YALSA's 2022 Young Adult Services Symposium

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Early Bird Registration Rates End Sept. 15th

Save money and register by Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Program Agenda and Special Events outlines a great line up of Pre-Conference Courses, Symposium Sessions and Special Events that will be taking place. A list of participating authors is also available. 

The 2022 Symposium theme is Rediscovering our Charm: Supporting Teens and Each other in our Libraries. Celebrate the wonderful community of librarians at an event that captures the collaboration, excitement and innovation of what we do best! We will explore new ways to uplift and support both ourselves and our teens through services and stories. 

Join YALSA, library professionals and YA authors in Baltimore, the home of Margaret A. Edwards, as we come together to learn, share and honor her vision as a courageous champions of young adults.

2022 YA Services Symposium - Baltimore, MD

2022 YA Symposium Room Block Deadline is Oct. 10th!

YALSA’s 2022 YA Services Symposium will be held Nov. 4-6th at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, MD. The YALSA room block is now open, make your reservation today to access the best rates!  Join us for a great weekend of networking, sharing, and learning in the Charm City, Baltimore!

Economical Travel to Baltimore 

  • BWI Airport is only 15 minutes from downtown Baltimore. There is a light rail train located in the airport which goes directly downtown.  
  • Amtrak goes into Pennsylvania Station. It is less than 2 miles from the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel. 
  • Car - Baltimore is less than 4 hours from New York City, two hours from Philadelphia and one hour from Washington DC.

More information on the Symposium to come soon. Want updates? Sign up to receive updates here.  

Questions? Contact Carla Jamison at cjamison@ala.org

Past dates:


YA Services 2021 Program