You are cordially invited to the ASCLA/COSLA Reception and Awards Presentation!

A conference tradition featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar while celebrating this year’s achievement award recipients.

All conference attendees are invited! Annual Conference attendees employed or interested in these areas—state library agencies; networks, cooperatives and consortia; specialized libraries such as those for the blind, deaf, hard of hearing and incarcerated populations; and independent librarians and library consultants—are encouraged to join the party and meet other professionals.

Saturday, June 28, 5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Pavilion 04 of the Las Vegas Hotel.

Details on the award recipients can be found in the Member News section of Interface.


Add the below events to your conference registration *or* you can register without attending the ALA
• ASCLA 101: Saturday, June 28, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Participants will be able to chat with colleagues and hear more about how they can get involved. Refreshments, Raffle and fun prizes!
• ASCLA / COSLA Reception and Award Presentation: Saturday, June 28, from 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Bring a friend!
• ASCLA President’s Program: Sunday, June 29, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Connected Learning and Libraries: At the Intersection of the Arts, Media, New Technologies and Informal Learning.

Join ASCLA as we host our first ASLCA 101, Networking and orientation event.
Interested, new and current members are welcome. The event includes a brief presentation about ASCLA, networking opportunities, refreshments and raffle prizes!
Saturday, June 28, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Las Vegas Hotel, Ballroom E.

Free to all conference registrants!

ASCLA / COSLA Reception and Awards Presentation

Networking, sweets and an awards presentation are on the agenda for the ASCLA/COSLA reception at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference. All conference attendees are invited to participate in the celebration. After the programming is done on Saturday, join our vibrant membership community.

This year we’re honoring:
• Greenville County Library System (S.C.) is the winner of the ASCLA/Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS) & National Organization on Disability (NOD) Award.
• The Francis Joseph Campbell Award winner is Chris Mundy, quality assurance specialist, Multistate Center East, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress.
• Mary Beth Riedner, volunteer at the Gail Borden Public Library District, will receive ASCLA’s Exceptional Service Award.

Saturday, June 28th 5:45 – 7:15pm, Las Vegas Hotel, Room Pavilion 04

Free to all conference registrants!


ASCLA President’s Program

Connected Learning and Libraries: At the Intersection of the Arts, Media, New Technologies, and Informal Learning

Connected Learning is the progressive educational approach intended for our continuously changing world. It makes learning relevant to all populations, to real life, real work and realities of the modern digital age, where learning should never stop. Connected learning guides learners to experiment, be hands-on, to be active and take ownership of their learning; recognizing that this is key to being successful in work and in life.

KPepplerJoin Kylie Peppler when she demonstrates bridging together the knowledge of how youth best learn with the opportunities made available through today’s technology networked and digital media.

Sunday, June 29th at 10:30am – 12:00pm, Las Vegas Convention Center, Rooms N255/257

Free to all conference registrants!


Locations are subject to change. Please check the event scheduler prior to the events.