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The WLA Conference Committee is thrilled to announce that registration for the upcoming Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) Conference is officially open! This is your opportunity to be part of an event that promises to be enlightening, inspiring, and empowering.  We hope to see YOU October 24- 27 at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton!

Why Attend?  This year’s conference is all about embracing the theme of “Don’t Stop Believing,” a reminder that our collective passion for libraries has the power to drive change and transformation. By attending, you’ll have access to:

  • Captivating Keynote Speakers: Our lineup of keynote speakers will inspire you with their insights and perspectives, leaving you invigorated and ready to tackle new challenges.
  • Insightful Breakout Sessions: Attend thought-provoking sessions led by industry experts, providing you with practical strategies and tools to enhance your library’s impact.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow professionals, share best practices, and build valuable relationships that can spark collaborations and ideas for the future.
  • Special Events: From the opening reception and trivia night fundraiser to local tours and award ceremonies, there will be plenty of special events to enjoy!

By registering early, you secure your spot at this highly anticipated event and gain access to early bird pricing (ends September 15).

WVLS is offering conference scholarships to its members and library trustees. Applicants must have one year of experience working in public libraries or serving on a public library board as of October 1, 2023.
See the WVLS website for more information and an application. The deadline to apply is by 6 p.m. on Monday, September 11.