Upcoming Live Webinars

PLA is pleased to offer these upcoming webinars:

Free Webinars

Information about PLA's upcoming free webinars will be available soon. In the meantime, visit our On-Demand Webinars page to see our most recent free on-demand offerings.

Paid Webinars

Health Literacy and Public LibrariesHealth Literacy and Public Libraries
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Panelists: Emily Vardell & Deborah H. Charbonneau

Public libraries need practical, evidence-based approaches to health literacy to combat the spread of health misinformation, and better connect with their communities to improve health outcomes and equity. This webinar will provide an updated look at health literacy to equip librarians with the information and tools their communities need. Featuring a panel of experts on health literacy in diverse communities, this webinar will highlight the important role health literacy has in achieving health equity, promoting social justice, and eliminating health disparities. Learn how public libraries can address health equity through cultural competence, collections, purposeful outreach, and partnership programs. More…



Unless otherwise indicated, a 60-minute PLA webinar is $47.40 for PLA personal members, $71.10 for ALA personal members, and $79.00 for nonmembers. Discounts are available for groups of 3 or more. Webinars are intended for the sole use of the registrant. Redistribution or rebroadcast to another individual or group other than the registrant is prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation.


PLA live webinars will be captioned in English (United States). If you have a physical or communication need that may affect your participation in a webinar, please contact us at plawebinars@ala.org or 800-545-2433 ext. 5PLA (5752) at least two weeks prior to the webinar. Without prior notification of need, we may not be able to provide appropriate accommodations for the live event.


A certificate of completion is available only for those PLA webinars in the ALA eLearning catalog.

Want to be part of PLA's successful online continuing education program?

If you have an idea for a webinar you'd like PLA to present, we encourage you to submit a proposal. PLA opens a call for webinar proposals twice per year, with deadlines of May 31 and November 30 of each year. Please contact plawebinars@ala.org with any questions or concerns about the webinar proposal process.