Local Affiliates

Goals and Objectives of Affiliation

affiliate logo


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
[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: Christy Belgiovane, President
Franklin Regional Middle School
4660 Old William Penn Highway
Murrysville, PA 15668
724-327-5456 ext. 2019  

[email protected]