Last updated: 7/24/2022
Chicago, Illinois
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
phone: 312-944-6780
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In 1998 the ALA Council voted commitment to five Key Action Areas as guiding principles for directing the Association’s energies and resources: Diversity, Equity of Access, Education and Continuous Learning, Intellectual Freedom, and 21st Century Literacy.


Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission of ALA is to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

Friday, June 23 - Thursday, June 29, 2023
2023 American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago
The American Library Association invites you to attend/exhibit and meet face-to-face with more than 12,000 librarians from around the country at ALA's Annual Conference & Exhibition - exhibit dates: June 23-26, 2023, in Chicago, IL. //// Following the strong return to face-to-face events for ALA, the Annual Conference in Chicago promises to be a blockbuster. The largest in person library event in the world and largest book event in North America, ALA Annual is not to be missed.
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2023 American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago
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