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Join us for galley giveaways, book buzzes, and author events at ALA Annual 2017! For those of you unable to attend, follow along with us on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram!

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THE INSIDE SCOOP BOOK BUZZ

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 Get ARCs, Tote Bags, and the inside scoop on books sure to drive your holds lists. Mimosas and snacks will be served!

Sunday, June 25 • 11:30am – 12:30pm • MCP, S106a

RSVP Here.

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FEATURED GALLEY GIVEAWAYS

Stop by our booth to pick up galleys hot off the presses.

Click to See What ARCs We’re Giving Away at ALA Annual 2017.

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ALA PRESIDENT’S PROGRAM WITH SARAH JESSICA PARKER

Sarah Jessica Parker will join librarians to unveil her first title selection as part of the official launch of ALA Book Club Central (an online platform of reading resources for book clubs) for which she will serve as Honorary Chair.

Saturday, June 24 • 3:30pm – 4:30pm • MCP, W375b/Skyline

Follow Book Club Central on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates!

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THE ALA ANNUAL UNITED FOR LIBRARIES AUTHOR LUNCHEON

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Join us for a lovely afternoon with fabulous authors!

Saturday, June 24 • 12:30pm – 2:00pm • MCP, W194b

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by Monday, June 12.

Click to RSVP.

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MEET OUR AUTHORS

We have incredible authors attending ALA Annual this year, including Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond, Ron Chernow, Brené Brown, Andy Weir, Jamie Ford, Elizabeth Berg, Celeste Ng, and more!

Click for a Printable Version of Our Author Schedule!

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

DC Comics Hour with Gerard Way, Cecil Castellucci, Jon Rivera, Shea Fontana, and Nick Derington 

PRH Booth Signing • 11:30am – 12:30pm

 

Julia Collin Davison, THE COMPLETE MAKE-AHEAD COOKBOOK

What’s Cooking Stage • 12:30pm – 1:20pm

 

Graphic Novel Panel with DC Comics

1:00pm – 2:00pm • MCP, W183c

 

Chloe Benjamin, THE IMMORTALISTS 

PRH Booth Signing • 2:30pm – 3:00pm

 

Fiona Davis, THE ADDRESS

PRH Booth Signing • 2:30pm – 3:00pm

 

Jamie Ford, LOVE AND OTHER CONSOLATION PRIZES

PRH Booth Signing • 2:30pm – 3:00pm

 

Michael Poore, REINCARNATION BLUES

PRH Booth Signing • 2:30pm – 3:00pm

 

Augustus Rose, THE READYMADE THIEF

PRH Booth Signing • 3:00pm – 3:30pm

 

Matthew Desmond, EVICTED

Carnegie Award Ceremony & Reception*

8:00pm – 10:00pm • Chicago Hilton

 

Colson Whitehead, THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Carnegie Award Ceremony & Reception*

8:00pm – 10:00pm • Chicago Hilton

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25

Brené Brown, BRAVING THE WILDERNESS 

Auditorium Speaker

8:30am – 9:30am • MCP, W375b/Skyline

 

Camille Bordas, HOW TO BEHAVE IN A CROWD

United for Libraries Adult Books with YA Appeal Program

8:30am – 10:00am • MCP, W185a

 

Ron Chernow, GRANT

Auditorium Speaker

3:30pm – 4:30pm • MCP, W375b/Skyline

 

MONDAY, JUNE 26

Andy Weir, ARTEMIS

Auditorium Speaker

8:30am – 9:30am • MCP, W375b/Skyline

 

Celeste Ng, LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE

United for Libraries Author Tea*

2:00pm – 4:00pm • MCP, S103

Click for Ticket Information.

 

Allison Pataki, WHERE THE LIGHT FALLS

United for Libraries Author Tea*

2:00pm – 4:00pm • MCP, S103

Click for Ticket Information.

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MORE BOOK BUZZES

Get Graphic Book Buzz

Saturday, June 24 • 3:00pm – 3:45pm • Book Buzz Theater

Learn about the hottest new graphic novels and hear from Dark Horse Comics creators and editors.

 

Children’s Book Buzz

Sunday, June 25 • 3:00Pm – 3:45pm • Book Buzz Theater

Learn about the best upcoming children’s titles from Penguin Random House Publishing Partners, and hear from authors Kim Smith (illustrator of Home Alone, ET, and The X-Files) and David Stabler (Kid Legends series).

*Ticketed Event. Please check the conference program for ticket info and updates.

 

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