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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 - 8:00am

8:00am - 6:00pm
2012 Odyssey Award Committee Meeting (ALSC / Booklist / YALSA) [Closed] Committee meeting Hyatt Regency
McMillan
Description :

The 2012 Odyssey committee will select the winner and honors (if any) for the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, January 20 - 11:00am

11:00am - 9:00pm
Carnegie Medal / Notable Children's Videos Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
State Room 2
Description :

Evaluation of children's videos/DVDs, selection of the Carnegie Medal-winning production, and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Videos list.

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.

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Notable Children's Books Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A115/117
Description :

Evaluation of children's books and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Books list.

Friday, January 20 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Schneider Family Book Award Jury Meeting (ALA) [Closed] Committee meeting Omni Dallas Hotel
Fair Park 1
Description :

Jury meeting selecting the finalist

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, January 20 - 7:00pm

7:30pm - 9:00pm
CANCELLED Speed Networking (ALSC) Social event Hyatt Regency
Reunion Ballroom A
Description :

Meet as many professionals as you can... with Speed Networking! Join ALSC for this exhilarating evening as we put a new spin on the classic speed dating structure. Participants will be organized to move around the room- meeting new people and exchanging ideas every couple of minutes. The event is free and light refreshments will be provided courtesy of Disney-Hyperion.

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Notable Children's Recordings Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
State Room 1
Description :

Evaluation of children's audio recordings and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Recordings list.

Friday, January 20 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
USBBY Meeting (AASL / ALSC / YALSA) Other Dallas Convention Center
C149

Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

8:00am - 6:00pm
2012 Odyssey Award Committee Meeting (ALSC / Booklist / YALSA) [Closed] Committee meeting Hyatt Regency
McMillan
Description :

The 2012 Odyssey committee will select the winner and honors (if any) for the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 6:00pm
Notable Children's Recordings Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
State Room 1
Description :

Evaluation of children's audio recordings and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Recordings list.

8:00am - 10:00pm
Carnegie Medal / Notable Children's Videos Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
State Room 2
Description :

Evaluation of children's videos/DVDs, selection of the Carnegie Medal-winning production, and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Videos list.

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 - 4:30pm
Notable Children's Books Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A115/117
Description :

Evaluation of children's books and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Books list.

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
2012 Odyssey Award Committee Meeting (ALSC / Booklist / YALSA) [Closed] Committee meeting Hyatt Regency
McMillan
Description :

The 2012 Odyssey committee will select the winner and honors (if any) for the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 10:00am
Carnegie Medal / Notable Children's Videos Committee Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
State Room 2
Description :

Evaluation of children's videos/DVDs, selection of the Carnegie Medal-winning production, and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Videos list.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 4:00pm
Notable Children's Recordings Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
State Room 1
Description :

Evaluation of children's audio recordings and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Recordings list.