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What's Coooking @ ALA stage
In a town known for deep dish pizza and hot dogs, Chicago can seem barren of good barbecue.
Posted February 1, 2015 | Comments: 0
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The ALA Council met for its first session Sunday morning.
Posted February 1, 2015 | Comments: 0
Cece Bell at the ERT/Booklist Author Forum
At the ERT/Booklist Author Forum, Cece Bell talks about how the format of comics and graphic novels help her convey the experience of hearing loss—for both children and adults.
Posted February 1, 2015 | Comments: 0
Cece Bell at the ERT/Booklist Author Forum
In this video from the ERT/Booklist Author Forum, Cece Bell, Jeff Smith, Françoise Mouly, and Gene Luen Yang talk about the first cartoons and comics they read, as well as the two comic books every library should own.
Posted February 1, 2015 | Comments: 0
Gene Luen Yang (right) and Franciose Françoise Mouly
In this video from the Exhibitors Round Table/Booklist Author Forum, Gene Luen Yang, Françoise Mouly, and Jeff Smith talk about the need for telling uncomfortable stories, as well as how cartoonists react to threats of violence.  
Posted February 1, 2015 | Comments: 0
Polly Thistlethwaite
Polly Thistlethwaite, chief librarian of the Mina Rees Library at CUNY’s Graduate Center, and Gary Johnson, president of the Chicago History Museum (CHM) shared their digital migration stories at a breakfast sponsored by ProQuest this morning.
Posted February 1, 2015 | Comments: 0
ALA Top 10 Tweets
What better way to spend a Saturday than at #alamw15?
Posted February 1, 2015 | Comments: 0
Anne Mejia-Downs
Remember that terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day when everything went wrong? Not the book, the real day.
Posted January 31, 2015 | Comments: 0
Jason Segel
Actor and screenwriter Jason Segel is known for his comedic work on the small and big screen as the star of the long-running television show How I Met Your Mother and cult fave Freaks and Geeks, and hit films Forgetting Sarah Marshall and The Muppets.
Posted January 31, 2015 | Comments: 0
Zumba class
About a dozen energetic attendees arrived at 7 this morning for ALA's Think Fit Zumba class, sponsored by Innovative.
Posted January 31, 2015 | Comments: 0