Annual Conference Proposals Now Being Accepted

Proposals for programs are now being accepted for the 125th Annual CLA Conference, "Libraries Through the Looking Glass on Thursday, April 21st and Friday, April 22nd at the Connecticut Convention Center.  

Visit the link on the CLA website to download forms and a planning packet.  Please return completed forms to Conference co-chairs: Katy Dillman ( or Tom Piezzo ( by November 6th.


Joint ALA/CLA Student Membership Now Available

Library school students are eligible to join both ALA and the Connecticut Library Association at one low price of $35.00 a year. Join both state and national library associations and get connected to your future. Joint student members are full members of both associations, and receive all the benefits accorded to student members in each association. For ALA it includes: 6 issues of American Libraries magazine, weekly e-delivery of AL Direct, bi-monthly Student Direct, discounts on ALA and Division conferences, 10% discounts on ALA Editions and Graphics; Access to ALA scholarships, grants and travel opportunities.

For more information, or to join, visit:

2015 Conference Photos


Upcoming Events

How to Make "Yes" the Answer and Other Secrets of Customer Service
Customer Service Section Fall Program
October 08, 2015
10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT
Public Libraries Section Fall Program
Creative Spaces: Duct Tape to 3d Printers
October 14, 2015
9:30 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT
Librarians' Tour of Hartford
An informative and engaging walking tour of Hartford landmark sites, including the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Public Library, and the CT State Library
October 23, 2015
9:30 AM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT
Celebrating with CLASS: CLA Support Staff Professional Development Conference 2015
This conference is an opportunity for library support staff to learn new skills and to network with fellow support staff members from throughout the state.
October 29, 2015
8:30 AM EDT - 3:15 PM EDT
YA Regional Meetup
Summer Reading: What We Do/Why We Do It – Making the Connection
November 13, 2015
9:15 AM EST - 3:15 PM EST
Passport to CT Libraries
Showcase our CT libraries by joining this program! Last year, participating libraries enjoyed many new visitors - make sure your library is one of them this year!
April 01, 2016 12:00 AM EDT to April 30, 2016 12:00 AM EDT