Kara O'Keefe Manager, Membership Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Public Library Association (PLA) is pleased to announce Arianna Huffington, the chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and author of 14 books, as an Adult Author Lunch Speaker at the PLA
07/14/2015 - 15:21
Kara O'Keefe Manager, Marketing and Membership email@example.com CHICAGO — Spanish speakers will now have access to digital literacy training resources thanks to recent efforts by the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association. PLA announced today that all
03/07/2017 - 13:34
Kara O'Keefe Manager, Membership Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) is proud to help launch the Every Kid in a Park program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the
09/03/2015 - 15:56
Kara O'Keefe Manager, Membership Marketing email@example.com CHICAGO — Housing and registration for the Public Library Association’s 2016 Conference, April 5-9 in Denver, are now open. For complete details, visit placonference.org. The PLA 2016 schedule is packed with extraordinary education,
01/26/2016 - 16:21
Laurence Deutsch Manager, Communications firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — DigitalLearn.org, the Public Library Association’s (PLA) website designed to help consumers increase their digital literacy skills, now includes a robust suite of resources and tools for library staff and other educators to use
11/09/2017 - 15:41
Laurence Deutsch Manager, Communications email@example.com CHICAGO — It’s official. Registration and housing are now open for PLA’s 2018 Conference! Offered biennially, the PLA Conference is the premier event for public libraries, drawing thousands of librarians, library support staff, trustees,
09/26/2017 - 15:23
Kara O'Keefe Manager, Membership Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) is excited to partner with the Harvard Family Research Project on a new initiative to help public libraries identify successful family engagement strategies and implement them to help
02/05/2016 - 10:08
Laurence Deutsch Manager, Communications email@example.com CHICAGO-- Today the Public Library Association (PLA) announced the libraries in its 2018 Inclusive Internship Initiative (III) cohort. Last summer, PLA piloted this first-of-its-kind internship program designed to present librarianship as a
06/19/2018 - 14:53
Laurence Deutsch Manager, Communications firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Six outstanding writers are being recognized for their entries in the Public Library Association’s (PLA) National Short Fiction Contest. This fall, more than 600 writers across the U.S. entered the contest by submitting short
12/12/2018 - 14:43
Members Get It… Do You? Public Library Association members enjoy a myriad of benefits that keep them in the know about the latest library trends and topics. Chief among those benefits is a subscription to Public LIbraries, the only ALA magazine devoted ex ...
SHOFMANN - 05/21/2019 - 16:12 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Save 50% on Public Libraries Magazine for Your Trustees! † Keeping your trustees current on today’s library trends and issues is vital, but it also can be challenging. The Public Library Association wants to help. For a limited time, May 21–July 3, 2019, ...
SHOFMANN - 05/21/2019 - 15:26 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Thursday, 7/11/2019 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) With public libraries increasingly eliminating fines as a means of reducing barriers to library access, Milwaukee Public Librar ...
SHOFMANN - 06/13/2019 - 14:52 - Public Library Association (PLA)
In a time marked by uncertainty, the public library is in an extraordinary position as one of society’s most trusted institutions. Public libraries can leverage that trust to be at the forefront of voter education as we head into what will be one of the m ...
SHOFMANN - 06/05/2019 - 09:29 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Public libraries are critical to their community’s health, serving as a go-to resource for individuals to access current and reliable health information. Public library staff have a deep understanding of the unique needs of their communities and the value ...
SHOFMANN - 05/30/2019 - 09:25 - Public Library Association (PLA)
PLA’s Professional Development Theory of Change is a guide library professionals can use to chart their own path toward becoming data-driven leaders, community advocates, stewards of the public library and its values, and networked innovators. The Theory ...
SHOFMANN - 06/18/2019 - 11:23 - Public Library Association (PLA)
A two-part series Each on-demand webinar in this two-part series is available separately, or purchase access to the series at a discount. You've heard of IQ and EQ, but what about CQ? Cultural Intelligence (CQ) refers to our ability to function effec ...
SHOFMANN - 06/17/2019 - 11:41 - Public Library Association (PLA)
As part of its ongoing work to support the public library’s role in creating healthy communities, PLA is taking steps to increase consumer education around health insurance and information. How can your library help? This free on-demand webinar helps publ ...
SHOFMANN - 05/14/2019 - 10:40 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Expanding access to technology and digital skills training for rural communities About DigitalLead The Public Library Association (PLA) and Microsoft Corp. will increase digital skills programming and access to technology in rural communities. Through $40 ...
SHOFMANN - 06/07/2019 - 12:35 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Improve the quality of out-of-school time or after-school programs at the point of service—the place where the youth and staff come together. Through a series of trainings and assessment tools from the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, Ho ...
SHOFMANN - 05/03/2019 - 12:41 - Public Library Association (PLA)