Loida @ ALA Annual Conference in DC

Yes! The wait is over. Thousands of librarians will descend in Washington DC this Thursday ready to rock the American Library Association’s Annual Conference.

As President of REFORMA, I will be speaking at various programs. I also look forward to work with two ALA committees, IFC and IFRT. Below are the highlights of my schedule including fabulous programs! If you want to meet during the conference, email, Tweet or text!

For a complete list of REFORMA events including locations, visit REFORMA Wiki.

Thursday, June 24

Affiliates meeting

Spectrum Leadership Institute Professionals Options Fair

Friday, June 25

Intellectual Freedom Committee I

Incoming ALA Committee Chairs Lunch & Orientation

Intellectual Freedom Round Table Meeting I

REFORMA Executive Committee Meeting I

Saturday, June 26

Immigration Issues and Library Services – presented by REFORMA with SALALM

ALA Council Orientation- NEW Councilor!

REFORMA Building Community – REFORMA President’s Program @ WCC 203 A/B, Sat. June 26, 10:30-12:00

Burning Man, Libraries, and the 21st Century: the Intersection of the Individual and Society

Advocacy and Social Media: Library Services for All in the Community – presented by REFORMA with PLA

REFORMA Fundraiser!

Sunday, June 27

REFORMA Board of Officers Meeting

Successful Stories: Library Services in Latin America – presented by REFORMA with IFLA/LAC

Affiliates Luncheon

Pura Belpre Celebration

The New Professional Paradigm: Redefining the New Librarian

Newberry Caldecott Banquet

Monday, June 28

REFORMA Membership Meeting

REFORMA Executive Committee Meeting II

Intellectual Freedom Round Table Meeting II

Membership Meetings Committee Meeting

Blasphemy: When Religious Values Clash with Intellectual Freedom Values- presented by the IFC

Intellectual Freedom Committee III

International Relations Reception

ALA Council Forum

Tuesday, June 29

Council III

ALA Awards Rehearsal

Library Advocacy DayFAQ here

ALA Award Reception/Ceremony! – Receiving the Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award!! and receiving the Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award given to Queens Library for the Queens Library HealthLink and Cancer Action Councils.


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