Platinum Sponsor:

Even in a new world of reading, some things never change: the delight of a compelling story, the joy of discovering new facts and Capstone‘s enduring commitment to create content that meets the needs of every reader. It is an exciting time to stand with you at the forefront of library innovation. New formats and technologies will engage readers of all abilities and support your students’ multitude of learning needs. Print, digital or yet-to-be imagined technology, Capstone is ready to leap with you into the new world of reading while carrying forward reading’s essential importance of developing knowledge, satisfying curiosity and inspiring imaginations.

Gold Sponsor:

FollettLearning happens everywhere, and everyone plays a part in helping students succeed. Follett is your partner in education, providing a unique combination of educational content and creative yet practical solutions that help you do more with less, meet rigorous standards and prepare students for future success. Follett offers books, reference materials, digital resources, eBooks, audiovisual materials and pre-owned textbooks. We are a leading provider of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets. We provide tools for tracking, storing and analyzing academic data. And we offer digital learning environment tools for the classroom, inspiring collaboration and focusing on student achievement.

Silver Sponsors:

ABDOABDO has been a leader in children’s educational publishing for libraries and schools since 1985, providing high quality nonfiction and fiction titles for children and young adults in grades PreK–12. ABDO titles are available in reinforced library bindings as well as digital products, including multi-use hosted, and offline eBooks, Read-to-Me eBooks, and Databases. Company divisions include Abdo Publishing, Magic Wagon, Spotlight, Abdo Kids, and Abdo Digital.

DiamondDiamond Book Distributors (DBD) is a division of Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., and is dedicated to making a wide selection of graphic novels and other pop culture merchandise available globally to bookstores, libraries, schools, online retailers, mass merchants and others. DBD is the home to a number of world class publishers including IDW Publishing, publisher of March, Locke & Key, My Little Pony, G.I. Joe and Transformers; Image Comics, publisher The Walking Dead, Saga and Paper Girls; Oni Press, Top Shelf Productions, and many others. For more information, visit Diamond Books on the web at

Gale CengageGale, part of Cengage Learning, is a global provider of research resources for libraries and businesses for more than 60 years. Gale is passionate about supporting the continued innovation and evolution of libraries by providing the content, tools, and services libraries need to promote information discovery, enable learning, and support economic, cultural, and intellectual growth in their communities. For more information, visit

Junior Library GuildJunior Library Guild is a collection development service used by school, public and academic librarians to help children read more and read better. Librarians have their choice of over 70 different categories to aid in building a premier collection of titles kids will love to read.

LernerLerner Publishing Group creates high-quality fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent children’s book publishers with thirteen imprints and divisions. For more information, visit or call 800-328-4929. Contact: Jill Braithwaite, Group Marketing Director, 612-332-3344,

littleBitslittleBits is on a mission to empower everyone to create inventions, large and small, with our platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. Students engage in powerful STEM/STEAM learning by creating solutions to real-world problems.

MackinFor 30 years, Mackin Educational Resources has provided library and classroom materials for grades K-12. Known the world over for exemplary service and a stringent attention to detail, Mackin has access to more than 18,000 publishers and a collection of close to 3 million printed titles. Additionally, Mackin features a robust selection of close to 200,000 eBook titles and databases, as well as audio books and video resources available through their state-of-the-art eResource management system, MackinVIA. For more information, visit or call 800-245-9540.

RosenRosen Digital offers award-winning eBooks, Interactive eBooks, and online databases that support the Common Core, as well as digital citizenship, financial literacy, health & wellness, STEM, language arts, and social studies. All Rosen Digital resources are IOS, Android, and Chromebook compatible and include built-in accessibility features to ensure all learners succeed. Ignite curiosity in learners at Contact us by emailing Miriam Gilbert at

TLCThe Library Corporation is a GSA-certified company that has operated continuously and under the same ownership since 1974, providing services to more than 4,500 school, public, and special libraries worldwide. TLC’s automation and cataloging products include Library•Solution® for Schools, CARL•X™, LS2 PAC, LS2 Kids, LS2 Staff, eBiblioFile, ITS•MARC®, and RDAExpress™ – all backed by unparalleled customer support. Additionally, TLC is the library marketplace’s exclusive provider of the SocialFlow media management service, which optimizes a library’s social media posts to boost community interactions. Learn more at or by calling 1.800.325.7759.


October 15-16, 2016
Pre Conference Events, October 14

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Group rate: $209 USD per night
Book Online
Group name: School Library Journal Summit
Rate Expires: September 22, 2016