The Black Caucus of the American Library Association

The Black Caucus of the American Library Association serves as an advocate for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services and resources to the nation's African American community; and provides leadership for the recruitment and professional development of African American librarians.

Benefits of joining BCALA 

Network with BCALA library professionals for information, advice, and support. Utilize our membership directory and expand your circle of contacts and friends at BCALA meetings.

Be entitled to participation on the BCALA Executive Board allowing you one vote at business meetings and other matters requiring a vote.

Copies of the BCALA NEWSLETTER (printed version & pdf version)

Stay up-to-date with the latest discussions among African American librarians on our LIST SERV!

The ability to access information securely on our WEBSITE.

Member's rates to Association events (when offered).

The ability to post information to ANNOUNCEMENTS on the Association Events Calendar.

The ability to access the Members Only section of the Association website (under development).

Listing in the BCALA MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY (forthcoming)