Local Affiliates

Goals and Objectives of Affiliation


A network of PSLA affiliates will strengthen advocacy for strong library programs within the Commonwealth and advance information literacy as well as provide professional development.



Specifically, an affiliation with PSLA will

  • provide a network for continuous communication.
  • serve as a conduit for the flow of information.
  • broaden the base of the profession through the increase of personal, professional memberships.

Application Process

Local Affiliation Policy and Guidelines

Application for Local Affiliation

Current Local Affiliates 

Beaver County Association of School Librarians (BCASL)
Contact: Erin Bechdel, Vice President / President-Elect
Beaver Area High School
Gypsy Glen Road
Beaver, PA 15009
Work:  724-774-0251 x1840
[email protected]

East Central Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (ECPSA)
Contact: Robin Burns, Steering Committee Chair
Salisbury High School
Allentown, PA 18103
610-797-4107 x2540
[email protected]

South Central Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (SCPSLA)
Contact: Sarah DeMaria, Steering Committee Chair
3647 Spring Run
Mountville, PA 17554
[email protected]

Western Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (WPSLA)
(Pittsburgh and Surrounding Area)
Contact: Mary Kay Biagini, President 
School of Information Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
135 N. Bellefield Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-5138
[email protected]

Westmoreland County Association of School Librarians (WCASL)
Contact: Diana Lammert, President