For immediate release | November 30, 2010

The newly expanded PLA Gift Shop is now open online

CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) is announcing the opening of the updated PLA Gift Shop online. An assorted array of affordable new products and designs celebrate books, public libraries and PLA, the largest national association dedicated to public library professionals.
Orders typically ship within 24 hours, so the PLA Gift Shop is a perfect place to shop during the holidays. Book and library lovers can choose from apparel, tote bags, stationary, even iPhone and iPad cases, and more. Designs include Smartest Card art as well as cover art from PLA’s journal, Public Libraries, designed by artist Jim Lange of Evanston, Ill.
Proceeds from purchases in the PLA Gift Shop help support PLA and its efforts to sustain and strengthen public libraries.
For more information about PLA, contact the PLA office at (800) 545-2433, ext. 5PLA, or visit PLA’s website at PLA is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.


Amy Sargent