Become a CLA Member

join iconBecome a member of CLA. Download, fill out and mail the PDF form on the Membership page or fill out our online form

NEW - Charlotte Decker Memorial Award

Charlotte Decker, in whose honor the award is given, was a long-time member of both the Children’s Library Services Section and the High School/Young Adult Section. She was a wellspring of knowledge about children’s and young adult books. Her booktalks at national conferences, featuring the latest children’s and YA books, were always well-attended and benefited librarians as well as teachers.


The selection committee consists of the executive boards ot the CLSS and HS/YASS, plus one representative from Charlotte Decker’s local Cincinnatti Chapter.

The winner of the award will be notified in time to make travel arrangements for the national convention

Nomination form can be found by linking here.


SanDiego2016 sm2







  2016 CLA Convention
Schedule Coming Soon!