According to Andrew Albanese in Publishers Weekly, “The American Library Association held its first in-person annual conference since 2019 in Washington, D.C., beginning on June 23, and with today and tomorrow still to come, the show’s return is getting solid reviews.
“As of this morning, ALA officials say preliminary attendance figures stand at just under 14,000. And while that figure is significantly lower than the 21,460 who attended the last annual conference (also in Washington D.C.) attendance was seen as more than respectable for the association’s first major in-person event since Covid-19 forced the show to go virtual-only...”
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