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Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference 2024

  • March 10, 2024
  • March 12, 2024
  • Sam's Town Hotel & Casino


(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.


Attendee Registration

Sam's Town Hotel & Casino

315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101


* schedule is subject to change

Early Bird Registration ends February 2nd: 

Member - $100

Non-Member - $200

Standard Registration February 3rd - February 25th:

Member - $150

Non-Member - $250

Single Day Registration ends February 25th:

Member - $75

Non-Member - $100

Library Science Student January 19th - February 25th:


On-Site Registration at Conference March 10th - 12th: 

Full Conference - $250

Single Day - $100

Registration closes February 25th at 5:00 p.m. CST

Hotel Accommodations

LLA has received a group rate for standard, single and double occupancy guest room.  Attendees and exhibitors must make their own room reservations. 

Sam's Town Hotel and Casino - Shreveport

315 Clyde Fant Parkway

Shreveport, LA 71101


Group Code: LLAC24C

Booking Link:


Alternative and overflow accommodations are available at the Hilton-Shreveport. Please identify yourself with the "Louisiana Library Association" to receive the group rates. 

Hilton - Shreveport

104 Market St. 

Shreveport, LA 71101


Booking Link: https://book.passkey.com/e/50740897  


The Empty Cup: Real Talk and Strategies for Addressing Burnout in Library Staff at ALL Levels

Presented by Shannan Hicks Consulting

Sunday, March 10th at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Members - $30

Non-Members - $50

Self Defense Presentation

Presented by LSU HEALTH Shreveport UCD Officer

Sunday, March 10th at 1:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Sponsored by LaSSAL

Members - $20

Non-Members - $30

What Would You Do? Library Safety & Security

Presented by Officer Jaden Holder

Sunday, March 10th at 2:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Sponsored by Subject Specialists

Members - $20

Non-Members - $30

NEW! Pre-Conference Package

Self-Defense Presentation AND What Would You Do? Library Safety & Security

Members - $30

Non-Members - $50

Meals and Receptions

Exhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting and Reception

Sunday, March 10th

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Free with registration. Refreshments available. 

New! After Hours Party

Sunday, March 10th

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Free with registration. Pre-registration is required. Wine, beer, and hors d'oeuvres available. Location coming soon!

Academic Section/ACRL-LA Breakfast with Piper Hutchinson, Journalist for "The Louisiana Illuminator"

Monday, March 11th

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Members - $18

Non-Members - $23

Public/Trustee Luncheon with Special Guest Speaker

Monday, March 11th 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Members - $35

Non-Members - $45

Awards Celebration

Monday, March 11th

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

1 ticket free with registration. Pre-registration required. Light bites included. First hour hosted wine and beer. Cash bar available during the event.

Award winners receive 2 additional free tickets for guests.

Conference attendee guests and additional award winner guests tickets available for $20.

GODORT Breakfast: Emergency & Disaster Preparedness

Tuesday, March 12th

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Members - $18

Non-Members - $23

Grab & Go Boxed Lunch

Tuesday, March 12th

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Members and Non-Members - $20

Food Truck @ The Shreve Memorial Library

Tuesday, March 12th

12:00 - 12:50 PM

Members and Non-Members - $20

NOTE: If you prefer, you may purchase a boxed lunch to be picked up in the Exhibit Hall when the bus returns to Sam's Town.

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

All registration cancellations and refund requests for the 2024 Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference, including preconferences and meal events, must be made in writing to lla@amigos.org at least 30 days before the first day of the conference. The last day to receive a full refund is Tuesday, February 9th, 2024. There is a $25 processing fee for refunds.



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