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Pennsylvania Library Association 2019 Conference

The 2019 PaLA Conference, Shine On!, will take place October 13 - 16, 2019 at the Bayfront Convention Center located on beautiful Presque Isle Bay in Erie, PA. Conference programming will include plethora of educational and networking opportunities, as well as a two-day tradeshow. The registration brochure, policies and link to online registration are included below for your reference and use.

10/13/2019 to 10/16/2019
Where: Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafras Pier
Erie, Pennsylvania  16507
United States
Contact: Kimberly Snyder Wise
717-766-7663


Online registration is available until: 10/17/2019
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Registration Brochure (PDF)

This publication is your complete guide to sessions, poster sessions, special events/activities and the exhibitor listing, exhibit events, and more!  Note: a copy will be mailed to all PaLA members.  

To easily record the sessions/events you'd like to attend, we suggest that you download the Registration Worksheet then proceed to online registration to officially register.  (We recommend use of the Chrome browser when registering.)

2019 Registration Fees & Registration FAQs

Registration Policies and Deadlines:

1.  Please note the following registration deadlines (Register early, and save!):

  • Early bird registration, with savings of $25/registration, is available through 8/31/2019.  
  • Regular registration rates will be in effect September 1 - 30, 2019
  • Late registration will be in effect October 1 - 16, 2019
  • On-site registration will incur an additional $10 processing fee and is required after October 11, 2019.

2.  Lunch, Sunday through Tuesday, and breakfast on Wednesday is included with registration for each day of attendance.  However, you must preregister for all meal events.  Failure to preregister will be considered forfeiture of this benefit of your registration. 

3.  Any corrections or additions to your registration must be made on or before 9/30/2019.  We will be unable to change your registration information after this date, as registration packets will be processed.

4. Requests for registration cancellations must be made in writing by 09/30/2019. A $40 processing fee will be applied to all refunds, unless event ticket insurance* has been purchased. (More on this when you register.)  Meal & Tour registration fees are not refundable, however tickets can be transferred to another individual.

*Registration Fee Insurance - Again this year, third-party insurance to protect your investment is available should you need to cancel your registration.  More information about the program will be displayed during the registration process.  Please note that should you select this coverage, payment by credit card is required.

Contact Us

220 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 10
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
717-766-7663 Phone
717-766-5440 Fax
800-622-3308 (PA Only)