Arts Section


Provides an umbrella organization for the promotion of library service in the field of visual and performing arts through discussion of current issues, the exchange of information, and the carrying out of suitable projects.
The official Arts committee rosters are listed below, and the Arts website is available here.


Sarah Carter (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Heather Koopmans (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Kim Knox Norman (Secretary, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Carla-Mae Crookendale (Past-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Walter Butler (Board Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

Displaying active committee roster as of 04/20/2024. Last retrieved on 04/20/2024. Members can log in and refresh the page to view full contact information for committee members.



As of August 2023, Arts had 855 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.


The Arts Section was established in 1959.

Arts Section Chronology complied for the 50th Anniversary (2009)

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association