ALA Chapters

Chapter Relations Office

The Chapter Relations Office promotes a sense of identification between the national Association and the 57 ALA Chapters.

ALA and Chapters Partnership

The American Library Association and Chapters Partnership works because they help each other help each other!

Money Smart Week

A national initiative between ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) to provide financial literacy programming.


The American Library Association has affiliate relationships—a longtime partnership—with state library associations (Chapters) in all fifty States, the District of Columbia,Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and regional library associations in the Mountain Plains, New England, Pacific Northwest, and Southeastern regions. Chapters promote general library service and librarianship within its geographic area, provide geographic representation to the Council of the American Library Association, and cooperate in the promotion of general and joint enterprises with the American Library Association and other library groups. See CRO Answers, Chapter Answers, Chapter Councilor Answers, and Student Chapter Answers, or find them all at Find Your Answers.