For immediate release | December 26, 2013

Early Bird promotion for PLA 2014 offers chance to win set of 16 signed books from Green, Pauley, Sedaris and others

CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA), with generous support from several publishers, has kicked off the Sweet 16 Early Bird Promotion for the PLA 2014 Conference, March 11-15, in Indianapolis. Individuals who register by the Early Bird deadline of Jan 10 will be automatically entered to win one set of 16 signed books from published PLA 2014 Special Event speakers. PLA has five sets of books to give away.

Books from the following PLA 2014 speakers will be included in the set:

  1. Mary Kay Andrews
  2. Andre Dubus III
  3. Richard Ford
  4. John Green
  5. Craig Johnson
  6. Katherine Kellgren
  7. Megan McArdle
  8. David McRaney
  9. Brad Meltzer
  10. Walter Mosley
  11. Ann Patchett
  12. Jane Pauley
  13. David Sedaris
  14. Simon Sinek
  15. Clive Thompson
  16. Lisa Unger

Full conference registration by Jan. 10, 2014 as a PLA member, Indiana Library Federation member, American Library Association member or nonmember qualifies. Those previously registered will be automatically entered into the contest. For complete details, visit

The PLA 2014 Conference, March 11-15, Indianapolis is the premier event for public libraries, drawing librarians, library support staff, trustees, friends and library vendors from across the country and around the world. Registration and housing is now open. Take advantage of Early Bird Registration rates before Jan. 10.

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

Marketing and Communications Manager

Public Library Association