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We are looking forward to seeing you in New Orleans! Join us for galley giveaways, book buzzes, author events, and stop by booth #2041 during ALA Annual 2018! For those of you unable to attend, follow along with us using #ALAAC18 on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram!

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Join Us for Our Refreshing Reads Book Buzz

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Join the Library Marketing and Books on Tape Teams to receive ARCs, Tote Bags, and a taste of the books and audios sure
to drive your holds list. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, June 24 • 11:30am – 12:30pm • MCC #279

RSVP Here.

Click for eGalleys of these Refreshing Reads.

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Michelle Obama at ALA Annual 2018

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We’re so excited to share that Michelle Obama, author of the highly-anticipated memoir Becoming, will be the Opening General Session speaker at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference.

Friday, June 22 • 4:00pm – 5:30pm • Exhibit Hall F

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United for Libraries Author Luncheon

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Join United for Libraries and Penguin Random House Library Marketing for the 2018 ALA Annual Author Luncheon and hear from our exciting lineup of authors! Lunch will be provided.

Saturday, June 23 • 12:30pm – 1:30pm • Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Chart Ballroom

Seating is limited. RSVP below and we will be in touch to confirm your spot. Admittance will only be permitted if you receive a confirmation email.

Click to RSVP.

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Meet Our Authors

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We have so many incredible authors attending ALA Annual this year, including Michelle Obama, Julia Collin Davison, Kristan Higgins, Karen Thompson Walker, and more!

Click for a Printable Version of Our Author Schedule!

Friday, June 22

Michelle Obama, BECOMING
Opening General Session Keynote
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Saturday, June 23

Anand Giridharadas, WINNERS TAKE ALL
PLA Member Welcome Breakfast*
8:30am – 10:00am
*PLA Members Only

Priya Parker, ART OF GATHERING
PLA Member Welcome Breakfast*
8:30am – 10:00am
*PLA Members Only

Julia Collin Davison, DINNER ILLUSTRATED
11:30am – 12:30pm • What’s Cooking Stage 
PRH Booth Signing
12:30pm – 1:00pm • Booth 2041

Karen Thompson Walker, THE DREAMERS
PRH Booth Signing
2:30pm – 3:00pm • Booth 2041

Christina Dalcher, VOX
PRH Booth Signing
2:30pm – 3:00pm • Booth 2041

Robert Jackson Bennett, FOUNDRYSIDE
LibraryReads SciFi/Fantasy Panel*
3:00pm – 4:30pm • MCC #207
*RSVP Here
PRH Booth Signing
4:00pm – 5:00pm • Booth 2041

Kristan Higgins, GOOD LUCK WITH THAT
PRH Booth Signing
4:00pm – 5:00pm • Booth 2041

Sunday, June 24

Alyssa Cole, AN EXTRAORDINARY UNION
Literary Tastes Program
8:00am – 10:00am • MCC #218-219

Daniel H. Wilson, GUARDIAN ANGELS AND OTHER MONSTERS
YALSA’s Author Coffee Klatch
8:30am – 10:00am • Hilton Riverside, Camp Room
Alex Award Ceremony
10:30am – 12:00pm • MCC #207

Sam Maggs, GIRL SQUADS
YALSA’s Author Coffee Klatch
8:30am – 10:00am • Hilton Riverside, Camp Room
PRH Booth Signing
10:30am – 11:00am • Booth 2041

Jasmine Guillory, THE PROPOSAL
United for Libraries “Isn’t It Romantic” Program
10:30am – 11:30am • MCC #286
PRH Booth Signing
12:00pm – 12:30pm • Booth 2041

Wil Haygood, TIGERLAND
Celebrate Diverse Books
4:00pm – 5:00pm • MCC #345

Vanessa Hua, A RIVER OF STARS
Celebrate Diverse Books
4:00pm – 5:00pm • MCC #345

Glory Edim, WELL-READ BLACK GIRL
Celebrate Diverse Books
4:00pm – 5:00pm • MCC #345

Monday, June 25

Delia Owens, WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING
United for Libraries Tea*
2:00pm – 4:00pm • Hilton Riverside, Jefferson
*Ticketed Event

Taylor Jenkins Reid, DAISY JONES & THE SIX
United for Libraries Tea*
2:00pm – 4:00pm • Hilton Riverside, Jefferson
*Ticketed Event

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Library Con is Back at ALA Annual 2018!

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Join us for our second-ever pre-conference Library Con event for a day of authors, creators, sneak peeks, and tons of free swag celebrating the hottest new graphic novels. We’ll show you how to bring graphic novels to new audiences! Featuring appearances by Karen Berger, Ridley Pearson, Meg Cabot, Danielle Page, Shelly Bond, and more.

Friday, June 22 • 10:00am – 2:00pm • Morial Convention Center • Room 348-349

Click for the Full Schedule and to RSVP.

A free boxed lunch will be provided.

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Even More Book Buzzes

Get Graphic Book Buzz
Learn about upcoming comics and graphic novels from Penguin Random House and our publishing partners, featuring special guest Karen Berger (Dark Horse Comics).
Saturday, June 23 • 9:15am – 10:00am • Book Buzz Theater

Children’s Book Buzz
Leran about upcoming books from the children’s publishing partners of Penguin Random House and hear from Eric Walters, author of From the Heart of Africa (Tundra) and Fourth Dimension (Penguin Teen). The first 50 attendees will receive copies of the books.
Saturday, June 23 • 12:00pm – 12:30pm • Book Buzz Theater

Please check the conference program for ticket info and updates.

Quench Your Literary Thirst at ALA Annual 2018!

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