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Events

DCLA hosts a variety of events including tours, discussions, presentations, and social gatherings. We also list community events of interest to our members. 

Upcoming events

    • 08 Mar 2021
    • 12:00 AM (EST)
    • 23 Apr 2021
    • 11:59 PM (EDT)
    • Online Form

    DCLA Executive Board 2021/2022

    The District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA) is seeking library workers and supporters who are interested in serving the local community of library and information science professionals through the DCLA Executive Board. There are many great opportunities to develop your leadership skills, network, and advance your career. 

    Openings

    Vice President/President-Elect (3-Year Cycle, VP/President/Past President, Elected)

    ALA Councilor (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Career & Leadership Director (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Secretary (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Communications Director (1-Year Term, Appointed by President)

    Explore each role's duties at dcla.org

    Timeline

    March 8 - April 23 | Nominations Accepted
    May 3 - May 31 | DCLA Elections (Current Members Only)
    June 1 | 2021/2022 DCLA Executive Board Announcement
    Late June | DCLA Virtual Reception & Board Induction

    Nominations

    Current DCLA members may self-nominate or nominate others. Student members are eligible to be nominated. If you're membership has lapsed you can still nominate yourself, you'll just need to renew your membership prior to the election.

    • 08 Mar 2021
    • 12:00 AM (EST)
    • 29 Apr 2021
    • 11:59 PM (EDT)
    • Online Form

    DCLA Executive Board 2021/2022

    DCLA presents a series of annual awards to recognize colleagues whose exemplary service has advanced the profession and community. Nominations for the awards are being accepted as part of the Board nomination form. View a list of past awardees here. Submit nominations in the Executive Board & Awards nomination form.

    2021 Awards:

    Ainsworth Rand Spofford President's Award

    Community Service Award

    Distinguished Service Award

    Elizabeth W. Stone Outstanding New Leader Award

    Criteria for the awards can be found on dcla.org

    Contact Past President Tracy Sumler at tracy.sumler@dc.gov with questions.
    • 03 May 2021
    • 12:00 AM (EDT)
    • 31 May 2021
    • 11:59 PM (EDT)
    • Online Form

    DCLA Executive Board 2021/2022

    The District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA) is seeking library workers and supporters who are interested in serving the local community of library and information science professionals through the DCLA Executive Board. There are many great opportunities to develop your leadership skills, network, and advance your career. 

    Openings

    Vice President/President-Elect (3-Year Cycle, VP/President/Past President, Elected)

    ALA Councilor (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Career & Leadership Director (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Secretary (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Communications Director (1-Year Term, Appointed by President)

    Explore each role's duties at dcla.org

    Timeline

    March 8 - April 23 | Nominations Accepted
    May 3 - May 31 | DCLA Elections (Current Members Only)
    June 1 | 2021/2022 DCLA Executive Board Announcement
    Late June | DCLA Virtual Reception & Board Induction

    Nominations

    Current DCLA members may self-nominate or nominate others. Student members are eligible to be nominated. If you're membership has lapsed you can still nominate yourself, you'll just need to renew your membership prior to the election.

    • 01 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (EDT)
    • Online Form

    DCLA Executive Board 2021/2022

    The District of Columbia Library Association (DCLA) is seeking library workers and supporters who are interested in serving the local community of library and information science professionals through the DCLA Executive Board. There are many great opportunities to develop your leadership skills, network, and advance your career. 

    Openings

    Vice President/President-Elect (3-Year Cycle, VP/President/Past President, Elected)

    ALA Councilor (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Career & Leadership Director (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Secretary (2-Year Term, Elected)

    Communications Director (1-Year Term, Appointed by President)

    Explore each role's duties at dcla.org

    Timeline

    March 8 - April 23 | Nominations Accepted
    May 3 - May 31 | DCLA Elections (Current Members Only)
    June 1 | 2021/2022 DCLA Executive Board Announcement
    Late June | DCLA Virtual Reception & Board Induction

    Nominations

    Current DCLA members may self-nominate or nominate others. Student members are eligible to be nominated. If you're membership has lapsed you can still nominate yourself, you'll just need to renew your membership prior to the election.



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 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
P.O. Box 1653 Washington, DC 20002
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