Tag Archives: #ala11

New Orleans Annual, June 26, 2011: Flash Mob

ALA’s first ever Advocacy Flash Mob and Freeze took place in Jackson Square on Sunday at 5:50 pm amid a downpour that some participants dubbed a “Flash Flood Mob.” More than 50 library advocates gathered in front of Saint Louis … Continue reading

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Going to ALA Conferences? You’re Doing it Wrong!

I never used to enjoy going to the ALA Conferences and I’ve heard so many people say the same thing. They were always too big, too overwhelming, and just… too much. But, at the ALA Conference in Washington DC 2010 … Continue reading

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Justin Hoenke Kissed me and I’m cool with that.

At the Emerging Leader poster session JP Porcaro and I caught up with Justin Hoenke to talk about EL group G that worked on an amazing project about gaming in Libraries that was sponsored by the Gaming in Libraries Roundtable.

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JP Porcaro Talks to Erin Dorney about Emerging Leaders at #ala11

JP and I met up with EL Alumni Erin Dorney at the Emerging Leaders poster session at #ala11 to talk about her EL Experience, how it prepared her to be a leader, and EL as a way to network with … Continue reading

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Adam Block talks to JP Porcaro about “Off the Fence”

While in the “office,” Adam Block started talking to us about his company called Off The Block. We tried to get the interview in the “office,” but we decided to step out into the hallway instead.

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Greg’s (My boss) New Orleans Recommendations #ala11 #alatt

I got this email from our assistant director in the library system where I work. His name is Greg Bodin and he used to live in New Orleans and really knows all about where to eat drink and what to … Continue reading

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Librarians Unplugged (Mobile Guitar Lending Library) #ala11 #alatt

Hey! Stop being a “hero” and play a real guitar! This year, the ALA Think Tank folks are all about the power and strength of music to bring folks together. We will be returning from midwinter to Annual with our … Continue reading

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