CHICAGO - Registration for the PLA 2012 Virtual Conference is now open. On March 15-16, 2012, 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 Philadelphia.
CHICAGO — There are only a few days left to take advantage of early bird savings on registration for the 2012 Public Library Association (PLA) Conference, March 13-17 in Philadelphia. The early bird registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. Until then, PLA members and Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) members receive a special price of $215 to join their colleagues for five days of public library education, networking and special events.
CHICAGO – At 1 p.m. CST on Jan. 18, the Public Library Association (PLA), in partnership with the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), will host a live, hour-long Facebook Forum with guest Saroj Ghoting, early childhood literacy consultant, on the Every Child Ready to Read Facebook page.
CHICAGO — Registration has opened for the Aug. 8–Sept. 12 session of Turning the Page 2.0, a free, online advocacy training program, developed and presented by the Public Library Association (PLA) with generous support from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Turning the Page 2.0 will be offered three additional times through 2011 and 2012.
CHICAGO—The Public Library Association (PLA) has reaffirmed its commitment to diversity in the library profession through a gift of $4,000 to the American Library Association’s (ALA) Spectrum Scholarship Program.
CHICAGO - The Public Library Association (PLA) is now accepting preconference and program proposals for the PLA 2012 Conference, March 13-17, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pa.
Proposals may be submitted and updated through the PLA online form until Nov. 30, 2010. After that date, the form will no longer be available, and new proposals will not be accepted. Please note: faxed, emailed, or mailed proposals will not be accepted.