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2016 PALS for Non Degreed Librarians

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Thank You!

PaLA thanks Scott Arbital, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Class of 2017, for Adding Color to our website with his donation of the Membership Banner used this month on our site and Facebook page. PaLA also thanks Catherine Collins, St. Joseph University, for her Library Star design, a banner to promote the annual award nomination process.

PALS Registration for Non-MLS/MLIS Librarians

The PaLA Academy of Leadership Studies (PALS) is a cooperative initiative between PaLA and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries to offer leadership development for librarians to help them reach their full leadership potential.

We are happy to announce that David Bendekovic will present a one-day PALS workshop for Non-MLS/MLIS Librarians on Saturday, June 11 at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel.

More information/Registration Form

Save the Date - 2016 PaLA Conference & Expo

October 16-19, 2016 at the Kalahari Resort & Conference Center

The Conference Committee is busy planning this 2016 event at the exciting, brand new Kalahari Water Park in the Poconos. Save the date, and read the latest news about it on our website and Facebook!

Exhibitor Information

The Library Products & Services Expo offers one of the best opportunities to reach decision-makers in the Pennsylvania library community.  This two-day show offers a concise schedule in an environment that promotes interaction with attendees through no-conflict exhibit time, exhibit hall activities and informal networking opportunities.  Read More

Poster Session Proposals

We are currently accepting proposals for poster sessions to be presented during the conference.  Poster sessions will take place on Monday & Tuesday, October 17 & 18.  Space is limited.  Deadline for submission is Sunday, June 12.  Poster Session FAQs

Submit a Poster Session Proposal



2016 Best Practices winners and honorable mentions!

 Download the pdf list of this years' winners


PaLA Bulletin - Open Access

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!


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