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Books on Film: Michelle Obama at ALA Annual

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You know how First Lady Michelle Obama was the opening speaker for ALA Annual in New Orleans? You know how if you were there, it was great, but if you weren’t you were bummed?

Bum no more.

The whole (wonderful) conversation between Michelle Obama and Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden is available now for your viewing pleasure.

I was in attendance, but it was fun to watch it again.

(Skip to the 20 minute mark if you want to get right into it)

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Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. it is nice

  2. Ha! I skipped to the 20-minute mark in real life! (My flight was delayed.) I was *so* happy that she started speaking so much after the announced start time! I got to hear the whole thing, only from way in back.