About Annual

California Library Association’s Annual Conference is California’s premier event for library professionals. Attendees have the opportunity to network and learn via workshops, presentations, and special events; meet vendors and check out their latest products and services; and hear world-renowned speakers inform, motivate & entertain.

We’re proud to present our 115th Annual Conference and Exhibition at Southern California’s Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center this November 3-5, 2013. The theme: “Let’s Make Some Noise!

To take a quick look at some highlights of this year’s conference, head over to Inside CLA ’13

Questions about conference? Send us an email at info@cla-net.org

Curious what last year was like? Check out last year’s website and photos from the conference

cla-promoCalifornia Library Association (CLA) provides leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services, librarianship, and the library community. We help members excel in a fast-changing job market. We’re a resource for learning about new ideas and technology, and we actively work to influence legislation affecting libraries and librarians. CLA is the Community for California Libraries. To learn more, visit us at cla-net.org

Are you a CLA member?

Whether you’re launching your library career, looking for your next job, or just exploring possibilities, CLA membership includes career services, professional development, and networking & leadership opportunities that can help.

CLA members receive discount rates when registering for CLA Annual.

We offer a variety of membership levels including a discount membership for library students–check out CLA membership categories for more information.

"The exhibits are fascinating and worthwhile for any library employee."
–2012 Conference Attendee