The Iowa Library Association advocates for quality library services for all Iowans and provides leadership, education and support for members.

2017 ILA Lobby From Home Day and Legislative Day

ILA will hold its annual Lobby From Home Day on Wednesday, February 15.  This is a day when all ILA members are asked to contact their Senator and Representative via phone and email.  ILA Members will gather in Des Moines on March 15 for ILA's Legislative Day.  The event will begin with a legislative briefing at 3:00 PM at the Ola Babcok Miller Building (1112 East Grand) and then ILA will host a legislative reception in the Law Library at the State Capitol beginning at 4:00 PM. 

For detailed information and talking points to use for Lobby From Home Day, visit the ILA Legislative webpage.


2017 ILA Leadership Symposiums

New this year - ILA will be hosting 2 Leadership Symposiums in April.  On April 6 and 7 we will host a Symposium in Atlantic and on April 20 and 21 we will be in Mason City.  There are one and two day registration options for each Symposium.  This is a great opportunity to earn a number of CEUs and network with other librarians.  Click here to download a regsitration form that includes a tentative agenda.  Online registration is available here

Southwest Iowa Symposium Agenda - Atlantic

North Central Iowa Symposium Agenda - Mason City


Interested in Joining ILA?

Let our membership section answer your questions about why you should be a part of the best resource for Iowa librarians.

Looking to Volunteer with ILA?

Click here for the ILA "I Can Help" form that lists areas where you can share your skills and get involved with ILA.  This form is now an online form!

ILA Bylaws and Organizational Manual

For detailed information related to the ILA Bylaws or Organizational Manual, click here.


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2017 Membership Renewal


The new ILA membership year began January 1.  Please take a minute to renew your membership.  You can access the membership renewal form here.

Not a member yet?  Now is a great time to join

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