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  • 1. My Amazing ALA Anaheim 2012 Experience
  • 2. Four Things you need to know as an ALA Newbie ● Bring a Sweater ● Check a Second Suit Case ● Study the Program and Exhibit Directory Like It’s Your Favorite Book ● If you are in California visit with Minnie!
  • 3. The Almighty Exhibit Hall● To get the good free stuff you have to know where you are going!● Met some great Authors like Ally Condie and Marie Lu. I passed by Lemony Snickett!● Watched a performance of If I Were You by L. Ron Hubbard.
  • 4. Nancy Cartwright the voice of Bart Simpson inIf I Were You
  • 5. Auditorium Speaker-Chris Colfer● Chris Colfer from Glee wrote a book called, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell.● Juvenile Fiction● He was awesome
  • 6. Presidents Program: Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer ● They wrote a book together called, Between the Lines ● Young Adult ● They signed my book!
  • 7. Not Another Boring Vampire Romance: Going Beyond the Norm in Paranormal Literature ● Authors panel of:Jackson Pearce Cindy Pon Kenneth Oppel Kendare Blake
  • 8. Books To Go by Rachel Van Riel● Books to Go feature a small selection of books for those that are in a hurry and are in and out of the library in 5 to 10 minutes.● Books face outward for easy sight● Put near door with simple sign like Books To Go or Quick Pick
  • 9. Books To Go
  • 10. Create and Innovate!: How to Champion Creativityand Innovation in Your Organization by Kelly Pepo● Monitor Trends-● Support Staff with Ideas● Create a committee to implement ideas● To view her PowerPoint:
  • 11. Some of Their Ideas
  • 12. The One I Really Liked Welcome Email
  • 13. A Video They MadeThe inspiration… outcome…
  • 14. There’s An App for That: Using Technology to Enhance Children’s Librarianship● Mount iPads in the Children’s Section● Use them for Storytime● Teen Programs● Check them out
  • 15. Here is a link to their PowerPoint
  • 16. iPads for Staff Use● University Library vs Public● Hasnt worked well in Public libraries● Public libraries have had success in checking them out
  • 17. Books Without BoundariesCrossover Fiction for YA and Adults
  • 18. Author Pictures
  • 19. A Year of Programs for 10 to 14 Year Olds●● Tiffany Pahman is the Teen Librarian at Oshawa Public Libraries and she has a lot of enthusiasm.