Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture

About the Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture
The lecture series commemorates his lifelong dedication to the principles of intellectual freedom and free public access to information. Mr. Curley was an ALA member for more than 30 years.

Arthur Curley served as president of the American Library Association in 1994-1995 and was director of the Boston Public Library. He was a champion of the arts and of the library’s role as a center that can transform the community.  The lecture series commemorates his lifelong dedication to the principles of intellectual freedom and free public access to information. Mr. Curley was an ALA member for more than 30 years.

Donate to the Arthur Curley Memorial Fund

To donate to the Arthur Curley Memorial Fund, visit the ALA Development Office Web site.

Administered by:

Public Information Office logo

Award and Frequency

This award is given out on an annual basis.

Application Instructions

Suggestions for future lectures?

E-mail: Mark Gould, Director, ALA Public Information Office

Contact Information

Cathleen Bourdon (Staff Liaison, May 16, 2014, to June 30, 2016) - cbourdon@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-3217
Fax: (312) 280-3250
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Megan McFarlane (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015) - mmcfarlane@ala.org
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Displaying active committee roster as of 08/22/2014. Last retrieved on 08/22/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.