PLA Member Welcome Breakfast at 2019 ALA Annual Conference

Saturday, June 22, 2019
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Washington, DC (site TBD)

Join PLA President Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne for an exclusive PLA members-only breakfast. We’ll recognize the individuals and libraries that received PLA awards and acknowledgements this year, as well as pass out 75th Anniversary commemorative items. The event will also feature a special keynote speaker, to be announced. Please note this is a ticketed event. To register, you can include it with your initial ALA Annual Conference registration or add it later using the unique link in your email confirmation. Tickets will be required and space is limited.

PLA Reception & Cake Cutting Ceremony

Friday, February 28, 2020
Nashville, TN
Site and Time TBD

Celebrate the past and the future of PLA at the PLA 2020. We will celebrate our 75 years with cake, music, and dancing. Come network with your fellow conference attendees and share all the new knowledge you gained from an exciting week of learning.


Summer Learning Celebration

July 11-August 15, 2019

Celebrate PLA’s Diamond Anniversary by showing us how your Summer Learning program shines! Kicking off during #SummerLearningWeek, we’re asking libraries to share their favorite photos of Summer Learning happening in their library and tag #PLA75. All photos with that hashtag will be entered to win a $25 gift card to the ALA Store!

Share Your Story

June 3-30, 2019

How has PLA helped you in your career path? What do you wish other people knew about PLA? Help us celebrate our 75th anniversary by sharing your PLA member story at Submit a story by June 30 to enter for a chance to win a $25 VISA gift card!

Contest Winner: Michelle Mears, Director, Rolling Hills Library (St. Joseph, MO)