The Ultimate School Library Conferences Calendar 2017-18

For the past several years, I’ve published a list of all the school library conferences and related events in the United States.  I’m happy to post this year’s list.   Happy conferencing!

June 2017

  • June 12.  Alabama School Library Association Summer Conference.  Vestavia Hills, AL.
  • Jun. 22-27.  American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference.  Chicago, IL.
  • Jun. 25-28.  International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference.  San Antonio, TX. #ISTE17

July 2017

  • Jul. 18.  Kentucky Association of School Librarians (KASL) Summer Refresher.  Bowling Green, KY.

August 2017

  • Aug 4-8.  International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Annual Conference.   Long Beach, CA.

September 2017

  • Sep. 21-23.  Kentucky Library Association (KLA) / Kentucky Association of School Librarians (KASL) Joint Conference.  Louisville, KY.
  • Sep. 28-30.  Tennessee Association of School Librarians (TASL) 2017 Conference. Murfreesboro, TN.  #TASLCon2017


  • Oct. 4-6.  North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA) 2017 Conference. Winston-Salem, NC. #NCSLMA17
  • Oct. 5-7.  Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (ITEM) Fall Conference.  Minneapolis, MN.
  • Oct. 7-8.  School Library Journal (SLJ) Leadership Summit 2017.  Nashville, TN. #sljsummit
  • Oct. 11-13. Nebraska School Librarians Association (NSLA) / Nebraska Library Association (NLA) Joint Conference.  Kearney, NE.
  • Oct. 11-13. Virginia Library Association (VLA) Annual Conference.   Norfolk, VA.
  • Oct. 13-14. Oregon Association of School Libraries (OASL) Fall Conference.  Portland, OR.
  • Oct. 18-20.  Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) Conference.  Columbus-Worthing, OH. #oelma17
  • Oct. 18-20.  Florida Association for Media in Education 2017 Conference.  Orlando, FL. #FAME17
  • Oct. 19-21.  Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA) Annual Conference.  Springfield, IL.
  • Oct. 20.  Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) 2017 Conference.  Upper Marlboro, MD.
  • Oct. 21.  Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL) Fall Professional Development Day / Conference.  Location TBA.
  • Oct. 23-25.  Internet @ Schools (part of Internet Librarian Conference).  Monterey, CA.

November 2017

  • Nov. 1-4.  Washington Library Association (WLA) 2017 Conference.  (School division will have events and sessions).  Tacoma, WA.
  • Nov. 2-4.  Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Annual Conference.  Chantilly, VA.
  • Nov. 3-4.  KitLit Con 2017.  Hershey, PA.
  • Nov. 7-11.  Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2017 Convention.  Jacksonville, FL.
  • Nov. 8-11.  New York Library Association Annual Conference (includes a school library section).  Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Nov. 9-11.  American Association of School Librarians National Conference.  Phoenix, AZ.
  • Nov. 13-15.  Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference (includes the Association of Indiana School Library Educators (AISLE)). Indianapolis, IN.
  • Nov. 15-17.  Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME) Annual Conference.  Lansing, MI.  #MAME44
  • Nov. 16-17.  New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) Fall Conference.  Long Branch, NJ. #NJASL17
  • Nov. 28-30. New Hampshire School Library Media Association / Christina McAuliffe Technology Conference.  Manchester, NH.


February 2018

March 2018

  • Mar. 25-27. Wisconsin Education Media and Technology Association Conference.  Kalahari, WI.

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

Did I leave out your favorite event?  Want to add your conference’s hashtag?  Please leave a comment and I’ll be sure to add them.