LLX Marketplace

 

The LLX Marketplace offers an engagement-proving ground designed for creative collaboration within the exhibit space. Prepare to meet with knowledgeable exhibitors to discuss innovative tools and technologies for your library, and pick up some free swag!

See our list of participating exhibitors and exciting sessions below.

Hear from leading publishers and top authors
in these Spotlight Exhibitor Sessions

 

ABRAMS Children’s Books
Spring-Summer 2022 Book Buzz

sponsored by Abrams The Art of Books

Bloomsbury Book Buzz
sponsored by Bloomsbury Children's Books

Candlewick Press: The World of Atinuke - A Conversation
with an Author: Atinuke

 
sponsored by Candlewick Press

Once Upon a Time: Practical Tips for Gathering
Stories to Promote Your Library

 sponsored by EBSCO

FE Technologies - RFID Your Way
sponsored by FE Technologies

Gale Presents: Udemy - On-Demand Courses
for In-Demand Skills

sponsored by Gale, a Cengage Company

Holiday House, Pixel+Ink, Peachtree Book Buzz,
Introducing Peachtree Teen

sponsored by Holiday House/Peachtree/Pixel+Ink

How OpenAthens is improving user experience
with the new MyAthens Plus

sponsored by OpenAthens

An Update from OverDrive
sponsored by OverDrive

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Highlights
sponsored by Penguin Random House Adult

Library Marketing Staff Picks: 3 Books in 3 Minutes
sponsored by Penguin Random House Adult

ProQuest: Better Research. Better Learning. Better Insights.
New Resources for Academic Libraries

sponsored by ProQuest

Everything In Its Place Author Conversation
sponsored by Random House Children's Books

Spring 2022 School & Library Staff Picks
sponsored by Random House Children's Books

Shadow Mountain New Titles!
sponsored by Shadow Mountain Publishing

 

Additional Events Hosted by Exhibitors

Saturday, January 22

Time

Title Presented By
10:00 am - 10:20 am

Beanstack for School Libraries

Join Don for a 20-minute demonstration to learn how Beanstack can help you build a culture of reading and motivate students to read with easy-to-use software that facilitates reading challenges, tracks reading progress, develops ongoing reading habits, and provides robust real-time data.

Beanstack
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Expanding Student Reading Resources through Public Library CONNECT

Students are using technology to leverage public library catalogs directly from the classroom, gaining instant access to curated, age-appropriate collections of digital books. Learn how Public Library CONNECT provides extraordinary success for libraries, schools, and especially students.

OverDrive
10:00 am - 10:30 am

myLIBRO Informational Demo

Find out how myLIBRO can become your library's Virtual Branch, offering patrons better access to physical and digital resources in the convenience of an all-in-one mobile application. 

Registration

myLIBRO
10:00 am - 10:45 am 

Careers at the Library of Congress

Interested in working at the Library of Congress? Join us for a Careers information session with the HR team.

Library of Congress
10:00 am - 10:45 am

LibraryIQ Platform Live Demo

The LibraryIQ Platform is the easiest way to see and understand your library’s data across key areas of operation - in a single dashboard. Learn how LibraryIQ gives you immediate, real-time insights to optimize collections and services to better meet patron needs, expand outreach, and spend smarter.

LibraryIQ
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Media Flex presents OPALS

Visit us for more information on our OPen source Automated Library System! A librarian can guide you through how our system works.

Media Flex -OPALS
10:00 am - 11:30 am 

OpenAthens

OpenAthens
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Beaming Books—5 Spring 2022 titles every library will have to have

Join Beaming Books National Sales Director Annette Hughes for a discussion of the best new children’s books for learners, libraries, and educators. Discover Spring 2022 releases perfect for your collections in: diversity and inclusion, mental health, environmentalism, and more. Discussion and feedback are encouraged. Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive in every part of who they are–emotionally, socially, and spiritually. With topics ranging from self-esteem to kindness, ethics, and faith, our books are designed to spark the imagination and equip kids and families to live full and flourishing lives, together.

 

Beaming Books and Broadleaf Books

 

Sunday, January 23

Time

Title Presented By
9:00 am - 9:45 am

LibraryIQ Platform Live Demo

The LibraryIQ Platform is the easiest way to see and understand your library’s data across key areas of operation - in a single dashboard. Learn how LibraryIQ gives you immediate, real-time insights to optimize collections and services to better meet patron needs, expand outreach, and spend smarter.

LibraryIQ
9:30 am - 10:30 am 

Media Flex presents -OPALS

Visit us for more information on our OPen source Automated Library System! A librarian can guide you through how our system works.

Media Flex - OPALS
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

Beanstack for Public Libraries

Join Lindsey for a 20-minute demonstration to learn how Beanstack can help you effortlessly facilitate reading challenges and motivate young readers to read more with easy-to-use software that tracks reading, incentivizes ongoing participation, and provides robust real-time data.

Beanstack
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Careers at the Library of Congress

Interested in working at the Library of Congress? Join us for a Careers information session with the HR team.

Library of Congress
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Reaching Readers for Publishers: Markets, sales models, and merchandising opportunities with OverDrive

Hear about market overviews, sales model scorecards, and upcoming editorial and promotional opportunities from the OverDrive Publisher Accounts Services' team.

 

OverDrive
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Media Flex presents -OPALS

Visit us for more information on our OPen source Automated Library System! A librarian can guide you through how our system works.

Media Flex - OPALS
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

OpenAthens

 

OpenAthens
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Local History Research with HistoryMosaic

HistoryMosaic is a new research platform which brings together a variety of primary source documents in a user friendly mapping interface. Aerial photography, fire insurance maps, street address directories and more can be discovered and viewed based on location, providing a powerful tool for local history and genealogical research.

