About AASL

Affiliate Assembly
An AASL affiliated organization is a school librarian association that has completed the AASL affiliation process. The Affiliate Assembly is the bi-yearly gathering of appointed Delegates from these affiliated organizations and is led by the Affiliate Assembly Executive Committee.

Board of Directors
Directory of the current AASL Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Committees, Editorial Boards, and Task Forces
A current directory of working groups established by the AASL Board of Directors to complete the work of the association.

Community in AASL
To build a sense of community within AASL, various opportunities for social and professional networking are offered.

Friends of AASL
The Friends of AASL program ensures excellence in service to the profession and supports future growth and viability. Program funds provide additional financial support for AASL programs and initiatives which enhance the association's mission and goals and also reach above and beyond traditional membership services as guided by AASL's strategic plan and Learning4Life.

Governing Documents
The statements and principles that guide the work of the association.


AASL maintains three member sections that represent a special field of activity within the school library profession.

Special Interest Groups
Any group of ten or more AASL members interested in discussing a common concern which falls within the purpose of the AASL, but which is not the responsibility of an AASL section or committee, can form an interest group upon written petition from the group and approval by the AASL Board of Directors. Membership in an interest group is complimentary to all AASL members who are interested in the concerns of that group.

Vendor Opportunities
AASL has several ways vendors can work with AASL to ensure excellence in its programs and services and to support growth as our profession meets the challenges of the 21st century.