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Associations & Organizations

For every type of librarian, there is probably an organization. ALA has many divisions:

  • American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
  • Assn. of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Assn. for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)
  • Assn. for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
  • Assn. of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)
  • Library and Information Technology Assn. (LITA)
  • Library Leadership & Management Assn. (LLAMA)
  • Public Library Assn. (PLA)
  • Reference & User Services Assn. (RUSA)
  • Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Northeast US

  • New York Library Association
    New York State's library association for all types of librarians
  • Connecticut Library Association
  • Massachusetts Library Association
  • Maine Library Association
  • New Hampshire Library Association
  • New Jersey Library Association
  • Pennsylvania Library Association
  • Rhode Island Library Association
  • Vermont Library Association

Across the Nation

  • COSLA - Chief Officers of State Library Agencies
    Find out what's happening in library circles across the country. Be in the know when you interview! Links to all US State & territory library agencies
  • A smattering of libraries are now represented on WebJunction, including several from the Northeast to partner with them for offering more community and continuing education.

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