Wednesday, June 19, 2013

IFRT events at ALA-Annual Chicago

We hope you are able to join us at any or all of our events at the upcoming ALA Annual conference!

IFRT 40th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, June 28, 2013 — 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Chicago Cultural Center Preston Bradley Hall
78 E. Washington St. at Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL

Refreshments, including signature cocktails, will be served.

We are pleased to also now be able to offer library-focused tours of  this historic building, the former site of the central branch of the Chicago Public Library!

** Tickets are only available for purchase until next Monday, 6/24.
Tickets will NOT be available on-site. For more information on ticket  purchasing, go to **

"How a Book is Saved: Challenges and How to Fight Them"
IFRT's Conference Program
Saturday, June 29, 2013 — 8:30am to 10:00am
McCormick Place Convention Center—S405

What motivates an individual to challenge materials in a library’s  collection and how should the library respond? Please join us for an anatomy of a challenge.  Emily Knox will explore the  motivation to challenge materials. Kristin Pekoll and Suellen Reimers
will discuss their libraries’ experiences with challenges. And, Nanette Perez will explain what you can do to prepare for a challenge – before it happens. Coffee and  pastries will be served.

IFRT Executive Board Meetings
Everyone is welcome to attend.
IFRT I: Friday, June 28, 2013 — 1:30pm to 2:30pm
IFRT II: Monday, July 1, 2013 — 8:30am to 10:00am
Both meetings will be held at the Palmer House Hilton in the Chicago Room

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