[kids-lib] LJ/SLJ's Virtual LibraryCon Live on 11/7

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Wed Oct 31 14:35:26 PDT 2018

Please pardon the cross-posting.

“Join Library Journal and School Library Journal for our second annual LibraryCon Live! We're excited to offer a day-long celebration of fandom-beloved stories and characters, from mind-bending speculative fiction to innovative comics and graphic novels. You'll also learn from librarians and industry insiders on how to plan and host your own Comic Con-style event… LibraryCon Live! is a free, completely virtual conference—no traveling and no cost!”

Can’t make it on 11/7 but want to? Register, and you’ll receive access to archived sessions for 3 months.

Program, speakers, and registration: https://www.slj.com/?event=librarycon


Jen Maurer, MLS
School Library Consultant
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From: Library Journal Events
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:54 AM
To: Jennifer Maurer
Subject: LibraryCon Live! >> Join us on November 7.

Join us for free at our day-long celebration of fandom-beloved stories and characters!
Click here<http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/ct/10574/s-1c1d-1810/Bct/l-0a57/l-0a57:87c/ct0_0/1?sid=TV2%3A1fE5GhfGA> to register for the second annual LibraryCon Live! virtual conference
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LibraryCon Live!
<http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/ct/10574/s-1c1d-1810/Bct/l-0a57/l-0a57:87c/ct2_0/1?sid=TV2%3A1fE5GhfGA>FREE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET

[Your chance to win an Oculus Rift for your school or library! Join us at LibraryCon Live!]<http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/ct/10574/s-1c1d-1810/Bct/l-0a57/l-0a57:87c/ct0_1/1?sid=TV2%3A1fE5GhfGA>

We're just one week away from our second annual LibraryCon Live!<http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/ct/10574/s-1c1d-1810/Bct/l-0a57/l-0a57:87c/ct2_1/1?sid=TV2%3A1fE5GhfGA> free virtual conference. Register now<http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/ct/10574/s-1c1d-1810/Bct/l-0a57/l-0a57:87c/ct0_2/1?sid=TV2%3A1fE5GhfGA> to join Library Journal and School Library Journal for this day-long celebration of beloved authors of fandom stories and characters, from pulse-pounding sci-fi horror to innovative reboots of classic series to mind-bending speculative fiction across formats. You'll also learn from librarians and industry insiders on how to plan and host your own Comic Con-style event.
This year's exciting agenda at-a-glance
Opening Keynote
Victor LaValle, Destroyer (BOOM! Studios)
Mahnaz Dar, Reference and Professional Reading Editor, Library Journal & School Library Journal
Panel: Women Creators in the Lead
Karen Berger, Editor, Berger Books (Dark Horse)
Gwenda Bond, Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds (Del Rey)
Amy Chu, Summit (Lion Forge)
Dana Simpson, Phoebe and Her Unicorn (Andrews McMeel)
Sam Maggs, Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History; Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy; Editor, The Mary Sue (Quirk Books)
Lunch Keynote
Mariko Tamaki, Supergirl: Being Super and Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass (DC Comics, Abrams)
Shelley Diaz, Reviews Manager, School Library Journal
Panel: Hosting Your Own Comic Con-style Event
Rachel Gagnon, Teen Services Librarian, Haverhill Public Library (MA)
Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Servies Supervisor, Ridgewood Public Library (NJ)
Justin Portelli, Supervising Library Assistant/Technology Supervisor, Fair Lawn Public Library (NJ)
Brian Hibbs, Store Owner, Comix Experience (Lion Forge)
Panel: Children's and YA
Greg Neri, Grand Theft Horse (Lee & Low)
Chad Sell, Cardboard Kingdom (Random House Children's Books)
Tui Sutherland, Wings of Fire (Scholastic)
Mark Tatulli, Short & Skinny (Little, Brown)
Mahnaz Dar
Panel: Fan Faves
Jo Whittemore, Supergirl: Age of Atlantis (Abrams)
Jeremy Whitley, Princeless (Diamond)
F.C. Yee, The Rise of Kyoshi (Abrams)
Closing Keynote
Margie Stohl, The Life of Captain Marvel (Marvel)
Kiera Parrott, Reviews Director, Library Journal & School Library Journal



[Penguin Random House]



[Andrews McMeel]

[BOOM! Studios]

[Dark Horse Comics]

[DC Comics]

[First Second]

[Image Comics]

[Junior Library Guild]

[Lee & Low Books]

[Lion Forge]

[Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]

[Macmillan Children's]


[Penguin Young Readers]

[Random House Children's Books]


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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Register Now<http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/ct/10574/s-1c1d-1810/Bct/l-0a57/l-0a57:87c/ct0_5/1?sid=TV2%3A1fE5GhfGA>

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