Eva's Book Addiction and her Los Angeles Public library coworkers at a reception held for SLJ reviewers. It was better than putting a name to a face - it was meeting a woman whose mind, words and thoughts I have admired. I love it when the blogosphere and the real world mash up to bring us together.
2. Finding this Facebook post from Nancy McC, a colleague attending ALA "When I said "Why yes, there is a librarian festival," he replied "Librarians are cool...reading is fundamental!" Seriously. Probably 22, looked like Wilt Chamberlain, complete with girlfriend. I am so wanting to rename our conferences "Librarian Festivals"!!
3. Having a set of recommendations on creating more opportunities to participate virtually accepted by the ALSC board. The subcommittee I was involved in worked long and thoughtfully and wrestled with this and it was great to help create a roadmap for our path to that goal.