Best of Midwinter Meeting 2010

January 21, 2010

ALA's Midwinter Meeting 2010 gave conference attendees a chance to socialize while attending events and gathering information.  The meeting contained speakers, receptions, and signings, as well as time for relaxation and fun. This essay brings together the best of the photos from the Day In the Life essays, in attempt to tell the complete story of Midwinter Meeting 2010.

The early-morning Boston sky as seen from the Westin hotel.
Attendees of a program meant to educate librarians on building grassroots support applaud for an arriving guest.
Author Ilie Ruby signs a galley of her book The Language of Trees for Leoma Dunn.
RUSA President Susan Beck gives a hug and air kisses to Oscar T. Robot at the Emery-Pratt booth.
The exhibit hall at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center prior to opening.
Jack Martin sends texts while waiting for an event to begin.
Attendees of YALSA's Happy Hour mingle in front of the Boston skyline.
A sea of suitcases and packages fills the coat and bag check area in the convention center.
Mariko Kato and Barbara Friedman play Letter Flip at YALSA's Games, Gadgets, and Gurus on Friday night.
The Public Garden in Boston's Back Bay area.
Walter Walker uses the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center's free wireless.
Dora St. Martin browses in the ALA store.
Former Vice President Al Gore gives the 11th annual Author Curley Memorial Lecture.
Charlotte Glover listens to Sunrise Speaker author Atul Gawande, M.D.


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