Public Library Association 2012 Conference Press Kit
Public Library Association Conference Press Kit
The Public Library Association's (PLA) biennial Conference is the premier professional development event for public librarians, public library workers, trustees, Friends, library vendors and others with an interest in public libraries. The PLA 2012 Conference will take place March 13-17, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, and will feature more than 180 top-quality educational programs, author events and nearly 400 exhibiting companies.
Media interested in attending the conference may contact Jennifer Petersen, PLA Media Relations, at 312-280-5043 or email@example.com to register. For more information on how to qualify for a press pass, please see PLA's Media Credential Policy.
The PLA, with more than 9,000 members is a division of the American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world. PLA's core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Betty White David Baldacci Joyce Carol Oates
Tad Motoyama/Los Angeles Zoo Travis Riggs/Creative Edge Studios Inc. Star Black
About the Conference:
Preliminary Program (PDF)
PLA President Marcia Warner and Conference Chair Karen Danczak Lyons discuss PLA 2012:
Pennsylvania Conventin Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
|Wednesday, March 14||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 15||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Friday, March 16||8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Saturday, March 17||7 - 11 a.m.|
Careers in Public Librarianship