ALA Virtual - Community Through Connection
An online event with educational programming, special author events, and social networking.
- educational sessions available in an on-demand format
- notable featured speakers
- COVID-19 information for libraries
- live chats with authors
- live-streamed presentations
- a virtual Exhibit Hall
- networking opportunities with peers via social activities
Join us in this virtual space as we learn, grow, and most importantly, lean on our fellow librarians and library workers while we adapt and evolve in these changing times.
Please Note: Registration will close on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Noon Central.
This event is being hosted in U.S., Central Time.
For updates, follow #alavirtual20
For those who opted to transfer their 2020 ALA Annual Conference registration to the virtual event, your registration for ALA Virtual is complete and you don't have to do anything! A confirmation will be sent after registration opens.
- Misty CopelandOpening SessionWednesday, June 24, 202010:00 AM - 11:00 AM CT
- Sophia ThakurFeatured SpeakerWednesday, June 24, 20201:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
- Matthew CordellFeatured SpeakerWednesday, June 24, 20203:30 PM - 4:00 PM CT
- Sonia ManzanoFeatured SpeakerThursday, June 25, 20202:00 PM - 2:30 PM CT
- BOOM! Studios PanelFeatured SpeakersThursday, June 25, 20203:30 PM - 4:00 PM CT
- Natalie PortmanClosing SessionFriday, June 26, 20201:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT