaret A. Edwards and best practices for achieving diver- across attendees. Nancy Martin, Cathy Pickens, mod- Lifetime Achievement award winner sity in the profession. Previous Town Hall Meetings on erator Amy Alessio and one of the true stars of science The Town Hall Meeting will fea- Diversity have provided valuable op- fiction and fantasy writing, Orson ture a brief presentation on current portunities to share strategies, learn of 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Scott Card is an international best- statistics and research pointing to an new initiative, and develop supportive Mystery Chicks  selling author best known for the increased need for diversity within the contacts. and Private Dicks beloved classic Ender’s Game. Card profession. Attendees will have two op- Attendance at the Diversity Town Libby Fischer Hellman, Barbara has teamed up with his daughter portunities to participate in break out Hall is open to all ALA Annual Confer- Fister, Ken Kuhlken, Julie Smith, and written LADDERTOP an excit- discussion groups. The first breakout ence attendees. While an RSVP is not moderator Michael Wiley ing new graphic novel hitting the session will focus on the current needs, required, interested individuals may (Program and participants sub- shelves this October. opportunities, and best practices of express their interest in attending ject to change) Sponsored by Tor/Forge specific types of libraries and library to diversity@ala.org to help facilitate services. The second breakout session planning for the meeting.PLA Preconferences Dedicated to Public Library ProfessionalsO n Friday, June 24, the Public in this “new normal.” Find out how to program. Participants will leave spaces that allow for interactive fam- Library Association (PLA) keep your organization well designed ready to undertake a six-week course ily learning—Rancho Cucamonga will present three unique and growing, learning, stretching, of synchronous and asynchronous (Calif.) Library, St. Mary’s Countypreconferences dedicated to public and succeeding, even as your budget online work aimed at completing an (Md.) Public Library, Fort Vancouverlibrary professionals. Registration is continues to shrink. Cost: $149 (PLA individual advocacy work plan. Here (Wash.) Regional Library. Cost: $149available in advance or onsite at ALA Member), $199 ALA Member (ALA is what one participant had to say (PLA Member), $199 ALA MemberAnnual. The programs include: Member), $249 (Nonmember) after the last kick-off: “Wonderful (ALA Member), $249 (Nonmember) facilitators—great clear instruction.” For complete details, speakers,Top 10 Benefits of Tough Times  Turning the Page 2.0,  and registration info, visit www.pla.June 24, 8:30 a.m. - noon June 24, 8:30 a.m. - noon, FREE Interactive Spaces for Families  org. Register today or onsite and join It’s time to stop wringing our This half-day kick-off introduces to Play, Learn, and Discover,  PLA for conference programminghands. Sure, times are tough. It’s librarians and supporters to the basic Friday June 24, 1:30 – 5 p.m. dedicated to public library staff.going to take a while to adjust to bud- components of Turning the Page 2.0, Three libraries present informa- Visit www.pla.org for more infor-gets, staff sizes, and everything else a six-week online advocacy training tion about newly developed children’s mation.
  • 26. Page 28 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview Update NEW ORLEANSAASL Presents Preconferences Joint Conference of Librarians of ColorDisaster Preparedness Teaching and Learning: Categories, Experts Terry Young, school librar- Criteria, and Collaborative Strategies, to Host June 24 Fundraising Reception Aian, Nancy Teger, library media services will take an in depth look at AASL’s LA President Roberta Stevens Kansas City, Missouri, provides aprogram specialist, and Laura Pearle, 2010 Top 25 Websites for Teaching and the officers of the Ameri- unique opportunity for librarianshead librarian will present Disaster and Learning. Presented by the Best can Indian Library Associa- and information professionals toPreparedness for School Librarians, Websites for teaching and Learning tion (AILA), the Asian/Pacific Ameri- gather and learn about the issuesan AASL preconference, at 1:30 p.m. Committee, this all day preconference can Librarians Association (APALA), that affect our diverse profession.Friday, June 24, in New Orleans. The will start at 8:30 a.m. Friday, June 24. the Black Caucus of the American The theme for JCLC 2012 will bepresenters will impart valuable insight Attendees will be actively involved as Library Association (BCALA), the “Gathering at the Waters: Celebrat-to disaster planning as they share their the presenters Skype, tweets, surveys, Chinese American Librarians As- ing Stories Embracing Communi-experiences, successes, and lessons organizes, creates, clicks, videos, and sociation (CALA), and REFORMA: ties” and will feature educationallearned. Attendees will learn the ups has fun, while learning about these The National Association to Promote preconferences, opening and closingand downs of disaster recovery as they Web 2.0 tools. Encouraged to bring Library & Information Services to sessions with well-known speakers,apply to the school librarian and library. their laptops, attendees will leave en- Latinos and the Spanish Speaking author luncheons, special events,Attendees will be able to apply the ergized with resources to implement invite ALA conference attendees to a and concurrent learning sessions.knowledge and experience of the panel these exciting tools in their school. At- special fundraising reception for the Haipeng Li and Janice Rice areto devise a disaster plan. tendees may also get a sneak peak at 2012 Joint Conference of Librarians event co-chairs. This complimentary preconference the 2011 winners, to be announced on of Color on Friday June 24 from 7:45 - The first Joint Conference of Li-is provided by the Dollar General Sunday, June 26 at 1:30 p.m. in Morial 10:00 p.m. in the Hilton New Orleans brarians of Color was held in 2006 inBeyond Words Grant. Due to limited Convention Center Room 275. Riverside, River Room. Dallas, Texas, and was attended bycapacity, registration is required. Registration is required, ticket pric- Attendees will learn about JCLC nearly 1,000 library professionals. ing is as follows: AASL members $179; and show support for this important For