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Full Schedule

  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM CT
    The Library Marketplace Opening Featured Speakers Amanda Gorman and Loren Long
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM CT
    Coffee Talk- ABRAMS
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM CT
    Danny Trejo: Featured Speaker
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CT
    ALA Executive Board I Meeting
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM CT
    Meet Award-winning Children's Book Author Barbara Joosse, Author of "The Fishermen, the Horse, & the Sea", Everyone's Tree, & More!
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM CT
    Women’s Health and Wellness: Memoirist Gabrielle Union & Novelist Jayne Allen Discuss their Journeys
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM CT
    Meet Author Traci Sorell - One Land, Many Nations (Cherokee Nation). Traci is also the award-winning author of We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga - a Sibert, Orbis Pictus, Boston Globe-Horn Book and AIYLA honor book.
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CT
    Candacy Taylor: Featured Speaker
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CT
    Declan Shalvey (TIME BEFORE TIME)
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT
    A conversation with Tice Cin, author of KEEPING THE HOUSE
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM CT
    Kaia Alderson: Featured Speaker
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM CT
    Meet Darryl Cunningham, cartoonist of BILLIONAIRES: THE LIVES OF THE RICH AND POWERFUL
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM CT
    Meet Will Hillenbrand, author of Mighty Reader Makes the Grade!
  • 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM CT
    In the kitchen with David Atherton from The Great British Baking Show and all about his new cookbook for aspiring little chefs, illustrated by Rachel Stubbs!
  • 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM CT
    Michael Walsh (THE SILVER COIN)
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CT
    Meet Guy Delisle, cartoonist of FACTORY SUMMERS
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM CT
    Meet picture book author Rashin Kheiriyeh, author of Love on a Plate, and Bahar the Lucky which received a starred review from Kirkus reviews.
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM CT
    Passive Programming: Paula Willey and Andria L. Amaral
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM CT
    Yvon Roy: Featured Speaker
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM CT
    Tell Me When You Feel Something with Vicki Grant
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CT
    Henry Barajas (HELM GREYCASTLE)
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CT
    Meet Hmong Refugee Pao Lor, Author of "Modern Jungles: A Hmong Refugee's Childhood Story of Survival"
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CT
    READING BEGINS WITH WONDER!
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CT
    Dylan Dreyer: Featured Speaker
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CT
    June 23rd at 2pm CT: WITH GREAT POWER: THE MARVELOUS STAN LEE conversation with PB author, Annie Hunter Eriksen
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CT
    Meet Keiler Roberts, cartoonist of MY BEGGING CHART
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CT
    Meet Salima Alikhan, author of the Soraya Adventure series!
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CT
    NIGHT FALLS: FEAR, HORROR, AND THE POWER OF TRANSFORMATION
  • 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM CT
    Joseph Bruchac: Featured Speaker
  • 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM CT
    Meet Joe Ollmann, cartoonist of FICTIONAL FATHER
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM CT
    Grief is Hiding in this Music: A Reading with Dalt Wonk
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM CT
    Meet Jeff Zwiers, author of the picture book Where Do Words Come From!
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM CT
    Vashti Harrison: Featured Speaker
  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CT
    Kyle Starks (THE SIX SIDEKICKS OF TRIGGER KEATON
  • 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM CT
    Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World
  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM CT
    Pilar Winter Hill: Featured Speaker
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CT
    Happy Hour –Weston Woods Animated Film Festival