Midwinter 2019 Top 10 Tweets—Day 1

January 26, 2019

Top Ten Tweets

Friday brought Melinda Gates, checking out what the conference has to offer, and one of the best traditions of Midwinter—the first night of exhibits!

While it’s the first day, some people are still flying in and Find The Librarian is still being played by some folks.

For people already onsite, this face that both new and returning Midwinter attendees make when they head to #alamw19. 😬🙌


Once you’re at #alamw19, Midwinter attendees are excited to head to your sessions!

If you dropped by the ALA Lounge between a session, you may have made some new friends and found a fun ribbon or two.

By the afternoon, it was time to check out the opening speaker, Melinda Gates!


Then it was time to lineup for the mad dash into exhibits. Which, this GIF is almost 100% accurate of how it looks like when exhibits open.

After grabbing a few books, it’s time to take a #squadgoals photo with your new friends.

But then you get to the hotel and realize you may have grabbed more than a few books…



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