2018 ALSC National Institute

Be sure to join us for the next Institute - September 27 - 29, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio!


The Institute is everything you need in one place--programming, keynotes, networking and much more.  This intensive learning opportunity with a youth services focus and is designed for front-line youth library staff, children’s literature experts, education and library school faculty members, and other interested adults.  It is one of the only conferences devoted solely to children's librarianship, literature and technology and takes place every two years.

2018 National Institute Call for Proposals

The Program Coordinating Committee and National Institute Task Force are seeking program proposals for the 2018 ALSC National Institute. For more information and to submit your proposal, click here.


Show your support of children's librarians nation-wide by sponsoring the Institute. Organizations or individuals can sponsor the Institute at the Gold, Silver, or Bronze level, as well as sponsoring individual events.