SCBWI-IL PAL Cocktail Party at 2017 ALA

Date(s) - 06/23/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Labriola Ristorante and Cafe
535 Michigan Avenue - Chicago, IL 60611

PALs, you're invited to the 
SCBWI-IL Cocktail Party 
to celebrate the fun and festivities of the 
2017 American Library Association Conference
in Chicago this June!


Hob-nob with our guests—over 50 bloggers, librarians, teachers, industry insiders and local literary partners—to promote yourself and your books. Whether or not you're attending ALA, join your hosts—PAL Coordinator Sarah Aronson, ARA Sara Shacter and RAE Esther Hershenhorn—for this career-defining PAL event! 


Registration is open to current SCBWI PALs only.  If you've let your membership lapse, RENEW NOW!

FREE online registration will open Friday, June 2, 2017 at 12PM CST (noon) on this event page. Space is limited. Online registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis and is non-transferrable. No WALK-IN REGISTRATION June 23rd. Only registered PALs will be admitted to the party.

Within walking distance of the ALA Convention Center and public transportation on Michigan Avenue.  View map. Validated parking (discounted to $14 for up to 3 hours) available at PARK ONE Garage at NE corner of Grand and St. Claire. (Walk west to restaurant. Restaurant accessed from Grand via elevator or up the stairs onto the Michigan Ave. level.) 

Optional: Please consider bringing 2 copies of your latest PAL book.  One will be used for display, the other for our guest door prizes! 

Questions?: Sarah Aronson, SCBWI-IL PAL Coordinator

Please Note: Space is limited and may fill before the closing date. Registration is non-transferrable.  NO walk-in registration June 23rd.

June 02                 Registration opens on this page at noon CST

June 09                  Registration Closes at 11:30PM CST 

June 23                  Party with your PAL colleagues and SCBWI-IL guests!


Registration open to SCBWI PAL Members only RENEW TODAY.

Tips for Online Registration:

RENEW BEFORE registering.

DO NOT page backward during registration process.

If you have successfully registered, you will receive a registration confirmation AND the event will appear on your EVENT HISTORY page accessed from your MEMBER PROFILE home page. Only registered PALs will be admitted to the party.

Questions about your Online Registration?: Deborah Topolski ,Co-Regional Advisor