Day 2 – #alamw18

10 Feb

I accomplished my goal of getting my badge before my 8 a.m. meeting. Here is the sign that greeted me outside the door of our room

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Because our deliberations are secret, our doors were locked, we could exit, but had to knock to get back in.

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And yes, there really is a locked trunk of books.

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We met from 8-noon, then took an hour lunch break. We met again from 1-5, when we took a dinner break. I went over to the exhibit hall,but, after concentrating all day, it was too much. I saw a few friends, then took a little downtime in my room. We met for our third session of the day from 7-9.

Exhausted, I went back to my room.

Overall, it was a great day. Even though we are discussing nonfiction books, we laughed a lot!  Though maybe not as much as the Geisel committee. They are meeting in a room between our room and the women’s restroom. Every time I walk past their locked door, I hear laughter!

 

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One Response to “Day 2 – #alamw18”

  1. Becky Shillington February 10, 2018 at 6:32 am #

    It is so much fun to hear “behind the scenes” stuff like this! Have fun at ALA!

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