Declaration Signing Events

Map of cities across United States participating in the Declaration for the Right to Libraries

Upcoming Events

June 25-20, 2015 - ALA Annual Conference - San Francisco, CA

April 24-26, 2015 - Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) - Chicago, IL

April 15, 2015 - Library Rally at the Connecticut State Capitol - Hartford, CT

Past Events

March 25-28, 2015 - ACRL Conference - Portland, OR

January 24-28, 2015 - ALA Midwinter Meetings - Chicago, IL

December 6-6. 2014 - Hawaii Library Association Fall Conference - Honolulu, HI

November 26-28, 2014 - Philippines Library Association Conference - Manila, Philippines

November 7-9, 2014 - California Library Association Conference - Oakland, CA

November 2-7, 2014 - Japan Library Fair - Tokyo, Japan

October 15-16, 2014 - Illinois Library Association Conference - Springfield, IL

October 6, 2014 - Kentucky State Capitol - Frankfort, KY

August 30, 2014 - National Book Festival - Washington, DC

June 26 - July 1, 2014 - ALA Annual Conference - Las Vegas, NV

May 13, 2014 - Chappagua Middle School - Chappagua, NY

May 5-6, 2014 - National Library Legislative Day - Washington, DC

May 4, 2013 - Nampa Community College - Nampa, ID

May 1, 2014 - Texas A&M - Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX

May 1, 2014 - Marin County Public Libraries - Marin County, CA

May 1, 2014 - Pennsylvania  Association of School Librarians Conference - Hershey, PA

April 30, 2014 - Huxley High School - Huxley, IA

April 30, 2014 - Central Connecticut State University - New Britain, CT

April 28, 2014 - Connecticut Library Association Conference - Cromwell, CT

April 26-27, 2014 - Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo - Chicago, IL

April 27, 2014 - Meridian Public Library - Meridian, CT

April 27, 2014 - Wilton Library Association - Wilton, CT

April 26, 2014 - Haddam Public Library, Haddam, CT

April 26, 2014 - Avon Public Library, Avon, CT

April 26, 2014 - Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Monroe, CT

April 26, 2014 - Hartford Public Library - Blue Hills Branch - Hartford, CT

April 26, 2014 - Birmingham Public Library System, Birmingham, AL

April 26, 2014 - Castleton State College - Castleton, VT

April 25, 2014 - Vestavia Hills Public Library - Vestavia Hills, AL

April 25, 2014 - Adamsville Public Library - Adamsville, AL

April 24, 2014 - Elko Public LIbrary - Elko, NV

April 23, 2014 - Westerville Public School Library - Westerville, OH

April 23, 2014 - Georgia Library Association - Rex, GA

April 23, 2014 - Aliceville Public Library - Aliceville, AL

April 22, 2014 - University of Illinois GSLIS - Champaign-Urbana, IL

April 22, 2014 - Fayettville County Public Library, Fayetteville, IN

April 21, 2014 - Tarrant Public Library - Tarrant, AL

April 20, 2014 - Mountain Brook Public Library, Mountain Brook, AL

April 19, 2014 - Mishawaka Public Library, Mishawaka, IN

April 18, 2014 - Leeds Public Library, Leeds, AL

April 18, 2014 - Radford Public Library, Radford, VA

April 19, 2014 - Prince Frederick Public Library - MD

April 18, 2014 - York County Public Library - Yorktown, VA

April 16, 2014 - Omaha School System, Omaha, NE

April 16, 2014 - El Dorado Community School -  Santa Fe, NM

April 16, 2014 - Massanutten Regional Library - Harrisonburg, VA

April 15, 2014 - Warrior Public Library - Warrior, AL

April 14, 2014 - Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library - Evansville, IN

April 13, 2014 - Centreville Public Library, Centreville, MD

April 14, 2014 - Midfield Public Library - Midfield, AL

April 14, 2014 - Poplar Bluff Public Library - Poplar Bluff, MO

April 14, 2014 - Jackson Public Library - Jackson, AL

April 14, 2014 - Blair Public Library - Blair, NE

April 14, 2014 - Windham Public Library - Windham, ME

April 12, 2014 - University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College - Rio Grande, OH

