The American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world, holds an annual business meeting known as the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Generally held in January, the conference draws more than 10,000 leaders in the library and information industry for some 2,500 meetings and events. Some 450 exhibits feature the latest in books, videos, computers and other materials available to today's libraries and their users.
- Visit the website for the 2009 Midwinter Meeting in Denver, CO
- Visit the website for the 2008 Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, PA
- See Cognotes from past Midwinter Meetings
The American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world, holds its Annual Conference each June which is attended by more than 25,000 librarians, educators, writers, publishers, Friends of libraries, trustees and special guests. The conference includes more than 2,000 meetings, discussion groups, programs on various topics affecting libraries and librarians as well as tours and special events. Topics include libraries and technology, censorship and literacy.
Approximately 950 exhibiting companies feature the latest in books, videos, computers and other materials vital to today's libraries and librarians. ALA units display professional exhibits highlighting the various aspects of the profession.
- Visit the website for the 2009 Annual Conference in Chicago, IL
- Visit the website for the 2008 Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA
- See Cognotes from past Conferences
To learn about how a Conference site is chosen, please visit our Conference Q & A.
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