Category Archives: Events

Sign up for National Library Legislative Day 2017.

Registration for National Library Legislative Day 2017 is open! To find information about the event, to register, or to book a room in the hotel block, please visit ala.org/nlld. As with previous years, National Library Legislative Day 2017 will be held at the Liaison Hotel in Washington, DC. Briefing day will take place on May […]

Midwinter 2017: Kitchen Conversation about Accessibility for People with Disabilities

Dear ASCLA Members, If you will be in Atlanta at Midwinter 2017, please try to attend this series of conversations on accessibility for people with physical, mobility, visual, auditory or cognitive disabilities. All conference attendees are encouraged to take part, whether or not they use accessible services. More information here.  You all have a very […]

[Register NOW] ASCLA’s Midwinter Institute

Activate, Collaborate and Engage: Transforming Your Community through Health Outreach @ Your Library Friday, January 20, 2017, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Event Code: ASC1 Ticket Prices Category Early Bird Advance ALA Member $120 $135 Other Member $120 $135 Non-Member $130 $145 ASCLA Member $120 $135 This session will provide an introduction on how libraries […]

Deadline Approaching (12/1) – Travel to The Netherlands & Belgium with ASCLA

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) will be traveling to The Netherlands and Belgium during Tulip Time as their annual fundraiser. Hosted by AMA Waterways, this seven night river cruise from April 3-10, 2017 is one not to be missed! Deadline to book this trip of a lifetime is December 1, 2016. This […]

Annual Fundraising Trip: Tulip Time 2017!

Welkom! The Netherlands & Belgium Tulip Time River Cruise April 3 – April 10, 2017 A cruise ship slowly meandering along the rivers and canals is just the right pace to explore the Netherlands and Belgium in comfort! Sitting on the deck of a ship under brilliant blue skies, you can take in the windmills, […]

Active Shooter Awareness Training!

In light of the recent events in Orlando that have become far too common in our society, ASCLA would like to invite you to an active shooter awareness training at Annual this year. In addition, our past president was featured on the Dewey Decibels podcast in May discussing this topic. Information about the program and […]

ASCLA selects its 2016 award winners!

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has selected its 2016 Award winners. The awards program recognizes outstanding achievement within the library profession by librarians and libraries for significant current or past achievements, including publications, program development and leadership in the profession. The Awards Ceremony and Reception will be held from 5:45 – […]

Call for ASCLA Online Learning Proposals!

Submit by March 8, 2016  Access the online course submission form here. Download this PDF of the online course form to help you prepare your submission. ASCLA invites ALA members who are subject matter experts and experienced librarians with knowledge of interest to ASCLA members, to submit proposals for ASCLA online learning to be presented between April […]

Only $10.00 for a 2016 Calendar – Just for Librarians & Library Lovers!

ASCLA announced a new and reduced price for its 2016 full size calendar. Calendar cost is $10.00 and 100 percent of the proceeds go directly to ASCLA. There is a limited amount, so those interested should make their purchase today. You can help support ASCLA’s mission by purchasing calendars here. Photo shoots took place at some […]

Board & Committee Meetings at the 2016 Midwinter Meeting.

Board of Directors Meeting I and II Board I – Saturday, January 9, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, room 205 A Board II – Monday, January 11, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, room 203 ASCLA Board of Director meetings are open and any individual registered for the Midwinter Meeting […]