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 affiliation will:

  1. Provide a network for continuous communication.
  2. Serve as a conduit for the flow of information.
  3. 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

Western Pennsylvania School Librarians Association
(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]


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


Westmoreland County Association of School Librarians
Contact: Katie Kauffman Roth, President 
Norwin High School
251 McMahon Drive
North Huntingdon, PA 15642
WORK: 724-861-3005 x1258
[email protected]

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