Conference & Exhibition
Chicago, IL ― June 22-27, 2023
With more to be announced soon!
As the world's largest library event, the ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together thousands of librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, friends of libraries, trustees, special guests, and exhibitors. ALA Annual offers 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
Fun and entertaining networking opportunities to share and connect with peers, and more
The Library Marketplace:
Exhibits, Stages & Resources
Learn, innovate, and have fun in the Library Marketplace! More than 550+ exhibitors and 300+ author presentations on 9 LIVE Stages!
Take a look back at Annual 2022
"Besides learning, getting ideas, and meeting people, the conference is most valuable for me because it always reinvigorates my passion for libraries and reminds me why I do what I do."
– 2022 Annual Conference Attendee