YALSA Events

YALSA hosts events and educational sessions at ALA's Annual Conference and Midwinter Meeting, as well as its own annual Young Adult Services Symposium. YALSA also frequently exhibits or presents at regional conferences. Find out how you can join YALSA at these events!

YALSA at ALA's Annual Conference (Download YALSA's schedule with room locations in May).

  • Chicago, IL: June 25-30, 2020, UPDATE: The 2020 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition has been canceled. Please read the full announcement from ALA here
  • Chicago, IL: June 24-29, 2021 View the list of proposed programs here).
  • Washington, DC: June 23-28, 2022
  • Chicago, IL: June 22-27, 2023

YALSA at ALA's Midwinter Meeting 

  • Philadelphia, PA: January 24-28, 2020  (Download the official YALSA schedule with room locations. Online Scheduler for full Midwinter information COMING SOON)
  • Indianapolis, IN: January 22-26, 2021
  • San Antonio, TX: January 21-25, 2022
  • New Orleans, LA: January 27-31, 2023

Young Adult Services Symposium

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YALSA at Regional and State Conferences

National Forum on Libraries and Teens (year-long project held in 2013)

Stay up-to-date on all YALSA events and deadlines with our Google Calendar