Tag Archives: ALA

denver midwinter

From January 22-26, I was in Denver for the ALA Midwinter Meeting. There were lots of banners welcoming ALA to Denver along the 16th Street Mall and around the Convention Center. The following two pictures are of 16th Street. That’s the gold-domed Colorado State Capitol Building in the background of the second picture. This is […]

apala and hawaiian librarians reception

On the evening of June 29, 2008, I went to the APALA (Asian Pacific American Librarians Association) and Hawaiian Librarians reception sponsored by outgoing ALA President Loriene Roy. It was a fantastic event. I thought it might be one of those receptions where very few people attend and mingle. So, when I got there on […]


I’m now in Anaheim to attend the 2008 American Library Association (ALA) annual conference. ALA Annual is one of those behemoth conferences–held in huge convention centers, with many sessions and events held at satellite hotels. With about 25,000 attendees and however many divisions, sections, roundtables, caucuses, committees, etc., you need all that space. And it […]