YALSA Events

  • 2016 YALSA Symposium Registration Open

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 in Orlando, June 23-28, 2016 (Download the official YALSA schedule PDF). 

Are you a YALSA member? Help determine which programs will be featured at ALA’s 2017 Annual Conference in Chicago June 23-26, 2017. Now through Sept. 1, please vote on the submitted program proposals. The programs with the most votes will be presented at the conference. ALA's Annual Conference in Chicago.  More information on Annual, including the program proposals, can be found online.

Young Adult Services Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA, November 4-6, 2016.

YALSA at ALA's Midwinter Meeting (Download the official YALSA schedule in November)

Young Adult Services Symposium

Futures dates:

  • Pittsburgh, PA, November 4-6, 2016
  • Louisville, KY, November 2 -5, 2017

Past dates:

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YALSA at Regional and State Conferences

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

YALSA's Young Adult Literature Symposium. Beginning in 2015, the YA Lit Symposium has expanded its focus and is now called YA Services Symposium.

Past dates:

  • Austin, TX, November 14-16, 2014
  • St. Louis, MO, November 2-4, 2012
  • Albuquerque, NM, November 5-7, 2010
  • Nashville, TN, November 7-9, 2008

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