Outreach to Underserved Populations

The Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) serves the Association by identifying and promoting library services that support equitable access to the knowledge and information stored in our libraries. OLOS provides resources to library and information workers who serve traditionally underrepresented groups. Our outreach areas include:

Additionally, OLOS offers opportunities for libraries and librarians to highlight and share their outreach ideas through the Outreach Columns blog and through the Diversity and Outreach Fair held annually at the ALA Conference.