The ALSC National Institute is an intensive learning opportunity with a youth services focus. It is designed for front-line youth library staff, children’s literature experts, education and library school faculty members, and other interested adults. It is one of the only conferences devoted solely to children’s librarianship, literature and technology. Institute takes place every two years and includes programming, keynotes, networking, and more!

The Institute is presented by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), the world’s largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. From creative programming and best practices to continuing education and professional connections – ALSC members are innovators in the field of children’s library service. ALSC’s network includes more than 4,000 children’s and youth librarians and library workers, children’s literature experts, publishers, education and library school faculty members, and other adults dedicated to engaging community to build healthy, successful futures for all children. Learn more about the benefits of membership in ALSC!

Welcome from ALSC Board President, Kirby McCurtis