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  • 1.  Register for ALA's 2022 Virtual Volunteer Fair!

    Posted Aug 10, 2022 03:27 PM

    Hello – please see message below regarding ALA's upcoming Virtual Volunteer and register! This also available as a Member News Item. Email with any questions!

    The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce its 2022 Virtual Volunteer Fair to be held on September 14, 2022, from 3:00 pm –5:00 pm CT.  The fair will be an opportunity for ALA Members to drop in and speak with committee members and/or staff liaisons from various ALA groups that offer volunteer opportunities, including ALA Association committees, Divisions, and Round Tables.  This is an opportunity for members to ask more specific questions about a committee or group's work, time commitment, typical schedule, how to volunteer, etc! 

    Members should register for the event, but attendance for the full two hours is not required.  Members can drop in and out as their schedule allows.  The various groups will be divided into breakout sessions, and attendees will be free to move amongst the breakout sessions.  ALA Staff will be available in the zoom to assist with tech, help members move from room to room, and to answer other questions.

    In order to participate fully in the breakout sessions, please ensure that you have the most-up-to-date version of Zoom.  You can read about how to update your Zoom version here.

    A list of the breakout sessions and schedule will be provided to all registered attendees prior to the date and available in the main session of the Virtual Volunteer Fair.

    Don't forget that members must be up to date with their membership to serve on a committee, so please renew your membership today!  Read the recent call for volunteers for ALA Association and Council committees.  You will learn more about this process during the Virtual Volunteer Fair, as well as Division and Round Table committees.

    Please register to attend ALA's 2022 Virtual Volunteer Fair now!

    Emily Drabinski
    Critical Pedagogy Librarian
    CUNY Gradaute Center

  • 2.  RE: Register for ALA's 2022 Virtual Volunteer Fair!

    Posted 23 days ago
    Hello councilors - Don't forget to to register for the 2022 Virtual Volunteer Fair next week - Wednesday, September 14: 3:00-5:00 pm CT if you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities within ALA! You can also find details and share within your networks via the Member News Item.

    Please reach out to with any questions.

    Holly Robison
    Governance Associate
    American Library Association