Turning the Page Online

Frequently Asked Questions




  • How much does Turning the Page Online cost?

    Turning the Page Online is absolutely FREE. There is no cost to participate in any part of the training. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation generously supports this program.
  • How do I register?

    To register,  please visit our registration page. If you are not an ALA/PLA member, you will need to first create a profile.
  • How much time will I need to devote to Turning the Page Online each week?

    We estimate that it will take about 12-15 hours to complete all of the modules and Advocacy Work Plan.
  • Do I need to be a public librarian to participate in Turning the Page Online?

    No, Turning the Page Online is open to all interested librarians, trustees, supporters, and other stakeholders. More....
  • How many people can participate from my library?

    There is no limit to the number of participants per library. In fact, teams are encouraged.
  • Will I get CEUs for completing Turning the Page Online?

    Please check with your state library regarding continuing education credit. PLA is not authorized to issue credits. However, once you complete all components of the training you will be able to access a certificate of completion, which can be used to apply for continuing education credits.
  • What are the technical requirements for Turning the Page Online?
  1. Pop-up blocker disabled
  2. Audio enabled
  3. Browsers: Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or higher; Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher (PC); Safari 2.0 or higher (Mac)
  4. All browsers should be Flash-, javascript-, and cookie-enabled
  5. Flash player 8.0 or higher
  6. Screen resolution set to 1024x768 (or higher)
  7. High-speed Internet connection (recommended 150K or higher)

Additional Information

For more information about Turning the Page Online, please email pla@ala.org.

If you were looking for information about Turning the Page 2.0, PLA's six-week, facilitated version of Turning the Page Online, please contact pla@ala.org to learn about local offerings and/or potential facilitators.