Historical Information Gatherers, Inc.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm 

Meet the Authors: Nonfiction Panel

Come by our booth from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to meet our marvelous panel of nonfiction authors and illustrators! Join us for a chat with author/illustrator Emily Arnold McCully (TAKING OFF), science poet Leslie Bulion (author of SERENGETI: PLAINS OF GRASS), and author/illustrator Amy Hevron (illustrator of THE TIDE POOL WAITS).

Holiday House/Peachtree/Pixel+Ink
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What's circ'ing: Trends in genres and formats popular on campus!

Hear from the OverDrive Academic team about trends in genres and popular formats on today's college campuses.

OverDrive
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

#LBYRExtraCredit Presents: Marilyn Nelson

Join us on Sunday, January 23, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET for our next #LBYRExtraCredit event, when Deb Taylor will be discussing genius sculptor Augusta Savage with Marilyn Nelson.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

After Hours Preview with
John Schu and Veronica Miller Jamison

Join us for an evening with John Schu and Veronica Miller Jamison, creators of a beautiful debut picture book THIS IS A SCHOOL, and learning all about Candlewick's newest titles coming out in 2022 at this virtual preview event. 

Registration

Candlewick Press

 

Monday, January 24

Time

Title Presented By
9:45 am - 10:05 am

Host a Fundraiser with Beanstack

Join Mary for a 20-minute demonstration to learn how Beanstack can not only help you facilitate reading challenges, but raise money for your school or library.

Beanstack
9:45 am - 10:15 am 

Expanding Student Reading Resources through Public Library CONNECT

Students are using technology to leverage public library catalogs directly from the classroom, gaining instant access to curated, age-appropriate collections of digital books. Learn how Public Library CONNECT provides extraordinary success for libraries, schools, and especially students.

OverDrive

9:45 am - 11:30 am

Media Flex presents OPALS

Visit us for more information on our OPen source Automated Library System! A librarian can guide you through how our system works.

Media Flex - OPALS
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Why Picture Books about Racial Justice Matter

Join Ty Chapman, author of Sarah Rising—a picture book about a girl going to her first protest inspired by the Minneapolis Uprising—and Beaming Books editor, Naomi Krueger for a discussion about the importance of picture books in the racial justice movement.

Beaming Books and Broadleaf Books
10:00 am - 10:45 am

LibraryIQ Platform Live Demo

The LibraryIQ Platform is the easiest way to see and understand your library’s data across key areas of operation—in a single dashboard. Learn how LibraryIQ gives you immediate, real-time insights to optimize collections and services to better meet patron needs, expand outreach, and spend smarter.

LibraryIQ
10:00 am - 10:45 am

Careers at the Library of Congress

Interested in working at the Library of Congress? Join us for a Careers information session with the HR team.

Library of Congress
10:00 am - 11:30 am

OpenAthens

OpenAthens
10:30 am - 11:00 am

FIMo Demo

Discover how your library can benefit from the power of FIMo. Cindy Demers will run a live demonstration of our FIMo (Fire Insurance Maps Online) product. She will show her audience the benefits of FIMo as well as how to navigate on our platform.

Historical Information Gatherers
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Chronicle Kids and Levine Querido Illustrator Sketch Off!

Join us Monday, January 24th at 10:30 AM CT as kidlit illustrators Daniel Miyares (Big and Small and In-Between), Gracey Zhang (The Upside Down Hat), Jessixa Bagley (Courage Hats), and Young Vo (Gibberish) put their sketching skills to the test! At this live event, viewers will submit prompts for the panel of illustrators to draw in 90 second intervals. Come see the drawings they bring to life!

Chronicle Books
10:45 am - 11:30 am

Reaching Readers for Publishers: Markets, sales models, and merchandising opportunities with OverDrive

Hear about market overviews, sales model scorecards, and upcoming editorial and promotional opportunites from the OverDrive Publisher Accounts Services' team.

 

OverDrive

2022 LibLearnX Exhibitors

  • Abrams The Art of Books
  • ALA Membership
  • ALA Store
  • American Psychological Association
  • Astra Books for Young Readers/Astra Publishing House
  • Backstage Library Works
  • Beacon Press
  • bibliotheca
  • Bloomsbury Children's Books
  • Bloomsbury Digital Resources
  • Beaming Books and Broadleaf Books
  • Brodart Co.
  • Candlewick Press
  • Chronicle Books
  • Communico
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Creativebug
  • discoverygarden Inc.
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • DK Publishing Inc.
  • Duke University Press
  • EBSCO Information Services
  • Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
  • Emporia State University, School of Library and Information Management
  • FE Technologies
  • Gale, a Cengage company
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Historical Information Gatherers, Inc.
  • Hive-Class
  • Holiday House/Peachtree/Pixel+Ink
  • Ingram Content Group
  • Innovative
  • Iron Mountain
  • Junior Library Guild
  • Lerner Publishing Group
  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress FCU
  • LibraryIQ
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Media Flex - OPALS
  • Midwest Tape
  • myLibro
  • NABE/North American Bookdealers Exchange
  • OCLC
  • OpenAthens
  • OverDrive
  • Page Turner Adventures
  • Penguin Random House
  • Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Penn State University Press
  • ProQuest - Ex Libris
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Qumpus dba Better World Books
  • Random House Children's Books
  • San Jose State University - iSchool
  • Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Shadow Mountain Publishing
  • Simon & Schuster, Inc.
  • Springer Nature
  • Sterling Publishing Co. Inc.
  • Vista Higher Learning
  • W.W. Norton & Company
  • Zoobean

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