See You in Las Vegas?

PrintBooklisters are packing their bags for ALA’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Are you going, too? We hope you’ll make time for some of the following events!

Michael L. Printz Program and Reception

This year’s program honors Marcus Sedgwick, 2014 Michael L. Printz winner for Midwinterblood, and Printz Honor Book authors Rainbow Rowell, Susann Cokal, Sally Gardner, and Clare Vanderpool.

Friday, June 27, 8–10 p.m., Paris Las Vegas Hotel, Versailles Ballroom.

She Reads . . . Tarot!

Stop by to have Booklist columnist Kaite Mediatore Stover read your tarot and see if the cards hold 50% off a new subscription for you!

Saturday, June 28, 1–3 p.m., Booklist booth #617.

Nancy Pearl, chair of the Carnegie committee

Nancy Pearl, chair of the Carnegie committee

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Award Ceremony

Join bestselling author Karin Slaughter, committee chair Nancy Pearl, and the 2014 winners for the big announcement! Drinks, dessert, and a drawing for signed books will follow.

Saturday, June 28, 8–10 p.m., Caesars Palace, Octavius 5-8.

Discovery: the New Name for Readers’ Advisory?

Readers’ advisory expert Kaite Mediatore Stover, Bibliocommons CEO Beth Jefferson, and Collection Management editor Rebecca Vnuk discuss both new and tried-and-true methods of leading your patrons to their next great read.

Monday, June 30, 10:30–11:30 a.m. Las Vegas Conference Center, room S219.

Beth Jefferson, CEO of Bibliocommons

Beth Jefferson, CEO of Bibliocommons

Odyssey Awards Presentation.

The free program will celebrate this year’s winner—Scowler, written by Daniel Kraus, narrated by Kirby Heyborne, and produced by Listening Library—as well as the 2014 Honor titles.

Monday, June 30, 3:30–5:30 p.m., Las Vegas Convention Center, room N256.

 Love FREE stuff? Enter a raffle to win tickets to the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence award ceremony; pick up complimentary issues of the June Booklist and April Book Links print magazines; get a tour of Booklist Online—all this and more from your friends at Booklist!

See you at booth #617!

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