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2018 Conference Information

Pennsylvania Library Association
2018 Conference & Expo
October 14 - 17, 2018
Harrisburg Hilton

The Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) is the oldest professional library organization serving all types of libraries throughout the Commonwealth. The PaLA Conference provides the library community with a variety of continuing education, supplier resources and networking opportunities during this important event. 

 We hope you will join us this year as we return to Harrisburg, the State Capitol, October 14 - 17, 2018 at the Hilton Harrisburg.



Conference Planning Committee

The 2018 Conference Planning Committee is hard at work under the direction of chair, Sara Edmiston, Community Relations Librarian for the Adams County Library System.  If you would like to volunteer to serve on a committee, please feel free to contact Sara, or the appropriate committee chair on the Committee Roster.


Attendee registration is now open!     


The Library Products & Services Expo offers one of the best opportunities to learn about the latest products and services for your library -- all under one roof!  This two-day show offers a concise schedule in an environment that promotes interaction with exhibitors through no-conflict exhibit time, refreshment breaks, walk-around lunches and other informal networking opportunities.

Who will have a presence? Confirmed 2018 Exhibitors

Hotel Information

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Harrisburg Hilton at the conference rate of $144/night plus applicable occupancy taxes. (Currently,11%) Parking in the adjacent Walnut Street Garage is complimentary for conference participants. Reserve a room in the Pennsylvania Library Association Conference Block by calling the hotel directly at 717-233-6000 or reserve a room online through our group reservation page.

Contact Us

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