An engagement proving ground, designed for creative collaboration and interactive learning within an exhibit space. The LLX Marketplace will include more than 100 exhibitors eager to meet with you to discuss new titles, products, tools, and core services. Prepare for meaningful and highly interactive education, networking, and more. You will be sure to walk away with resources, practical knowledge, and inspiration!
- Participating Exhibitors, with more to be added.
- Exhibitors by Category
- Interactive Exhibitor Floor Plan
Discover innovative ideas about the topics that matter most to the library community. Creative projects will be shared in peer-to-peer conversations in an informal learning space. See Ideas Xchange sessions.
Pick up practical knowledge and tips, and learn about hot topics and trends at these "bite-sized" presentations that focus on a specific idea, project, or workflow. See ShopTalk sessions.
On the LLX Studio stage, hear from top author speakers and inspiring thought leaders that will inspire and challenge you. And cheer your faves when you view the virtually streamed Book & Media Awards, including the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction winners, with your peers.
Note: A select group of sessions presented in the LLX Studio will be included in the online LLX Digital Experience.
Meet the Authors! Ten incredible authors will be available in various publisher booths to meet and chat with you. Don't forget your favorite books for autographs and your phone for selfies!
Do you need a professional headshot for your resume or social media? The Headshot Café™ will provide complimentary headshot photos in the Headshot Booth (800). The photographer will be available Saturday – Monday.
Stop by the ALA Connect Lounge to discover the latest news and resources from across the association.
Connect with staff from the ALA Member Relations and Services team to find out how ALA Membership can help you improve library services for your community and enhance your career. Learn more.
See what's new in the ALA Store!
Be sure to visit the ALA Store in Booth 719 to shop the latest posters, bookmarks, and gifts for library lovers and readers including new 2023 National Library Week materials, vintage ALA READ® tees, and Read These Banned Books: A Journal and 52-Week Reading Challenge from the American Library Association. And shop early for the best selection of Youth Media Award seals!