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Friday, January 25 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:15pm
ERT / Booklist Author Forum Author Event, Forum/Update, Recorded Session, Speaker series Washington State Convention Center
Ballroom 6B
Description :

“The Novel Is Alive and Well”— the 2013 subject of the always popular ERT/Booklist Author Forum—kicks Midwinter off in style, offering the first of many opportunities to hear and see favorite authors up close over the following days. Lively moderator Brad Hooper, Booklist adult books editor, will work his usual magic as he draws best-selling authors Terry Brooks, Ivan Doig, Gregg Olsen and Ruth Ozeki out on how their books contribute to the thriving of the novel form and the influence of the Pacific Northwest on their work.

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 26 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Book Buzz Featuring Bloomsbury / MacKids / Kingfisher for Spring 2013 Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Bloomsbury, Kingfisher Books, and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group will present their upcoming Spring 2013 titles, including picture books, middle grade, and teen fiction, and a variety of nonfiction for ages 4 to 14. Don’t miss the special giveaway for all attendees, while supplies last.

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 26 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Book Buzz Featuring Albert Whitman & Co., Egmont USA and Sourcebooks Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Albert Whitman & Company has been publishing children’s books since 1919. Best known for the classic series The Boxcar Children® Mysteries, its highly praised picture books, novels, and nonfiction titles succeed in delighting and reaching out to children and teens of all backgrounds and experiences. Albert Whitman’s special interest titles address subjects such as disease, bullying, and disabilities. All Albert Whitman books treat their readers in a caring and respectful manner, helping them to grow intellectually and emotionally.

Egmont USA is a children’s book publisher based in Manhattan. We have been building our team and our list since January 2008. We have a small, highly experienced and talented team across editorial and marketing and we are fired up about making a real impact with our books. Egmont USA is part of the Egmont Group, one of Scandinavia’s leading media groups, with activities including film, TV production, and interactive games. Egmont has activities in more than 30 countries.

Sourcebooks is creating the next evolution of a book publishing company. We are committed to innovative publishing, to exploring every platform and creating new models. Sourcebooks is home to more than 80 enthusiastic book loving employees who are dedicated to finding new ways to connect with authors, readers, and ideas. We publish over 300 new titles each year, including a fantastic line of children’s and young adult titles, and are honored to have 37 New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. Sourcebooks is proud to be one of the largest woman-owned book publishers in the country. Visit www.sourcebooks.com for more information, and check out the Sourcebooks blog.

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Imagineering – Business Meeting (LITA) Discussion/Interest group Washington State Convention Center
TCC 303 (Table 6)
Description :

Imagineering Interest Group will be meeting to discuss future ALA programs and Imagineering resources.

10:30am - 11:45am
HarperCollins Midwinter Book Buzz Exhibitor session Washington State Convention Center
TCC LL4-5
Description :

Join the HarperCollins Library Marketing team for a presentation of forthcoming titles from Spring and Summer 2013. Get the inside track on your favorite authors and discover a few new ones along the way! Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, so RSVP to librarylovefest@harpercollins.com, subject: RSVP Title Presentation.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 26 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Book Buzz Featuring Book Battle III…With A Vengeance Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Talia Sherer and Chris Vaccari return as misfit library marketers in the third episode of their highly acclaimed Book Battle series...

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Committee meeting Westin Seattle Hotel
Whidbey
Description :

This is a meeting for YALSA's Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers committee where they will be discussing and selecting titles that will appear on the 2013 list. Visitors welcome!

Saturday, January 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Book Buzz Featuring Listening Library Audio Books Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Book Buzz Featuring Listening Library Audio Books.

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 26 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Book Buzz Featuring Spring Is in the Air! New Holiday House Books and the Common Core Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Editor-in-Chief Mary Cash and Executive Editor Grace Maccarone will present the new spring titles for preschool through young adult, along with suggestions for connecting to the Common Core State Standards.

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 26 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zine-Talking: Reader’s Advisory With Zines Exhibitor session, Social event Offsite Location
Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave.
Description :

Once you have zines in your collection, how do you help patrons find them? We’ll talk about ways to introduce zines to non-zinesters, talk about the particular appeal characteristics of zines, and talk about zine readalikes.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, January 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 11:30am
Best Fiction for Young Adults Committee meeting Washington State Convention Center
Room 3AB
Description :

This is a meeting for YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults committee where they will be discussing and selecting titles that will appear on the 2013 list.

Sunday, January 27 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:00am
Book Buzz Featuring HarperCollins Children’s Books 2013 Title Preview Exhibitor session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

HarperCollins Children’s Books will share highlights of their 2013 titles, from picture books to YA. Join us!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, January 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Book Buzz Featuring Abrams: What’s New in 2013 Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Abrams Book Buzz: What’s New in 2013

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, January 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Book Buzz Featuring Tor and Chronicle Books 2013 Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Book buzz featuring Tor and Chronicle Books.

Join Chronicle Books for a presentation of our Spring 2013 titles and a chance to win fun prize packs including new ARCs and signed books. Get the inside scoop on the new books that everyone will be talking about!

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, January 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Book Buzz Featuring Penguin Group USA and Penguin Young Readers Group Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Come to the Penguin Group USA and Penguin Young Readers Group Book Buzz to find out about the newest and most buzzworthy titles coming out this season from both the young readers group and the adult group!

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, January 27 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Book Buzz Featuring Leap Into Spring with Scholastic Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Leap Into Spring with Scholastic Book Buzz.

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, January 27 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Midwinter Book and Media Awards Reception (RUSA CODES) Reception Renaissance Seattle Hotel
Municipal Room
Description :

Celebrate the best fiction, non-fiction and reference titles of the year! RUSA's expert readers' advisory committees will unveil their choices for the Collection Development and Evaluation Section's (CODES) literary awards. All Midwinter attendees and exhibitors are invited to attend.

Monday, January 28 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:00am
Book Buzz Featuring Simon & Schuster Adult and Children's Books Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Please join us while we tell you about our highly-anticipated books coming out Spring and Summer 2013 from Simon & Schuster, Inc.

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, January 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Book Buzz Featuring Spring Book Buzz from Hachette Book Group and Perseus Book Group Exhibitor session, Recorded Session Washington State Convention Center
Room 608-609
Description :

Come hear from your friends at Hachette and Perseus as they present the amazing titles on their Spring lists. From debut fiction to essential nonfiction we have it all!

To access the recording of the sessions please go to this URL http://eventscribe.com/2013/ALA-Midwinter/.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)