YSS Biennial Retreat: Youth-Centered, Library-Focused

The NCLA Youth Services Section Board is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our 2018 Biennial Retreat: "Youth-Centered, Library-Focused." Save the date on your calendar to join us October 18-19, 2018, at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC, for fresh air, fellowship, and food for the brain! 

Fees will be as follows:
$179 member/$199 non-member for Double Occupancy
$99 member/$119 non-member for Commuters
$109 members/$129 non-members for Commuters staying for dinner Thursday evening

If you are not yet a member of the Youth Services Section, please join at www.nclaonline.org, and use coupon code YSS-MEMDISC at checkout to take advantage of the discount for Retreat attendees.


The NCLA Youth Services Section is offering two scholarships covering registration fees for first time attendees from library systems that would not otherwise be able to fund their attendance.  For more information and to apply, please see the application at the bottom of this page.


Register online here.  If paying by check, please print and complete the form at the bottom of this page and mail with your payment.

Deadline for registration is:  September 25, 2018.

Call for Poster Session Proposals:

We are looking for YSS members who would like to share innovative program ideas via a poster session at the retreat. Poster proposal submissions should be emailed to ncla [dot] youthservices [at] gmail [dot] com no later than September 6. 



2018 Retreat Registration Form Final.pdf111.93 KB
YSS 2018 Biennial Retreat Scholarship Opportunity application.pdf63.7 KB
10.18.18 Retreat Agenda.pdf318.71 KB