Annual Conference

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:

Freedom to Read Celebration, Supporting the Merritt Fund, and Featuring Banned Author David Levithan

Join the ALA Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) and the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) along with banned author David Levithan, library professionals, authors, and friends for this 2022 Freedom to Read Celebration, Merritt Fund fundraiser, and reception.

Core to Honor Award Winners at 2022 ALA Annual Conference

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is immensely pleased to be honoring its award winners at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition. There is incredible talent in the library world and it is a privilege to help highlight it. The complete list of Core award ceremonies and presentations is below. We hope to see you there!


Core President's Program
Saturday, June 25th, 2022, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Location: Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom Salon 6-10

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.

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to open 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced that FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel will open the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

ALA President Patricia “Patty” Wong to moderate Asian American Panel at ALA President’s Program in Washington, D.C., June 23-28, 2022

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced that ALA President Patricia “Patty” Wong will moderate an esteemed list of authors, publishers, and literacy advocates at the ALA Annual President’s Program in Washington, D.C., June 23-28, 2022.

Core President's Program features Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty

CHICAGOJoin Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures on Saturday, June 25 at 4 pm ET during ALA Annual for the Core President's Program featuring Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty, Director of the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives. The recently integrated Smithsonian Libraries and Archives contains nearly 3 million library volumes and over 44,000 cubic feet

Comedian, actress, and author Tiffany Haddish will present at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C.

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced that comedian, actress, and author Tiffany Haddish will present at the 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C., June 23-28, 2022.

Registration is open.

New York Times bestselling author Celeste Ng to present at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C.

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) today announced that author Celeste Ng will present at the 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C., June 23-28, 2022.

Registration is open.

Celeste Ng is the number one, New York Times bestselling author of "Everything I Never Told You" and "Little Fires Everywhere," which was published in more than 30 languages and adapted as a limited series on Hulu.