Social Events

Exhibits Opening Reception
Wednesday, April 10, 5:45 - 7:30 p.m.

Visit the grand opening of the exhibits featuring more than 200 companies showcasing the latest in library products and services. This reception immediately follows the Opening Keynote Session.

First-time Orientation/ACRL 101
Wednesday, April 10, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Discover how to successfully navigate the conference, meet ACRL leaders, and learn how you can get involved in the association.

battledeckslogoBattle Decks! Imagine, Improvise, Inflict: Get Inspired or Die Trying
Wednesday, April 10, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Battle Decks is an event where speakers present PowerPoint presentations they have never seen before. Some people call it "PowerPoint karaoke."  It's fun for participants and audience members alike and helps hone your presentation skills. A few audience members will be asked to compete. Are you game?

Dinner with Colleagues
Thursday, April 11, 2013, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Join your colleagues at some of Indianapolis’ best restaurants. Everyone will be responsible for the cost of his or her own meal, and there will be several restaurants with a range of prices to choose from. Sign up for Dinner with Colleagues by Friday, April 5. Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All-Conference Reception
Friday, April 12, 2013     8:00 - 10:30 p.m.

Join your colleagues for delightful desserts and entertainment at the Indiana State Museum, just a few blocks from your conference hotel. Enjoy the gallaries of science, art, history and culture from Indiana and the world as well as the featured exhibits, The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family and Eternal James Dean.


Free conference enhancements to refresh your mind and body! Join your colleagues for a free yoga class (mats included) Friday at 6:30 a.m., enjoy a chair massage in the convention center, or simply rest in the conference lounge while you recharge your devices and your own batteries.
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