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Thanks for Attending PLA 2020

PLA thanks everyone who participated—in-person and virtually—in the PLA 2020 Conference in Nashville!

Save the Date for PLA 2022

The PLA Conference is heading to Portland, OR, March 22–26, 2022, to bring together the best minds in public libraries. An exceptional fusion of people and knowledge, the PLA Conference is where public library leaders are made. Join us in Portland to do more than develop new skills and talk about how far our libraries have come—be a part of inventing what comes next.

Registration for the PLA 2022 Conference will open in fall 2021. Sign up to receive an email notification when registration opens.

And the PLA 2022 call for proposals for programs and preconferences will open spring 2021. Sign up to receive an email notification when the call for proposals opens.


Registration is now open!
Register by January 31, 2020 to take advantage of the advanced registration rate.


Over 120 programs—including preconferences and concurrent session programs—will challenge attendees.


Featuring a 70,000+ square foot exhibit hall, PLA 2020 is the premier place to reach thousands of public library professionals with influence and buying power!

Inspiring Speakers & Award-Winning Authors

Admission to general sessions and Big Ideas sessions is included with Full Conference registrations and Exhibits-Plus badges. Single-Day registrants can attend all general sessions and Big Ideas sessions on the day for which they've registered.
Each author meal event requires a separately priced admission.

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