Events for Students
Spectrum Scholars Interest Group Program, FYI: First Year Impressions (and Confessions)
Saturday, June 26 | 8:30-10:00am | Location: Rm 147B Washington Convention Center
New-to-the-job library professionals tell all in this candid discussion on professional expectations and realities. Whether you're in the market for your first, next, or best job, this program will give you the low down on leadership, personal success, and advancing your career in academic, public, and school libraries.
ACRL Health Sciences Interest Group Social
Friday, June 25 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Location: The Madhatter (near the Dupont Circle metro stop)
Join the newly formed Health Sciences Interest Group us for a casual event to meet other academic health sciences librarians. Light appetizers will be provided by our sponsor, the New England Journal of Medicine. Please RSVP (space is limited): http://tinyurl.com/ydcgfnb.
FREE Tour of the Enoch Pratt Free Library and George Peabody Library
Monday, June 28 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Take advantage of your stay in Washington, D.C. while at the ALA Annual Conference to visit two of Baltimore’s jewels – the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Central Library and Johns Hopkins University’s George Peabody Library. Baltimore is just a short distance away from Washington D.C. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Integrated Technology Group (ITG), this trip is free! Lunch will be hosted by Carla Hayden, CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
Space is limited, so please contact Sonia Alcantara-Antoine at email@example.com to reserve your space. We'll meet in the lobby of the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel (999 Ninth Street NW) at 8:30 AM and depart from there.
National Library of Medicine Tour
Monday, June 28 | 1:30-5 p.m. | Meet at the convention center (additional information to follow)
Join the newly formed Health Sciences Interest Group us for a special tour of the National Library of Medicine. The tour will be about two hours. Additional time has been allocated for travel to and from the library. There is no cost for this tour, but space is limited. Please RSVP by May 30: http://tinyurl.com/ylbweyr.
Volunteer at YALSA's Member Booth in the Exhibits Hall
Friday, June 25 through Monday, June 28 | hours vary | Location: Exhibits Hall
Network with new and seasoned young adult librarians, learn more about the Young Adult Library Services Association, and engage wandering attendees about the wonders and glories of ALA's fastest growing division. Available shifts are listed here: http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa/index.php/Exhibits Email YALSA's Division & Membership Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org now to reserve your preferred shift.