For immediate release | March 16, 2022

Core ALA Preconference: Core Library Buildings Tour

CHICAGO—Join Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures on Friday, June 24, at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC, for a full-day tour of library buildings throughout the city. Explore the beautiful and unique architecture of Washington, DC and experience the next generation of public and academic library facilities that center the human experience and activate 21st-century learning for all.

Core Library Buildings Tour

Friday, June 24, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: TBD. Please note that this is an offsite event. Location and pickup information will be posted on the preconference webpage soon.


Division Member: $159 advanced | $159 standard | $209 onsite

ALA Member: $189 advanced | $189 standard | $239 onsite

Non-member: $210 advance | $210 standard | $260 onsite

Other Member: $189 advanced | $189 standard | $239 onsite

View the complete schedule of the 2022 Core Annual preconferences, programs, and events.

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About Core

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is the national association that advances the profession of librarians and information providers in central roles of leadership and management, collections and technical services, and technology. Our mission is to cultivate and amplify the collective expertise of library workers in core functions through community building, advocacy and learning. Core is a division of the American Library Association. Follow us on our Blog, Twitter or Instagram.


Tom Ferren

Program Officer, Professional Development

American Library Association

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures