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Friday, January 25 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Exhibits Open / All Conference Reception Other, Reception Washington State Convention Center
Exhibit Floor
Description :

ENJOY FREE FOOD AND GREAT PRIZES AT THE FRIDAY NIGHT OPENING RECEPTION!
The ALA Exhibits Round Table and your ALA Exhibitors welcome you to this year’s Midwinter Meeting! Enjoy free food and visit your favorite companies!
Remember to sign up to win fabulous prizes! Below is a partial list of participating companies. Visit their booth and sign up to win! Be sure to look for other
participating exhibitors on the exhibit floor. Winning names will be posted in Cognotes and will be running on a monitor in the exhibit hall for the remainder
of the meeting.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 26 - 7:30am

7:30am - 9:00am
LYRASIS State Librarian Breakfast [Closed] Reception Grand Hyatt Seattle
Stevens
Description :

LYRASIS breakfast meeting for State Librarians and guests of LYRASIS.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, January 26 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meet & Greet with ALA Candidates Reception Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Cirrus Room
Description :

Meet with 2013 ALA Presidential Candidates: Courtney L. Young and Barbara F. Immroth. Also meet the 2013 ALA Treasurer Candidates: Clara N. Bohrer and Mario M. Gonzalez.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Downs Intellectual Freedom Award (Univ. of IL-GSLIS & ABC-CLIO) Reception Renaissance Seattle Hotel
Visions
Description :

Univ. of Illinois-GSLIS and ABC-CLIO co-sponsored Reception for Downs Intellectual Freedom Award recipient.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Library School

Saturday, January 26 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Member Reception (ALCTS) Reception Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Metropolitan Ballroom A
Description :

The ALCTS member reception is a grand time to meet up with your colleagues

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Membership Social (RUSA) Reception, Social event Grand Hyatt Seattle
Leonesa I
Description :

A great way to kick off the Midwinter Meeting with style! The RUSA Membership Social is an opportunity to eat, drink, network and learn more about the division. RUSA leadership and longtime members will be on hand to answer questions about ways to get involved with the division, which serves a broad range of library and information professionals.

Saturday, January 26 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Networking Reception [$] Reception, Ticketed event W Seattle Hotel
Great Room 1
Description :

Experience a taste of Seattle's nightlife at this premier social event during the 2013 Midwinter Conference. Don't miss the chance to reconnect with old friends and meet new people at this networking fundraiser. Proceeds from the event support the ALA Allied Professional Association's (ALA-APA) work in promoting "the mutual professional interests of librarians and other library workers" through research, advocacy, and enabling the certification of individuals in specializations beyond the initial professional degree. Join us for an evening filled with music, dancing, and more! "Celebrate Your Association, Celebrate Yourself"

Sponsors :
ALA
ALA Allied Professional Association
Cost :
50

Saturday, January 26 - 9:00pm

9:00pm - 10:00pm
ALA Council Reception Reception Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Cirrus Room
Description :

Reception for ALA Council members.

Interests :
Sponsors :

Sunday, January 27 - 7:30am

7:30am - 9:00am
Alexander Street Press Breakfast Exhibitor session, Reception, Social event Westin Seattle Hotel
Grand II & III
Description :

Alexander Street Customer Appreciation Breakfast: Please join us for breakfast to learn about our new and forthcoming online streaming academic products and collections followed a presentation by our guest speaker.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
7:30am - 9:30am
LYRASIS Consortia Breakfast [Closed] Reception Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Virgina
Description :

LYRASIS breakfast meeting for LYRASIS Consortia Advisory Group Participants and guests of LYRASIS.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, January 27 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
ebrary Breakfast (By Invitation Only) [Closed] Exhibitor session, Reception Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Cirrus Room
Description :

What's New at ebrary, advanced registration required.

Interests :
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

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.

Sunday, January 27 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Reception (ASCLA / COSLA) Reception, Social event Renaissance Seattle Hotel
East Room
Description :

Dessert reception sponsored by the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA). Come mingle with colleagues and meet division members representing state libraries, independent librarians and consultants, librarians serving people with disabilities, librarians serving incarcerated adults and youth, and librarians from networks and cooperatives. All are invited!

Monday, January 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
DUPLICATE: Exhibits Closing & Wrap Up Rev Up Celebration Reception, Other Washington State Convention Center
Exhibit Floor
Description :

Please see the session at http://alamw13.ala.org/node/9186 for updates and news about this program and add that one to your schedule.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, January 28 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Joint Member Reception (ALSC / YALSA) Reception Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Cirrus Room
Description :

This reception is for all members of ALSC and YALSA. Come here to unwind, mingle with peers and enjoy light hors d'oevres as well as a cash bar