Kentucky Association of School Librarians

KASL is the professional organization of all Kentucky School Librarians, a state affiliate of the Kentucky Library Association, and a national affiliate of the American Association of School Librarians, a section of the American Library Association.

To become a member of KASL, complete the application for membership on the KLA website and select the Kentucky Association of School Librarians as your section. Directions for joining KLA. Contact KASL with any questions: 

KASL Summer Refresher July 8 & 9, 2024, From banjo strum to story hum, bridging worlds with bluegrass and books, Owensboro, KY

Thank you to our KASL 2024 Summer Refresher Sponsors!

Kentucky Bluegrass Award Grants

We award book grants each summer to provide libraries with our KBA titles. 

Winners will be announced in July and should be picked up at Summer Refresher. If you are not attending Summer Refresher, you must have a Librarian friend willing to pick them up for you. 

Use the link provided to apply for one of our book grants!  Good Luck!

2024 KBA Book Grant Application

State map depicting each of the KASL districts and county/independent school district names

A portion of the cost of this special license plate is donated to the Kentucky Library Association. Here is a link to the plate on 

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The Kentucky Association of School Librarians advocates for strong school library programs across the state. Our libraries empower students with essential literacy, research, critical thinking, and technology skills. We also help foster their creativity and curiosity.

We invite all citizens who cherish libraries and value what they offer students to join our mailing list. By signing up, you’ll receive our monthly e-newsletter featuring the latest news and developments related to school libraries in Kentucky. We’ll share key policy issues, spotlight innovative programs statewide, provide tips to support your local school libraries, and keep you updated on our association’s initiatives and events.

Your support means so much as we continue working to provide vibrant school library programs for all Kentucky students. Please sign up below to receive our mailings and partner with us to ensure that all students have access to school library services across the Commonwealth. Together we can make a real difference!