Conference Services

American Library Association to host first in-person LibLearnX January 27-30 in New Orleans

CHICAGO  — The American Library Association (ALA) has announced its final call for registration for LibLearnX, a four-day in-person and virtual event that will bring together thousands of library professionals from throughout the country (both ALA members and non-members) for collaboration, education and giving back. Taking place in person in New Orleans’ Ernest N.

ALA Store at ALA’s 2023 LibLearnX in New Orleans

Located in the LLX Marketplace at Booth #719, the ALA Store will offer a variety of posters, bookmarks, clothing, gift books, and more. Store hours are:

Registration Opens for 2023 AASL National Conference

CHICAGO – Registration is now open for the 2023 American Association of School Librarians (AASL) National Conference. The conference, taking place Oct. 19-21, 2023, in Tampa, Florida, convenes school library professionals for in-person learning and networking opportunities. Registration rates and date-sensitive, money-saving promo codes can be found at national.aasl.org.

AASL opens call for 2023 national conference programming proposals

CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has opened the proposal submission site for its 2023 national conference. AASL invites proposals for concurrent sessions and research empowering practice sessions, to be presented Oct. 19-21, 2023, in Tampa, Florida. Complete proposals must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. Central on Wed., March 1, 2023. More information is available at www.ala.org/aasl/conferences/aasl23.

AASL seeks proposals for:

Call for 2023 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition Program Proposals Now Open

ALA Conference Services will begin accepting program proposals on August 8, 2022, for the 2023 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition to take place in Chicago, IL on June 22-27, 2023. Once again, proposals will be accepted via one submission site for all ALA Divisions, Round Tables, Committees, and Offices.

2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition ― library professionals reconnect to advance libraries

CHICAGO ― The American Library Association (ALA) hosted its 141st Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C., June 23-28. The onsite conference was attended by a global audience of more than 7,738 librarians, library workers, and library supporters and 5,431 exhibitors, authors, illustrators, press, and staff. The ALA Annual Conference Digital Experience hosted 834 virtual attendees.

ALA Conference Services accepting LibLearnX education program proposals

CHICAGO — ALA Conference Services will begin accepting program proposals on July 8, 2022, for 2023 LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience (LLX), taking place in New Orleans, L.A. on January 27-30, 2023. Please use this Submission Site

For guide use, you can use this Submission Site GuideSubmission Guide Video.

The ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition to take place in Washington, D.C., June 23–28.

CHICAGO — The American Library Association's (ALA) Annual Conference & Exhibition will convene in Washington, D.C., June 23-28, 2022. Attendees will be informed and updated on trends, policies, best practices; motivated by celebrity speakers and thought-leaders; and entertained by top authors.

Highlights include:

ALA Store at 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

Located in the Library Marketplace at Booth #1833, the ALA Store will offer a wide range of promotional, continuing education, professional development, and gift items during the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition. You can also get free shipping on all book orders placed and prepaid in the ALA Store (posters, bookmarks, and other gift-type items are not eligible for free shipping). Store hours are:

Author, storyteller, and screenwriter R.L. Stine will present at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) announced this week that author, short story writer, television producer, and screenwriter R.L. Stine will present at the 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C., June 23-28, 2022.