United for Libraries Learning Live Series


United for Libraries Learning Live sessions take place on the second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Each month’s session will cover a hot topic of interest to Trustees, Friends and/or Foundations, followed by a Q&A and/or discussions.

Course Includes
  • Eleven (11) webinars held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 pm Eastern.
  • On-demand access to all eleven (11) sessions in perpetuity.
  • Learning Live is not held in August due to the United for Libraries virtual conference.
Target Audience
  • Library Trustees / Library Board Members
  • Friends of the Library
  • Library Foundations
  • Library Directors
  • Library Staff who work with Trustees, Friends, and/or Foundations
  • Students
How It Works
  • All registration and participation is per person; there is no group viewing or group registration option.
  • Base price is $149 per person. Membership‐related discount is based on the membership status of the person
    purchasing the seat(s):
    • ALA personal members receive a 10% discount
    • United for Libraries personal members receive a 35% discount.
  • Bulk purchase discounts apply for purchases of multiple seats (3‐6 seats extra 30% off; 7‐12 seats extra 35% off;
    13+ seats extra 40% off). Click here for more information.
  • Purchaser receives one “sign‐up code” per seat purchased and distributes sign‐up code(s) to individuals, who then
    redeem the sign‐up code to complete their registration.
  • Includes eleven (11) Learning Live webinars starting with the month of purchase. No Learning Live in August due to
    United for Libraries Virtual Conference.
  • Includes live attendance for each of the eleven (11) sessions and on‐demand in perpetuity.

Before You Register

United for Libraries Personal Members

  • Do not register for this course for yourself.
  • As a personal member, you receive FREE registration to Learning Live and on-demand access to all past Learning Live sessions. Please see "Access Member Benefits."
    • You may purchase individual seats for your library staff, board members, Friends of the Library, and/or Library Foundation.
    • You will receive 35% off all individuals seats purchased.
    • As noted above, all registration and participation is per person; there is no group viewing option.

Residents of MA, MD, MI, NE, SC, SD, or TX

  • Do not register for this course.
  • Your state library provides FREE registration to Learning Live and on-demand access to all past Learning Live session.
  • Please register for your statewide access here.

Residents of MT, ND, NH, OR, or VA

  • Your state library provides FREE registration to attend the live session each month *and* access the on-demand recording for 30 days.
  • Please register for your statewide access here.
  • Register for this course only if you want on-demand access to previous Learning Live sessions. All registration and access to this course is per person; there is no group viewing option.
  • If you have questions, please contact united@ala.org.

Tech Requirements

Learning Live webinars are held in Zoom. Speakers or a headset for listening to the presentation are required. Closed captioning is available in the Zoom platform. Text-based chat is available, and attendees will use the Q&A panel to submit questions to the presenter. Speakers will answer questions as time allows. The webinar will be recorded and accessible within 72 hours of the live session. 

Contact

If you have a question or need to make arrangements for additional assistance or accessibility, please contact Jillian Wentworth (jwentworth@ala.org).