Next ASCLA trip heads to Italy with visits to Amalfi Coast, National Library and Vatican Museum

The dates and itinerary are set for ASCLA’s next adventure abroad: ASCLA in Italy! We’ll be traveling April 15-24, 2013, and we invite you to join us!

During this avventura italiana, we’ll spend time in Sorrento; Puglia; the Amalfi Coast: Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, Sorrento and Capri; Rome: the National Library, the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica; Lecce, Ostuni….and more!

The cost for this this trip is 8 nights for $2950 plus airfare. A portion of the trip’s proceeds benefit ASCLA.

Download this brochure for more information.

The trip cost includes 8 nights accommodations, 8 breakfast, 8 dinners, 2 lunches, cooking class, guided tours throughout the trip, motor coach transportation, roundtrip ferry and funicular to Capri, Blue Grotto tour, cruise on the Amalfi coast, and admission to the Vatican. Participants are responsible for their own airfare.

Deposits in the amount of $500 are due by September 15, 2012, with the balance due by January 15, 2013. Checks should be made payable to Lyceum Tours. Questions about the trip? Contact the ASCLA office at ascla@ala.org or 312-280-4395, or Lyceum Tours at 856-795-9044.

ASCLA in Ireland: Reserve your spot by June 1

The deadline to reserve your spot on ASCLA’s next trip abroad–to Ireland–is fast approaching! This tour is hosted by Lyceum Tours and benefits ASCLA, a division of ALA.

The trip itinerary includes the castles, libraries and important historic sites of Ireland. Deposits for this upcoming adventure are due by June 1, 2012. Check out the itinerary below, then reserve your spot by contacting Lyceum Tours at 856-795-9044.

We hope you’ll join us!

Trip Information

October 4-12, 2012
7 nights for $1799 plus airfare

Price includes:

  • Hotels and transportation to Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Cobh and Killarney
  • Dinners with the tour group
  • Tours of the National Library and the Killarney Library, Trinity College and the Book of Kells, Powerscourt Gardens, Kilkenny and Blarney Castles and the Ring of Kerry
  • A tour of Waterford Crystal
  • A visit to the heritage center in Cobh to learn more about important Irish historical events such as the mass migration of Irish to America
  • The opportunity to throw back a pint at a pub established in 1703.

Participants are responsible for their own airfare.

A portion of the trip’s proceeds benefit ASCLA, a division of ALA. All those interested in coming along on this exciting trip are welcome to attend regardless of membership status. An informational brochure is available for download at the ASCLA website.

To reserve your spot:
Deposit of $1,000 due by June 1, 2012
Balance payment due by Aug. 15, 2012.
Checks payable to Lyceum Tours and sent to Lyceum Tours, 11 Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield, N.J., 08033.

Questions about the trip? Contact the ASCLA office at ascla@ala.org or 312-280-4395, or Lyceum Tours at 856-795-9044.

Explore libraries, pubs and historic sites of Ireland with ASCLA in 2012

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) is following up its sold-out Paris trip with a fall trip to Ireland in 2012, inviting you to join us as we explore the emerald isle, its castles, libraries and important historic sites.

The trip will run Oct. 4-12, 2012 and will include hotels and transportation to Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Cobh and Killarney; four dinners; tours of the National Library and the Killarney Library, Trinity College and the Book of Kells, Powerscourt Gardens, Kilkenny and Blarney Castles and the Ring of Kerry. Participants will also tour Waterford Crystal, visit the heritage center in Cobh to learn more about important Irish historical events such as the mass migration of Irish to America and throw back a pint at a pub established in 1703. Participants are responsible for their own airfare.

This Irish adventure is a follow up to ASCLA’s sold-out trip to Paris, which will take flight in late April 2012. A portion of the trip’s proceeds benefit ASCLA, a division of ALA. All those interested in coming along on this exciting trip are welcome to attend regardless of membership status. An informational brochure is available for download at the ASCLA website.

For the tour of Ireland, deposits in the amount of $1,000 are due by June 1, 2012 with the balance due by Aug. 15, 2012. Checks should be made payable to Lyceum Tours and sent to Lyceum Tours, 11 Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield, N.J., 08033. Questions about the trip? Contact the ASCLA office at ascla@ala.org or (312) 280-4395, or Lyceum Tours at (856) 795-9044.