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2024 WLA Conference

Thank you to everyone who attended and made this year's conference a success! Stay tuned for more information regarding our 2025 Conference in Tacoma, April 10-12, 2025!

 Clock Hours & Letters of Attendance

Visit our Conference Resources page to find instructions about claiming school district clock hours and/or requesting a conference verification letter.

Virtual Access

For attendees who can't make the trip this time, we will offer virtual access that includes access to the app, virtual sessions, and select livestreamed events. Check out the Virtual Schedule Program here!


#WLA2024 will be held March 1 - 3, 2024, in Spokane, WA. at the Spokane Convention Center.

In-person conference registration on the WLA website is now closed. Onsite registration at the Spokane Convention Center will be available Friday, March 1-Saturday, March 2. Please note, however, that meal availability cannot be guaranteed with onsite registration.

You may still register online for virtual access that includes access to the app and virtual, pre-recorded sessions. Visit the Virtual Conference page to learn more.

Conference Highlights

  • Networking opportunities to facilitate make meaningful, lasting connections, including Dine-Arounds, receptions, the Table Topics Lunch, Divisional unconferences, meetups around shared interests and identities, and an app with an attendee social network.
  • 70+ sessions from experts and innovators in Academic, Public, School, and Special libraries across the state.
  • Virtual content available to all attendees to watch on demand through May 2, 2024.
  • Postconference Workshops to give a deeper dive into the topics of equity and inclusion, celebrating the freedom to read, and more.
  • Extracurricular activities to get you out exploring Spokane with new friends.
  • User-friendly app to help you navigate the conference with ease, build your schedule, find new connections, participate in community discussions, enter challenges to win prizes, and so much more.
  • Closing session featuring a panel on belonging in libraries.
  • Four meals included in your registration, plus refreshment breaks and receptions.
  • Exhibit Hall packed full of library-related vendors offering giveaways, discounts, and exclusive opportunities to conference attendees.

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