WLA Advocacy Priorities


The Washington Library Association leads, advocates, educates, and connects.


The Washington Library Association is a leader for Washington libraries. We are a dynamic, inclusive, and diverse community that provides advocacy, professional development, and leadership opportunities while promoting intellectual freedom and innovation.

Issue Statements

Defending Privacy & Confidentiality

Diverse Collections

Intellectual Freedom Statement

Position Letters

Letter to Gov. Inslee: COVID-19 (March 18. 2020)

Endorsement of Crosby Kemper III for Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

Letter to WA Superintendents: Library Materials Allocation in SB 6362 (May 23, 2019)

ALA Letter to Monroe School District (May 29, 2018)