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The Association for Rural & Small Libraries Conference Early Bird Registration NOW OPEN!

Get Ready for The Biggest Little Library Conference!

  • When: October 20-23, 2021
  • Where: Reno/Sparks, Nevada at the Nugget Resort

Early Bird Registration for the 2021 ARSL Conference is now open! From now through August 17 conference attendees can register at our reduced Early Bird rates.

Early Bird Registration Rates:

  • ARSL Members: $275
  • Nonmembers: $350
  • Advocates*: $225

After August 17 attendees can register at our regular registration rates.

Regular Registration Rates:

  • ARSL Members: $350
  • Nonmembers: $425
  • Advocates*: $275
    *Advocates include library Trustees, Board Members, Friends, and Volunteers

Preconference workshops are back for our in-person attendees this year! These workshops are priced separately from general conference attendance and will take place on Wednesday, October 20. Check out the Program Descriptions page for full workshop details!

4-Hour Workshops (8:30 AM – 12:30 PM) | ARSL Members: $65 | Non-members: $85

  • Tools For The Good Life
  • Backyard Explorers: Citizen Scientists in Training at the Library
  • Library Space: A Planning Resource for Librarians

3-Hour Workshops (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM) | ARSL Members: $50 | Nonmembers: $70

  • The Post-Pandemic Library: What Will Be Different?
  • Measuring the Digital Divide
  • Effective Staff Development on Any Budget: Learn Something New Every Day
  • Misinformation Escape Room

We hope to see you for the full in-person experience, though we will also have a limited selection of virtual offerings for those who can’t make the trip this time.

Virtual Attendance Rates:

  • ARSL Members: $50
  • Non-members: $75
  • Advocates: $25

Our libraries may be little, but this conference is going to be BIG! We look forward to reconnecting and growing with you all this October.

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