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Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference 2023

  • July 06, 2023
  • July 08, 2023
  • Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center, 201 Lafayette St. Baton Rouge, LA 70801


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Must be logged into active LLA member account to register at this level.
  • For anyone without an active LLA membership.
  • Must be logged into active LLA member account to register at this level.
  • For anyone without an active LLA membership.
  • Must be logged into active LLA membership account to register at this level.
  • For anyone without an active LLA membership.
  • For library science students interested in attending conference.
  • For both members and non-members registering on-site for conference tickets.
  • For both members and non-members registering on-site for single day conference tickets.

Registration is closed

Attendee Registration

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center

201 Lafayette St. Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Schedule at-a-glance

Early Bird Registration before June 3rd: 

Member - $100

Non-Member - $200

Standard Registration June 4th - June 24th:

Member - $150

Non-Member - $250

Single Day Registration May 14th - June 24th:

Member - $75

Non-Member - $100

Library Science Student May 5th - June 24th:


On-Site Registration at Conference July 6th - 8th: 

Full Conference - $250

Single Day - $100

Registration closes June 24th at 5 p.m. CST

Hotel Accommodations

LLA has received a group rate for a standard, single and double occupancy guest room.  Attendees and exhibitors must make their own room reservations. When booking your reservation over the phone, please identify yourself with the “Louisiana Library Association” to receive the group rates. Please call the HILTON BATON ROUGE CAPITOL CENTER at 225.344.5866.

Booking link:


What Would You Do? Library Safety and SecurityThursday, July 6th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

What do you do when an angry patron walks in and starts randomly shooting people? This in-person interactive training course is a modern safety and active shooter preparedness solution. ALICE Active Shooter Response Training prepares people to respond to confidently during an active shooter situation. This is not your normal Run, Hide, and Fight training. 

Sponsored by LaSSAL - food provided. 

Members    $30

Non-Members    $45

What's My Floor Plan  hosted by Patricia Husband, Thursday, July 6th

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

River Center Branch Library, 250 North Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA

This pre-conference will cover basics of reading floor plans, how to use a scale to determine dimensions, learn a little about reviewing specifications, and help library staff understand more about their building projects. 

Members   $30

Non-Members    $45

Anti-Racism and You: Part 2 hosted by John Tuggle, led by Dr. Michael Hicks, Thursday, July 6th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

A continuation of "fairness" discussions and exercises. Your need not to have attended Part 1 to attend and learn from Part 2. 

Sponsored by the Public Section

Members   $30

Non-Members    $45

Meals and Receptions

Exhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting and Reception, Thursday, July 6th

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Free with registration. Refreshments available. 

GODORT Breakfast and Getting to Know the Louisiana Public Document Depository Program with Eric Cartier, Friday, July 7th

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

This is an overview of the LPDDP, the Recorder of Documents Office and how public documents, state agencies, and depository libraries intersect. Emphasis will be upon the print-to-digital shift, and the current and historical value of digital documents. Participants will emerge with a better understanding and appreciation of public documents. 

Members    $18

Non-Members    $23

Public/Trustee Luncheon with the Honorable Freddie Pitcher Jr., Friday, July 7th

The Honorable Freddie Pitcher Jr. will discuss his illustrious career and his book, "Breaking Barriers: A View from the Bench". His book sheds light on the perseverance and determination required of early African American candidates who overcame the many roadblocks they met while striving to fully participate in the political process.

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Members    $35

Non-Members    $45

Awards Celebration, Friday, July 7th

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

No cost - pre-registration required. Appetizers and a cash bar available during the event.

Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall, Saturday, July 8th

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Free with registration. 

LASL Boxed Lunch and Bingo, Saturday, July 8th

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Members and Non-Members    $25

For any questions about conference registration, email lla@amigos.org or call 972-851-8000.

All registration cancellations and refund requests for the 2023 Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference, including preconferences and meal events, must be made in writing to lla@amigos.org by Saturday, June 24th. After June 24th, no requests for refunds will be accepted and no exceptions will be made to the policy. Registrations made after Saturday, June 24th are nonrefundable.



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