LibLearnX will offer innovative and participatory education programs to help you learn, network, and find solutions. Attendees can expect a combination of different formats geared toward higher-level education conversation, hands-on interaction, and trend-scanning information.
LLX Marketplace: Exhibits and Ideas Xchange
The LLX Marketplace offers an engagement-proving ground, designed for creative collaboration and interactive learning within the exhibit space. Prepare for meaningful education in interactive Idea Xchange sessions. Network with exhibitors and publishers to learn about the newest titles, engaging authors, leading technology, and core services to ALA members.
Explore the LLX Marketplace to develop new connections, strengthen existing relationships, and participate in workshops and activities. You will be sure to come away with resources, practical knowledge, and inspiration!
Also announced at this event are the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction which recognizes the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year and serves as a guide to help adults select quality reading material. These annual awards reflect the expert judgment and insight of library professionals who work closely with adult readers.
I Love My Librarian Awards
Each year, the I Love My Librarian Award invites library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten librarians are selected in recognition of their outstanding public service.
Youth Media Awards
Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials for youth.