Tag: library conferences

Booklist Goes to TLA

Booklist Goes to TLA

Calling all TLA attendees! From Monday, April 15, through Wednesday, April 18, Booklist will be attending the Texas Library Association’s annual conference in Austin. Be sure to stop by booth #1918 for an embarrassment of middle-grade-themed riches, including: Middle-grade-focused issues of both Booklist and Book Links Sweet temporary tattoos and buttons Complimentary 18 x 24 posters displaying […]

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In Praise of Conferences

In Praise of Conferences

Lynn and Cindy: We wish you were here in Grand Rapids, Michigan with us at our state school library conference, MAME 43! We have been doing presentations on the best books of the year longer than we would like to say. In the mad scramble to get through as many books on our to-read stacks as possible, we […]

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Mark Your Calendars for ALA’s Annual Conference in Orlando

Mark Your Calendars for ALA’s Annual Conference in Orlando

The Real Magic Kingdom? Why, That Would Be the Orange County Convention Center We’ve clearly never really gotten the snowbird thing down for ALA conferences. At Midwinter Meeting time, we’re likely to be battling snow and canceled flights in Chicago, Boston, and Philadelphia—and come our Annual Conference this summer, we’ll reverse-migrate south to hot and […]

Stick with Booklist at #PLA2016

Stick with Booklist at #PLA2016

April 5th through 9th, Booklist will be in Denver for our favorite biennial public library conference: PLA! Booklist booth swag has hit a Rocky Mountain high, if we don’t say so ourselves, with the brilliant book-love-proclaiming buttons and stickers at right. Come grab yours, along with complimentary issues of April 1 Booklist and April Book Links, at booth #1633. We’ll also be […]

Bookends Is on the Road!

Bookends Is on the Road!

Cindy and Lynn: We’ve been on the road for the past two weeks, giving our “Cindy & Lynn Best Books 2015” presentation, so we haven’t had much time to write blog posts. Last week, we had a very inspiring day at the Kalamazoo Public Library’s Youth Lit Seminar. The keynote speakers were authors Jackie Woodson […]