ALA Public Programs Office: Past Projects

The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office empowers libraries to create vibrant hubs of learning, conversation and connection in communities of all types. Through book and media discussion programs, traveling exhibitions, family and youth programs, arts programs and awards, our initiatives bring audiences together to experience diverse and excellent humanities programming across all types of libraries in the United States.

Note: the below projects are currently inactive, though many resources are still readily available. If you have any questions on previous projects, please email

For current projects, visit the Programming & Exhibitions page.