State Library Agency Section


The purpose of the State Library Agency Section is to develop and strengthen the unique role and functions of state library agencies in providing leadership and services that foster and improve the delivery of library services. To stimulate the continued professional development of state library agency personnel in discharging their unique functions in such areas as statewide planning and evaluation, services to state governments and legislatures, services to local libraries, services to users with special needs, etc.

Discussion groups are Consultants for Service to Children and Young People, LSTA Coordinators, and State Library Consultants/Library Development.

Executive Committee

Use this link to view up-to-date contact information for the  SLAS Executive Committee.

SLAS Committees and Discussion Groups Rosters

Committees and discussion groups serve the interest of participants. Current committees and discussion groups for SLAS are listed here.


2010 Midwinter Executive Committee Meeting (PDF format)

SLAS-L: Electronic Discussion List

Go to the  ALA Mailing List Service Web page and log in. (If this is your first visit to this site, you may register using your preferred e-mail address and create a new password--this site is not linked to the ALA membership database, so you do not use ID or password from ALA. You will need to consult your e-mail to complete registration.) Under the heading bar "Mailing Lists" choose the "Other" option at bottom of righthand column, then scroll down to the SLAS-L list. Click on the list name and look for the Subscribe option in the lefthand column of the new screen.