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Save your spot for Bookmobile Sunday – Advance Registration Deadline Approaching

Posted by John Amundsen, OLOS Communications Specialist

Interested in learning about new trends, advocacy, and best practices for mobile delivery outreach?  There’s still time to save your spot at the fifth-annual Bookmobile Sunday, held on Sunday, June 27 during ALA’s 2010 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The deadline to register online is May 14, 2010.

Held during ALA’s Annual Conferences since 2005, Bookmobile Sunday is organized by the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS), the OLOS Subcommittee on Bookmobiles, and the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS).

Bookmobile Sunday features a keynote by W. Ralph Eubanks, Director of Publishing at the Library of Congress; an author luncheon with Andrew Smith, author of Ghost Medicine and In the Path of Falling Objects; and moderated discussions on advocacy, eco-friendly vehicles and fuels, mobile service options, Bookmobiles 101, and Marketing.  An author book signing and Parade of Bookmobiles, where attendees can board and explore a comprehensive range of bookmobiles, conclude the event. The event will be held in the Washington Convention Center, in room 207 A/B.

Registration, both online and on-site, is $25 and includes lunch.  Advance registration is strongly recommended.

For more information about Bookmobile Sunday, and to register, please visit www.ala.org/annual. 

 

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