ALA’s Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) curated this list for conference attendees who may be interested in sessions targeting equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). The sessions are grouped by session type with definitions to guide attendees through the selections. Please note that this information was curated by ODLOS specifically, there may be some flexibility in each session’s categorization and/or level of understanding.
Awards are sessions where an award or other recognition will be presented.
Social and Stonewall Adult Book Award Winners Announcements (Rainbow RT)
January 26, 2020 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Everyone is welcome at the Rainbow Round Table's ever-popular social! Join us for drinks, food, laughs—and the announcement of our Adult Stonewall Book Award winners!
ALA Youth Media Awards
January 27, 2020 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
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. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature and media.