Member and Community Events

ALSC hosts regular online community engagement sessions such as Community Forums, We Are ALSC Chats, and more! These sessions keep our members informed on division news and allows others interested in library service to children an opportunity to resource share and come up with new, innovative ideas.

For upcoming continuing education events, please visit our Conferences and Continuing Education hub.


For Members

Community Forums*

ALSC hosts regular online discussion sessions for members called Community Forums. These forums are held on Zoom. During the forum participants can chat live with members of the ALSC Board, ALSC President, fellow ALSC members, and presenters.

*View past and upcoming forums
Annual Membership Meetings*
Hosted every summer in conjunction with ALA's Annual Conference, ALSC's Membership Meetings are gatherings for ALSC members to share Association accomplishments and initiatives. Members will engage in a facilitated discussion about issue impacting youth services and have opportunities to ask questions.

*View past and upcoming meetings

*Please have your ALA membership username and password handy to login and access content.

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For Members and Non-Members


We Are ALSC Chats
We Are ALSC Chats build community within children's librarianship. Led by ALSC Committees, these informal chats (held on Zoom or Twitter) are open to members and non-members and are designed to be online networking chats for resource sharing and discussion around timely topics in children's services.
View upcoming chats
ALSC 101 and Open House Events
ALSC 101 and our ALSC Open Houses provide an opportunity for prospective and newer members to learn about ALSC and how to get involved. 
View past and upcoming sessions


ALSC's network of members share knowledge, evaluate books & media for young people, and advocate for better library service to children. A strong and engaged membership allows for ALSC to continue to host and provide access to discussions and resources that have a positive impact on library service to children.

Learn more about an ALSC Membership