ALA invites education program proposals for the 2024 Annual Conference and Exhibition, taking place June 27-July 2, 2024, in San Diego, California. The ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition explores critical issues impacting libraries and their communities, with diverse programming on timely research, innovations, and best practices. The submission site is open now through September 18, 2023.
CHICAGO ― The American Library Association (ALA) hosted the 142nd Annual Conference & Exhibition in its hometown of Chicago, Illinois, June 22-27, 2023. The onsite conference gathered an audience of more than 9,107 librarians, library workers, and library supporters and 6,375 exhibitors, authors, illustrators, press, and staff from around the world. The ALA Annual Conference Digital Experience hosted 369 virtual attendees.
CHICAGO — Share your work and creative problem solving with your peers by submitting an education program proposal for the 2024 LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience (LLX), taking place in Baltimore, Maryland, on January 19–22, 2024. The Submission Site is open now through August 7.
Located near the entrance to the Library Marketplace, the ALA Store will offer a wide range of posters, bookmarks, clothing, gift books and more during the 2023 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition. Store hours are:
• Friday, June 23: 12:00pm – 5:30pm
• Saturday, June 24: 8:30am – 5:00pm
• Sunday, June 25: 8:30am – 5:00pm
• Monday, June 26: 8:30am – 2:00pm
CHICAGO – The American Library Association has announced that ALA President Lessa Kanani’opua Pelayo-Lozada will host award-winning filmmaker and author Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu at the ALA 2023 Annual Conference & Exhibition ALA President’s Program, June 22-27, 2023 in Chicago. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
CHICAGO – The American Library Association today announced that presidential inaugural poet and #1 New York Times bestselling author Amanda Gorman and Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor winner Christian Robinson will close the ALA 2023 Annual Conference & Exhibition, June 22-27, 2023, in Chicago. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
CHICAGO – The American Library Association announced that best-selling children’s book authors Cara Mentzel and Idina Menzel, and actress, writer, and disability advocate Maysoon Zayid will present at the ALA 2023 Annual Conference & Exhibition, June 22-27, 2023, in Chicago. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) has launched the Preliminary Program, listing agenda items that will take place at the ALA 2023 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, June 22-27, 2023. Prospective and registered attendees can view President & Chair programs, ticketed events, exhibitors and the Library Marketplace floor plan, and 175+ education programs covering a range of content areas. Featured speakers, Governance meetings, and News You Can Use sessions will be added soon.