Annual Conference & Exhibition 2023


Call for Education Program Proposals Now Open

The submission site will close on September 16, 2022.

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Four photos of groups of people at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition.

Photo of women at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

As the world's largest library event, the onsite Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together thousands of librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, friends of libraries, trustees, special guests, and exhibitors. You'll find educational programming; important announcements and updates; relevant legislation and policies; and discussions that majorly impact libraries, their roles, and their ongoing transformation.


  • Educational programming, created and curated by library professionals

  • News You Can Use Sessions with updates that highlight new research, innovations, and advances in libraries

  • The Library Marketplace with innovative and informed exhibitors, LIVE Stages, ARCs, and more

  • Memorable and inspiring speakers

  • Presidents' and Chair Programs

  • Top-tier authors 

  • Fun and entertaining networking opportunities to share and connect with peers, and more

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