The first day of ALA Annual Conference was full of exhibits and inspiring evening events.
First you pick up your fun ribbon.
— Joe Salem (@jsalem75) June 24, 2017
But only if it matches your clothing.
Not one hour into #ALAAC17 and I spotted that horrid bookshelf tie. I deliberately left mine at home.
— Will Harbauer (@wi11yam) June 23, 2017
Then you head to the opening session that may have inspired some librarians to code.
— Shannon DeSantis (@MsD_Reads_vt) June 23, 2017
Once the exhibits open, it’s time to pick up some ARCs.
— Erin (@erinthehawk) June 24, 2017
… Or meet your favorite literary celebs, including Lincoln.
— Gabi (@chickflick1979) June 24, 2017
— Carla Hayden (@LibnOfCongress) June 24, 2017
Then you remember you have evening receptions tonight.
— D (@D_TheGamer) June 24, 2017
And leave feeling inspired!
— Becky Fitzgerald (@BeckyAFitz) June 24, 2017
At the end of the day, you realize you might have stayed up too late, but that’s what coffee is for, right?
P.S. Can someone make sure to save a tote bag for #alaleftbehind?
— Jan MacLeod (@Bookie15) June 23, 2017