ALA Annual 2019

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REFORMA Meetings and Events

Full Schedule - Conference Scheduler


Thursday, June 20, 2019

8:30am - 5:00pm · REFORMA Institute 

Mt. Pleasant Branch - DC Public Library

Friday, June 21, 2019

9:00am - 12:00pm · REFORMA Institute

Library of Congress - Tour of the Hispanic Reading Room

REFORMA Legislator of the Year Award
Congressman Ben Ray Luján [D-NM-3]

1:00pm - 3:00pm · Executive Committee Meeting I

Grand Hyatt Washington, Banneker

4:00pm - 7:00pm · Opening General Session & Exhibit Floor Opening Reception

Washington Convention Center, Hall D

7:00pm - 8:30pm ·  Noche de Cuentos

Library of Congress - Hispanic Reading Room

Saturday, June 22, 2019

8:00am - 10:00am ·  All-Committees Meeting

Grand Hyatt Washington, Tiber Creek AB

8:00am - 9:00am · "Change the Subject" Film Screening

Washington Convention Center, 209A-B

10:00am - 11:00am · Libraries = Strong Communities Closing Event

Washington Convention Center, Exhibits Area

10:30am - 11:30am ·  REFORMA President's Program: The Power of Communication: Digital Content, Marketing, and Outreach

Grand Hyatt Washington, Tiber Creek AB

1:00pm - 3:00pm ·  Board of Directors Meeting

Embassy Suites, Capital A

3:00pm - 5:00pm · ODLOS Diversity Fair

Washington Convention Center, Exhibits Area

6:00pm - 8:00pm ·  Awards Ceremony and Fundraiser

Marriott Marquis – LeDroit Park Room

Sunday, June 23, 2019

9:00am - 10:00am · New Destinations in the Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement of People of Color to the Library Profession (REFORMA program)

Washington Convention Center, 150A

10:30am - 11:30am ·  Counting on Trust, Trusting the Count: Census 2020 (REFORMA-endorsed program)

Washington Convention Center, 146B

1:00pm - 3:00pm ·  Pura Belpre Celebración

Marriott Marquis, Liberty BR Salons M-P

3:00pm - 5:30pm · ALA Award Ceremony and President's Program

Washington Convention Center, Ballroom B-C

5:00pm - 7:00pm ·  REFORMA Happy Hour Meet & Greet

Check REFORMA's website or Twitter account for location info.

6:00pm - 11:00pm ·  ALSC 2019 Newbery-Caldecott-Legacy Bacquet (Caldecott Honor: Alma and Hose She Got Her Name, Juana Martinez-Neal; Newbery Winner: Merci Suárez Changes Gears, Meg Medina) * Ticketed event

Monday, June 24, 2019

12:00pm - 2:00pm · General Membership Meeting

Grand Hyatt Washington, Declaration AB

3:00pm - 5:00pm · Executive Committe Meeting II

Grand Hyatt Washinton, Banneker

8:00pm - 10:00pm  · YALSA Printz Program and Reception (Winner: Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X) * Ticketed event


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