PLA 2014 Virtual Conference brings learning and networking to your desktop

For Immediate Release
Tue, 01/28/2014


Amy Sargent

Marketing and Communications Manager

Public Library Association (PLA)


CHICAGO — Registration for the PLA 2014 Virtual Conference is now open. On March 13-14, 2014, the Public Library Association (PLA) will share a condensed, live and online PLA Conference with public librarians and public library workers who can’t make the trip to Indianapolis.

The PLA 2014 Virtual Conference will include many familiar elements of the onsite conference, including high-quality educational programming, author interviews and networking opportunities with colleagues. Each day will feature five live programs—the same programs available to in-person conference attendees. 

Confirmed PLA 2014 Virtual Conference programs include:

As PLA finalizes the virtual conference schedule, new programs and updated information can be found at

PLA is offering both individual and group registration for the virtual conference. Individual registration is $230 for PLA and ILF members, $285 for ALA members, $340 for nonmembers and $105 for students. Group registration is $575 and allows a single location to host the virtual conference for multiple attendees.

Register for the PLA 2014 Virtual Conference at Registration closes on Monday, March 3, 2014.

Offered biennially, PLA Conference 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. The conference includes nearly 200 top-quality continuing education programs, engaging social events, networking opportunities and a bustling exhibits hall. PLA 2014, will be held March 11-15 in Indianapolis.