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Early Bird Registration has been extended through September 30th!  

Registration for YALSA's 2021 Symposium is now open!  YALSA will offer a virtual event as well as an in-person event.  Everyone that registers for the in-person event will have access to the virtual component.  View the Virtual Event FAQ.

Virtual event registration rates.

Here's what is included for In-person Registration:

  • Opening session on Friday evening with free signed books
  • Book Blitz on Saturday evening, with up to five free books, and the chance to meet dozens of authors
  • Concurrent sessions on Saturday from 8:30am-5pm, and 8:30am-1:00pm on Sunday, with the option to register for additional events Friday
  • Closing session on Sunday with free signed books
  • Attendees will have access to a free webinar
  • A certificate of participation with your contact hours (certificates will be available on site) 
  • Refreshment breaks mid morning on Saturday and Sunday and an afternoon break on Saturday
  • A symposium bag
  • A badge holder

Please download and send both pages of the paper registration form If you are:

  • paying with a check or purchase order
  • a student but not a current student member of ALA

If you have questions about registration, contact Carla Jamison at cjamison@ala.org.

Badge pickup: All badges will need to be picked up onsite at symposium check-in, beginning Friday morning.

Cancellation :  Written cancellations, requests for refund and/or changes will be accepted until October 15, 2021 (date of postmark). Cancellations are subject to a $50 handling fee. No refunds for cancellations received after October 15, 2021.  The above cancellation/change information also applies to all preconferences, and meal events.


Ticketed Events (these are an extra fee and optional)

In addition to what's included in registration, you may add the following special, ticketed events to your registration for an extra fee.

Morning Preconference, Friday, 9am-12pm, $79. 

Afternoon Preconference, Friday, 1pm-4pm, $79.  

Edwards Luncheon, Saturday,  $49.  Enjoy lunch with the winner of the 2021 Edwards award, Kekla Magoon, and receive a signed copy of one of their books. 

Symposium Registration Rates

Early Bird Rate runs April -September 30, 2021.

$199 YALSA Personal Member
$199 Nevada Library Association Members
$264 ALA Personal Member (Join YALSA ($62) and then register for $199 for a total of $261 instead. Join by phone: 800.545.2433, ex. 5.)
$59 Students (enrolled full-time in a library program)
$329 Others (Not a member? Join ($134) & get the $199 registration rate & the added benefits of being a YALSA member! YALSA/ALA dues start at $63 per year.)

Advanced registration runs October 1 - October 13, 2021.

$249 YALSA Personal Member
$249 Nevada Library Association Members
$314 ALA Personal Member (Join YALSA ($62) and then register for $249 for a total of $311 instead. Join by phone: 800.545.2433, ex. 5.)
$59 Student (enrolled full-time in a library program)
$379 Others (Not a member? Join & get the $249 registration rate & the added benefits of being a YALSA member! YALSA/ALA dues start at $63 per year.)

Onsite fees apply to registrations made on or after October 14, 2021.

$279 YALSA Personal Member
$279  Nevada Library Association Members
$344 ALA Personal Member
$79 Student Member (enrolled full-time in a library program)
$399 Others (Not a member? Join & get the $279 registration rate & the added benefits of being a YALSA member! YALSA/ALA dues start at $63 per year.)

Register now!

Paper Registration Form 


Download Badges

Are you coming to the symposium this fall? Are you a speaker or presenter? Show your pride with downloadable badges for your blog or website!

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