Baker and Taylor
For Pawsitive Change
For Pawsitive Change
Visit your

ALA Campaign Headquarters

from June 21-24, 2019

Booth #2333
Believers in Books, Leaders in Literacy
Believers in Books, Leaders in Literacy

Booth Events

We want YOU to stop by for these exciting opportunities!

Pop Up Library
Pop Up Library
Get it popping with fresh popcorn and learn more about Pop Up Library and other initiatives!
Photobooth Props
Memorialize your time with a picture from our photobooth.
Coffee Bar
Rally behind a hot cup of coffee to keep your day going strong.
Baker & Taylor Mascots
Cat Mascot Photos
Baker and Taylor are hitting the campaign trail at ALA! Come shake hands, take a picture and show your support!

Children Reading
Kirkus Collections
Diverse books that provide a more inclusive, personal and ideally profound reading experience for audiences of all ages. Stop by to talk with a Kirkus representative!

Demos and Presentations
Come by and learn more about services while trying out some of our products.

Excited to meet up and learn more? Let us know you're coming and what topics you'd like to cover.

Let's Meet

Networking Events

Rally around these opportunities to gain new insights.

Driving Community Impact with Data, Digital and Determination
Tablet with charts and graphs

Saturday June 22

10 a.m.

Network with public library directors, decision-makers and staff, while learning about the impact of data, digital resources and what sparks the drive and determination of staff to create positive collections and spaces for the community.

The Evolving Role of Libraries in Today’s Skills Economy
Person using a computer in a library

Saturday June 22

12 p.m.

Network with library leaders and learn about the evolving role of libraries in the upskilling of local communities.

Author Signings

Meet some of the minds behind your favorite works.

Abner & Ian Get Right-Side Up book jacket

Dave Eggers

Abner & Ian Get Right-Side Up

Saturday, June 22
10-11 a.m.

A Big Mooncake for Little Star book jacket

Grace Lin

A Big Mooncake for Little Star

Saturday, June 22
1-2 p.m.

Attracting Birds, Butterflies & Other Backyard Wildlife book jacket

David Mizejewski

Attracting Birds, Butterflies & Other Backyard Wildlife, Expanded Second Edition

Saturday, June 22
2-2:30 p.m.

Bigfoot Goes on Great Adventures book jacket

D.L. Miller

Bigfoot Goes on Great Adventures

Saturday, June 22
2:30-3:00 p.m.

Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World book jacket

Ashley Herring Blake

Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World

Monday, June 24
9:30-10 a.m.

Bear Came Along book jacket

LeUyen Pham

Bear Came Along

Monday, June 24
10-10:30 a.m.

Hello Lighthouse book jacket

Sophie Blackall

Hello Lighthouse

Monday, June 24
10:30-11:30 a.m.


Grab a fan! Wave your flag! We've got fun freebies to celebrate the occasion!

Device Stickers
Device Stickers
Stick them on a tablet or laptop and show your favorite book-loving felines!
Stuffed Baker and Taylor
Stuffed Cats
Don't miss your chance to receive a one-of-a-kind commemorative Baker or Taylor stuffed cat!
Fans, Flags and Pins
Flags, Fans and More!
Shine with a light-up pin, wave a flag to support and stay cool with our campaign fan!
Award Sponsorships
We are passionate about supporting libraries and the leaders who help shape reading and literacy in their communities. We are proud to sponsor awards that recognize librarian achievements. We salute the 2019 winners.

YALSA/Baker & Taylor Conference Grant

2019 Winners- Shira Pilarski (Farmington Community Library, Michigan) and Jill Slay (Putnam City West High School, Oklahoma)

YALSA/Baker & Taylor Collection Development Grant

2019 Winner- Elise Martinez (Zion-Benton Public Library, Illinois)

Public Library Association Awards

Allie Beth Marth Award

2019 Winner- Sondra Eklund (Fairfax Regional Library, Virginia)

Baker & Taylor Entertainment Audio Music/Video Product Award

2019 Winner- Ivan O. Davis (Liberty Library, Maine)

Charlie Robinson Award

2019 Winner- Clyde Scoles (Toledo Lucas County Public Library, Ohio)