• Call for Proposals for the 2022 Tri-Conference (1/14/2022) - Call for Proposals:  2022 Tri-Conference with Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA),  Montana Library Association (MLA) and Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA) Program Proposal Form Proposal Deadline: March 1, 2022 Conference Theme: Building Bridges | Renewing Community Conference Dates: August 3-6, 2022 Location: Downtown Holiday Inn, Missoula, Montana, USA If you have questions please contact Kirk Vriesman, MLA Executive… Read More
  • Be the Next PNLA Treasurer! (1/11/2022) - PNLA is looking for a treasurer! This is a great opportunity for you to: Build your network Apply your finance skills Create a legacy of service Shape the future of PNLA Treasurer’s Duties & Responsibilities Serves a two-year term, taking office at the annual conference Elected in even numbered years Monthly Works with the Finance… Read More
  • Join PLA in Portland, March 23–25: PNLA members save $280 with the Early Bird Discount! (11/8/2021) - Registration is now open for the premier event for public library professionals—the PLA 2022 Conference! Join us live in Portland, OR, March 23–25, to reconnect with the public library world and revitalize the passion for the vital work you do every day. The Public Library Association will be working closely with the Oregon Convention Center and following state and… Read More
  • Save the Date! Annual Conference 2022 in Missoula, MT (9/15/2021) - Save the date August 3-6, 2022! Join us for an exciting tri-conference with the Montana Library Association (MLA) and the Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA). The location will be the Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula, Montana (200 South Pattee in Missoula). Stay tuned for more information. Be watching for requests for session proposals later this fall.… Read More
  • YRCA 2021 Voting is Open! (3/16/2021) - The Young Reader’s Choice Award (YRCA) 2021 polls are now open! View the 2021 nominees Vote here Voting is open until April 15th.
  • Call for Papers! PNLA Quarterly wants to hear from you! (3/16/2021) - What initiatives are library professionals taking in the world of publishing? How do you use, store, and search data? How do you support Open Education Resources? Is your library embracing Open Access? How are you connecting people with Open Research Data? How do the restraints of traditional publishing impact your patrons, and what solutions can… Read More
  • Recruiting PNLA Treasurer (3/15/2021) - The Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA) is actively recruiting candidates for the position of Treasurer for a special election to be held in April 2021. The Treasurer position is a reimagined role within PNLA and now works in partnership with the PNLA Business Manager to guide PNLA financial decisions. The Business Manager will provide financial… Read More
  • Join the PNLA Mailing List (11/17/2020) - Not a Facebook or Twitter user? Would you like to to engage with other Pacific Northwest Library Association members? Join the PNLA Mailing List (aka Listserv) to keep up-to-date with PNLA news and events, and interact other members of the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada library community.
  • Nicole Thode is PNLA’s New Vice-President/President Elect (8/6/2020) - The Pacific Northwest Library Association is happy to announce that Nicole Thode has been elected as their new Vice-President/President Elect. Nicole Thode is in her 13th year of employment at Timberland Regional Library and is currently a Library Manager at the Tumwater branch.  She has experience in both academic and public libraries and has worked… Read More
  • PNLA Virtual Poster Session is Live August 4-7, 2020 (8/4/2020) - The PNLA Virtual Poster Session is live! Posters are now available to view. You’ll be able to chat with presenters via commenting from August 4th-7th, after that commenting will be turned off, but the posters will remain on the PNLA site.