First PLA Conference Cover

PLA’s first national conference is held in Baltimore, MD. The theme of the conference is Serving People: The Public Library Today and Tomorrow. The purpose of the conference is to arrive at a better understanding of the philosophical basis of the public library as an institution that is committed to serving the public. The conference welcomes librarians, trustees, educators, library school students, and friends of the public library. The conference is a tremendous success that continues to present day.

Image: First PLA Conference Program Cover