Public Programming Electronic Discussion Lists

PPO Grants

Be the first to hear about new grant opportunities for your public, academic, school or special library from the Public Programs Office by joining the PPO Grants mailing list.

To subscribe:

  1. Go to http://lists.ala.org (opens a new window)
  2. Click on “Login” (First time users will need to get a password)
  3. Click on “List of lists,” found near the top of the page.
  4. Scroll down to select “ppogrants@ala.org
  5. Select “Subscribe,” found in the left column of the page.

Public Programs Forum

Join the Public Programs Forum to get updates on new grant opportunities from the Public Programs Office, and to discuss all aspects of library programming with your colleagues.  Subscribers post announcements, share news related library programming and solicit professional advice from fellow librarians.  To subscribe:

  1. Go to http://lists.ala.org (opens a new window)
  2. Click on “Login” (First time users will need to get a password)
  3. Click on “List of lists,”" found near the top of the page.
  4. Scroll down to select “ pubprgms@ala.org
  5. Select “Subscribe,” found in the left column of the page.

Before subscribing to either list, please read our List Guidelines. For technical support, contact the PPO staff at publicprograms@ala.org.

How to Unsubscribe, Change Your E-mail Address, and Manage List Preferences

Visit http://lists.ala.org and log in at the top of the page using your e-mail address and password. If you do not already have a password, click “First login?” After entering your e-mail address, you will receive an e-mail message with password information shortly.

Once logged in, you will see a list of all of your ALA electronic list subscriptions on the left side of the screen. To get back to this list at any time, click the tab labeled “Home” at the top of the page.

Click the list name of the list for which you would like to change your options. You should then see several links at the left side of the page:

  1. Select “Subscriber Options” to set your preferences. For example, select “No Mail” if you will be out of the office for the summer and do not wish to receive messages during that time. Select “Digest” to have all list messages compiled and sent to you in one message per day. Select the “Help” button in this area for complete definitions of each preference option.
  2. Select “Unsubscribe” if you would like to terminate your subscription to the list. A pop-up message will appear asking you to confirm your request. Select “Yes” to complete the process.
  3. Select “Archive” if you would like to search the archive of past messages to the list.

If your e-mail address changes, log in at http://lists.ala.org/ and select the “Your Preferences” link on the left hand side of the page. If you require additional assistance, please contact the PPO staff at publicprograms@ala.org.