ASCLA invites you to travel to Scotland this Fall

For Immediate Release
Tue, 02/17/2015


Marianne Braverman

Marketing and Programs Manager

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies

CHICAGO — The itinerary is set for ASCLA’s biannual fundraising trip, which will head to the Scotland in October 2015 — the fourth tour abroad hosted by the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).

This trip abroad will take place Oct. 28 - Nov. 5, 2015, and all interested travelers are welcome -- you do not need to be a member in order to participate. Voyagers will spend seven days enjoying an author themes tour from the magical city of Edinburgh, to the capital of the Highlands, the west coast, islands and Glasgow. This is Scotland at its most intriguing and fascinating. History, world famous writers, music and epic scenery will be taken in each day to delight and wonder you to this ancient and wildly beautiful country.

This trip follows a sold out adventure to Paris, among other successful trips abroad. A portion of all these trips benefits ASCLA, the division of ALA serving state library agencies, specialized libraries, library cooperatives, special populations librarians and library consultants.

The cost for this trip is eight nights for $2,495 sharing (single supplement $395.00 pp) plus airfare. A portion of the trip’s proceeds benefit ASCLA. Download the trip brochure (PDF) for more information. The trip cost includes seven nights’ accommodations, four dinners, two lunches, admissions, tastings, guided tours throughout the trip and motor coach transportation. Participants are responsible for their own airfare.

Deposits in the amount of $500 are due by June 1, 2015, with the balance due by September 1, 2015. Questions about the trip should be directed to Debra Burman Gisby, with Frosch at (847) 579-9898 or

ASCLA, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is a diverse organization of librarians and support staff who work in academic and public libraries, state agencies, specialized libraries and cooperatives, as well as those who are self-employed. Our division’s work centers on member-driven interest groups that represent the diversity and important work of our engaged and active members. Not an ASCLA member, but interested in forming new interest groups, receiving discounted registration rates on ASCLA preconferences and online courses, and other important membership benefits? Join, renew or add ASCLA to your ALA membership at