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New Dawn for Libraries: A Conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden Moderated by former ALA President Courtney Young, New Orleans ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition June 21-26, 2018

RUSA President, Chris LeBeau invites all ALA Annual Conference attendees to attend the RUSA President’s Program, “New Dawn for Libraries: A Conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden” on Saturday, June 23, 4 – 5:30 PM in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first African-American Librarian of…(Read More)

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

Fantasy writer Seanan McGuire, author of Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Tor Books), will be joining an exceptional panel at this year’s Literary Tastes breakfast and book signing at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. In the book, twin sisters Jack and Jill discover a portal that leads them to the Moors…(Read More)

An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole

Alyssa Cole, author of An Extraordinary Union, will be joining a stellar panel of authors at this year’s Literary Tastes event at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. As the first book in The Loyal League Series, An Extraordinary Union  (Kensington Books) was selected as this year’s Romance category winner on the…(Read More)

Kathleen Rooney, author of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk (St. Martin’s Press), which was named to the 2018 Listen List for Outstanding Audiobook Narration, will be joining this year’s Literary Tastes panel at ALA’s Annual Conference on Sunday, June 24, 2018 in New Orleans. Rooney joins author Thi Bui and narrator Scott…(Read More)

Rachel Holder, MLS candidate at Indiana University was selected as this year’s recipient of the BRASS Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics. The award includes a $1,250 monetary prize given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master’s degree program to fund travel to and attendance at the ALA Annual Conference…(Read More)

Thi Bui author of The Best We Could Do

Named to the 2018 Notable Books List for nonfiction for The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir, author Thi Bui is slated to speak at RUSA’s Literary Tastes author panel at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans on Sunday, June 24. Attendees will enjoy breakfast and a book signing immediately following the…(Read More)

Pearl G. Adzei-Stonnes, Public Services, Acquisitions and Interlibrary Loan Librarian at Virginia Union University was selected as one of two winners of the STARS Mentoring Award sponsored by Atlas Systems. The award offers  $1,250 to fund travel expenses associated with attending ALA’s annual conference and is awarded to a library practitioner who…(Read More)

Guerda Baucicaut

Guerda Baucicaut, Inter Library Loan & Reserves Specialist at the City University of New York was selected as one of two winners of the STARS Mentoring Award sponsored by Atlas Systems. The award offers  $1,250 to fund travel expenses associated with attending ALA’s annual conference and is awarded to a library practitioner who…(Read More)

Scott Brick, narrator of Dead Wake

Scott Brick, narrator of hundreds of audiobooks, including the 2016 Listen List winner Dead Wake by Erik Larson (Books on Tape), will be joining RUSA’s ever popular conference highlight, Literary Tastes author panel. The panel features authors and narrators that have been named to one (and sometimes more) of RUSA’s Best of Lists…(Read More)

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