April 12, 2014 - Kansas City Elementary School - Kansas City, KS

April 9, 2014 - College Readiness Dialoges - Kansas City, MO

April 9, 2014 - Emerson Magnet School Family Read Night - Westerville, OH

April 8, 2014 - Woodville Public Library, Woodville, AL

April 8, 2014 - Texas Library Association - San Antonio, TX

April 3, 2014 - Follett Library School Solutions - McHenry, IL

April 3, 2014 - Berkeley High School - Berkeley, CA

April 2-14, 2014 - Lincoln Public, School, and Special Libraries - Lincoln, NE

April 2, 2014 - Perry Public Library - Perry, OH

April 1, 2014 - Kansas Association of School Librarians - Wichita, KS

April, 2014 - West Virginia Public Libraries

April, 2014 - Round Rock Independent School District - Round Rock, TX

March 27, 2014 - Maryland Library Legislative Day - Annapolis, MD

March 27, 2014 - Annapolis Public Library - Annapolis, MD

March 17, 2014 - Muscle Shoals Public Library - Muscle Shoals, AL

March 17, 2014 - Alabama Library Association - Montgomery, AL

March 14, 2014 - Indianapolis Public Library Central Branch - Indianapolis, IN

March 11-15, 2014 - Public Library Association Conference - Indianapolis, IN

March 13-14, 2014 - Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference - Grand Rapids, MI

March 9, 2014 - South by Southwest Conference - Austin, TX

March 8, 2014 - 2014 Midwinter OELMA Conference - Columbus, OH

March 8, 2014 - Spotlight Business Expo - Belmont Middle School - Decatur, IN

March 8, 2014 - Kansas Association of School Librarians Council - Winfield, Goodland, KS

March 6, 2014 - Texas Christian University Faculty Senate Signing  - Fort Worth, TX

March 3, 2014 - Happauge Public Library - Happauge, NY

March 1, 2014 - University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science - Champaign, IL

March, 2014 - Kinkeade Early Childhood Library - Irving, TX

March, 2014 - TX State Library Archives + Commission Meeting - Austin, TX

March 2014 - Potomac Community Library - Woodbridge, VA

February 24, 2014 - Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IN

February 22, 2014 - Southern Maryland Delegation Event - Annapolis, MD

February, 2014 - Arkansas Library Association (Participating Libraries)

  • Alma Public Library
  • Arkansas Association of Instructional Media
  • Arkansas Library Association
  • Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System
  • Arkansas State Library
  • Arkansas State University - Beebe - Abington Library
  • Arkansas Tech University - Ross Pendergraft Library
  • Baxter County Library
  • Bella Vista Public Library
  • Bentonville Public Library
  • Bentonville Public Schools - Board of Education
  • Bentonville Public Schools - Apple Glen Elementary
  • Bentonville Public Schools - Centerton Gamble Elementary
  • Bentonville Public Schools - Fulbright Junior High
  • Bentonville Public Schools - High School
  • Bentonville Public Schools - R.E. Baker
  • Bentonville Public Schools - Sugar Creek Elementary
  • Bentonville Public Schools - Willowbrook Elementary
  • Carlisle Public Library
  • Central Arkansas Library System, Little Rock
  • Charleston Public Library
  • Corning Public Library
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Library
  • Damascus Library
  • Delight Branch Library
  • Earle Public Library
  • Fairfield Bay Library
  • Fort Smith Public Library
  • Franklin County Library
  • Gravette Public Library
  • Greenbrier Middle School Library
  • Greers Ferry Public Library
  • Hendrix Collele Library - Bailey Library
  • Iva Jane Peek Public Library
  • Johnson County LIbrary
  • Jonesboro Public Library
  • Kingston Public Library
  • Lokesburg Public Library
  • Lyon College University University - Mabee-Simpson Library
  • Magale Library
  • Malvern Hot-Spring County Library
  • National Park Community College Library
  • NW Ark Community College - Pauline Whitaker Library
  • Ouchita Baptist University Library
  • Philander Smith College - Donald W. Reynolds Library
  • Remington College Library
  • Saline County LIbrary
  • Sevier County Library
  • Springdale Public LIbrary
  • St. Paul Public Library
  • Tollette Branch Library
  • University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
  • University of Arkansas at Fort Smith - Boreham Library
  • UNiversity of Arkansas at Monticello
  • University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton
  • Yell County Library
  • Ward Public Library

February 20 - March 13, 2014 - Irving Public Library - Irving, TX

February 19, 2014 - Maryland Library Legislative Reception - Annapolis, MD

February 18, 2014 - Alabama Library Legislative Day  - Montgomery, AL

February 17 - 26, 2014 - Oak Park Public Library - Oak Park, IL

February 15, 2014 - Redford Township District Library - Redford, MI

February 14, 2014 - River Ridge High School Read-In Event - Lacey, WA

February 12, 2014 - CSLA Conference - Petaluma, CA

February 5, 2014 - Nebraska Library Association Advocacy Day - Lincoln, NE

February 4-26, 2014 - Oak Park Public Library - Oak Park, IL

January 27, 2014 - Tuscaloosa Public Library  - Tuscaloosa, AL

January 24, 2014 - Washington Library Association Meeting - Olympia, WA

January 23-28. 2014 - American Library Association Midwinter Meeting - Philadelphia, PA

