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Thursday, January 19 - 4:00pm

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Joint Youth Executive Meeting (AASL / ALSC / YALSA) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
D167
Description :

All three youth divisions executive committees meet to discuss related youth activities.

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 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
YALSA Research Forum: What's Next for YA? Committee meeting, Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D225
Description :

YALSA revealed its new Research Agenda in October, with four priority areas: 1) Impact of Libraries on YAs, 2) YAs and Reading, 3) Information Seeking Behaviors and Needs of YAs and 4) Informal and Formal Learning Environments and YAs. Join in on this discussion to explore what directions research might take in the next few years and how you might participate. Facilitated by members of YALSA’s Research Committee.

Friday, January 20 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Fabulous Films for Young Adults Committee Meeting (YALSA) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency
Moreno
Interests :
8:00pm - 10:00pm
USBBY Meeting (AASL / ALSC / YALSA) Other Dallas Convention Center
C149

Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

8:30am - 9:30am
ALA Master Series: A Library occupies Occupy Wall Street Forum/Update, Speaker series Dallas Convention Center
Theater
Description :

Learn first-hand from the librarians on the front lines of Occupy Wall Street. Betsy Fagin, Mandy Henk, Zachary Loeb, Daniel Norton, and Jaime Taylor share their experiences participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement and building the People's Library.

Betsy Fagin was an ALA Spectrum Scholar in 2004 at the University of Maryland where she received her MLS degree. She has also received degrees in Creative Writing and Literature from CUNY - Brooklyn College and Vassar College.

Mandy Henk has been a librarian since 2003. She has experience working reference and doing instruction, but her main focus has been Access Services. Mandy's research interests include sustainable librarianship and the political economy of academic publications.

Zachary Loeb earned an MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin in May 2011. His areas of interest include archives, library technology, young adult services and the democratization of the public record.

Daniel Norton: Student, advocate and pre-professional librarian, Daniel serves as a liaison for educational outreach with the People's Library of Occupy Wall St. As an activist employed in NYC, he engages with the practice of librarianship through a fresh lens and a desire to impact the profession with forward-thinking ideas.

Jaime Taylor earned her BA from Smith College in 2006 and her MLS from Simmons College in 2009. She is the art librarian and archivist at Poster Auctions International in New York City, and one of the People's Librarians at Occupy Wall Street.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 21 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
All Committee Meeting II (REFORMA) Committee meeting Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Patio Room
Description :

Meeting time for committees of REFORMA, the National Association for the Promotion of Library & Information Services to Latinos & the Spanish-Speaking

Sponsors :
Affiliate Organization
REFORMA (Affiliate)
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 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 10:00pm
Fabulous Films for Young Adults Committee Meeting (YALSA) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency
Moreno
Interests :

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.

Saturday, January 21 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Noche de Cuentos (REFORMA) Affiliate event, Author event, Social event Offsite Location
Dallas Public Library
Description :

Join us for REFORMA's signature program, Noche de Cuentos: A Magical Evening of Tales. It'll be a fun-filled night with good stories and great company!

Moved to the Dallas Public Library, J Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young St., Dallas, TX, (2nd Floor)

Sponsors :
Affiliate Organization
REFORMA (Affiliate)

Sunday, January 22 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Library Services to the Incarcerated and Detained Interest Group Discussion Meeting (ASCLA LSSPS) Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D169
Description :

Open discussion about how this new interest group can assist librarians to provide service for the incarcerated and detained.

Sunday, January 22 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED: Learning Labs in Libraries & Museums Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D162/164
Description :

A discussion and forum on the learning labs grant project created for libraries and museums.

Sponsors :
ALA
Affiliate Organization
American Library Association (ALA)
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
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.