No, I didn't make it out to the Annual Conference for the California Library Association this year, even though it was right in my own backyard. I was sorely tempted, because it was hosted in Pasadena, but it fell squarely on Halloween.
I would have liked to have seen Judy Woodworth present her wonderful felt fingerpuppets again. And I would have loved to check out my colleague Michele Robinson's program on ways to spice up your storytimes. Also, Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum of Unshelved fame were there speaking. Interestingly, I saw a number of tours and special events offered this year. These didn't have so much appeal to me, because, after all, I live here, so I see a lot of The Getty Center, The Huntington and the movie studios on a regular basis. In the end, my plans for celebrating Halloween won out. Did anybody make it out to Pasadena for the conference? If so, how did it go?