Upcoming Live Webinars

PLA is pleased to offer these upcoming webinars:

Public Library Staff and Diversity: Results from PLA’s 2021 SurveysPublic Library Staff and Diversity: Results from PLA’s 2021 Survey
A free PLA webinar
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Panelists: Maria McCauley, Dan Hensley, Sara Goek & Katina Jones

Join PLA for an overview of the results of the 2021 annual survey on Public Library Staff and Diversity. The results provide new and updated information related to beginning librarian and library director salaries; staff roles; hiring and retention efforts; and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) goals and activities. This free webinar will highlight how the data suggests both opportunities and challenges for the future of public libraries. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn how to engage in PLA’s on-going data-related initiatives. More…


PLA live webinars will be CART 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.

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.