The Florida Library Association is a statewide organization that promotes excellence in Florida libraries by advocating strongly for libraries and providing high quality professional and leadership development for a diverse community of library staff, volunteers, and supporters. 

Bulletin Board

  • FLA President Elana Karshmer's response to proposed IMLS elimination for 2018
  • 2017 Call for TechZone Proposals Now Available. For more information and the registration form, CLICK HEREThe deadline to apply is Friday, April 7th, 2017.
  • 2017 FLA Needs Assessment Survey Now AvailableCLICK HERE for instructions and a link to the form.  The survey will be open until Friday, April 14th, 2017.
  • 2017 Call for Conference Volunteers!  Sign up to help at the Registration Desk, as a Room Monitor, at the Silent Auction...and more!


2017 Annual Conference

For all things conference, please click on the icon below
Exhibitor Registration~ Now Open, Early Bird registration ends March 24th 
Attendee Registration~ Now Open, Early Bird registration ends April 10th

THANK YOU currently confirmed sponsors and exhibitors (as of 3/14):
AWE Learning; BELFOR Property Restoration; BiblioCommons; Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre;  Brainfuse; Brodart Co.; Burrow Library Services; ByWater Solutions; Children's Plus, Inc.; Comprise Technology; Creative Arts Unlimited, Inc.; DLSG at Image Access; Eason Associates; EBSCO Information Services; Emerald Publishing; Enovative Technologies; EnvisionWare; FACRL; Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative; Florida Department of State/Division of Library and Information Services; Gale, a Cengage Company; HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY COOPERATIVE; Image One Corporation; Ingram Content Group; Innovative; JanWay; Learning Wizard LLC; Library Interiors of Florida, Inc.; LYRASIS; Magazine Subscription Service Agency; Mergent, Inc.; Midwest Tape; Murphy Security Solutions; Mystery Writers; Northeast Florida Library Information Network; Panhandle Library Access Network; OCLC; Playaway Pre-Loaded Products by Findaway; Taylor and Francis; Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc.TLC-The Library Corporation; Transparent Language, Inc.; Recorded Books; ReferenceUSA; R. George & Assoc., Inc.; Ristech Company Inc.; SAGE Publishing; Southeast Florida Library Information Network; Source InteriorsSpringer Nature; Tech Logic; Today's Business Solutions, Inc.; Wiley; Wolters Kluwer Health / Ovid; World Book, Inc.


Attention:  Please beware of housing pirate -- Exhibition Hotel Management -- calling and falsely representing FLA regarding the hotel room block.  Please do not respond to their call from this number 888-511-7396.  You should initiate your own room reservations.  See our hotel room webpage for more information at