47th PSLA Annual Conference: Discover Your Superpower


April 30 - May 2, 2020 

Hershey Lodge and Conference Center (Hershey, PA)

More information can be found on the PSLA Conference Website.

Keynote Speaker

Joyce Valenza

Professor, blogger, writer




Keynote Author

A.S King

LA Times Book Prize Winner and

Printz Honor recipient


Future Conference

April 15 - 17, 2021 Hershey Lodge & Convention Center (Hershey, PA)

Annual Conference History

The Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Annual Conference began in 1974 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

PSLA Annual Conference History: PSLA Annual Conference History


Past Conferences

2019 PSLA Conference

2018 PSLA Conference

2017 PSLA Conference

2016 PSLA Conference


Frequently Asked Questions

When is the conference registration information posted to the website?

The conference registration information is posted as soon as it is available. Online conference registration is usually open in January.

How much does it cost to attend a PSLA conference?

The cost of the PSLA conference is listed on the registration information available on the Annual Conference page.

I represent a company and would like to have an exhibit at the Annual Conference. How do I go about doing this?

Please register for our conference using the exhibitor's registration form available on the Annual Conference website.  There is also additional information on our Exhibitors Page on the Conference website. Any additional questions you may have may be referred to our Conference Executive Director or Exhibits Chair, whose contact information is listed on the conference Contact Us page.

How do I submit a workshop proposal for the Annual Conference?

A call for proposal will be announced in late August or early September. Proposal forms will be available on our conference page. The deadline for proposals is usually in October.  There is also an opportunity for informal presentations (such as poster sessions). Look for those opportunities in January or February.

How can I volunteer at the Annual Conference?

You can volunteer as a moderator (to introduce workshop presenters), help at the registration desk, assist with author signings, or help in the makerspace area.  You can volunteer for these by select options on your registration or respond to emails asking for volunteers. The best way to become involved is to become a member of the PSLA Conference Committee.  There are various ways to become involved.