National Library Legislative Day 2018

Connecticut library leaders meet with Rep. Joe Courtney in Washington D.C. on National Library Legislative Day.


Photos from 2018 Annual Conference

Challenge Reporting

Has your library had any recent challenges to materials? Have there been other types of challenges, such as a patron privacy, library service issue or hate crime? ALA keeps track of these challenges. You can submit any challenges using this website. All personal and institutional information will be kept confidential.


First Time Members

First time members can join for just $25. Get all the benefits of membership at this introductory rate, immediately and for a full year from your date of joining. Does not apply to institutional memberships. Click here to apply.


Discounted NELA Membership Now Available

The Connecticut Library Association (CLA) is excited to launch the new “Extended Membership” with the New England Library Association (NELA).

CLA Members can take advantage of this opportunity by paying a discounted fee of only $20 per year ($15 for students and retirees) when joining or renewing your CLA membership. 

By joining both CLA and NELA, you will receive the full benefits that each of the organizations have to offer.  

Click here for more information

Upcoming Events

CLA Technical Services Section Fall Program 2018
New Adventures in Discovery : a Program about Getting the Most out of Your Discovery Layer or Catalog
October 18, 2018
10:00 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT
Energizing Your Customer Service Skills
Please join us to find out about realistic strategies to energize your skills in your community.
October 19, 2018
10:00 AM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
2018 CLA Support Staff (CLASS) Annual Conference
Please join us and "Tell Your Story" with CLASS at Manchester Community College. Learn new skills and network with fellow library staff members from throughout the state.
October 26, 2018
8:30 AM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT
PR Tune-Up! A Publicity and Communications Committee Workshop
Rev up your publicity with advice from the professionals!
November 01, 2018
1:00 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT