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Promotions & Events ALA Midwinter in the City of Brotherly Library Love

While historically known as the city of brotherly love, we plan to proclaim Philadelphia “the city of library love” later this month. Leaders in the library field from all over the world will gather together beginning January 24th to celebrate storytelling and literature.

Visit us in Random House/Books on Tape booth #831 to find award-winning adult & children’s audiobook titles, enter our raffle, and pick up plenty of free goodies from galleys and our *NEW* CD post-it pads, to posters, our popular buttons, and more!

A sneak peek at just some of our giveaways:
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Read on to see what not-to-be-missed events and signings are in store for attendees.

LISTENING LIBRARY AUDIOBOOK BUZZ
WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 4:15pm to 4:45pm
WHERE: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Exhibit Hall – Book Buzz Theater
WHO: Rebecca Waugh (Executive Editor, Acquisitions), Dan Zitt (VP, Content Production), and Jodie Cohen (Sr. Marketing Manager)
WHAT: Join this terrific trio from our Listening Library team as they talk about the art of audio, top spring titles, and get the scoop on what our producers can’t wait for you to hear…plus, attendees receive a FREE audiobook!
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LIBRARYREADS: collaborative discovery for librarians & patrons
WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 11:30am to 12:30pm
WHERE: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 114 Lecture Hall
WHAT: Hundreds of librarians vote their top monthly book pics in this new national exciting library campaign. Learn how to vote and promote LibraryReads monthly picks with your patrons with displays, materials, and events. Free ARCs will be handed out courtesy of LibraryReads publishing partners.

BOT_LL-Early-Word-BOT siteAnd don’t forget that LibraryReads also make great listens! Click here to enter our contest to WIN a collection of LibraryReads audiobooks now through January 31, 2014.

AUTHOR SIGNING
WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
WHERE: Random House Booth #831
WHO:Jennifer McMahon, author of THE WINTER PEOPLE: A Novel Hear a clip of the audiobook:
See Random House Library’s full line-up of author events to help you “Keep Calm and READ ON” by clicking here.

BOOK & MEDIA AWARDS CEREMONY & RECEPTION (RUSA)
WHEN: Sunday, January 26, 5:00pm to 6:30pm
WHERE: Sheraton, Liberty Ballroom A
WHAT: RUSA (Reference and User Services Association) unveils the winners of the The Reading List, Notable Books, Listen List, and more. Track the announcements on Twitter with the hashtag #literarytastes.

YOUTH MEDIA AWARDS
WHEN: Monday, January 27, 8:00am to 9:00am
WHERE: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR A
WHAT: Drumroll please…The event includes the announcement of the prestigious Odyssey Award Winners for outstanding audiobooks, as well as the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and more winners. Click here to see our Mock Newbery Picks.

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