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Friday, January 20 - 10:00am

10:00am - 12:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting I (YALSA) Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
A101
Description :

This is a meeting for YALSA's Executive committee.

Friday, January 20 - 12:00pm

12:30pm - 4:30pm
Innovations in Essential Teen Services [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Omni Dallas Hotel
Dallas C
Description :

Looking for innovative ways to refresh or enhance teen services that you are already providing? Then join YALSA for a half day preconference and get tips on how to: revamp your homework help services using NYPL's Homework Help app; create inviting, purposeful Teen Spaces on a budget; incorporate essential digital literacy skills into programs; provide creative Reader's Advisory using QR codes; use outcome-based evaluations to assess retention and program effectiveness; and harness the power of youth participation.

Cost :
$129, students $89

Friday, January 20 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
YA Lit Trivia Night FUNdraiser Social event Omni Dallas Hotel
Dallas B
Description :

Think you know all there is to know about young adult literature and YALSA's book awards and book lists? Then come show off your knowledge at this event! Cash bar and light refreshments. Donations will be collected at the event for YALSA's Leadership Endowment, which will fund future leadership-focused efforts, such as student scholarships, mentoring programs, leadership institutes and more.

Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Selection Committee Chair Leadership Development (YALSA) Other Adolphus Hotel
Century Ballroom A
Description :

This is a leadership training session for YALSA's Selection & Award Committee Chairs. All current and out-going Selection & Award Committee Chairs are expected to attend. In-coming Selection & Award Committee Chairs are welcome to attend, but are not required to do so. Directors on YALSA's Board are also expected to attend. Never been a Selection or Award Committee Chair, but thinking about being one? Come to this event to learn the leadership basics for these particular types of committees. A continental breakfast will be served from 8:00 to 8:30.

Saturday, January 21 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
YALSA 201 Other Adolphus Hotel
Century Ballroom B
Description :

Are you a YALSA member who's familiar with the basic programs, services and opportunities that the organization has to offer? Are you interested in becoming more involved in the association or are you ready to step up to a leadership position? If so, this event is designed for you! Come learn how to be more involved!

Saturday, January 21 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
YALSA Groups Work Session Committee meeting, Other Adolphus Hotel
Century Ballroom A
Description :

This is a working meeting for YALSA's Process Committees, Juries and Taskforces who opt to participate. Not on a commmittee or other member group? Stop on by and learn what it's all about. Individuals who are not serving on a member group, but who want to learn about them are welcome to choose a member group and sit in on their meeting. A continental breakfast will be served from 10:00 to 10:30.

Saturday, January 21 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 5:30pm
Board of Directors Meeting I (YALSA) Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
C143
Description :

This is an open meeting for YALSA's Board of Directors.

Saturday, January 21 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Trends in YA Presentation (YALSA) Forum/Update Dallas Convention Center
C141
Description :

Hosted by YALSA Past Presidents and co-sponsored by the Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) Advisory Committee. This event will feature a paper presentation from Jeanie Austin called "Critical Issues in Juvenile Detention Center Libraries." The paper will explore the tensions present in juvenile detention center library services (such as institutional limitations and access to technologies) and how youth and librarians can and do navigate these tensions within the library setting. Ms. Austin is a Certificate of Advanced Study student at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Sunday, January 22 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Coffee with the Candidates (YALSA) Forum/Update Dallas Convention Center
C146
Description :

Meet and mingle with the candidates who are on the ballot for the 2012 election, including President-Elect, Division Councilor and Board of Directors at Large. Candidates will have the opportunity to talk about why they want to serve on YALSA's Board of Directors and attendees will have the chance to mingle with the candidates and ask questions. Light refreshments and door prizes.

Sunday, January 22 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Board of Directors Meeting II (YALSA) Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
C143
Description :

This is an open meeting for YALSA's Board of Directors.

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Discussion Forum: Answering the Young Adult Reference Question – Making Connections that Matter (RUSA RSS / YALSA) Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
A304
Description :

Join Marie Radford and RUSA RSS past chair Joe Thompson to participate in a discussion about the dynamics of negotiating reference questions with Young Adults face-to-face and via various technologies. Open to all ALA attendees. We will also discuss the progress on planning a joint interest group between YALSA and RUSA RSS that will focus on Young Adult Reference Services. Sponsored by the RSS Marketing and Public Relations Committee.

Monday, January 23 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Youth Council Caucus Committee meeting, Forum/Update Dallas Convention Center
A309
Description :

This meeting is open to all registered conference attendees. Come and meet the ALA Councilors who are members of AASL, ALSC and YALSA and learn about how youth issues are brought forward in ALA Council.

Monday, January 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Morris & Nonfiction Award Program & Presentation Author event, Award presentation Omni Dallas Hotel
Dallas E
Description :

Come to this free event and help YALSA celebrate the 2012 honorees and winners for the Morris Award and YA Nonfiction Award! Enjoy refreshments and listen to the winners and finalists speak about their honored titles. After the speeches, you will have the opportunity to mingle with the authors and get signed books.

Monday, January 23 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Board of Directors Meeting III (YALSA) Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
C143
Description :

This is an open meeting for YALSA's Board of Directors.

Monday, January 23 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Executive Committee Meeting II (YALSA) Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
C143
Description :

This is a meeting for YALSA's Executive committee.

Monday, January 23 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:30pm
AASL / ALSC / YALSA Membership Reception Reception Adolphus Hotel
Century Ballroom
Description :

Membership Reception for the members of AASL/ALSC/YALSA