2022 Conference

Kentucky Public Library Association’s 2022 Conference:

KPLA: Navigating Our Way Forward Together

March 16 – 18, 2022

Join colleagues, industry experts, and members of the Kentucky public library community at the Kentucky Public Library Association’s (KPLA) annual spring conference, to be held at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

This professional development opportunity offers informative and applicable sessions, social networking activities, time to interact with vendors, and keynote talks from author Jason Reynolds and actress Sonia Manzano.

Conference Registration

Registration for KPLA 2022 will be available soon.

Reasons to Attend

Interesting and applicable sessions, networking with colleagues, interacting with vendors, and hearing exclusive talks from keynote speakers are just some of the reasons to attend KPLA’s annual conference.

  • Sessions that inform, advise, and inspire – for all levels of employment/experience, and all members of the library community
  • Social networking activities
  • Opportunities to visit with vendors on both days of the conference
  • Trustee pre-conference led by the Kentucky Department of Libraries & Archives
  • KPLA awards and recognition of excellent work happening in libraries across the Commonwealth
  • Dare to Lead certified instructor, Leah Brown
  • Author Jason Reynolds
  • Actress, author, and advocate Sonia Manzano


Have a question not answered here? Please contact:

Rachel Smith

2022 Conference Planning Committee Chair



We look forward to seeing you at the 2022 KPLA Conference!


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