SCASL Purpose

  • Promote and improve school library programs and school library services;
  • Cooperate with state and national library and educational organizations in promoting the welfare of children and youth;
  • Act as an interpreter of school library programs to all educators, encouraging administrators, teachers, and librarians to provide the best possible library experience;
  • Foster public understanding of the value of librarianship and library programs in the education of all children and young people; and
  • Support the inherent right of the individual to have access to ideas and to information. 

Membership Benefits

  • collective advocacy for legislation to support school libraries
  • professional network of certified school librarians and others who value school libraries
  • learning opportunities specifically aimed to enhance school librarianship
  • connections to initiatives from ALA and AASL, as well as SCLA and USC
  • resources to connect, grow, and advocate for your own school library and school libraries across the state and nation