1997 Annual Program - Schedule of Events

CALA 1997 Annual Conference Program

Board Meeting 1
Friday (June 27) 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Marriott - Golden Gate C2

Annual Program
Saturday (June 28) 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Building the Future : Library Youth Services in Asia & U.S. - A Panel Presentation
Westin St. Francis - California E

Janet S. Wong
Children's Author, Poet
Medina, Washington
Children's Poetry Across Cultures: Working with Children, Teachers, Librarians in Singapore and the U.S.
Sieu-Mei Cheng
professor of Library Science
Information Systems & Administrative Services
National Taiwan University
Children Services in Taiwan
Susan W. Denniston
Administrative Librarian
Sunnyvale Public Library, California
Public Libraries: Reaching Out to Kids
David Kakishiba
Executive Director
East Bay Asian Youth Center
Berkeley, California
Information Needs of Asian American Youth

General Membership Meeting
Saturday (June 28) 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Westin St. Francis - California E

Annual Award Banquet
Saturday (June 28) 7:00 or 10:00 p.m.
Royal Jade Seafood Restaurant
675 Jackson Street, San Francisco

Chinatown Walking Tour
Sunday (June 29) 10:00 a.m.
(a possible second tour at 1:00 p.m.)
Start at the Chinatown Dragon Gate (On Grant Avenue and Bush Street)

Board Meeting 2
Sunday (June 29) 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Pan Pacific Hotel - Olympic Ballroom C

AsianWeek Reception
Sunday (June 29) 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Borders Bookstore on Union Square (400 Post Street)

CALA 1997 Annual Conference Hotel Accommodation
Our local arrangement committee has located a hotel for CALA members at discount rate. The hotel is located at the heart of SF Chinatown and within walking distance of the Convention Center. Hotel rooms are quite busy during summer months in SF, the local arrangement committee members urge you to book your hotel room ASAP. Please book your room directly and mention CALA to get the discount rate.

Hotel: Royal Pacific Motor Inn
Address: 661 Broadway Street (between Kearny and Stockton St.)
Date: June 26 - July 3, 1997
Rate: $72 plus tax =$82.06 per night for single or 2-3 persons
Reservation: 1-800-545-5574