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
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SHOFMANN - 07/30/2019 - 08:59 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Please take a few minutes to provide your feedback and let us know if, as a result of using A Public Library Guide for Open Enrollment of the Affordable Care Act 2020 … 1. You learned something that is helpful * Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Agree St ...
SHOFMANN - 07/10/2019 - 16:27 - Public Library Association (PLA)
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LFLANNERY - 07/10/2019 - 19:07 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Public libraries need more data and evidence to demonstrate their value to their communities, but collecting the data is only half the battle. How do you communicate it? How do you use it to make strategic decisions? Data visualization can help libraries ...
SHOFMANN - 08/16/2019 - 09:31 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Offering a hotspot lending program at your library offers endless opportunities for your patrons, especially those that lack broadband connectivity at home. This free on-demand webinar offers public library staff tools and resources for how and why to sta ...
SHOFMANN - 07/31/2019 - 15:23 - Public Library Association (PLA)
In conjunction with Palo Alto City Library, Multnomah County Library, and Jacksonville Public Library, this workshop will be offered three times in 2019: November 8, 2019 Mitchell Park Community Center Palo Alto City Library Palo Alto, CA November 22, 201 ...
SHOFMANN - 08/22/2019 - 11:43 - Public Library Association (PLA)
In 2011, the American Library Association formed the Digital Content & Libraries Working Group, undertaking a coordinated effort across the library field (including Public Library Association member leaders) to advocate for access to ebooks for librar ...
SHOFMANN - 08/20/2019 - 13:07 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Meet Amita Lonial, Director-at-Large I am currently the assistant library director for Tacoma (WA) Public Library. I’ve spent about ten years working in public libraries. Prior to becoming a librarian, I spent eight years in the non-profit sector organizi ...
SHOFMANN - 08/15/2019 - 10:26 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Advocacy Advocacy, the process of acting on behalf of the public library to increase public funds and ensure that it has the resources needed to be up to date, is critical to the success of libraries. Through tools, training, and education, PLA is committ ...
SHOFMANN - 08/20/2019 - 13:09 - Public Library Association (PLA)
Meet Clara N. Bohrer, Fiscal Officer I never expected to work in a public library: I started on a different career path, took an unexpected turn, and found a profession that has been incredibly meaningful and fulfilling. I’ve worked as a frontline librari ...
SHOFMANN - 08/15/2019 - 10:27 - Public Library Association (PLA)