Single Day Opportunities

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Choose your day to join us.


  • Friday, join us at the official kick-off of ALA Annual—the Opening General Session. There's also a special reception and opportunity to visit with exhibitors in the Library Marketplace.
  • Saturday or Sunday, dive into jam-packed days filled with informative education programs, thought-provoking speakers, and fun in the Library Marketplace.
  • Monday, help us close out the conference when you attend the Closing Session. And there's more fun to be had in the Library Marketplace, open until 2:00pm PT.   

Single Day Rates

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, or Monday.


ALA Member – $295  |  Other Member – $195  |  Non-Member – $395

Featured Speakers

Friday, June 28

Opening General Session


Trevor Noah

Tuesday, July 2

Closing Session


Details coming soon.

Saturday, June 29

John & Anni Furniss

Featured Speakers


Jay Jay Patton & Antoine Patton

Featured Speakers


Kwame Alexander

Featured Speaker


Taraji P. Henson

Featured Speaker

Sunday, June 30

Max Greenfield

Featured Speaker


Ali Velshi

Featured Speaker


Maggie Nichols

Featured Speaker


ALA President's Program
The Heart of Our Story: A Celebration of Library Workers

ALA President’s Program

Education Programs

The following is a sample of education programs available Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.  Click to view the full day's schedule.

Saturday


S[ai]ge Advice: Claim the Center of the AI Conversation by Leveling Up AI Leaders

Saturday, June 29: 8:30am – 10:00am PT

Level Up Your Digital Equity Efforts with Federal Internet for All Funding

Saturday, June 29: 11:00am – 12:00pm PT

Soft Censorship of LGBTQIA+ Content and its Chilling Effect on the Children's Book World

Saturday,  June 29: 1:00pm – 2:00pm PT


View Saturday Schedule 

Sunday


Leading Libraries Committed to Community-Centered Collaboration and Impact

Sunday, June 30: 1:00pm-2:00pm PT

Sharpening Your Ethical Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence

Sunday, June 30: 2:30pm – 3:30pm PT

Developing Immersive Experiences from Library Collections

Sunday, June 30: 4:00pm – 5:00pm PT


View Sunday Schedule 

Monday


Supporting Trauma-Informed Services in Library Settings

Monday,  July 1: 10:30am – 11:30am PT

Generative Artificial Intelligence, Libraries, and The People They Serve: A Guided Discussion

Monday,  July 1: 1:00pm – 2:00pm PT

You Are Not Alone: Leveraging Community Advocates Against Book Bans

Monday, July 1: 4:00pm-5:00pm PT


View Monday Schedule 

 

Access more than 550 exhibiting organizations with innovative products, titles, and services for your library.  | Hear from top and emerging authors appearing on eight live, genre-specific stages.  |  Watch & listen to authors record podcasts at the Podcast Recording Booth.  |  Discover the new STEAM Pavilion! and The Beach @ ALA!  |  Pick up ARCs |  See original, donated art and participate in the Christopher J. Hoy Silent Auction|  And so much more!

Friday


Meet The Authors

Friday Schedule


Exhibit floor illustration

Participating Exhibitors

Browse by: Name

Saturday


Meet The Authors

Saturday Schedule


Podcast Recording Booth

Saturday Schedule


Exhibit floor illustration

Participating Exhibitors

Browse by: Name

Sunday


Meet The Authors

Sunday Schedule


Podcast Recording Booth

Sunday Schedule


Exhibit floor illustration

Participating Exhibitors

Browse by: Name

Monday


Meet The Authors

Monday Schedule


Exhibit floor illustration

Participating Exhibitors

Browse by: Name

Live Stages in the Library Marketplace

Click below to view authors on the live stages!

Live stage logos

Book Buzz Theater


 Saturday  |  Sunday  |  Monday

Chapter One Stage


Saturday  |  Sunday  |  Monday

Diversity in Publishing Stage


Saturday  Sunday  |  Monday

Graphic Novel & Gaming Stage


Saturday  |  Sunday  |  Monday

Pop Top Stage


Saturday  |  Sunday  |  Monday

Tech Talk Stage


Saturday Only

The Look of Books Stage


Sunday Only

What's Cooking @ ALA Stage


Sunday Only