The Wisconsin Library Association engages, inspires and advocates for library workers and supporters to improve and promote library services for the people of Wisconsin. By your membership and involvement in the Wisconsin Library Association, you impact your library and your community as you engage, inspire and advocate for library workers and supporters throughout our great state. We encourage members to become involved with any one of our many units - member participation and engagement is vital to supporting and promoting WLA's mission. Join us!



2024 Academic Library Virtual Conference Call for Proposals Now Open 

The Wisconsin Association of Academic Libraries (WAAL) Conference Planning Committee invites session, poster, and lightning talk proposals for their one-day virtual conference scheduled for August 7, 2024.  

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Call for Proposals: Present at the 2024 WLA Annual Conference

Are you passionate about sharing your expertise and innovative ideas with your peers in the library community? We invite you to be part of the 2024 Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) Annual Conference by submitting a proposal to present! 

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Be a Member, Get a Member Campaign

We’re pleased to bring back the popular “Be a Member, Get a Member” campaign for 2024. Starting January 1, 2024, when you refer a new member to join the Wisconsin Library Association, both you and the new member will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a cash prize ($250 each).  



"Power to the Public Libraries"
May 1 - 3, 2024 | Holiday Inn Stevens Point - Convention Center


Prevention First:  Book Protection & Repair Workshop

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | May 1, 2024
Holiday Inn Stevens Point- Convention Center

Facilitated by Kary Barth of Book Kare with Kary, this 3-hour workshop is designed to demonstrate quick and easy techniques for extending shelf life on general circulating materials.

This event is now full.  Please call 608-245-3640 to be placed on a cancellation list. 


Libraries Without Limits: Insights from OTs, PTs and SLPs

Webinar | Thursday, May 9, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 Join us for the next installment of the YSS Presents webinar series! Jessica Oakland, physical therapist, and Hannah Delaney, speech-language pathologist, from Progressive Beginnings Rehab Agency, will discuss how to incorporate OT/PT/ST into libraries and library programs, and the fun and creative ways we can promote child development through activities, songs, and crafts.