Institutional Memberships

    HSLC participates as a member of the following organizations:

  • American Library Association
  • The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world.

    Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission of ALA is “to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.”

  • Pennsylvania Library Association
  • Founded in 1901, the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) is the state’s oldest and most diverse professional library organization serving libraries, library employees, library trustees, and Friends of the Library groups.

  • Pennsylvania School Librarians Association
  • The Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) is a professional organization for school library professionals and library educators. The Pennsylvania School Librarians Association works to ensure excellence in school library programs.

  • Project COUNTER
  • COUNTER is a non-profit organization supported by a global community of library, publisher and vendor members, who contribute to the development of the Code of Practice through working groups and outreach.