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2006 Quills Literacy Foundation, Quill Book Awards

New Orleans Library Donors Catch the Attention of the Stars

Big Cozy Books played a part in the New Orleans library renovation, donating a set of giant, upholstered book-themed furniture. "We were honored to help provide a soft place for this recovering community to land," said owner Erik Olofson, "and we're proud to be part of the effort to inspire a love of reading and ensure access to literature in all communities."
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East Bay Living, Magazine

Do You Have a Soft Spot for Reading?

What is your favorite early morning reading memory? A cozy lap and special voices for each Dr. Seuess character? Reading straight through Charlotte's Web on a comfy couch? These early reading experiences set the foundation for a love of books that fosters success in school and beyond.
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"Big Cozy Books provide the ultimate
place to curl up on a good book."

The Portola Reporter

Library has soft spot for readers.

The Portola Library's children's reading room has a comfortable new couch donated in memory by a family of an avid reader.
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"The new couch makes for a comfortable
reading place for children"

Contra Costa Times

Curl Up - On a Good Book

Kids at Pleasanton Public Library are stomping on their new books. They're climbing over them and jumping off them too.
That's the idea behind the books in "storyland,' the new hangout in the children section.
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"The children's section at the Pleasanton Library is the first
beneficary of the inspiration of Lindsey Olofson, and her Dad."
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Future Shows

2014

Public Library Association (PLA)
March 11-15, 2014
Indianapolis, Indiana


American Library Association (ALA)
June 26-July 1, 2014
Chicago, Illinois


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Past Shows

  • 2013
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Chicago, Illinois
  • 2012
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Anaheim, California
  • CA Library Association (CLA)
    San Jose, California
  • Public Library Association (PLA)
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 2011
  • American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • CA Library Association & CA School Library Association (CLA/CSLA)
    Pasadena, California
  • Texas Library Association (TLA)
    Austin, Texas
  • Utah Library Association (ULA)
    Layton, Utah
  • 2010
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Washington, DC
  • CA Library Association &
    CA School Library Association (CLA/CSLA)
    Sacramento, California
  • Public Library Association Conference (PLA)
    Portland, Oregon
  • 2008
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Anaheim, California
  • BookExpo America (BEA)
    Los Angeles, California
  • California Library Association (CLA)
    San Jose, California
  • Public Library Association Conference (PLA)
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 2007
  • American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
    Reno, Nevada
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Seattle, Washington
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Washington, DC
  • BookExpo America (BEA)
    New York City, New York
  • California Library Assoication (CLA)
    Long Beach, California
  • Indiana Library Federation
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • NJLA Conference (NJLA)
    Long Branch, New Jersey
  • New Mexico Library Association (NMLA)
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Oklahoma Library Association Conference (OLA)
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Ontario Library Association
    Ontario, Canada
  • Texas Library Association (TLA)
    San Antonio, Texas
  • Virginia Library Association (VLA)
    Hot Springs, Virginia
  • 2006
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    San Antonio, Texas
  • California Library Association (CLA)
    Sacramento, California
  • Public Library Association Conference (PLA)
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2005
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Chicago, Illinois
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    San Antonio, Texas
  • BookExpo America 2005
    New York City, New York
  • Books By the Bay
    San Francisco, California
  • California Library Association (CLA)
    Pasadena, California
  • Indiana Library Federation
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (NCIBA)
    Oakland, California
  • Texas Library Association (TLA)
    Austin, Texas
  • 2004
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    San Diego, California
  • California Library Association (CLA)
    San Jose, California
  • International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
    Orlando, Florida
  • Public Library Association (PLA)
    Seattle, Washington
  • 2003
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Toronto, Ontario
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • California Library Association (CLA)
    Ontario,California
  • California Library Association (CLA)
    Sacramento, California
  • California School Library Association (CSLA)
    Ontario, California
  • Texas Library Association (TLA)
    Houston, Texas
  • 2002
  • California School Boards Association (CSBA)
    San Francisco, California
  • California School Library Association (CSLA)
    Sacramento, California
  • Public Library Association (PLA)
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • 2001
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    San Francisco, California
  • 2000
  • California Library Association (CLA)
    California School Library Association
    Santa Clara, California
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