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Become a Member
It’s a challenging and exciting time for public libraries. As the needs of your community change, public librarians are being asked to do more with less. PLA membership provides you with access to the resources you need to effectively serve your patrons.
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Connect with PLA
Join the PLA social networks that are right for you. Facebook, Twitter, and Connect @ PLA, a virtual community built for PLA personal members to share knowledge and seek assistance from colleagues on any topic related to public library service. Post ideas, questions, links to interesting information—anything you wish to share or engage over.
Partner with PLA
PLA Partners are leading companies and organizations that make a commitment to support the work of the association. PLA Partners enable PLA to continue providing its members with high-quality, low-cost educational workshops, programs, and conferences, as well as special services and advocacy efforts that improve public libraries for everyone.
Propose a Program for PLA 2016
Do you have an idea that's educational, thought-provoking, and engaging for public library professionals? Propose a preconference or program session and be a part of PLA 2016!
Publish with PLA
Interested in sharing your unique knowledge or experiences with other public librarians? Consider publishing with PLA!
Volunteer for a Committee
Member volunteers help PLA advance its mission to strengthen public libraries and the communities those libraries serve. We need the talent and skill of dedicated professionals like you.