United for Libraries Programs: ALA Annual Conference 2016

ALA Annual Conference Dave Barry (photo credit: Daniel Portnoy Wax) The 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference will be held June 23 to 28 in Orlando, Fla.

How to register

Calendar of United for Libraries programs at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference (PDF, 50 kb) Updated 6/2/16


United for Libraries Board Packet (PDF, 889 kb)


Top 10 reasons Friends should attend the ALA Annual Conference

Top 10 reasons Trustees should attend the ALA Annual Conference

Workshops and Training

Learn more how to make your Board of Trustees, Friends of the Library group, or Foundation the best it can be with programs such as Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations.

Jung Yun (photo credit: Stephanie Craig)Author Events

Join popular authors for First Author, First Book; The Horror! The Horror! Authors Who Write to Scare; Isn't It Romantic?, and Reads Like Fiction, Nonfiction You Can’t Put Down.








The United for Libraries board and some committees will meet during the conference.


UJohn Hartnited for Libraries President's Program

Bestselling author John Hart will be featured during this program, hosted by United for Libraries President Ed McBride.








Paula PoundstoneTicketed Events

Purchase tickets now for the The Laugh's On Us, sponsored by SAGE Publishing, featuring Paula Poundstone (left), and the traditional Gala Author Tea, sponsored by ReferenceUSA.