more information on theBest of the Best ALA members $229; Non-members endeavor. The 2012 Joint Confer- Joint Conference of Librarians of A fast-paced, hands-on, collab- $269; Retired AASL members $179; ence of Librarians of Color, sched- Color, please visit http://www.jclc-orative workshop, Top 25 Websites for Student AASL members $179. uled for September 19-23, 2012, in conference.org/.Karioth to Present AASL President’s Program Dr. Sally Karioth, an expert on grief at the AAASL President’s Program AASL to Recognize Million Dollar Mark Aloss and trauma, will present Life is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25 dur- ASL will recognize the Dollar munity’s appreciation of their support.What you Make It – Seize the Day, ing the ALA Annual Conference. The General Literacy Foundation Started at the 2006 ALA Annual current state of funding for education and its funding of the AASL Conference in New Orleans, the fund and the school librarian’s role in the Beyond Words disaster relief program provides grants to public schools whose Visit These educational partnership is a concern for many. Karioth’s presentation will which has awarded over one million dollars in grants since the program’s school library program has been af- fected by a natural disaster. Grants Exhibits Stages help attendees focus on the personal responses to the present situation, inception. AASL will commemorate the Million Dollar Mark at a reception Sat- are awarded to replace or supplement books, media and/or library equipment. Live@ your library distinguish between minor and major urday, June 25 at 10:00 am in the Morial More than 113 school libraries have Reading Stage events, and help attendees find the ex- Convention Center Room 260-262. received funds ranging from $5,000 This stage is located in the Ex- quisite moments in each day. Karioth At the AASL President’s Program to $15,000. The program also features hibits on Saturday, Sunday and typically makes audiences laugh, cry immediately following the reception, a comprehensive Web site devoted to Monday. Take a break from a busy and look at things differently during AASL President Nancy Everhart will disaster preparedness with resources day of programs and meetings, a rollicking ride of funny anecdotes, present the Dollar General Literacy and a toolkit to help school librarians and let someone read to you for a somber insights and helpful sugges- Foundation with a plaque expressing prepare for and deal with natural di- change. Stop by the LIVE! @ your tions. AASL’s and the school librarian com- sasters and terrorist acts. library Reading Stage to experi- ence readings by new and favorite Programs Focus on Daniel Ellsberg, the Pentagon Papers, Current Events T authors and poets, learn how to wo programs at the 2011 ALA excerpts and commentaries on the Pen- The case serves as the foundation for develop author programs and find Annual Conference will focus tagon Papers. A court order temporar- much of ALA’s principle of the freedom new reading recommendations for attendees’ attention on current ily prevented publication. In one of its to read, the policies in the Intellectual your patrons. events by highlighting an important most famous and influential decisions, Freedom Manual, and the work of many In the past, readers featured moment in the nation’s history—Dan- the Supreme Court ruled on June 30, professionals to promote unrestricted on the stage have included Nick iel Ellsberg and the release of the 1971 that the government had failed to government information access. Hornby, Dinaw Mengestu, Sara Pentagon Papers. Especially in the cur- prove that a prior restraint for publish- For more information about these Paretsky, Mary Doty, Leif Enger, rent context of WikiLeaks and Julian ing the Pentagon Papers was legal. The and other programs at the 2011 ALA Susan Power, Lawrence Ferling- Assange, Ellsberg and the Pentagon burden of proof was heavy because the Annual Conference, please visit http:// hetti, Naomi Shihab Nye, U.S. Papers provide an important study in First Amendment was being violated. www.alaannual.org/. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, and the balance between transparency of Sherman Alexie. information and national security. After each reading, LIVE! au- thors will be available to sign The Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Associa- Cooperative Library and Information copies of their work for conference attendees. Visit www.ala.org/pub- tion and the American Library Associa- Studies Alumni Reunion Set for June 26 tion’s Intellectual Freedom Committee licprograms for schedule updates. will present “The Most Dangerous Sunday, June 26 University of North Carolina, The LIVE ! @ your library Read- Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 pm Greensboro ing Stage is presented by the ALA Hilton Riverside Hotel,  University of Pittsburgh the Pentagon Papers,” the full-length Public Programs Office. Grand Ballroom C/D Rutgers University 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary, Saint Catherine’s University PopTop Stage: on Saturday June 25th from 6:00-7:30 University of Alabama Simmons College Popular Topics, Every Day p.m. in the Morial Convention Center, University at Buffalo University of South Carolina The PopTop Stage will focus on Auditorium C. Admission is free to Clarion University University of South Florida popular librarian favorites includ- conference attendees. University of Denver University of Southern ing mystery, romance, travel, sci/ On Saturday, June 26th from 8:00 Dominican University Mississippi fi religion and horror. The Pop- –10:00 a.m., Daniel Ellsberg will join Drexel University Syracuse University Top Stage will feature readings, the ALA Speaker Series in the Mo- Emory University University of Tennessee discussions, and presentations rial Convention Center Auditorium Florida State University University of Texas at Austin B to talk about his experiences, his University of Hawaii Wayne State University on topics that are near and dear Kent State University to all librarians and the popula- thoughts on secrecy and government University of Maryland Hosted by ALISE (Association for tions they serve. (See schedule on information, and his current efforts. University of North Carolina, Library and Information Science page 26) On Sunday June 13, 1971, the New Chapel Hill Education) York Times published the first of nine