Posts Tagged as ‘2009 Annual Conference’

October 13, 2009

FTRF 40th Anniversary Gala video & photos

Photos from the Freedom to Read Foundation’s 40th Anniversary Gala are now on the FTRF website, and the video has been posted to OIF’s Blip TV page.  The Gala was a marvelous event that raised tens of thousands of dollars to support the work of the Foundation.  Many thanks to the sponsors and volunteers for […]

July 11, 2009

Speaker change for Monday’s “Privacy in an Era of Change” panel

There is a change of speakers for Monday’s ALA Annual Conference panel “Privacy in an Era of Change,” sponsored by the Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Washington Office. Jeff Jarvis will be unable to join us.  In his place will be Craig Wacker, program office for the Digital Media & Learning initiative of the […]

July 10, 2009

Friday IF Activites @ Conference

Here are some intellectual freedom-related activities happening on Friday, July 10, 2009 at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago: 1:30 – 5:00 p.m. IFRT I Hyatt Regency Chicago (on Wacker – not McCormick Place) Columbus Hall H **The first of 2 business meetings of the Intellectual Freedom Round Table, one of the best avenues for […]

July 7, 2009

Carolyn Forsman’s Jewelry returns to Annual Conference

In case you missed her last year, Carolyn Forsman is back! Please visit booth 3431 in the exhibits area at ALA’s Annual Conference in Chicago to check out her new designs – including the brand new “Obama Makes History” Front Page Newspaper Pins. As always, Carolyn has an incredible assortment of affordable gifts (top retail […]

July 6, 2009

Intellectual Freedom 101, this Friday at ALA Conference

We invite all those who are new to ALA’s Annual Conference, to librarianship, to ALA itself, or to the world of Intellectual Freedom to attend the following session: Intellectual Freedom 101 Friday, July 10, 2009 5:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m. McCormick Place West, Room W-194a This session is part of ALA’s “Conference 101” series of […]

June 30, 2009

West Bend librarians and community activists share censorship stories at ALA Annual Conference

Meet the librarians and community members who are fighting to keep library materials on the shelves in West Bend, Wisconsin! A special panel sponsored by the the ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee and the Freedom to Read Foundation at ALA’s Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois will feature West Bend Community Library director Michael Tyree, young adult […]

June 29, 2009

Come see Doctorow’s “Little Brother” LIVE!

Come join Cory Doctorow and your friends from the Freedom to Read Foundation at the July 9 performance of Little Brother, a stage version of Doctorow’s award-winning novel. The show, an original production of the Griffin Theatre Company, has gotten some great reviews. It will be performed at the Athenaeum Theatre building in Chicago’s Lakeview […]

April 24, 2009

Division Intellectual Freedom Committee Resources, Contacts, and Activities

Much of the great intellectual freedom work happening in the American Library Association is done at the division level.  Recently, OIF has begun to compile the various publications, resources, and upcoming activities going on, from AASL to YALSA.  Take a look at the list below to see some great programs planned for 2009 Annual Conference, […]