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District of Columbia
Library Association

The District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA) is a chapter of the American Library Association (ALA) and the local service organization for librarians and library workers in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

DCLA provides opportunities for personal and professional development through networking, participation in committees, interest groups, and the executive board. We also provide programming for new and transitioning information professionals, and advocate for local libraries and issues related to library service.

The Annual Fall Reception is Here!

Please join us for the annual DC Library Association's Fall Membership Reception on Thursday, October 26th from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. The event will be held at Smith Public Trust again this year (a quick walk from the Brookland Metro).

Come enjoy drinks, appetizers, and networking! All are welcome! $15 for students, $20 for members, and $25 for guests.

Register Here!

Not a member and want to join? Check out our membership information!

Newly Elected 2017-2018 DCLA Executive Board Members

Vice President/President-Elect
Nicholas Brown      
                                                 Secretary Leah Castaldi



Membership Director Kimberly Knight               Advocacy Director Saadia Raines


Career & Leadership Director Claudia Guidi       ALA Councilor Richard Huffine                                                                                                                                                                                       


Developing Leaders Since 1894

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Mailing Address:
Union Station
 50 Massachusetts Ave. SE
P.O. Box 1653 Washington, DC 20002
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