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These ALA Editions | Neal-Schuman Authors are expected at #ALAAC23 as session presenters! Search for their sessions here and add them to your schedule. You can buy some of their books from the ALA Store at Annual, and all of them on the ALA Store website.

Last updated June 12, 2023

Barbara Alvarez

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 11 am to 12 pm

Location: McCormick Place, W180

Presentation

Friday June 23, 9 am to 10 am

Location: Palmer House, Salon 04-06

Jimmeka Anderson

Presentation

Saturday June 24, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: McCormick Place W196a

Kathleen Breitenbach

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 9 am to 10 am

Location: McCormick Place, W180 

Presentation

How to Navigate Book Challenges in the Teen Services Space

Friday, June 25 at 11 am

Location: TBD 

Kay Ann Cassell

Award Recipient

2023 GODORT (Government Documents Roundtable) Award

Sunday June 25, 6 pm to 8 pm

Location: Off Site, Glessner House

Nicole Cooke

Presentation

Saturday June 24,  2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: McCormick Place W196a

Kelly Czarnecki

Presentation

Saturday June 24, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: McCormick Place W196a

Belinha De Abreu

Presentation

Saturday June 24, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: McCormick Place W196a

Liz Deskins

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 9 am to 10 am

Location: McCormick Place, W180

Betsy Diamont-Cohen

Presentation

Saturday June 24, 9 am to 10 am

Location: McCormick Place, W183b

Presentation

Saturday, June 24, 1 pm to 2 pm CT

Location: McCormick Place, W181a

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 3 pm to 5 pm CT

Location: McCormick Place, W190a

Lesley S. J. Farmer

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 11 am to 12 pm 

Location: McCormick Place, W176c

Melissa Gross

Presentation

LRRT Research Forum

Sunday June 25, 4 pm to 5:30 pm

Location: TBD

Kate Hall

Book Signing

Today’s Business Solutions (TBS)

Sunday June 25, 3 pm

Location: Library Marketplace, Booth #5038

Allison Hosier

Presentation

Saturday June 24, 1 pm  to 2 pm

Location: McCormick Place, W181c

David A. Hurley

Presentation

Monday June 26,  2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Location: McCormick Place, W180

Sarah R. Kostelecky

Presentation

Monday June 26,  2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Location: McCormick Place, W180

Don Latham

Presentation

LRRT Research Forum

Sunday June 25, 4 pm to 5:30 pm

Location: TBD

Elizabeth McChesney

Presentation

Transforming Everyday Spaces: Deepening Equity in Childhood Learning

Sunday June 25, 1 pm to 2 pm

Location: McCormick Place, W184d

Kathy Parker

Book Signing

TBS Booth

Expected Sunday June 25

Location: TBD

Jillian Rudes

Presentation

Manga Connects to BIPOC Teens

Sunday June 25, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Location: McCormick Place, W196a

Pat R. Scales

Award Recipient

Roll of Honor Award, A Rally for the Right to Read: Uniting for Libraries & Intellectual Freedom

Thursday June 22, 6 pm to 9 pm

Location: Hilton Chicago Boulevard Room

Opening General Session, Friday June 23, 4 pm

Scott Spicer

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 9:30 am to 11 am

Location: McCormick Place, W190a

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Location: McCormick Place, W196c

Becky Siegel Spratford

ALA Connect Huddle

As Horror is increasing in mainstream popularity and sales, what can libraries do to support Horror fans of all ages?

Sunday June 25,  9:30 am to 9:50 am

Location: ALA Connect Lounge

René Tanner

ALA Connect Huddle

How can library programming promote a mindset shift toward sustainable living?

Monday June 26,  9:30 am to 9:50 am

Location: ALA Connect Lounge

Lori Townsend

Presentation

Monday June 26,  2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Location: McCormick Place, W180

Hilda K. Weisburg

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 9:30 am to 11 am

Location: McCormick Place, W190a

Caitlin Williams

Coaching

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Career Coaching I

Saturday June 24, 9 am to 5 pm

Location: McCormick Place, Show Floor – ALA Placement Center

Career Coaching II

Sunday June 25, 9 am to 5 pm

Location: McCormick Place, Show Floor – ALA Placement Center

Michelle Zwierski

Presentation

Sunday June 25, 11 am to 12 pm

Location: McCormick Place, W176c

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