January 18, 2014 - Solomans Public Library - Solomans, MD

January 12, 2014 - Grafton Public Library - Grafton, OH

December 20, 2013 - Belmont Middle School - Belmont, NH

December 14, 2013 - Orange Public Library Rally and Book Giveaway - Orange, NJ

December 13, 2013 - Alabama Library Association Executive Council Quarterly Meeting - Montgomery, AL

December 13, 2013 - Friends of the Glendale Public Library Meeting - Glendale, CA

December 7, 2013 - Cuyahoga County Public Library - Parma, OH

December 4, 2013 - Devil's Lake City Commission Meeting - Devil's Lake, ND

December 1, 2013 - Sump Memorial Library - Papillion, NE

December, 2013 - Prince William County Library System - Woodbridge, VA

November 26, 2013 - Seattle Public Schools Family Symposium - Seattle, WA

November 26, 2013 - West Hernando Middle School - Brooksville, FL

November 20-21, 2013 - Michigan Association for Media in Education - Kalamazoo, MI

November 19-20, 2013 - The University at Albany, SUNY - Albany, NY

November 13-17, 2013 - American Association of School Librarians Conference - Hartford, CT

November 16, 2013 - Citizens for Maryland Libraries Annual Meeting - Ellicott, MD

November 15, 2013 - Hartford Public Library - Hartford, CT

November 7 + 11, 2013 - Lakeview High School - Battle Creek, MI

November 6, 2013 - Sanislo Elementary School - Seattle, WA

November 4, 2013 - Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES School Library System Conference - East Syracuse, NY

November 4, 2013 - Pine Grove Middle School - East Syracuse, NY

November 3-5, 2013 - California Library Association Conference - Long Beach, CA

November 2, 2013 - Louisiana Book Festival - Baton Rouge, LA

October 29, 2013 - NYC School Library Conference - New York, NY

Author James Patterson signing the Declaration  Woman signing Declaration  Man signing Declaration

Author James Patterson and attendees sign the Declaration at the NYC School Library conference.

October 28, 2013 - Ogdensburg Public Library - Ogdensburg, NY

October 17-19, 2013 - Washington Library Media Association Conference - Yakima, WA

Declaration being signed on wall  Declaration being signed hanging on wall

October 17-18, 2013 - Nevada Library Association Conference - Reno, NV

October 16-18, 2013 - Michigan Library Association Conference - Grand Rapids, MI

October 16-17, 2013 - Illinois Library Association Conference - Chicago, IL

October 15 - 18, 2013 - North Carolina Library Association Conference - Winston-Salem, NC   

Attendees signing the Declaration at the ILA Conference, October 15-17, 2013.

October 15 - 18, 2013 - North Carolina Library Association Conference - Winston-Salem, NC

2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling  2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling

ALA President Barbara Stripling speaking at the NCLA Annual Conference.

October 13, 2013 - Yakima Public Schools - Yakima, WA

October 13-19, 2013 - Westlake High School Teen Read Week - Austin, TX

October 9-11, 2013 - Kansas Library Conference - Topeka, KS

October 9-11, 2013 - Georgia Council of Media Organizations Annual Conference - Macon, GA

October 5, 2013 - Nebraska Library Association Conference - Kearney, NE

October 5-8, 2013 - Arkansas Library Association Annual Conference - Hot Springs, AR

October 4-5 - New Jersey Association of School Librarians - Lawrenceville, NJ

October 3-5 - Tennessee Association of School Librarians Conference - Murfreesboro, TN

October 3 - SUNY - Albany - Graduate School of Library and Information Science - Albany, NY

Students signing Declaration for the Right to Libraries  Students signing Declaration for the Right to Libraries

MLIS students at SUNY Albany signing the Declaration for the Right to Libraries.

October, 2013 – Van Meter School Library Annual ConferenceVan Meter, IA

September 28, 2013 - School Library Journal Summit - Austin, TX

September 27, 2013 - Baltimore Book Festival - Baltimore, MD

September 26-29, 2013 - New York Library Association Annual Conference - Niagra Falls, NY

September 21, 2013 National Book Festival - Washington, DC

September 5, 2013 - Monona Grove High School - Monona, WI

August 17, 2013 IFLA General Meeting and Conference - Singapore

August 8, 2013 NYLA Council Meeting –  Guilderland, New York

August 5, 2013  New York Library Association/School Library Section Leadership Institute at Cornell University - Ithaca, NY

August 1, 2013 - February 18, 2014 - Geneva Public Library - Geneva, AL

July 30, 2013 Nashville Public Library/School Library Conference – Nashville, TN

July 19, 2013 Ohio Library Council Board of Directors - Columbus, OH (View the Ohio Library Council Endorsement Letter)

July 7-10, 2013 Texas Library Association Annual Assembly –  Austin, Texas (View the Texas Library Association Right to Libraries Resolution)

June 27 – July 2, 2013 ALA Annual Conference – Chicago, IL

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