On January 22, in conjunction with ALA’s Midwinter Meeting, bestselling Young Adult author John Green will be appearing at the Freedom to Read Foundation’s annual Banned Author Event. Green, author of the challenged book “Looking for Alaska” and the forthcoming “The Fault in Our Stars,” is a major voice in the YA world, and we’re [...]
Posts Tagged as ‘Midwinter Meeting’
December 14, 2010
Congratulations to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund for winning the 2010 Downs Award, given annually by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graduate School of Library and Information Science! This is a well deserved honor for a great organization. The award will be presented on Saturday, January 8 at the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting [...]
January 15, 2010
Are you participating in ALA’s Midwinter Meeting in Boston? Looking for something upbeat, upscale, and affordable? Then visit booth 1960 in the exhibit area to check out the designs of Carolyn Forsman — the New York-based jeweler who donates proceeds from her ALA booth to the Freedom to Read Foundation. Carolyn, the 2009 Museum Store [...]
March 6, 2009
The lighting isn’t the best, but the excellent presentation from Lauren Myracle and friends at January’s Freedom to Read Foundation fund-raiser in Denver is not to be missed! Thanks again to Lauren, the Tattered Cover Book Store, the Denver Public Library, Don the videographer, and the rest of the sponsors for a great evening. Enjoy!