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Annual Convention

The Catholic Library Association offers opportunities for members to advance in the library profession through its annual convention held concurrently with the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) each spring.


2015 CLA Annual Convention

Catholic Library Association invites all members to attend the 2015 Annual Conference, April 7-9, 2015, in Orlando, FL. We meet concurrently with the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) Convention & Expo, the largest private-education association gathering in the nation. Those participating represent all aspects of Catholic and faith-based education from preschool, elementary, secondary, adult education, colleges and universities, to local parish pastors, priests, directors of parish religious education programs, parish volunteers, and more.

Those attending CLA are librarians serving patrons of all ages primarily in K-12, academic, theological, parish and public libraries. In addition to general topics for these groups, additional sessions focus on archives, information literacy, technical services and preservation of American Catholic materials. Teachers and administrators registered with NCEA may also attend any CLA session.

We are now accepting proposals for presentations at the convention. Click here for the submission form.

Registration and housing will be open on the NCEA website starting in mid-September - click here.

We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!



For information on previous years' conventions, visit our convention archives:

2014 Convention
2013 Convention
2012 Convention
2011 Convention
2010 Convention
Prior to 2010