The ALA Free Pass Program is officially open!
If you are involved with Spanish books acquisitions and have a budget to buy books, the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) is the place to visit. Enjoy the finest selection of books and preserve the cultural traditions for your Spanish speaking readers. You can find more than 300,000 titles for children, academics, young adults and more.
This special program developed by FIL Guadalajara and the American Library Association is directed to all members of ALA. You will meet colleagues from different libraries around the world and share experiences during the Annual Gala Dinner, sponsored by publishing houses and distributors. You will also share the exhibition floor with more than 20,000 professionals of the publishing industry.
Register now and obtain the following benefits:
- Three nights of lodging for free, three continental breakfasts (six nights if you share with another ALA member)
- Free registration (a badge to enter the fair)
- $100 USD airfare reimbursement (courtesy of ALA)
- Publication of data in the Professionals catalog
- Access to services in the Business Center for professionals
- Additional $100 USD or $1900 Mexican Pesos of airfare support for the first 100 librarians that have been accepted in the ALA Free Pass Program and have purchased their ticket before October 2nd, among a dozen other benefits.