Visit Us at ALA Annual! Booth # 2347

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No rest for the bookish during trade show season. Next up: ALA Annual in New Orleans starting June 21, until June 26. Baker & Taylor has been supporting librarians to lead the future of literacy and learning since 1828. Visit our booth # 2347 and experience 190 years of industry history. We have a jam-packed schedule with several author signings, booth activities and commemorative giveaways. Just to name a few, some of our exclusive activities include:

Coffee Bar and Beignets – Re-charge and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee, made fresh just for you and top it off with a tasty beignet.

  • Saturday, June 23 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 24 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cocktail Bar- Unwind with with a New Orleans’ signature cocktail… Cheers, drinks are on us!

  • Saturday, June 23 | 3 – 4:30 p.m.

Photo Booth- Capture the memories with our festive photo booth complete with fun props.

  • Friday, June 22 | 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 23 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 24 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Monday, June 25 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cat Mascot Photos- Take a picture with our beloved cat mascots, Baker and Taylor.

  • Saturday, June 23 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 24 |12 – 4 p.m.

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For further details and our complete ALA schedule, we are happy to have a dedicated website to keep you up to date with all our happenings during the show. We can’t wait too see you there!

Don’t miss out, visit the site now!

 

Announcing the ALA Youth Award Winners

Something tells me everyone’s reading list just got a little longer today. With so many amazing children’s and teen titles honored at today’s American Library Association’s 2018 Youth Media Awards, we know ours did.

This morning, in Denver, ALA announced the top books for children and young adults, including the prestigious Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards. ICYMI, here are the winners:

 

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Randolph Caldecott Medal

Wolf in the Snow | written and illustrated by Matthew Cordell and published by Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan

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John Newbery Medal

Hello, Universe | written by Erin Entrada Kelly and published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollions

Full list

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We’re off to Denver! ALA Midwinter 2018 is here.

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We’re just a couple days away from the start of ALA Midwinter 2018 in Denver. There are so many exciting events and booths to visit, but you won’t want to miss Baker & Taylor at Booth #1238.

Author Signings

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Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10-11 a.m.
Matt Killeen, author of Orphan Monster Spy
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Sunday, Feb. 11 from 9-10 a.m.
Veera Hiranandani, author of The Night Diary
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Sunday, Feb. 11 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Matt de la Peña and Loren Long, author/illustrator of Love

And more!

Take a photo with our mascots, Baker and Taylor! Saturday, Feb. 10 and Sunday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Don’t miss out… Stop by our booth to pick up your 2018 cat calendar and cat bag, too!

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See you there!