April 15, 2014

ALA Annual Conference Day Three: First Time Authors, Top Tech Trends, Library of the Year | ALA 2013

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Dan Cohen, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America, in conversation with ALA president Maureen Sullivan

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Dan Cohen, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America

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The LITA Top Tech Trends panelists: Aimee Fifarek, Gary Price, Sarah Houghton, Brewster Kahle, Clifford Lynch, Char Booth, and moderator Lorcan Dempsey

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Top Tech Trends panelists Clifford Lynch and Char Booth

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AAP’s Library Family Feud, hosted by AAP Library Committee chair, Sterling Publishing’s Quizmaster Chris Vaccari

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John Scalzi, of the Author Team at the AAP’s Library Family Feud

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The United for Libraries "First Author, First Book" event

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Authors signing at the United for Libraries "First Author, First Book" event

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Kent Wascom, The Blood of Heaven (Grove Press).

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Jessica Soffer, Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, April 2013)

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Jason Mott, The Returned (Harlequin/MIRA, Aug. 2013)

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Elliott Holt, You Are One of Them (Penguin, May 2013)

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Auditorium Speaker Temple Grandin

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Auditorium Speaker Temple Grandin

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Auditorium Speaker Temple Grandin signing books

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Auditorium Speaker Temple Grandin signing books

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Award given to Howard County, MD, this year's Gale/LJ Library of the Year

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Presenting the Gale/LJ Library of the Year Award at the John G. Shedd Aquarium

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John N. Berry III, LJ Editor-at-Large, tells the tale of how and why Howard County Library System, MD, won the Library of the Year award

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Howard County Library System President and CEO Valerie Gross

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Howard County Library System President and CEO Valerie Gross accepting the award from Nader Qaimari, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Cengage Learning

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Howard County Library System President and CEO Valerie Gross with Rebecca Miller, Editorial-in-Chief of Library Journal

All photos by Jean-Marc Giboux

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