Public Programming Electronic Discussion Lists

The ALA Public Programs Office's electronic discussion lists are an easy way to connect with the Public Programs Office and other library professionals. Subscribers post announcements, share news and related library programming, and solicit professional advice from fellow librarians. Receive individual emails or a digest of list highlights.

Public Programs Forum

Join the Public Programs Forum to get updates on new grant opportunities from the Public Programs Office and to discuss all aspects of library programming with your colleagues.

 

To subscribe:

  • Send an email to sympa@lists.ala.org
  • In the body of the email, type the following (italics not necessary): subscribe pubprgms@lists.ala.org
  • Leave the subject line blank (or add one – it won’t affect anything).
  • You should receive a confirmation email shortly.

To unsubscribe:

  • Send an email to sympa@lists.ala.org
  • In the body of the email, type the following (italics not necessary): unsubscribe pubprgms@lists.ala.org
  • Leave the subject line blank (or add one – it won’t affect anything).
  • You should receive a confirmation email shortly. 

 

NOTE: If your email contains a signature, you may get an error response stating that some of the commands could not be completed, but you will still be added to the list. To avoid this, delete your email signature before sending.

 

For technical support, contact ALA Public Programs Office staff at publicprograms@ala.org

 

 

PPO Grants

Be the first to hear about new grant opportunities for your public, academic, school or special library from the Public Programs Office by joining the PPO Grants mailing list.

To subscribe:

  • Send an email to sympa@lists.ala.org
  • In the body of the email, type the following (italics not necessary): subscribe ppogrants@lists.ala.org
  • Leave the subject line blank (or add one – it won’t affect anything).
  • You should receive a confirmation email shortly.

To unsubscribe:

  • Send an email to sympa@lists.ala.org
  • In the body of the email, type the following (italics not necessary): unsubscribe ppogrants@lists.ala.org
  • Leave the subject line blank (or add one – it won’t affect anything).
  • You should receive a confirmation email shortly.

NOTE: If your email contains a signature, you may get an error response stating that some of the commands could not be completed, but you will still be added to the list. To avoid this, delete your email signature before sending.

 

For technical support, contact ALA Public Programs Office staff at publicprograms@ala.org.

 

 

Community Engagement Forum

 

Connect with other library professionals interested in community engagement, dialogue and deliberation by joining the Community Engagement Forum.

 

To subscribe:

  • Send an email to sympa@lists.ala.org
  • In the body of the email, type the following (italics not necessary): subscribe communityengagement@lists.ala.org
  • Leave the subject line blank (or add one – it won’t affect anything).
  • You should receive a confirmation email shortly.

To unsubscribe:

  • Send an email to sympa@lists.ala.org
  • In the body of the email, type the following (italics not necessary): unsubscribe communityengagement@lists.ala.org
  • Leave the subject line blank (or add one – it won’t affect anything).
  • You should receive a confirmation email shortly.

NOTE: If your email contains a signature, you may get an error response stating that some of the commands could not be completed, but you will still be added to the list. To avoid this, delete your email signature before sending.

 

For technical support, contact ALA Public Programs Office staff at publicprograms@ala.org