Online Learning

PLA 2018 Virtual Conference
March 22–23, 2018

Can’t make it to Philadelphia for the PLA 2018 Conference? Register for the PLA 2018 Virtual Conference! It’s a great way to participate in and enjoy the PLA Conference, even if you can’t be there with us in Philadelphia.

Live Webinars
Join us for upcoming live webinars on February 28, April 25, and May 23.

On-Demand Webinars
Archived recordings of previous PLA webinars available 24/7 for viewing at your convenience. Available topics include administration/leadership, adult services, advocacy/marketing, assessment/evaluation, buildings/facilities, collection development/readers' advisory, customer service/staff development, literacy, technology, and youth services.

Online Workbooks
Public Library Service Response Workbooks are self-directed online workbooks with tools to assess your current services in a specific area or topic and to identify what would be required to expand those services.

PLA Facebook Forums
Free, one-hour events for Facebook users to discuss a specific topic with a guest “expert” and other users.

Want to be part of PLA's successful online continuing education program?

If you have an idea for a webinar you'd like PLA to present, please submit a proposal! Webinar proposals are reviewed on an ongoing basis, with responses sent within 6–8 weeks of submission.