YALSA Events

YALSA hosts events and educational sessions at ALA's Annual Conference and Midwinter Meeting, as well as its own annual Young Adult Services Symposium. YALSA also frequently exhibits or presents at regional conferences. Find out how you can join YALSA at these events!

YALSA at ALA's Annual Conference (Download YALSA's schedule with room locations in May).

  • Washington DC, June 20-25, 2019 
  • Chicago, IL: June 25-30, 2020
  • Chicago, IL: June 24-29, 2021
  • Washington, DC: June 23-28, 2022
  • Chicago, IL: June 22-27, 2023

YALSA at ALA's Midwinter Meeting 

  • Seattle January 25-29, 2019 (Download the official YALSA schedule with room locations. You can also view the Online Scheduler for full Midwinter information)
  • Philadelphia, PA: January 24-28, 2020
  • Indianapolis, IN: January 22-26, 2021
  • San Antonio, TX: January 21-25, 2022
  • New Orleans, LA: January 27-31, 2023

Young Adult Services Symposium

Future dates:
Memphis, TN, November 1-3, 2019

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Past dates:

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YALSA at Regional and State Conferences

National Forum on Libraries and Teens (year-long project held in 2013)

Stay up-to-date on all YALSA events and deadlines with our Google Calendar