Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA)
The 2015 Election results are in, and the 2015 Awards have been announced. Read more about it online, and attend the PaLA Annual Business Meeting on Monday, October 5 in room 208 of the Penn Stater conference center to celebrate!
The PaLA annual conference: PA Libraries: Engage, Educate, Enrich will take place October 4 - 7 at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel. The conference will include more than 100 educational sessions and posters, as well as a 2-day Library Products & Services Trade Show. Read more
Attendee Registration is OPEN until October 2
Our lodging block at the Penn Stater and Nittany Lion Inn has expired. Call Penn State Reservations at 800-233-7505 to inquire about lodging availability and rates.
Call for Volunteers!
Join the conference team to meet new people, have fun and enhance your conference experience! More Information
We appreciate the support of library product & service providers at the conference. If you would like to participate, or if you have already registered for a booth, please consult our Exhibitor Information Page for important information and resources.
* NEW: Governor Signs Child Protection Law Changes;
Impacts Volunteer Background Checks, Higher Ed, Fees & Deadlines
Governor Wolf signed Act 15 of 2015 designed to clarify the 2014 child protection laws including criminal background check requirements and other changes. Read more.
Child Protection Laws: One-Stop Resource Center for Compliance
PaLA has pulled together some essential background and helpful resources for libraries striving to comply with many new laws related to protecting children and preventing child abuse. Read more
PaLA Bulletin- Open Access
The PaLA Bulletin is full of news you can use,
interesting articles, and important announcements and available to anyone visiting this website!