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About LLX

Education


LibLearnX will offer innovative session design concepts on the program to help you learn, network, and find solutions. Participants can expect a combination of different formats geared toward higher-level education conversation, hands-on interaction, and trend-scanning information. 

Ideas Xchange

Focused, peer-to-peer conversations on the topics that matter most to the library community.

Learning Labs 

Action-based instruction that delves into specific methods, approaches, and opportunities. 

ShopTalk 

Bite-sized, focused presentations with a goal of conveying a specific topic, idea, and includes key tangible takeaways

Accelerators 

A learning experience and reflection that may take place outside of traditional classroom settings. 

LLX Marketplace: Exhibits and Ideas Xchange


An engagement proving ground, designed for creative collaboration and interactive learning within an exhibit space. Prepare for meaningful education and networking with exhibitors that provide the newest titles, engaging authors, leading technology, and core services. Explore the LLX Marketplace to develop new connections, strengthen existing relationships, and participate in workshops and activations. You will be sure to walk away with resources, practical knowledge, and inspiration! 

Special Features


ALA Gives Back 

A special opportunity service initiative to give back to the local community. This is a rewarding enhancement to any conference experience. Look for more information soon.

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Book & Media Awards 

Annually, the year’s best in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, audiobook narration, reference materials and more, are hand-picked by our expert selection committees that work closely with adult readers. Their tireless efforts narrow down hundreds of finalists to curate the highly regarded “Best of” lists used by librarians, publishers, and booksellers nationwide. 

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The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction recognizes the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year and serves as a guide to help adults select quality reading material. These annual awards reflect the expert judgment and insight of library professionals who work closely with adult readers. 

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I Love My Librarian Awards 

Each year, the I Love My Librarian Award invites library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten librarians are selected in recognition of their outstanding public service. 

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LLX Studio+

A virtual presentation model will give speakers the opportunity to present virtually without the limitation of space, time, or location. This offers a hybrid learning experience for in-person attendees and allows for a cohesive learning experience for virtual registrants.

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Youth Media Awards 

Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials for youth. 

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LibLearnX is a must-attend learning experience designed for library professionals.