Supporting lifelong literacy through a variety of resources and initiatives supporting family literacy, adult literacy, English language learners, and more
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Our Mission

We assist and promote libraries in helping children and adults develop the skills they need, including the ability to read and use technology, understanding that the ability to seek and effectively utilize information resources is essential in a global information society.

Get Involved

Join us in promoting literacy! Shape policies, develop programs, and raise awareness within our association. Collaborate with us and other ALA units to empower libraries and communities. Let's partner with national organizations to make a difference!

Join us in ALA's literacy hub! Amplify our commitment beyond committees. Exchange ideas, address concerns, and coordinate impactful programming. Let's boost literacy activities association-wide. Join the movement today.

Don't miss out! Join our upcoming webinar or catch recordings on increasing literacy in your community. Learn strategies to make a difference. Let's empower communities through knowledge together!