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ALA Membership Drawing


Join ALA and be entered into a drawing to have your membership paid for by UK ALA!!!!
Join ALA and send confirmation of your receipt to UK ALA by March 14th and you will be entered into a drawing to win $34 to cover the cost of your dues. UK ALA will be choosing TWO students on March 14th who will win $34 in cash!
Let us know you joined ALA by sending us a screenshot of your confirmation or by forwarding your confirmation email to ukalastudentchapter@gmail.com. You can also print and mail a confirmation of your receipt to :
UK ALA Student Chapter
C/O Ashley DeWitt 
320 Little Library Bldg.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0224
Just make sure we receive your confirmation by March 14th!
Joining ALA National for $34 will get you a one year membership with the benefits listed below. You will also be supporting your UK ALA chapter! 
Benefits of joining ALA national:
  • Automatically becoming a due paying member of the UK ALA student chapter
  • Registering with 2 Round Tables at no additional cost
  • Having the opportunity to join ALA divisions, such as the Public Library Association (PLA) and the         Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) at a discounted rate
  • Taking advantage of discount rates for conference registration
  • Networking with other library school students and information professional
  • Accessing American Libraries magazine (11 issues per year) and AL Direct (via email) for free
  • Being eligible to receive grants, scholarships, and awards
Thank you for all your support!
*Please send questions to Kristen Hanny at kmhann2@g.uky.edu.



UK ALA Dine to Donate

UK ALA Dine to Donate flyer Show your support for UK ALA by participating in the Dine to Donate event the chapter is holding next Thursday, Feb. 20th at Applebee’s Nicholasville Rd (between Man O War Boulevard and Fayette Mall).

When you purchase a meal on Feb. 20th and present the Dine to Donate flyer to your server, Applebee’s will donate 10% of your purchase to UK ALA.

These funds will assist our organization in hosting informational events for students, providing funds for students attending professional conferences, and more.

When: Feb. 20th, all day

Where: Applebee’s 4009 Nicholasville Rd

Why: To support your UK ALA organization

Remember: You must bring a physical copy of the flyer to participate – Click here to get the flyer!

Flyers are also available in the SLIS office and libraries across campus.

Thank you for your support!