A Publication of the Public Library Association Public Libraries Online


Publiclibrariesonline.org is the companion website to the bi-monthly print publication  “Public Libraries,” the official magazine of the Public Library Association.  Like the print iteration, “PL Online” focuses on issues and topics that matter to public libraries and public librarianship; however it also features unique content and allows online interaction through comments and social media sharing. PL Online provides readers with daily updates, op-ed pieces, e-book reviews, author interviews, and more. We invite you to become a contributor, submit your work, or just support us by giving your feedback or following us!  If you have any questions, please submit them below – we will respond as soon as possible.


Kathleen M. Hughes, Editor, khughes@ala.org
Brendan Dowling, Assistant Editor, bdowling@ala.org
Lian Drago, Assistant Editor, ldrago@ala.org
Galina Velgach, Intern, gvelgach@ala.org

About the Public Library Association

PLA is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.  Reach PLA at 312-280-5752 or pla@ala.org.

Questions & Comments

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