Press Center



To learn more about the key issues facing America’s libraries and librarians and to talk to an ALA spokesperson, please contact

Macey Morales
Media Relations Manager, ALA 

Heather Cho
Media Relations Specialist
Campaign for America's Libraries

To discuss issues that relate to ALA’s Washington, DC office, please contact:

Jazzy Wright
Press Officer
Washington Office
800-545-2433 ext. 8208

Resources for Reporters

2014 State of America's Libraries Report
Get up to date information about issues facing libraries.

Press Releases from the American Library Association

Press Kits on a variety of topics

Press Credential Guidelines

School Libraries in Crisis Press Kit

Library Fact Sheets
Good background information for stories about libraries

About ALA President Courtney Young


"District Dispatch" - Washington Office Blog


Upcoming Conferences

Celebration Weeks & Promotional Events


Librarians are invited to localize press materials where appropriate and to visit the Public Information Office pages for media relations tools.