Black Caucus American Library Association

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary

Being a member of our association, you can gain materials, education, conferences, and more as an investment to support your profession and empower libraries. We collectively support and advance professions while enhancing their knowledge, abilities, and career, that can change the world for the better through libraries. We keep our doors open to worlds of information, learning, and enjoyment.

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Mission & Purpose

The Black Caucus 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.

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BCALA Affiliates

Pennsylvania Black Librarians' Caucus

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Awards & News

BCALA Announces Reading is Grand! Grant Winners.

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City Librarian-New Haven Free Public Library (CT)

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