ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

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Join us for top-quality education and best practices; featured thought leaders; and special programming for library professionals looking to further develop their libraries, communities, and careers!

The ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition will bring together thousands of librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, friends of libraries, trustees, special guests, and exhibitors to the world's largest library event! Featuring discussions on timely and enduring issues, reflections on the ever-evolving role of libraries, and updates on relevant legislation and policies; the Annual Conference includes a depth and breadth of programming such as:

  • Educational programming, created and curated by library professionals
  • The Library Marketplace with innovative and informed exhibitors, LIVE Stages, ARCs, and more
  • President and Chair Programs featuring timely updates and professional recognition events that highlight important work happening across our diverse organization
  • Memorable and inspiring featured speakers
  • Top-tier authors
  • Fun and entertaining networking opportunities to share and connect with peers
  • and more!

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California
Conference
In-Person
June 27 - July 02, 2024
All day

San Diego, CA

Upcoming Events
28
May
eLearning

This webinar will describe how participative leadership can be used in decision-making, its impact on employee

29
May
Webinar

Learn to focus on individual aspirations and talents, inspiring others through guidance and encouragement, and working

29
May
eLearning

This team of presenters is made up of an acquisitions librarian partnered with an instruction librarian who has

01
Jun
30
Jun
Celebration

A nationwide celebration of books that reflect the experiences of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, pansexual

01
Jun
30
Jun
eLearning

Attendees will learn about the importance of building relationships with stakeholders to successfully advocate for

01
Jun
30
Jun
Celebration

Find resources to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month in your school library.

01
Jun
30
Jun
Celebration

Find information and resources to celebrate National Immigrant Heritage Month with learners in your school library.

01
Jun
30
Jun
Celebration

Find information and resources to celebrate Audiobook Appreciation Month with learners in your school library.

05
Jun
eLearning

Trustees will learn the basics of intellectual freedom related to their role, and how First Amendment rights are related

11
Jun
eLearning

June 2024 Learning Live: Learn programming ideas and what Friends groups across the country are planning for Banned

12
Jun
eLearning
Webinar

Your library can host a Repair Café or other community repair event to foster a culture of repair, reuse and

12
Jun
Forum
Meeting

AASL will hold its annual virtual membership meeting on Wednesday, June 12, at 6:00 p.m. Central. The membership meeting

13
Jun
eLearning

The Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project is a testament to what is possible when public, private, and

25
Jun
28
Jun
Conference

ACRL invites you to RBMS Momentum - Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Special Collections for an immersive exploration of how

25
Jun
28
Jun
Conference

An immersive exploration of how we can leverage the invaluable lessons, experiences, and progress of the past three