Make the Connection!

The Wichita Area Library Association would like to invite all library staff who may be new to the area, to the library world or to the profession to join us for a networking event. This is an opportunity to “meet and greet” and to get to know WALA members and learn more about WALA. You don’t need to be a member of WALA to attend!

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 – 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Alford Branch Library
3447 S. Meridian
Wichita KS 67217

For more information, please check out the event flyer.

Spring Symposium – Leadership and Libraries

The Spring Symposium is just around the corner and we would love to see you there!  This year’s focus is on leadership and we have some great presentations lined up.  This year’s presenters are Brad Allen from Lawrence Public Library, Amy Nichols from the Kansas Leadership Center, and we will also have a panel discussion of area librarians who have attended MPLA’s Leadership Institute.

This is a free event and will be from 12:30 to 4:00 at the USD 259 School Service Center.  We do ask that you register by contacting Eric Gustafson (

For more information, please check out the event flyer!

Andover Library Tour

Looking for something to do on a cold winter evening?  Why not join us for the annual WALA library tour!  This year we are headed to Andover.  We’ll meet up for dinner at 5:30 at the Poplar Restaurant, 127 U.S. 54, Andover, KS 67002 and then head over to Andover Public Library for a 7:00 pm tour.

For more information, please check out the event flyer.

Or check it out on Facebook!

Hope to see you there!


2014 Legistlative Luncheon

It’s that time of year again.  Please remember to sign up for the annual legislative luncheon.  This is a great chance for you to get to know your legislators better!  This years luncheon is on November 19th from 11:30 to 1:00 at Corporate Caterers at 29th and Rock in Wichita.

For more information, please check out the event flyer.

We’re looking forward to seeing you!